On CNN’s “The Lead” broadcast Thursday, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) mentioned the Biden administration wants to indicate people who find themselves being deported, however will not accomplish that as a result of they do not wish to upset immigration advocates.
Cuellar mentioned he believes constructing a wall is not going to work, and the secret’s to get Mexico to do extra and deport individuals. He added: “This administration is doing a little deportations, however it’s not exhibiting them. They’re afraid to indicate those that they’re coming again like President Obama and Secretary Jeh Johnson did. You must present the ramifications, you must present movies of individuals coming again, not simply broadcast over right here.”
Host Jake Tapper then requested: “Why do you assume they’re afraid to indicate the repercussions? Why do you assume they’re afraid to indicate individuals are being deported and despatched again south of the border?”
Cuellar responded: “I am going to let you know, I had a dialog with somebody there, and that is what they mentioned, ‘We do not wish to make immigration advocates mad at us. That is it. That is what somebody there informed me.’
Cuellar added that whereas Biden’s dealing with of the border has improved, it nonetheless wants extra enchancment.
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