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Mass roundups, arrests and deportations of illegal migrants. This is in short Donald Trump’s plan to manage the trafficking of people at the border with Mexico if he is re-elected to the White House. The controversial strategy, reported by the New York Times, would require the construction of large camps to house migrants awaiting deportation and the use of federal and local law enforcement to assist in large-scale arrests of undocumented people in all United States (THE MIGRANTS SPECIAL).
The wall on the border
If Congress refuses to finance the operation, the tycoon, according to informed sources, intends to resort to a tactic used during his first term to get more funding for the border wall: redirecting funds from the Pentagon. At a rally in Florida on Wednesday, the former president vowed to conduct “the largest deportation operation in American history” while claiming that hundreds of criminals cross the U.S.-Mexico border every day.
The accusations against Biden
Yesterday, Trump announced that on the first day of a potential second term, he will sign a document to block funding for housing and transportation for undocumented immigrants. He also claimed, without substantiating it, that Joe Biden spent more than $1 million hosting migrants in “some of the most luxurious hotels in the country.”