Left intact, DACA sets a dangerous precedent by giving the executive branch sweeping authority to ignore the laws enacted by Congress and change our nation's immigration laws to suit a president's own policy preferences.

May 3, 2018 AT 3:00 AM

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, regarding his lawsuit against the Trump administration to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which protects unauthorized immigrants who came to this country as children. Paxton is leading a coalition of 7 states in suing the federal government, arguing that the program was unlawful when it was enacted in 2012.