President Trump’s decision to repeal DACA (
This followed an earlier statement by Eloy Oakley, chancellor of California’s 114-campus, 2.1-million-student-strong community college system that
As of today, the Trump administration has been sued for its anti-DACA policy by the University of California and the State of California, along with 15 other states led by New York and Washington. The City of San Jose is the first city to sue the Trump administration over DACA beyond the District of Columbia. Mayor Sam Liccardo said: “DACA recipients include public servants in our own City Hall, providing public safety and other critical services to our community. They all deserve our support and they deserve our nation’s welcome.”
California will be particularly hard hit if DACA is repealed because it is home more than a quarter of all DACA recipients who contribute significantly not just economically and in community services, but more importantly, as symbols of justice, equality and fair play.
President Trump is determined to dismantle every single policy of his predecessor, domestic and foreign. That’s his definition of success - to be the anti-Obama, damn the consequences. Repealing DACA is only the latest manifestation of this man’s reckless behavior. As Valdez puts it,