President Trump said Friday that US troops would arrest illegal migrants if they attack authorities at the border, and downplayed the possibility of the military firing upon them.
The announcement would be Trump's latest attempt to keep the issue of immigration front-and-center as he tries to drum up GOP enthusiasm in the final stretch before next Tuesday's elections, which will determine whether the GOP retains control of Congress. Trump and his aides have long believed immigration is key to turning out his base, and he has seized on the caravans of Central American migrants slowly making their way through Mexico toward the U.S.
The president also said there would be a crackdown if migrants were to throw rocks at US soldiers, saying the troops would "fight back", considering the rocks the same as a "rifle".
But administration officials claim that many asylum-seekers are exploiting "loopholes" in the law to gain entry to the U.S. Trump insisted that asylum-seekers are reading off a prepared script when they claim they would face danger back home.
The migrant caravan making its way toward the USA border hasn't stopped but it is seeing some attrition after Mexico refused to provide the group with transportation. What I don't want is these people throwing rocks. Fought back hard and viciously against Mexico at Northern Border before breaking through, ' Trump tweeted Wednesday.
White House aides had considered having Trump deliver an immigration speech earlier in the week, but the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre on Saturday delayed those plans.
He said some of the migrants in the caravans threw stones at Mexican police and soldiers.
The third caravan tried to cross the bridge between Guatemala and Mexico, but Mexican authorities told them they would have to show passports and visas and enter in groups of 50 for processing.
The caravan is "like an invasion", Trump said Thursday, claiming that numerous members are men "we don't want in our country".
The president said he will send about 15,000 armed troops, border patrol officers and ICE agents to the border to block asylum seekers from crossing into USA territory.
A previous caravan in the spring dwindled to about a 200 people who made it to the San Diego border. A U.N. Refugee Agency report doesn't break out exactly where and how they claimed asylum.
Last week, after 20 immigrants from Cuba, Honduras, Mexico and Russian Federation arrived at the border bridge in El Paso, U.S. officers stationed in the middle of the bridge - the "limit line" - told them to wait.
The overwhelming majority of claims are rejected by the courts, but by that time, the alien has usually long since disappeared into our country.
About 20 percent of asylum applications were granted in 2017, according to the Department of Homeland Security. The Trump administration is using the Tornillo tent facility to house immigrant children separated from their parents after they were caught entering illegally.
Trump denied politics was behind his proposals.
Trump highlighted the case of Luis Bracamontes, a twice-deported immigrant from Mexico sentenced to death in California for killing two police officers.
The nonpartisan Pew Research Center estimates there were about 11.3 million immigrants in the USA illegally in 2016, the most recent data available.
Babies born in the USA are deemed American citizens under the Constitution's 14th Amendment, which grants citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States".
Trump called the practice a "crazy, lunatic policy that we can end" at his rally in Columbia, Missouri, on Thursday night. She persuaded her 35-year-old sister to join her on the trip, and said the only thing they want is work and a better life in the United States.
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Some of those allegations were described in civil forfeiture complaints filed by federal prosecutors in Los Angeles a year ago . The 1MDB scandal has roiled politics in Malaysia, leading to criminal charges against former Prime Minister Najib Razak .
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His two wins in China and Monaco begged for greater things in 2018, with both races among the opening six events of the season. Vettel might have won if not for a three-spot starting grid penalty for driving too fast under a red flag in practice.
Ryan , R-Wis., over Ryan's comments on birthright citizenship , saying he "should be focusing on holding the Majority". Ryan did add that the House GOP " obviously totally agree " with Trump on stopping " unchecked illegal immigration ".
Strengthening bilateral security and economic cooperation was key on the agenda for the formal summit on Monday. Prime Minister Modi was an outstanding leader of his great country, the Japanese premier said.
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In April, Trump ordered up to 4,000 National Guardsmen to head to the border as a different migrant caravan wound its way north. The U.S. military has already begun delivering jersey barriers to the southern border in conjunction with the deployment plans.
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1,000 Honduran migrants break Guatemala police cordon
The trip could be twice as long if the migrants head for the Tijuana-San Diego frontier, as another caravan did earlier this year. Many members of the caravan have been traveling for more than two weeks since the group first formed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.