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Immigration / Separated Families / The Border / Trump Policy #1126514

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 25, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(McAllen, Texas: Tom Llamas) The tensions at the border with President Trump's changing immigration policies featured; scenes shown of a human smuggling operation at the Rio Grande River, the migrant family travelling from Honduras. [Border Patrol Robert RODRIGUEZ - shows the smuggler crossing the river.] [US Customs & Border Protection Csmnr. Kevin McALEENAN†- talks about the challenge in protecting the border & using temporary holding facilities; explains how they have to be processed carefully.] The processing operation & what was said about the dangers of the journey to the US discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The call from Trump for deportation without due process examined. [TRUMP - says we want a system where those illegal have to go out.] Trump tweet about bringing them back to where they came without judges & the ACLU response it is unconstitutional quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - reads statement about removal of illegal aliens & about being able to disagree.] The removal of Sanders & family from a Virginia restaurant recalled. [Representative Maxine WATERS - speaks about harassing Trump officials.] [Senator Chuck SCHUMER - opposes harassment.] Trump tweet about Waters quoted. The Pentagon plan to house undocumented migrants on military bases discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Llamas, Tom;
Karl, Jonathan
Duration:
00:08:20

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