DACA tensions roil GOP

A fix for DACA is one of the most urgent issues on the congressional agenda but the politics of the subject are complicated, especially for President Trump and his party.

The Obama-era program — its full title is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — is set to end in March, a decision that was announced by Trump in September. 

But public polling shows that the basic formulation that underpins the program is popular. And Democrats believe their party has significant leverage to tie DACA protections into a spending bill to avert a government shutdown. The deadline for such a deal is Jan. 19.

Read more at The Hill: http://thehill.com/homenews/the-memo/367148-the-memo-daca-tensions-roil-gop