Latino Trump Advisor Says He Helped Save DACA

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In an interview this week on the In The Thick podcast, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce president/CEO and advisor to President Trump’s Diversity Coalition Javier Palomarez said that his access to the new administration helped the White House decide to not act on reversing President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides temporary deportation relief for close to 800,000 DREAMers.

Palomarez, who was once a very public critic of Trump during the campaign season, revealed his role in saving DACA during an interview with In The Thick co-hosts Maria Hinojosa (the head of the Futuro Media Group) and Julio Ricardo Varela (who now works for Futuro, but is also the founder of Latino Rebels).

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