Obama speaks out as Trump moves to end DACA: 'This is about basic decency'

Former President Barack Obama released a statement condemning President Trump’s order to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) immigration policy. It is policy that Obama implemented in 2012 through an executive order that protects people who immigrated illegally to the U.S. as children. Obama called Trump's decision "cruel" and "self-defeating."

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