Colorado’s ICE Chief Opens Up About DACA And Deportations

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In a rare interview, the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Colorado says things different under President Trump than they were under President Obama. CPR's Allison Sherry joins us to talk about her conversation with ICE's Jeffrey Lynch, which was part of her story today about the effects in Colorado of the president's immigration orders.

Top line: Lynch says the agency sees the new enforcement regime as simpler and easier to understand than in the old days. DACA is still up in the air though. The protections for people brought to the country illegally when they were children expire in a couple of months, and Congress hasn't fixed that. Until that expiration, ICE still views people with DACA status as legally in the country Lynch says.