Literally one of the requirements for DACA is *not* having a criminal record. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1194219655717642240
For those of you citing this somewhat misleading 2018 report as proof that Trump is right re: some DACA recipients being "very tough, hardened criminals," a few important things to note: hhttps://www.uscis.gov/news/new-data-shows-criminal-arrest-histories-daca-requestors
The data in this report refers only to prior arrests—not convictions—of DACA applicants (incl. those who were denied), the majority of which were for driving-related offenses (excluding DUI), followed by immigration-related offenses.
Despite this, @USCIS highlights the most violent crimes for which DACA applicants have previously been arrested—assault & battery, rape, murder, drunk driving—suggesting such crimes are far more common among ppl w/ DACA than they really are. SEE: Press release (L) v. report (R)
Only at the very bottom of the press release announcing this data from @USCIS is it stated clearly that convicted criminals are not, in fact, eligible for DACA:
Trump’s attempt to paint DACA recipients as criminals is wrong by definition: Anyone currently receiving DACA protections has already been heavily vetted by the U.S. gov. https://yhoo.it/2QmANS3
As Supreme Court weighs DACA, Trump pushes fiction about ‘hardened criminals’
“Many of the people in DACA, no longer very young, are far from ‘angels,’” Trump tweeted Tuesday morning, hours before the Supreme Court was scheduled to hear opening arguments in the DACA case[s]....https://yhoo.it/2QmANS3