Arizona Daily Star.)
The teabagger/trumpista element has assumed control of the Republican Party -- especially here in Texas. These extremist right-wingers hate immigrants, and that includes the "Dreamers" protected by the D.A.C.A. program. They don't care that these Dreamers were brought to this country as tiny children. They don't care that Dreamers grew up here, attended American schools, have no criminal record, pay taxes, and have gotten a college education or served in the U.S. military. They don't care that Dreamers contribute far more to this country than they take from it. They just want them deported.
These odious xenophobes are having their heyday right now, with one of their own in the White House. Here in Texas, one of their leaders is Attorney General Ken Paxton. He has filed suit trying to get the DACA program declared illegal (unconstitutional).
Fortunately, they don't speak for all conservatives. And that includes the traditionally conservative Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Here is what the editorial board of that newspaper had to say: