Trump vows to immediately deport up to 3 mln undocumented immigrants

Demonstrator Ly Kou holds signs in support of President elect Donald Trump outside of Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California, US November 11, 2016. (Reuters)

Donald Trump will keep his vow to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States, he said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday, saying as many as three million could be removed after he takes office.

“What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably two million, it could be even three million, we are getting them out of our country or we are going to incarcerate,” Trump said in an excerpt released ahead of broadcast by CBS’s 60 Minutes program.

The immigration issue has been central to Trump’s campaign since he said last summer that many Mexican immigrants were drug smugglers and rapists.

 

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