20 January, 2023

Trump blames undocumented immigrants as criminals and generate humanitarian crisis

Manuel Arias

US President Donald Trump, he gave his first speech in the Oval Office of the White House to publicly demand that Congress, the approval of 5,700 million to build a wall on the southern border of this country, among the partial closure of government.

according to Trump, his government is facing a true "humanitarian crisis", so it is considering enacting national emergency to achieve have the funds needed to build the wall, without the approval of Congress.

His speech was based on criminalizing illegal immigration, which he, depletes public resources. “The most affected are black communities and US Hispanics ", He said.

Trump said that in the last two years, the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE acronym, arrested a 266 thousand foreigners with criminal records, even he said that thousands of Americans have been killed by people entering the country without documents.

"This is a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the soul, from the heart", He said to justify the wall.

US President argued that the wall will be financed indirectly by Mexico, through the trade agreement recently signed between the three countries of North.

According to figures Trump, last month 20 Central thousand children entered the country illegally, who according to him, They are used as human pawns by coyotes and criminal gangs, and each 3 Women are victims of sexual assault said, without checking these figures and reveal sources.

The president said: "That the crimes in this country are committed by undocumented immigrants".

The president blamed the members of the Democratic Party of being the cause of what he calls "humanitarian crisis", but besides that the federal government is closed, affecting some 800 thousand public employees.

Democrats came forward to deny everything said by the president, making it clear that there is no humanitarian crisis. They accuse him of hiding behind the thousands of federal employees to blackmail and get the votes to build the wall.

Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, He accused the president of misleading the country instill fear and giving false figures.

He asserted that they agree to strengthen the security of the southern border and invest in technology, but it is immoral to force the country to pay for a wall that will not solve the root problem, Congresswoman emphasized.

Meanwhile Chuck Schumer, Democratic leader in the Senate, He offered a solution to the conflict Trump, reopen the federal government and discuss security measures separately border.