Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Donald Trump Set to Give 'Major' Immigration Speech

Melinda Barton | 01 September, 2016, 13:27

We checked a claim about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation by Donald Trump in his foreign policy speech in Youngstown, Ohio.

Republican rivals scoffed at the sheer unfeasibility of his proposal - leading Trump to cite the model of the 1954 "Operation Wetback" under President Dwight Eisenhower, which rounded up thousands of undocumented immigrants from USA fields and ranches, bused them to detention centers, and sent them back to Mexico, first by airlift, and then by cargo boat - a journey that was widely denounced as inhumane. But the speech might have done little to appeal to the broader electorate - especially suburban white voters who could be crucial on Election Day.

"It's our right as a sovereign nation to choose immigrants that we think are the likeliest to thrive and flourish and love us", Trump said in a speech.

Republican nominee Donald Trump makes his case on immigration tomorrow, but his supporters are very clear on what they believe.

Asked whether the "deportation force" proposal Trump laid out in November is still in place, Pence replied: "Well, what you heard him describe there, in his usual plainspoken, American way, was a mechanism, not a policy".

Trump kicked off his presidential run by vilifying undocumented Mexican immigrants as "criminals" and "rapists" and has proposed deporting more than 11 million immigrants living in the USA illegally.

The Republican presidential nominee was asked by Hannity whether there was any part of his hardline immigration policy that could change to accommodate law-abiding undocumented immigrants.

"Mexico will pay for the wall".

"He still says deport - they all gotta go?"

Trump did not tip his hand Wednesday as he spoke alongside Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto following their meeting earlier Wednesday. "We want people- we have some great people in this country".

During the primary season, and until recently in the general election, Trump was insistent that all people must leave.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine offered a systematic takedown of Donald Trump's business dealings and campaign claims Tuesday, arguing the Republican nominee's presidential campaign amounts.

Not only did Pena Nieto not demand that Donald Trump apologize for calling Mexican migrants rapists and criminals, but he stood silently by in their joint press conference while the Republican candidate repeated his promise to build a border wall between the countries.

This past week, however, the Republican presidential candidate - once uncompromising in his vow to use a deportation force to repatriate illegal migrants - seemed less resolute, even suggesting he could work with law-abiding immigrants who paid taxes. He wasn't backing away from that terminology on Wednesday night.

What he would do about undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United States for many years, have families and are not committing violent crimes has been hard to pin down. "But what we have to do is do a much better job than what President Obama has been doing".

Through his Twitter account, Trump hinted that he's set to deliver a speech about the issue on the campaign trail on Wednesday.

He brought the parents of Americans slain by undocumented immigrants onto the stage, asking them to briefly tell their stories.

"This is nothing but another attack against immigrants that would have devastating consequences for Latinos and Americans overall, endangering our economy, our democracy, our foreign policy and security", Alex said.

"If you're not able to hit the ground running, chances are you're going to run into serious resistance if you sit there studying something for the first 100 days", he said.

Trump's calculation is that he needs the blue-collar voters in OH or Pennsylvania much more than Latino voters in Colorado or Arizona. Or is he still intent on deporting millions who entered the United States illegally? He said Trump's choice will ensure state's rights will be upheld as he called for tougher border security.