AP FACT CHECK: What the Trump administration said about DACA
September 6, 2017
The White House took a firm stance on Tuesday in outlining why an immigration program created by President Barack Obama needs to be eliminated.
President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as an unconstitutional action that contributed to a surge in immigration and gang violence in recent years. They also said it hurt the economy by taking jobs away from Americans.
Here is a look at the claims made by the administration and the facts:
TRUMP: "The temporary implementation of DACA by the Obama administration, after Cong...