Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Thursday released a sweeping immigration plan that would dramatically increase the number of refugee admissions by nearly 800 percent from FY 2018 and 250 percent from the Obama years.
By the end of her first term, Warren said she would increase to 175,000 per year with a ceiling of 125,000 in her first year in the White House. Warren decried on Thursday.
"At a time when 70 million people are displaced around the world, President Trump has spent almost two hundred and fifty thousand refugees in total last year,
The Trump administration has seen record lows in refugee admissions as it enacted bans on entry from a series of countries in the Middle East.
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In the midst of the refugee crisis, former President Obama's administration welcomed 84,995 refugees in FY2016. Warren's goal of 175,000 – that's been higher than the annual rate of 70,000 – about 250 percent less than Warren's goal of 175,000. "
He set a ceiling of 110,000 for FY2017 but Trump reduced that to 50,000 – slightly higher than the 45,000 limit he set for FY2018. That was the lowest refugee ceiling since 1980, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Warren's plan includes a host of other policies.
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"We already have the tools to effectively track and monitor individuals without shoving them into cages and camps along the border," she said.
It's unclear how many migrants warren's team is expected to detain or how they would handle those
Trump's administration has come under fire from Warren and others for the allegedly inhumane conditions set up for migrants. Warren's plan would also have an institute of justice and justice, task force to investigate allegations like medical neglect and sexual assault, and have the authority to "pursue any substantiated criminal allegations."
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"Warren administration wants to hold you accountable," she said.
Legal immigration would also expand under a Warren administration which would decriminalize illegal border crossings. Warren said she would "take executive action to provide a measure of protection for those who are undocumented."
"I'll work with Congress to pass broad-reaching reform, but I
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Her plan came amid news that the Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., Warren indicated the migrant crisis stemmed from a lack of.
Like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y. foreign aid for Central and South America. As president, Warren said she would direct $ 1.5 billion in annual aid for Central America and other nations in the Western Hemisphere.