Later in Phoenix, Trump said: “We will issue detainers for illegal immigrants who are arrested for any crime whatsoever and they will be placed into immediate removal proceedings”. In an earlier version of this post I wrote that Trump would lie and that Nieto would contradict him.
“100 percent. They don’t know it yet, but they’re going to pay for the wall”, Trump said, just hours after Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced his country would not pay.
After a year spent lobbing insults at Mexico and its citizens from podiums on the American campaign trail, Mr Trump is perhaps the most hated man in the country. “Not going to work that way”, Trump said.
She emphasized that she would not back Hillary Clinton and she was never a member of Trump’s campaign staff-just part of an advisory board convened by the RNC.
Another member of the National Hispanic Advisory Council, Texas pastor Ramiro Pena, argued the speech potentially destroyed Trump’s chances of winning the election. “The gesture helped lighten things up”, said Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani, who accompanied the candidate on the trip.
Up to 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. could face immediate deportation if Donald Trump wins the November election for the White House.
“He actually said that he was going to treat undocumented immigrants without criminal records in a humane and compassionate way”, Aguilar told CNN.
Even Fox News admitted it’d be hard for Trump to top “deporter-in-chief”, President Obama, who has according to estimates overseen the deportation of 3.2 million people since the start of his presidency, while avoiding the xenophobic, racist and hateful rhetoric that has accompanied Trump’s promises and boasts.
Seeking to end confusion over his aggressive but recently muddled language on immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the country illegally if he becomes president.
Trump also stressed assimilation, being tough on people who “abuse” America’s welfare system, and cracking down on sanctuary cities. The presidential candidate had fallen behind his Democratic rival, with some analysts predicting a landslide victory for Mrs Clinton.
Kaine also this morning discussed Trump’s immigration speech later Wednesday in Arizona, saying it was a “division and deportation nation strategy”.
In his Phoenix address, flagged as a major policy speech, Trump said that the only path to legal status for illegal immigrants was to leave and apply for re-entry.