Last week, 26 Republicans joined all Democrats in the House to vote against an amendment to the DHS funding bill that would have blocked funds for President Obama’s 2012 executive order regarding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The program allows certain illegal immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday to receive a renewable two-year work permit and exemption from deportation.

Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger was one of the 26 and  joined us this week to discuss his "no" vote. Kinzinger told us while he is opposed to Obama's implementing DACA through executive action, he worried rolling it back could prompt the deportation of tens of thousands of young people who have already registered with the federal government to be part of the program. You can hear his full response below:

In the interview, we also previewed the State of the Union address, the President's call for billions in new tax hikes, and talked about continued release of detainees from Guantanamo Bay.


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