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Uncle Joe

(58,305 posts)
Thu Nov 7, 2019, 01:23 PM Nov 2019

Sanders vows to end Trump's policies as he unveils immigration proposal [View all]


"As president, Bernie Sanders would make undocumented immigration a civil matter, and fundamentally reform the government agencies tasked with enforcing immigration law in a way that views immigration as a historically valued process that’s woven into our country’s fabric," it also notes.


For instance, the Sanders plan would place immigration courts under the judiciary system, rather than under the executive branch. That change could grant a broader series of rights, including to legal representation, to people brought before immigration judges.

The proposal would also break up the functions from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), sending immigration enforcement to the Department of Justice, customs to Treasury, and nationality issues to State.

That would leave DHS with its core national security mission.



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