Trump Delays Immigration Crackdown
Cancelling a planned airstrike on Iran is not the only major decision President Trump has reversed recently. After announcing a wave of nationwide raids on undocumented immigrants in 10 major cities, the President pushed back the raids by two weeks pending a compromise with Democrats on asylum issues in upcoming immigration legislation. Last month, he also threatened to levy tariffs on Mexico unless it did more to reduce the number of Central American migrants entering the United States. With us to discuss are Susan Gzesh and Mony Ruiz-Velasco. Gzesh is executive director at the Posen Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago, and Ruiz-Velasco is an immigration lawyer, organizer, and executive director of PASO, or the West Suburban Action Project, a community-based social justice organization.