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Beto O'Rourke Announces Immigration Policy Plan

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Published on May 29, 2019 - Duration: 01:20s

Beto O'Rourke Announces Immigration Policy Plan

Beto O'Rourke Announces Immigration Policy Plan The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate unveiled his proposal to roll back Trump administration policies on Wednesday.

O’Rourke plans to rescind family separations at borders, repeal the travel ban and fix policy changes that have made qualifying for asylum difficult.

O’Rourke campaign, via statement Most notably, the plan would halt government- funded border wall construction, while leaving private property decisions up to the owner.

Beto O’Rourke, via ‘CNN’ O’Rourke's plan goes on to explain his intent to find a legislative solution for members of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as well as invest $5 billion into Central America to address the root causes of migration into the U.S. The plan also calls for reduced migrant detention in favor of community-based programs and family case management.

Additionally, for-profit detention centers would no longer receive federal funding.

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