Trump says some migrants are 'animals'

Trump says some migrants are 'animals'

Leaders from Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties will be at the White House for a meeting Wednesday with President Donald Trump to discuss their opposition to California's sanctuary state law.

The officials represented counties and cities that have taken stances against the law, some by joining or filing briefs in support of a Trump administration lawsuit challenging it. The administration claims they obstruct federal immigration regulations and violate the Constitution's supremacy clause.

In today's meeting he attacked California's immigration policy as providing "safe harbor to some of the most vicious and violent offenders on earth". "I mean, we've already had - speaking in Flint - parents being picked up from stores right outside their homes", said Juani Olivares, CEO of the Genesee County Hispanic/Latino Collaborative.

Homan has repeatedly slammed Schaaf for putting ICE officers in danger on the day of the raid because the illegal immigrants they were seeking were tipped off to their raids and prepared to either flee or fight their efforts.

"Coming out first has a price to pay, and the ACLU has filed a lawsuit against us", Edgar said.

"These aren't people. These are animals, and we're taking them out of the country at a rate that's never happened before", Trump added. Great state. Each of you has bravely resisted California's deadly and unconstitutional sanctuary state laws.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Trump of "fanning the flames of division".

"You talk about obstruction of justice", said the president, who is himself the subject of a special counsel's investigation into whether he sought to thwart a federal examination of Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections. "You wouldn't believe how bad these people are. No matter how hard you try, you can't strip away their humanity". He echoed the sentiments of numerous other public officials, thanking Trump for his work. "Not at the height of our historic diversity, economic output, and sense of global responsibility".

Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU's immigrants' rights project, said the ruling reinforced decisions from the 1990s, including one that struck down part of a federal gun control law that required local police to determine if buyers were fit to own handguns.

"My constituents-and those are Democrats, Republicans and Independents alike-they don't want to see another Kate Steinle-that's what I hear every single week", said Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez.

"Trump is lying on immigration, lying about crime and lying about the laws of California", Brown said in a statement.

She also said the state government is releasing the criminal illegal immigrants who could be a safety risk.

Trump's frequent outbursts on immigration, both private and public, appear to have resonated with his advisers, who have been moving to put in place ever-stricter policies in line with the president's vision.