Summarizing Trump: IMMIGRATION

“Restore integrity to our immigration system by prioritizing the interests of Americans first. Enforce our immigration laws – at the border and at the workplace. Build a border wall and end sanctuary cities. Send criminal aliens home. Welcome those who embrace our way of life, but keep out immigrants and refugees who don’t through rigorous vetting.”
Google search of “Donald Trump on immigration”Sep 16, 2016

“They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists,” Trump said of undocumented Mexican immigrants while announcing his candidacy last June.

Citizenship surge due to immigration controversy

WJLA-TV – May 19, 2016

“As has been stated continuously in the press, people are pouring across our borders unabated. Public reports routinely state great amounts of crime are being committed by illegal immigrants. This must be stopped and it must be stopped now.”

Trump: NBC ‘stands behind Brian Williams,’ not people who tell it ‘like it is’

The Hill – Jun 29, 2015

“We’re going to build the wall, and we’re going to stop it. It’s going to end,” Trump said at a campaign stop in March, referring to illegal immigration.

Biden Goes Attack Dog: Will Hit Trump on Border Wall, Muslim Ban

Roll Call – Jun 20, 2016

“We want people to come into our country…legally, legally,” Trump said.

‘We’re going to solve our problems!’ Trump fires up crowd during ‑ 3TV | Phoenix Breaking …

KTVK – Jun 18, 2016

Trump argued that the U.S. has “a dysfunctional immigration system that does not permit us to know who we let into our country.”

Trump renews calls for immigration ban in wake of Orlando shooting – Jun 13, 2016

When Trump was asked to explain the connection between the judge’s alleged bias and his ethnicity, Trump said: “I think it has to do with perhaps the fact that I’m very, very strong on the border.”

Trump’s Attack on a Judge Is an Open Appeal to Racism. Don’t Normalize It.

Slate – Jun 1, 2016

Trump reiterated his stance again Thursday night: “We’re going to bring people in, but we’re going to bring people in legally.”

‘Oh, we’re gonna build the wall,’ Donald Trump says to loud cheers in Harrisburg

The Patriot-News – Apr 22, 2016

“As president …. I would be very, very tough on the borders, and I would be not allowing certain people to come into this country without absolute perfect documentation,” said Trump, campaigning to become the Republican nominee for the Nov. 8 election that will decide on Obama’s successor.

Trump backs waterboarding and ‘a lot more’ after Brussels attacks

KDAL – Mar 22, 2016

“I will end forever the use of the H-1B as a cheap labor program, and institute an absolute requirement to hire American workers first for every visa and immigration program. No exceptions,” Trump added in the statement.

Trump Clarifies Position On Foreign Worker Visas After Debate

Talking Points Memo – Mar 4, 2016

“We want people to come into our country but they have to come into our country legally,” Trump said as the crowd roared its approval.

In New Hampshire, Trump’s pitch is urgent and his schedule full

The Washington Post – Feb 5, 2016

“For many years, Mexico’s leaders have been taking advantage of the United States by using illegal immigration to export the crime and poverty in their own country (as well as in other Latin American countries),” Trump said.

Trump shares ideas for ‘real immigration reform’

The Hill – Aug 16, 2015

Trump said “the word is getting out that we have to stop illegal immigration” and called for border enforcement.

Trump’s Phoenix Rally Draws Crowds, Protest

KJZZ – Jul 11, 2015

In a rambling, defiant speech delivered in this border state that has been the epicenter of the nation’s divisive battle over immigration reform, Trump declared: “These are people that shouldn’t be in our country. They flow in like water.”

Donald Trump: ‘We have to take back the heart of our country’

The Washington Post – Jul 11, 2015

Trump said if he’s elected president he will “greatly strengthen our border, making it impenetrable, putting a stop to illegal immigration once and for all. I will bring jobs back to the United States.”

NYC Reviewing Contracts With Trump After Comments On Immigration

CBS Local – Jul 2, 2015

And rather than emphasizing his temporary ban on all Muslim immigrants, Trump said only “we have to stop the wrong people, we have to stop people with hate in their heart, from coming here.”

Trump Proposes Putting Major Super PAC Donor ‘In Charge of China’

NBC News – Jun 17, 2016

“With our weakness, it’s going to get much worse before it gets much better. Since 9/11, the United States had admitted half a million immigrants from countries where being gay is punishable by death,” Trump said.

Meet the New Trump, Same as the Old Trump

The Atlantic – Jun 15, 2016

Trump called for immigration reform that “serves the interests and values of America.”

House Speaker Ryan says Muslim ban is not in country’s best interest

CNBC – Jun 14, 2016

“When I made my (announcement) speech at Trump Tower, the June 16 speech,” Trump said, “I didn’t know about the Gang of Eight. … I just knew instinctively that our borders are a mess.”

Trump: GOP will become ‘worker’s party’ under me

Politico – May 26, 2016

“The Border Patrol is not being respected,” Trump said.

Trump to Federal Employee Union: ‘I Have Your Back’

Government Executive – May 16, 2016

“Illegal immigration is going to stop,” Trump said during a recent campaign stop in Arizona.

Guatemala’s comedian president offers Trump ‘cheap labor’ to build his border wall

Fox News – Apr 19, 2016

“A nation without borders is not a nation,” Trump says on his online platform.

Wanna See Donald Trump’s America? Look at Arizona

Mic – Mar 23, 2016

In Tucson, Trump vowed that “Illegal immigration is gonna stop,” adding, “It’s dangerous.”

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment

KXRA – Mar 20, 2016

“I talk about deporting people that are here illegally,” Trump said of his immigration platform.

Trump: ‘Not proud’ of children mimicking my deportation rhetoric

MSNBC – Mar 9, 2016

“We have at least 11 million people in this country that came in illegally. They will go out, they will come back, some will come back, the best, through a process … it may not be a very quick process, but I think that’s very fair and very fine,” said Trump.

Rubio, Cruz, And Trump Begin Texas GOP Debate With Three‑Way Battle

Western Journalism Center – Feb 26, 2016

“I’ve talked to the greatest legal people, spoken to the greatest security people. There’s absolutely no way of saying where these people come from. They may be from Syria, they may be ISIS, they may be ISIS related,” Trump said.

Donald Trump to Syrian refugee children: ‘You can’t come here’

New York Daily News – Feb 8, 2016

Defending his plan to deport 11 million illegal immigrants, Trump warned that we will “become so politically correct as a country that we can’t even walk. We can’t think properly. We can’t do anything.”

‘Politically correct’ a nervous tic among the GOP

The Herald – Dec 23, 2015

“The border is a disaster, Bill. People are pouring in, and I mean illegal people, illegal immigrants — 300 and some odd thousand are in your state jails right now, according to Homeland Security.”

Donald Trump Sues Univision For $500 Million After Network Drops Miss USA Pageant

X17 Online – Jul 1, 2015

“We could increase the various border fees we charge. We could increase the fees on temporary visas. We could even impound remittance payments derived from illegal wages,” Trump offers.

Donald Trump’s latest book: A stump speech titled ‘Crippled America’

The Christian Science Monitor – Nov 3, 2015

“When politicians talk about ‘immigration reform’ they mean: amnesty, cheap labor, and open borders,” Trump decried.

Trump rails against H‑1B visas in new immigration plan

The American Bazaar – Aug 17, 2015

“Because people realize the problem we have I this country with illegal immigration. It’s going to be solved it’s going to be fixed”, said Trump.

Trumps wraps up visit

KGNS-TV – Jul 23, 2015

“We have many people coming in whose hate is equal to his and just as bad and even worse, frankly, and we have to stop people from coming in,”Trump said on Good Morning America.

Donald Trump Just Made Some Shady Insinuations About President Obama and the Orlando Shooting

Time – Jun 13, 2016

“This judge is giving us unfair rulings now I saw why. Well I am building a wall and it is a wall between Mexico not another country,” said Trump during an interview about U.S. Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel.

Protesters and supporters prepare for Trump’s visit to San Antonio

WOAI-TV – Jun 11, 2016

“Had we had my immigration policies in effect, those people wouldn’t have been in the country for the most part,” Trump said.

Donald Trump Says He’s ‘Very Seriously’ Considering Suing Ted Cruz

ABC News – Feb 16, 2016

About Sundar JM Brown

A University of Pennsylvania-trained South Asianist, Seminary-educated Theologian, and Intelligence Community Professional, Sundar J.M. Brown specializes in analysis of Theoterrorism, Counterterrorism and HUMINT Operations. His regional focuses include terror groups/acts in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Philippines, the Middle East and Africa. His primary expertise is Theoterrorism, the intersection of Terrorism and Theology. His present research focuses on apocalyptic themes in terrorist ideologies and on the theological components informing the radicalization and deradicalization of Violent Religious Extremists and Militants. He is the Founder and Director of the IntelliGen Conference on Religion & Violence. *Sundar's Twiter: @SundarJMBrown *Sundar's YouTube Channel: *Sundar's Blog:
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