Ilhan Omar: ‘Trump…Attacks Religious Minorities to Distract From His Human Rights Abuses’

CNS News | 8/21/2019 | Staff
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D.-Minn.) reacted to a new regulation announced by the Department of Homeland Security that seeks to detain illegal aliens indefinitely but also keep illegal alien children in company with their families by sending out a Tweet saying President Donald Trump “attacks religious minorities to distract from his human rights abuses.”

Omar’s Tweet linked to a New York Times story about the newly proposed regulation.

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“Just a reminder that Trump repeatedly stokes tension and attacks religious minorities to distract from him human rights abuses,” Omar said in her Tweet.

“Today his administration released a plan to detain migrant children indefinitely, even as children die in Border Patrol custody,” she said.

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“Large numbers of alien families are entering illegally across the southern border, hoping that they will be released into the interior rather than detained during their removal proceedings,” said the departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services in a statement about the proposed regulation.

“Today, the government has issued a critical rule that will permit the Department of Homeland Security to appropriately hold families together and improve the integrity of the immigration system,” said Acting Secretary McAleenan. “This rule allows the federal government to enforce immigration laws as passed by Congress and ensures that all children in U.S. government custody are treated with dignity, respect, and special concern for their particular...
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