Senator John McCain, AZ (R), made his first TV interview since his diagnosis of brain cancer in July! On Sunday, September 10th, Senator McCain appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper. He talked about many things from his illness to Politics but one of the most important issues to him was the Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or often called the Dreamers. Senator McCain feels that Congress should pass permanent protections for the, “Dreamers” now that President Trump has canceled the program after a 6 months grace period. He would like the protections for these young people to be part of a comprehensive immigration package. McCain stated, “It is not conscionable to tell young people who came here as children that they have to go back to a country that they don’t know,”
For more detailed information about this subject please review the news article, “John McCain: ‘Not conscionable’ to deport ‘Dreamers’”.
Source of Information:
CNN (CNN.com), 9/10/17, News Article:
Real Clear Politics (realclearpolitics.com), 9/10/17, News Article: