While the Trump administration is under the wrath of Democrats as immigration and US customs enforcement begin deportation operations across the country, White House advisor Kellyanne Conway says the president is simply following the rules. traces of his predecessor, the Democrat.
Recalling how the raids had been conducted under President Obama, Conway spoke of the reputation the 44th president had gained for his actions against undocumented immigrants.
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"He was dubbed" Spearheader ", very hard in 2012," said Conway, "and he said," I'm not a king, I have to enforce the law. "
Conway said that current eviction operations are simply part of ICE's work.
"CIE does it every day, that's what we call enforcement action," she added, noting that the individuals involved are those who have already been subject to a final removal order after exhausting their remedies.
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Conway also discussed the ongoing crisis at the southern border, saying she was opposed to separating children from their parents.
"I think you can enforce the law without separating families," she said.
Conway has blamed this practice on those who are no longer part of the administration. The separation of families made headlines when it began to unfold on a large scale as part of a zero tolerance policy for illegal border crossing that had begun under the former Attorney General. Jeff Sessions.