Skip to comments.Fresh Details Emerge About Trump's Plan For Mass Deportations
Posted on 02/11/2024 7:09:53 PM PST by SeekAndFind
The finer details behind Donald Trump's plan to deport millions of illegal immigrants are starting to emerge.
In a report published Sunday evening, Axios outlined how Trump plans to use the power of the state to forcibly deport millions of people with no legal right to be in the United States.
The outlet noted:
Donald Trump's plan to crack down on immigration includes using a range of tools to deport millions of people in the U.S. each year — from obscure laws to military funds to law enforcement officers from all levels of government.
History tells us such an effort would dramatically disrupt local communities and economies across the U.S. — and sow fear among the millions of people without legal status.
A source told Axios that Trump plans on realizing this by mobilizing numerous agencies, including ICE, FBI, DEA, federal prosecutors, the National Guard, and state law enforcement:
Fast-track deportations — now reserved for recent crossers encountered near the border — would be expanded to apply to anyone who illegally crossed the border and couldn't prove they'd been living in the U.S. for more than two years.
Trump would curtail the usual multistep deportation process by using an obscure section of the 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts to immediately round up and deport some migrants with criminal histories. The military would build massive sites near the border to hold people awaiting deportation.
Among Trump's other targets will reportedly include sponsors of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border without their parents:
The government releases migrant children to these sponsors, who typically are the children's relatives — some without legal status. Hundreds of thousands of people also have been admitted into the U.S. under Biden's use of "parole," a program guaranteeing protection for two years. Trump's plan could target those with expiring protection for quick deportation.
It is currently unclear how much Trump's plan would cost. However, it would not be the first time that the U.S. has carried out such a policy. Under the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, U.S. authorities deported over one million undocumented Mexican immigrants in what was known as Operation Wetback.
The plan will inevitably be met with far greater opposition than 70 years ago, with employers, community leaders and some religious institutions expected to push back and stifle the efforts of law enforcement.
Last November, The New York Times published a similar report explaining how Trump planned to construct camps to help speed up the deportation process:
To help speed mass deportations, Mr. Trump is preparing an enormous expansion of a form of removal that does not require due process hearings. To help Immigration and Customs Enforcement carry out sweeping raids, he plans to reassign other federal agents and deputize local police officers and National Guard soldiers voluntarily contributed by Republican-run states.
To ease the strain on ICE detention facilities, Mr. Trump wants to build huge camps to detain people while their cases are processed and they await deportation flights. And to get around any refusal by Congress to appropriate the necessary funds, Mr. Trump would redirect money in the military budget, as he did in his first term to spend more on a border wall than Congress had authorized.
While such plans are undoubtedly more authoritarian in nature, many will consider them a necessary evil in order to restore a sense of credibility and fairness to America's immigration system. The policy would also help save the billions of dollars spent by both local and federal governments on accommodating illegal aliens every year.
According to some estimates more than 10 million illegal immigrants have entered the country illegally since Joe Biden took office in 2021, many of whom have criminal records and links to organized crime.
You realize this article will SERIOUSLY ANGER the NeverTrumpers on this site.
I didn’t know NeverTrumpers were against deporting illegals.
“…and sow fear among the millions of people without legal status.”
Ok, is there a downside?
Oh, tough [censored]. Getting rid of millions of unassimilable foreigners is a GOOD thing.
Hot Dog, this sounds like a plan.
Red State sounds like the New York Times
Good. Legal immigration for qualified, self-sufficient, employed, non-criminals is fine. Any invaders need to be sent home. Every other modern country (almost) does it that way.
Git her done.
What history book did the author read about mass deportation?
The report is lies unless Trump list it on is site don’t believe it; it is to create confusion most news media is propaganda, like statement Trump made while telling story about Nikki Haley and Husband if you did not see it and went to with media spin which is completely false.
No government benefits for illegals and cut off federal funds for states giving illegals benefits. Triple the fines for business that employed illegals. A 50% excise tax for money transfers to certain countries like Mexico. States that issue drivers licenses to illegals should have all of their drivers licenses no longer serve as a legal ID to board planes, enter federal buildings etc. Any illegal convicted of a felony should have all members of their family in the US immediately deported.
It has been done before. Eisenhower rounded up and deported foreign workers who stayed in the country illegally after WW2.
It was called ‘Operation Wetback’.
“It was called ‘Operation Wetback’.”
Yes. I’m wondering, if this is true, who’s leaking it? It sounds like more of the same hamstringing of Trump that happened during his presidency.
OR, false information put out by his campaign to find rats.
Tell illegals they have 30 days to self deport and they can apply for aslym in their home country.
After 30 days we hunt you down and if we catch you we take you retina scan, fingerprints and DNA and expel you. You may NEVER return.
Also, DEFUND the NGO type programs and every gov’t benefit. Cancel EVERYONE new on ANY gov’t program. If they have no money or job how can they survive.
If any company hires them there should be severe penalties. Send them to Afghanistan or somewhere in the Middle East and drop them off.
How so? Many of us non-Trump supporters want ALL ILLEGALS DEPORTED and criticize Trump for failing to keep his promises. 1-Deported fewer than Obama, 2-Did not cut off countries like India for not taking back deportees, 3-Increased H1B, 4-Did not send H1B home when laid off for COVID shutdowns, 5-Built little of the wall, now claims 200 miles will finish, what a pathetic shortfall, 6-Trump issued work permits, released people instead of deporting. Big problem is that he put people in charge that undermined him, used fleeting EOs that got overturned immediately when he left White House. No confidence that a lame-duck second term would be any different.
I want Trump to take extreme measures to the greatest extent possible under the law.
And I want politicians and media people who complain about it to be subjected to Lawfare beyond anything we’ve seen before. Bankrupt them. Jail them. Silence them. Solitary confinement is too good for them. Crush any and all opposition who protest the changes that Trump needs to make.
The shoe needs to be on the other foot. Show the Democrats that they have taught us well.
I’m sure President Trump sat down with Axis and told them all about his plans...
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