NewsTrump plans 'largest deportation operation' in American history if reelected

Trump plans 'largest deportation operation' in American history if reelected

Donald Trump
Donald Trump
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12:49 PM EST, January 28, 2024, updated: 4:44 AM EST, March 7, 2024

Trump frequently focuses on immigration policy during his ongoing campaign. The former US leader consistently assured his supporters that if he wins the race to the White House again, illegal immigration would be one of his key concerns. He repeatedly pledged to "end the wave of violence caused by illegal foreigners".

This sentiment was echoed during his Saturday speech at a Las Vegas rally. Once more, Trump openly criticized the immigration policies implemented by current President Joe Biden's administration, notoriously referring to the border as a "large, gushing wound". He showed admiration and support for Texas Governor Greg Abbott's defiance against the removal of barbed wire along the southern border, known as a popular route for illegal immigrants entering the United States.

In his speech, Trump maintained that Texas deserved full support to stem the influx of illegal migrants. He referenced the US Supreme Court's ruling on removing the contentious barbed wire installed by Texas authorities.

"When I become president, instead of attempting to issue a restraining order against Texas, I'll dispatch reinforcements," Trump declared, as quoted by the AFP news agency.

Trump proposes a solution to the issue of illegal immigration

Trump's supporters, assembled on an indoor soccer field located in a predominantly Latino neighborhood in Las Vegas, listened as he vowed to utilize all possible measures to "defend the United States from this terrible invasion happening now".

Trump convinced his supporters that Latino and African American families suffer the most due to illegal immigrants entering the US. He blamed President Biden for removing restrictions introduced during his term.

"I will resolve this issue. Moments after my inauguration, we will commence the largest deportation operation in American history," Trump promised.
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