Obama’s lethal deportation machine: Trump’s anti-immigration measures are intense, but nothing new
Original story at Salon• 4 mentions • 8 months ago
Salon 8 months ago
This article originally appeared on AlterNet. On Jan. 18, Barack Obama used his final press conference as president to pledge to the public that he will speak up if the administration of Donald Trump crosses a line, whether that’s imposing “systematic discrimination” or silencing the press. “There’s a difference between that normal functioning of politics and certain issues or certain moments where I think our core values may be at stake,” Obama told journalists assembled in the White House briefing room. “I would put in that category efforts to round up kids who have grown up here and for all ...