Jeff Sessions spews nativist lies while explaining why Trump is killing DACA. How Jeff Sessions got Trump to stop protecting Dreamers. “Go home and get in line”: Fact-checking Kris Kobach on DACA. Scott Lemieux on the inhumanity and lies of Trump’s DACA suspension. Seven ways of looking at Trump’s DACA decision: Why the politics of immigration are the opposite of the politics of trade. Sarah Binder on why Congress will have a hard time legalizing DACA. Rebekah Entralgo on Congress’ options to save DREAMers. Will Anthony Kennedy heed his own words and protect “DREAMers”? How DACA pits “good immigrants” against millions of others.

From the Niskanen Center, what drives opposition to immigration? Will Wilkinson on in-group favoritism, out-group hostility, and Donald Trump; and on why the logic of populism favors amnesty for “Dreamers”. Trump and Republicans face “a defining moment” on immigration. Trump’s repeal of DACA is the GOP’s pathology in a nutshell: An entire country is being held hostage by a thin slice of the Republican electorate, and they answer to no one. The DACA fight and the end of politics: The DACA chaos isn’t just about immigration — it also points to a growing disturbance within Enlightenment liberal politics. John Joannes reviews A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story by Tom Gjelten.

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