DACA recipients deserve a permanent solution and a pathway to citizenship. The bill should have nothing to do with other measures to build walls or restrict immigration. It’s time to fix this problem and stop the anxiety and uncertainty these people and their families are experiencing. Pass a clean bill and then discuss comprehensive immigration reform. Hostage taking is revolting. We cannot “reward” the President and his xenophobic team with ransom money while he holds a gun to the head of Dreamers. Ill-informed people have been whipped to a frenzy by the rhetoric of the last several years. Policy makers should be able to protect the country’s interests without criminalizing everyone. And if they won’t, we will vote them out.