Trump Announces Delay Of Mass Immigration Raids That Were To Start Sunday

This morning President Trump had a strong warning to thousands of undocumented immigrants they’ve been served to God through a process and process of the courts and they have to be removed from the country ice agents expected to begin rounding up some 2,000 immigrants targeting families across the country but this afternoon in an about-face the president called the whole thing off with a tweet at the request of Democrats I have delayed the immigration removal process deportation for two weeks to see if Democrats and Republicans can work together on border issues a source familiar tells NBC News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the president last night and asked him to call off the raids in a statement calling the operation heartless and brutal officials at Homeland Security tell NBC News the operation was stopped because details had been leaked to the media ice did not have plans in place to detain so many immigrants the threatened roundup spreading fear and immigrant communities nationwide or hard workers so I guess what he’s doing that’s not fair to the people who’s already live here you know what I mean that established their their homes and livelihood igniting resistance in sanctuary cities like Los Angeles our police do not participate in any administrative immigration actions advocates conducting workshops to help undocumented immigrants know their rights this community is very diverse it’s a very loving community very supportive community everyone very mindful President Trump is still warning the deportations could start in two weeks and ronamayk ID was like two weeks is very little time what’s next there in Washington it’s unclear exactly the difference is here on immigration as you know our deeply entrenched issues like funding for a border wall and the president wants to tighten laws on who is eligible for asylum fundamental changes as of now there’s no word on when or if any negotiations will begin hey NBC News fans thanks for checking out our YouTube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching

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