With his campaign showing no signs on slowing down, Donald Trump continued his war on immigrants by introducing a six-page immigration plan that reads like the playbook of the organized anti-immigrant movement in America. Trump’s plan — calling for mass deportations, a border fence and gutting the 14th amendment — also strengthened his support among white nationalists.
Trump’s toxic anti-immigrant rhetoric is not without consequence. History tells us that specifically targeting a minority communities and whipping up a climate of fear and bigotry can have very real negative results.
Last week in Boston, two white men beat a homeless Latino man with a metal pipe and proceeded to urinate on him. Following their arrest, one of the men reportedly told police, Donald Trump was right, all these illegals need to be deported.
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