Judy Chu

California Democrats push back on White House stance that President Obama can't pardon 'Dreamers'

California Democrats push back on White House stance that President Obama can't pardon 'Dreamers'

Led by members of the California delegation, dozens of House Democrats are again pleading with President Obama to pardon hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children to whom he granted temporary deportation deferrals.

Last month, several members of Congress asked Obama to use his pardon authority to forgive the past and future civil immigration offenses of the nearly 750,000 people granted deportation deferrals under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA,...

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