The Democrats blinked in the first round of the government-shutdown fight over immigration, but they promise to regroup and fight again for immigrants living in America illegally who came as minors. The Democrats call them “Dreamers,” and so, the “Facts First” media employ that loaded propaganda term as well.
XOne might argue “Dreamers” is only a technical term, an acronym for the never-passed Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act designed to grant conditional permanent residency to those who immigrated illegally as children. It was first introduced by Sens. Dick Durbin and Orrin Hatch in 2001.
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It is perfectly reasonable for politicians to plop an appealing title on legislation: the Clean Air Act, the Highway Beautification Act, President Trump’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act.
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