Amid bipartisan pushback, President Donald Trump says he’s not seeking to revive the much-criticized apply of separating migrant kids from their households on the southern border.
However he additionally steered Tuesday that the coverage had labored to discourage migrants from coming into the U.S.
With out it, he claimed, “they’re coming prefer it’s a picnic, as a result of let’s go to Disneyland.”
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Immigration consultants say his insurance policies and practices are contributing to the surge of migrants.
The potential reinstatement of one of the divisive practices of Trump’s tenure was only one side of the upheaval on the Division of Homeland Safety this week that culminated with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation.
Republicans expressed considerations in regards to the shake-up orchestrated by the White Home and cautioned that management adjustments wouldn’t essentially resolve the issue.
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