Senator Cory Booker Unveils Immigration Plan

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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks at the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) 2019 legislative conference in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2019 (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas).

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) recently revealed a plan to address the immigration and border crisis if he is elected president.

The 2020 presidential hopeful said he would begin his plan on day one of his presidency and would use his executive authority to treat immigrants and refugees with dignity, address the causes of the migration and refugee crisis, and roll back the Trump administration’s policies on immigration.

Booker’s plan will order the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to require that all detention facilities will “meet civil detention facilities to meet the civil detention standards of the American Bar Association’s Civil Immigration Detention Standards.” It will also require facilities hosting children to meet the required standards of the American Academy of Pediatrics…

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  • farzad234

    This isn’t a plan Mr. Booker it’s a reactionary 5% change! No mention of any pathway to citizenship, no fixing the visa system, and just a whole lot of empty platitudes. Julian Castro short paragraph plan is better than yours Mr. Booker.

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