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Rubio Would Not Retroactively Remove Dreamers Amnesty

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Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said President-elect Donald Trump should not  “retroactively remove” the amnesty of the so-called dreamers, illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children who are protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program known as DACA.

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Rubio said, “There are people who have already availed themselves with that. There is a period of time for that. I would not retroactively remove their status. I would say that, from some point forward, people will not be allowed to apply for renewal for that status. And that will give us a defined period of time to work through this, beginning with border security and modernization of the legal immigration system.”

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