Rescission of DACA and Next Steps for DACA Recipients : The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being rescinded by the administration of President Donald J. Trump, as announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on September 5, 2017. A Press Release from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) cited a letter from U.S. Attorney General Sessions, dated September 4, 2017, in which he stated that DACA is an “open-ended circumvention of immigration laws, ”that lacks statutory authority and constitutes “an unconstitutional exercise of authority by the Executive Branch.” In the official press announcement, U.S. Attorney General Sessions stressed that President Trump as well as the Department of Justice believe that immigration issues can and should be addressed through congressional action, not executive action.

Andy Slavitt Wants to Unite America on Health Care : In 2015, Barack Obama nominated you to run the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Are you surprised that health care isn’t more of a uniting issue? If you give me 15 minutes, I can create a common bond around a story of the health care system with almost any American.

Virtue Signaling’ Isn’t the Problem. Not Believing One Another Is : We all want to be good. But often, what we want more is for others to know just how good we are. We have long been warned about the dangers of flaunting our own moral superiority this way: In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus instructs his followers not to be like the ‘‘hypocrites’’ who ‘‘love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners that they may be seen by men.’’ Nearly 2,000 years later, the 19th-century Catholic saint John Vianney argued that the instinct to show off our goodness — our fasting, our donations to the poor and the church — would ‘‘make hypocrites of us.’’ ‘‘If we desire a heavenly reward,’’ he wrote, ‘‘then we must hide the good which God works in us as much as possible, for fear that the devil of pride may rob us of the merit of those good works.’’ And yet lately, many people believe that these admonitions have been forgotten — that we are living in a veritable golden age of hypocritical showboats advertising their own righteousness.

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