President Biden invited a group of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients in the Oval Office Friday amid a push for immigration reform in Washington.

Biden, facing a mounting migrant crisis at the southern border, is working to extend the DACA program, an Obama-era effort to protect people who were brought to the U. S. as children, which came under fire during the Trump administration.

Six DACA recipients, sometimes called “Dreamers,” were invited to the White House meeting.

Maria Praeli, a self-described “undocumented American,” was among those invited. She shared numerous photos from the trip to Twitter throughout the day under the hashtag, “#WeAreHome,” including one taken just outside of the West Wing.

Another guest, Astou Thiane, reportedly arrived in the U. S. from Senegal when she was 7 but didn’t know she was an illegal immigrant until she applied for college.

Rep. Sara Jacobs, a California Democrat, used the occasion to call on the Senate to pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minor… (Read more)

Author: Redstate Qbserver Staff

Source: Redstate Qbserver : BIDEN HOLDS WEST WING MEETING WITH SIX ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS, ‘WE ARE HOME’