Shocking: Obama Admin Is About To Take Massive Action Against Illegal Immigrant Families

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Deportation of illegal immigrants, a centerpiece of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s platform, could begin as early as January under a new Obama administration policy, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

According to the report, the Department of Homeland Security is preparing for raids that would target hundreds of families who entered the country illegally within the past year. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids would target only families a judge has already ordered removed from the country.

The DHS effort is aimed at the more than 100,000 families from Central America who crossed America’s southwest border in the past year, the Post reported. Families caught crossing into America illegally rose 173 percent in October and November over 2014’s numbers, according to the Migration Policy Institute.

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A court order has also been issued forcing the DHS to release more than 3,000 families now in its custody.

News of the proposed raids stirred fierce reaction.

“It would be an outrage if the administration subjected Central American families to even more aggressive enforcement tactics,” said Gregory Chen, director of advocacy for the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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“This administration has never acknowledged the truth: that these families are refugees seeking asylum who should be given humanitarian protection rather than being detained or rounded up. When other countries are welcoming far more refugees, the U.S. should be ashamed for using jails and even contemplating large-scale deportation tactics.”

Others were skeptical.

“I’ll believe it when I see it,” said Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies. “What share is this going to be?. . . It’s a drop in the bucket compared to the number they’ve admitted into the country. If you have photogenic raids on a few dozen illegal families and that’s the end of it, it’s just for show. It’s just a (public relations) thing, enforcement theater.”

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