Immigrant Children, Broken Borders, Blame and Bluster: Harsh Words, Rhetoric and Failed Policies

Immigrant, undocumented or illegal: you decide. President Trump reminded his most vocal critics of his tough immigration policy on Monday that criminals were using children to cross the Southern border. “Children are being used by some of the worst criminals on earth as a means to enter our country,” Trump wrote on Twitter. This enraged as you can imagine.

#POTUS pointed to increased crime rates in countries south of the United States, warning that accepting more illegal immigrants would bring more violent crime into the United States, Breitbart reports. “Has anyone been looking at the Crime taking place south of the border,” he wrote. “It is historic, with some countries the most dangerous places in the world. Not going to happen in the U.S.”

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