The latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (both local):
denies the Department of Homeland Security that President Donald Trump "Kevin McAleenan asked instructed or has pressured anything illegal.
Last week urged Trump his upcoming acting security Minister of the country on to seal the southern border, and said McAleenan that he would pardon him if he were in difficulty due to the blocking of legal asylum seekers. Two people who were familiar with the conversation , on the condition of anonymity, spoke out to describe a private exchange.
It was not clear whether the President was joking, and a spokesman for the Homeland Security Agency said in a statement: "At no time did the President reject Deputy Secretary, asked, directed, or pressured him to do something illegal.
The conversation reported came last week during the President's visit to Calexico, California.
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The conversation with Kevin McAleenan came to Calexico, California, during President ei's last voyage and one day after Trump told reporters that he was delaying his threat to close the border because Mexico seemed to be stepping up his efforts.
It was not clear if the president was joking or why McAleenan was finding out even in personal legal risk.
A DHS spokesman says, "At no time has the president called on the deputy secretary, asked, instructed or pressured to do anything illegal."
– By Jill Colvin
Minister Donald Trump says he has to convey the idea of migrants in so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities, "strong in view ".
Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday that if the leaders of these districts and communities really want to open their immigrants, "we can give them an unlimited supply."
He says, "They always say they have open arms, let's see if they have open arms."
White House officials and the Department of Homeland Security had said on Friday morning that the idea was "Sanctuary Cities." . been discussed, but was dismissed soon after opposition from DHS attorneys
Trump Yet it revived him with two tweets that surprised the DHS officials
President Donald Trump says he gives "strict considerations" to "place illegal immigrants only in sanctuary cities."
He tweeted that on Friday, after the White House had said, the idea would no longer be considered.
Trump accuses the Democrats of not overtaking and tweeting the immigration laws. "The radical left always seems to be open borders, Open Arms policy – that should make them very happy!"
The White House had hours ago said it had drawn up a plan for the release of detained immigrants in sanctuary cities into consideration, the plan was, however, quickly expelled from the lawyers
sanctuary cities are places where the authorities do not cooperate with the immigration and customs Enforcement, to rally people living illegally in the country.
The plan was viewed by critics as an attempt to use migrants as a pledge to look for political opponents. The speaker of the Democratic House, Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH-See), describes the plan as "disrespectful".
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The Californian Democrat was asked on Friday for her thoughts on reports that the White House had considered sending immigrants to places like New York and Pelosi in San Francisco, which don Don't work with federal immigration officials. Pelosi says the idea is "just another idea that is unworthy of the President of the United States and does not respect the challenges we face."
Three people familiar with the idea said Friday that the White House is considering a plan to release imprisoned immigrants to holy cities, a plan that has led critics to use migrants as peasants for political opponents to pursue. People say that US Department of Homeland Security lawyers quickly rejected the proposal and it was dropped.
US. Deputy Director for Immigration and Customs, Matt Albence, denies that the White House has pressured the immigration officials to implement the idea.
The White House considered urging political opponents by urging US immigration authorities to release detained immigrants to "Sanctuary Cities," three sources familiar with the idea , confirmed Friday.
They told the Associated Press that President Donald Trump had considered the proposal as part of his ongoing fight against the Democrats over funding the border wall.
A White House official said the idea was lived and rejected. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal discussions, said when officials suggested it to Homeland Security and other officials, they were told it was "no-go."
The Washington Post said House spokeswoman Nancy The Pelosi district in San Francisco was one of the destinations.
In the Sanctuary cities, the authorities are not working with the immigration and customs authorities to rally people living illegally.