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Crowley slams Trump’s plan that aims to deport more undocumented immigrants

Joe Crowley

Feb. 22, 2017 By Hannah Wulkan

Congressman Joe Crowley has come out strongly against President Donald Trump’s renewed efforts to deport large numbers of undocumented immigrants.

Crowley released a statement today condemning Trump’s new plan, which opens the door to mass deportations by increasing immigration enforcement and speeding up deportations. It also proposes policies to discourage asylum seekers from entering the country.

“The Trump Administration’s latest immigration proposal is clearly a step toward mass deportations – actions that will make our country less secure and erodes our judicial process by allowing for fast-tracked deportations, regardless of circumstances,” Crowley stated.

“Instead of focusing resources on comprehensive immigration reform, President Trump’s plan creates a system where individuals seeking asylum are immediately detained, families are forcefully separated, children are punished for fleeing extreme violence, and local law enforcement officers are required to act as immigration agents,” he added.

Under Trump’s new plans, outlined in documents released by the Department of Homeland Security in the past few days, he aims to hire thousands of new immigration enforcement officers and train local police to act as immigration officers.

He also aims to create a new office under Homeland Security that will work directly with victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants, and increase the number of immigrants that can be deported under an expedited process, among other actions.

“We all want America to have a reasonable immigration system that keeps our country secure, but the Trump administration’s plan comes nowhere near accomplishing that goal. Instead, it will only make our country less safe and move us further from our value systems,” Crowley added.

Under Trump’s new plans, outlined in documents released by the Department of Homeland Security in the past few days, he aims to hire thousands of new immigration enforcement officers and train local police to act as immigration officers.

He also aims to create a new office under Homeland Security that will work directly with victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants, and increase the number of immigrants that can be deported under an expedited process, among other actions.

“We all want America to have a reasonable immigration system that keeps our country secure, but the Trump administration’s plan comes nowhere near accomplishing that goal. Instead, it will only make our country less safe and move us further from our value systems,” Crowley added.

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Luis

Shut up mac , you should worry about yourself and stop always critiquing everybody elses comments. Your an old wash woman

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Annoyed

Another politician who doesn’t know the difference between LEGAL and ILLEGAL! When one sneaks into the US they have committed a FELONY! What country can I sneak into and be welcomed?? Please let me know. Get medical, housing, etc., etc,???? Have more “rights” then the people who pay taxes?! LEGAL immigrants are welcome! ILLEGAL are not. Joe, you have lost my vote!! I DO NOT like the way you are spending my tax money!

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Jackson Heights Born

If I remember correctly didn’t the first illegal immigrants come on the Mayflower and then have more rights than the original inhabitants. Maybe that’s alternative facts.

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Paul

and they were often killed upon arrival. Are you suggesting that’s a policy we should now use in modern times?

We did this once, this so called “Comprehensive” Reform. The American people were lied to by this same govt who wants a second try at it.

Voter drive for the dems, cheap labor drive for the GOP and decent citizens screwed in the process.

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Saperstein

Same guy whos going to tell you to shut up old fool. Dummy, learn how to spell , you nosey old mac. Go back and worry about sunnyside, we dont need or want you here in jackson heights. Its not your neighborhood so m.y.o.b. dummy .jax hgts is better than sunnyside so your just jealous. Go do you final expense planning policy, youll need it soon. Dont worry about my comments. Opps you just dropped your teeth

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Mac

sap- I get all my hookers in Jackson Heights since there are none in Sunnyside so I have a vested interest in what goes on in JH.

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Jackson Heights Born

Lmfao you sir deserve a beer. I almost spit out my bourbon laughing so hard. I gotta put that one in the bookd vested interest in hookers lol.

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Mac

Who is this loser Sapwrstein to tell anyone to sit down and shut up especially a US Congressman. Saperstein is a typical example of the disrespectful idiocy that has been created by Fox News AKA: Faux News and it’s right wing allies like Brietbarf. Sit down and enjoy your alternate facts you ignorant blowhard.

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Paul

Why are the tax paying US citizens the only group liberals cant identify with?

Remember in the Regan admin when they reached a grand compromise with Tip Oneill and we’d never find ourselves in this situation again? Well it was 3mm then. within a generation the issue grew by a factor of 4 or 6X (depending on what #’s you trust)

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Saperstein

Joe nice crew you have there, shut up and sit down. Go hit up a few more restaurants for free meals

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