Local reaction to 'No more DACA deal'

People in Fort Wayne say it's time to stop going back and forth with the DACA program in response to the president's tweets.

Posted: Apr 2, 2018 8:10 PM
Updated: Apr 3, 2018 10:26 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- It is unclear whether President Trump's tweets give hints to any change in his immigration policy, but what some people say they do know...it's time for a final decision on what happens to Dreamers.

"They need to do strictly DACA and address it. Don't squeeze in secret agendas, and that's why it's not getting handled, "Angela Blair said.

The president tweeted about immigration as well as border patrol pointing some blame at democrats.

"If we don't secure our borders, protect our rights, and our privileges we have earned here then like dominos, it's going to fall,"Blair added.

In this situation, she said both parties are to blame.

"Too often I find the democrats and some of the more liberal republicans want to pick and choose and wheel and deal on a side, and sneak things in bills that are not even related to what the issues are."

Max Montesino who is a professor of organizational leadership at IPFW is disappointed DACA students are at the center of it all.

"The DACA students have been a ping pong between politicians and we are tired of it,"he said.

When it comes to making a final decision on the wellbeing of DACA recipients to him, it doesn't look very likely anytime soon.

He said no one should confuse both issues.

"We have to do both," Montesino added. "Solve the border problem and solve the problem of these students here that don't deserve to be in the limbo that they are."

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