Donald Trump to deport 3 million undocumented immigrants ‘immediately’

The deportation policy was a highlight of his campaign from the very beginning.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 14, 2016 12:01 pm
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US President-elect Donald Trump has said that he will deport three million undocumented immigrants “immediately” after assuming office. In a television interview to CBS, his first after being elected President, he said that he will assort people by their criminal records.

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“What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably two million – it could be even three million – we are getting them out of the country or we are going to incarcerate,” he told the news channel.

Trump has shown himself to be serious about the deportation policy, which was a highlight of his campaign from the very beginning. “…we’re getting them out of the country, they’re here illegally,” he said.

During the interview, he also insisted that the wall between US and Mexico will be built to prevent immigrants from coming in. However, once the borders were “secure”, the government will determine if they are “terrific” and let them in accordingly.

“After the border is secure and after everything gets normalized, we’re going to make a determination on the people that they’re talking about who are terrific people, they’re terrific people but we are gonna make a determination at that. But before we make that determination … it’s very important, we are going to secure our border,” he said.

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Donald Trump was elected President after winning the electoral votes on November 9, defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton who was also the first woman presidential candidate in US Presidential elections.

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  1. B
    Nov 13, 2016 at 6:55 pm
    Dear media he says with criminal records,, please avoid twisting words,
    1. D
      Nov 14, 2016 at 12:57 am
      Trump and all other immigrants through history of USA should also be deported unless they are "terrific".
      1. E
        Nov 14, 2016 at 12:00 am
        @ Nathan:lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;I thank you for bringing the illegal immigrants in India. The INDO-ARYAN-ILLEGAL-OUGS SHOULD BE DEPORTED TO CAUCUSES/WESTERN IRAN/STEPPES.
        1. M
          Nov 13, 2016 at 6:45 pm
          Tough time for the mafia as time as put Trump, Putin and Modi in same space of time! Some radical changes expected to take place.
          1. N
            Nitin Patel
            Nov 13, 2016 at 8:10 pm
            50% are illegal Gujarati people living in USA. It's a huge loss for Patel people. They donot reservation in job and now big problem.
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