Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) refuses to vote for any bills to fund the government until Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients get permanent protection.
From The Hill: Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) said Tuesday he won't vote for any appropriations bill to fund the government past Dec. 31 unless Congress legislates to permanently protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Speaking at an immigration summit hosted by the IMPAC Fund — an immigrant rights organization -- Curbelo set his deadline for action on DACA.
“I will make some news here of particular interest to our friends in the fourth estate," he said. "I am announcing today that I will not support any appropriations bill that funds the government beyond December 31st unless we get this DACA issue resolved."
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