WMAL Interview - HANS VON SPAKOVSKY - 12.06.17

Dec 06, 2017, 09:57 PM

INTERVIEW - HANS VON SPAKOVSKY - Senior Legal Fellow, Heritage Foundation and Former FEC Commissioner • BIO: Hans von Spakovsky @HvonSpakovsky Hans von Spakovsky is an authority on a wide range of issues—including civil rights, civil justice, the First Amendment, immigration, the rule of law and government reform—as a senior legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and manager of the think tank’s Election Law Reform Initiative • IMMIGRATION NEWS: • HANS VON SPAKOVSKY: DACA Is Not What the Democrats Say It Is. Here Are the Facts. http://dailysignal.com/2017/12/04/daca-not-democrats-say-facts/ • 34 House Republicans demand DACA action this year (The Hill) -- A group of 34 House GOP members is asking Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for a vote before year's end on legislation to protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. "We are compelled to act immediately because many DACA recipients are about to lose or have already lost their permits in the wake of the program's rescission," they said in a letter sent Tuesday. • Under Trump, deportations drop as fewer attempt illegal border crossing. WASHINGTON—The Trump administration ramped up arrests of undocumented immigrants in 2017, but the number of deportations fell below even the lowest level recorded during the Obama administration, the government said Tuesday.