(WASHINGTON TIMES) House Democrats renewed their call for President Obama to issue a “full, categorical pardon” for illegal immigrants, saying Wednesday that he is misunderstanding the extent of his powers and he can, in fact, help out hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant Dreamers.

Young adults who came to the U.S. as children, the more than 740,000 Dreamers who gained tentative legal status under Mr. Obama’s 2012 deportation amnesty, are the most sympathetic figures in the debate.

Democrats said they trusted Mr. Obama’s promises and came forward, announcing themselves as illegal immigrants, and now a Trump administration would have a road map for how to deport them, unless the president finds a way to shield them.

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