DACA Recipient: Trump is Doing Nothing but Dividing Country by ‘Holding Immigrant Youth Hostage’
Speaking with CNN’s Ana Cabrera on Sunday, undocumented ‘Dreamer’ Belen Sisa said that Trump is dividing the country by “holding immigrant youth hostage” in order to get his wall.
Cabrera started off the conversation by asking Sisa about President Donald Trump‘s proposed three-year extension of DACA.
“Is that reassuring to you?” Cabrera asked.
“Well, let’s start off with, my reaction is, I don’t know if the president is completely ignorant to history or if he has gone delusional to what happened a year ago when he ended the program himself,” she said. “If he truly cared about Dreamers, if he truly cared about undocumented youth, he would not be using us as bargaining chips through his tantrum of getting a wall that makes no sense.”
She continued on: “It’s like lighting your house on fire and then going outside and trying to put it out yourself by blaming it on other people.”
Then, after she was asked what it felt like to feel like to have her fate tied into shutdown talks, Sisa added: “It’s horrible. It’s really disappointing and saddening to see that the person who is supposed to hold this country together is doing nothing but dividing the American people by holding immigrant youth hostage.”
Watch above, via CNN
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