nearvideo Texas attorney General says Beto O’rourke on immigration plan would make border crisis worse
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton explains why 2020 Democrat’s hopeful Beto O’rourke, the new plan will not work.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’rourke introduced a comprehensive new immigration plan as a centerpiece of his campaign, but in his home state of attorney General, said the proposals would be the situation on the border is “much, much worse.”
O’rourke’s plan, introduced on Wednesday, there were three main areas in which immigration can be improved: by the abolition of the separation of family policy, work with Congress to reform the system and invest money in Central America come from, the number of migrants coming from these countries.
She vowed to take Executive action immediately, if elected President, O’rourke announced the plan as “the most sweeping rewrite of our nation’s immigration and naturalization laws in a generation.”
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told the “Fox & Friends” hosts on Thursday, however, that the proposals would only to illegal immigration.
“If you don’t have the address of border security with a wall, with more technology, more border agents, and this is only to create an incentive for more immigration,” Paxton said, adding that his condition is to see up to 10,000 immigrants approaching the border every month.
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O’rourke’s proposal also aims to reduce the number of migrants that they be prosecuted, in the United States, the granting of exemptions for people with a criminal past. The 2020 hopeful said he would move instead to measures such as “community-based programs and family case management.”
Paxton argued that the former Texas Congressman plan with views of the dangers of illegal immigration and not to the solution, the drug trade and human trafficking.
But actions by Congress to address the nation’s immigration laws, however, is something that will happen both have to be right.
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“We need to figure out this asylum policy,” Paxton added. “The people found out the loopholes. The people come and claim asylum, and we have them for a long time, the system does not work.”
However, Paxton said, it is critical that the Congress, the funding to the border, to improve the lives of the two border patrol agents and migrants.
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