Donald Trump rose to power on an anti-immigrant stance. Once in office, he has fused racist rhetoric with crackdowns that, besides embedding fear across immigrant communities, has proved devastating. The president has made it clear—through executive orders, policy tweaks, Tweets and racist speech—that no undocumented immigrant is off limits, while nourishing the myth that a billion-dollar border wall is an end-all solution to unlawful immigration. Here, Colorlines presents the Trump administration’s immigration policy by the numbers.
[INFOGRAPHIC] The Trump Immigration Doctrine: Hostile. Racist. Divisive
By Alfonso Serrano, Erin Zipper Jan 29, 2018