“One in five Dreamers live in the borderlands; to further militarize the region with more harmful walls or hiring unaccountable border agents would be to threaten the lives and well-being of millions of people,” said Andrea Guerrero, a co-chair of the Southern Border Communities Coalition.
to further militarize the region with more harmful walls or hiring unaccountable border agents would be to threaten the lives and well-being of millions of people.
So far, none of the Democratic immigration proposals include any reforms to shrink or close the border loopholes.
In just over two years, federal law forced immigration officials released more than 100,000 UACs into the U.S., according to the White House.
In Fiscal Year 2016, Border Patrol agents apprehended 52,147 UACs.
Today, we heard the experiences of law enforcement professionals and community leaders working to combat the threat of MS-13, and the reforms we need from Congress to defeat it. Watch here: https://t.co/VPMTnko7Ik pic.twitter.com/4OaXXuj9Va
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 6, 2018
My Administration has identified three major priorities for creating a safe, modern and lawful immigration system: fully securing the border, ending chain migration, and canceling the visa lottery. Congress must secure the immigration system and protect Americans. pic.twitter.com/xV1lgfhjBU
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 10, 2018