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Midlands Voices: Let’s resolve the legal situation for Dreamers, former Sen. Hagel says
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Midlands Voices: Let’s resolve the legal situation for Dreamers, former Sen. Hagel says

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel explains why the Trump administration should ensure legal protections for DACA recipients and begin processing new applications into the program.

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  • Chuck Hagel

A good leader wields power effectively, not only by understanding when to act, but when not to. Making decisions among a range of options — properly calibrating exactly what the moment demands and what will further your ultimate objectives — requires skilled judgment and strong character. President Donald Trump has once again been presented with a high-stakes test of his leadership and he has the opportunity to do the right thing.

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Chuck Hagel