Beto O’rourke releases plan calls for millions of undocumented immigrants a path to legal status

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The former Texas Democrat Rep. Beto O’rourke says he would tear down the wall.

Days after he said he support the elimination of the U.S.-Mexico border, barriers, published by former U.S. Rep. Beto O’rourke would be a 10-point plan, arguing that strict border enforcement encourages illegal immigration, and calls for millions of undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship.

It was the last signal that O’rourke, who has said that he is considering, the input of the 2020 presidential race, probably an anti-Trump immigration platform, and a Central theme of his campaign.

O’rourke, who served three terms in the house and unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate, says in his plan, according to the Houston Chronicle: “We have to cross it more difficult for the people in the United States, we made it less likely that, once you try here, would you go back to your home. Out of fear of an increasingly militarized border, circular pattern of migration has been linear.”

O’rourke wants to give you a path to the legal status of migrants without papers who were brought to the US when she was still underage, and their parents.

The plan provides for the collection “more millions out of the shadows and on a path to citizenship, by ensuring that they register with the government, to gain status to work legally, pay taxes and contribute more to our country’s success.”

To help several bipartisan efforts in Congress to advance legislation, undocumented immigrants brought here as minors stagnated in the last decade. These immigrants, known as dreamers, to gather in the location have been more support from both political parties than other groups of foreigners. Supporters argued that they live here illegally, say through no fault of their own, and because of a decision they had nothing to.

Opponents counter that the children of parents who had brought, illegally, or who overstayed their Visa, equivalent, reward people who broke the law.

In the last days, O’rourke is the immigration of the view of the spotlight have attracted.


In an interview with MSNBC host Chris Hayes, O’rourke said he would like the wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Along the nearly 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexican border, there are over 700 miles of fencing.

O’rourke, who argued came close to upsetting GOP Sen. Ted Cruz in last November’s Senate election in Texas, and the pre-existing walls and fences along the border “in no verifiable way to us safe.”

Beto O’rourke (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, file)

Days later, as President, Donald Trump held a rally in El Paso, during which he decided to hold a speech in favour of tougher border security, O’rourke held a counter-rally, saying, “We know that there is no bargain, where we can sacrifice to win a part of our humanity, is more security, a little. We know that we deserve, and will lose both if we do it.”

Trump, the event was held in the El Paso County Coliseum for its first “Make America Great Again-rally” of the year, did not identify the duel rally in the vicinity, in the city, the above mentioned, along the US-Mexican border, but the President, O’rourke.

The “young man” with a “big name”, “has invited us,” the President said in reference to O’rourke.

“We have, let’s say 35,000 people, tonight, and [O’rourke] has 200 persons, 300 persons — not good,” Trump told the crowd. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the Trump and O’rourke events.

Trump added, “In fact, what I would do, I would say that may be the end of his presidential candidacy, but he wanted the challenge.”

O’rourke’s focus on immigration in a possible presidential campaign, is sure the volume is turned up on long-standing criticism of its history to the question of how mixed and inconclusive.

His recent support for the no fences or walls not with his past statements opposing completely open borders. O’rourke has previously secured, you will be porous enough to promote the trade and the immigrant culture. In an interview in 2006, he decried President George W. Bush’s proposal for strengthening the existing walls with more surveillance technology.

During his 2018 Senate campaign, O’rourke put for the idea of abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, echoing an increasingly popular position among the more left-wing Democrats. But then he sought to clarify his position by saying that what he had meant was that he abolish want to ” tactics to instill fear.”

His new 10-point plan seems still ambiguous, the Houston chronicle mentioned, adding that he often explain to how he is carrying out the policy which he represents.

“There are still a lot of confusion about where exactly he stands on this,” said University of Houston political scientist Brandon, rotting home of the Houston Chronicle. “He was unclear about what he would do, and his positions tend to be on multiple sides of the issue.”

Other Republicans, however, give O’rourke credit for, at least, honest about his positions on immigration than other Democrats, noted the newspaper.

“At least, Beto is honest about his open border policy,” tweeted U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a Republican from Houston. “The majority of Dems to support the claim, a secure border, while at the same time is undermining it at every turn.”

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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