Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) released a new immigration plan on June 12 as part of her campaign for the presidency. Her strategy would rely on using executive action to stop the threat of deportation for undocumented immigrants and provide Dreamers a path to citizenship.
The proposal would protect up to six million undocumented immigrants from being deported and would give 2.1 million Dreamers a pathway to citizenship.
“Dreamers grew up in our communities and pledge allegiance to our flag. They serve in our military and thrive in our universities. Their families are an integral part of our country and economy,” the plan reads. “They represent the best of who we are and know no other place but the United States as their home.”
The plan would reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to protect Dreamers — undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children. President Donald Trump attempted…
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