White House denies National Guard plan for deportations, greatly expands scope of who will be deported

But a directive issued by Trump during his first week in office expands the definition of criminals who are targeted for deportation to include those who entered the country illegally, which is a misdemeanor offense.

That’s different from 2011 guidance issued by the Obama administration, which told immigration agents to prioritize recent arrivals, national security threats and serious criminals for deportation.

via White House denies National Guard plan for deportations | TheHill

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