Trump Attacks Immigration Laws, Calls For Deportations Without Trials

Charlene Craig
June 25, 2018

Replying to a tweet by President Donald Trump, who slurred amnesty-seeking immigrants as "these people" before saying he wanted a merit-based system of admitting possible new US citizens, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) reminded the president of his own ancestors' humble beginnings.

"We can not allow all of these people to invade our Country", he tweeted.

Trump said once "somebody comes in" the country, they should be removed with "no Judges or Court Cases" - a move that would violate the long-established legal precedent for immigrants' rights to due process. "Our system is a mockery to good immigration policy and Law and Order", the president tweeted.

Trump's tweets on Sunday came after a week of global outcry over images and video of crying children and their distraught parents separated at the U.S. -Mexico border.

This is not the first time Flake, who sits on the Judiciary Committee, has threatened to block Trump's judicial picks.

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The administration implemented a "zero-tolerance" policy at the border earlier this year, mandating that all people apprehended illegally crossing the border face prosecution.

Trump has made a crackdown on immigration a key element of his administration. "Strong Borders, No Crime!" he added.

President Donald Trump might have killed whatever chance House Republicans had of passing immigration legislation next week by telling them to stop "wasting their time" on the issue until after the November elections.

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights formally demanded details about the Trump administration's treatment of separated children and the reunification process Sunday.

However, the president's frustration over the issue only grew.

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Despite steps by lawmakers from both the Republican and Democratic parties, the Congress has been unable to lift the country-limit.

"The president of the United States has just forcefully proposed the end of political asylum and no due process for migrants", Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, wrote on Twitter. While 58% of all adults said they disapproved of Mr. Trump's handling of the policy, 81% of Republicans said they approved.

White House representatives did not immediately respond to HuffPost's requests for clarification on Trump's tweets and who precisely he meant in referring to "these people".

He then called out Rep. Paul Ryan, as well as many other Republicans, for being one of the "president's poodles" before dishing out a harsh indictment of the Republican's lack of response to the family separation policy.

As anger over the policy reached its peak, Trump signed an Executive Order on June 20 to enable these families to stay together.

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