Politics: Kelly says 'confusion' spurred by Trump administration is stemming illegal immigration - - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

Politics Kelly says 'confusion' spurred by Trump administration is stemming illegal immigration

02:50  17 april  2017
02:50  17 april  2017 Source:   msn.com

Trump touts visits with foreign leaders, immigration in weekly address

  Trump touts visits with foreign leaders, immigration in weekly address President Trump on Friday capped off a whirlwind week for his administration, touting a reduction in illegal border crossings and his meetings with a number of foreign leaders. "Much work needs to be done to reverse decades of harm caused by open-border policies from Washington," Trump said in his weekly address. "But with time, dedication and effort, we will get the job done and save countless lives in the process.

Tough rhetoric from the Trump administration has injected " confusion " into those who are considering crossing illegally into the United States and John Kelly , Trump 's secretary of Homeland Security, said President Trump 's talk and actions have helped push illegal border crossings from

The Trump administration is considering a plan to separate parents from their children when families are caught entering the country illegally , according to Administration officials heralded the drop as a “ Trump effect,” with his tough talk on illegal immigration and a surge in immigration arrests

Family members reunite through bars of the U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego, California. © John Moore/Getty Images Family members reunite through bars of the U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego, California. WASHINGTON — Tough rhetoric from the Trump administration has injected "confusion" into those who are considering crossing illegally into the United States and made them abandon their travel plans, a senior official said Sunday.

John Kelly, Trump's secretary of Homeland Security, said President Donald Trump's talk and actions have helped push illegal border crossings from Mexico to an all-time low. (In fact, illegal migration from Mexico has been declining for many years.)

"The attention being paid to the border certainly has injected into those people ... enough confusion in their minds," Kelly said on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Trump says 'we are keeping our promises' after several major policy reversals

  Trump says 'we are keeping our promises' after several major policy reversals President Trump touted his administration's commitment to fulfilling his campaign-trail promises Wednesday, even after public remarks and interviews that day showed him reversing course on several major points. One by oneOne by one we are keeping our promises - on the border, on energy, on jobs, on regulations.

President Trump shared disputed figures about the number of undocumented immigrants , what they cost the country and how many had illegally voted in elections. The National Academy of Sciences concluded in 2016 that immigration , both legal and illegal , benefited the economy. It said that the

Kelly also addressed the Trump administration ’s efforts to combat illegal immigration . He said most people coming into the country without documentation Nielsen herself issued a statement that said : “The president is rightly frustrated that existing loopholes and the lack of congressional action have

"The very, very, very good news is, for a lot of different reasons, the number of illegal aliens that are moving up from the south has dropped off precipitously."

Trump has vowed to deport millions of people in the country illegally and build a wall on the United States' border with Mexico to keep them out.

"The laws on the books are pretty straightforward: If you're here illegally, you should leave or you should be deported, put through the system," Kelly said.

Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on a tour of the border, announced orders to law enforcement officials to crack down harder on immigrants who cross into the United States illegally multiple times. Some cities have declared themselves sanctuaries and say they will refuse to enforce federal laws that target immigrants in the country illegally.

New US office seeks to aid victims of crimes by immigrants .
<p>The Trump administration on Wednesday opened an office dedicated to helping victims of crimes committed by immigrants — an initiative criticized as misguided because studies have shown immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than native-born citizens.</p>The Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement, or VOICE, will keep victims informed of the immigration proceedings of suspects and generally walk them through the complicated and often drawn-out immigration court process. It will be staffed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 1
This is interesting!