Sessions warns of 'radical' Clinton immigration policy
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"Despite [Obama] having the most radical immigration policies in our nation's history, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has promised to go even further," said Sessions, Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpButtigieg surges ahead of Iowa caucuses Biden leads among Latino Democrats in Texas, California Kavanaugh hailed by conservative gathering in first public speech since confirmation MORE's biggest ally in the Senate, who has earned speculation as a possible vice presidential pick.
 
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His comments come after the Supreme Court dealt a blow to two key Obama immigration programs. 
 
The Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that blocks a program that allows undocumented immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents to remain in the United States for three years and apply for work permits. 
 
It also blocks the president from extending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program issued by Obama in 2012.
 
Sessions added that Obama's programs were a "tremendous overreach" and "lawless actions," but Clinton would have "apparently even more radical policies." 
 
The Alabama Republican said Clinton would only deport undocumented immigrations who have committed "violent felonies or happen to be terrorists." 
 
"It's not traditional in any way. It's directly contrary to our constitutional principles and the clear will of the American people. It must be stopped," he added. 
 
Clinton, on her campaign website, backs "comprehensive immigration reform" including a pathway to citizenship, as well as closing private immigration detention facilities. 
 
Sessions knocked Clinton's immigration policies earlier this month, saying they would "increase the risk of terrorism and criminal behavior."  
 
He isn't the only GOP senator to lash out at the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee over immigration. Sen. Tom CottonThomas (Tom) Bryant CottonTom Cotton's only Democratic rival quits race in Arkansas Schumer concerned by Army's use of TikTok, other Chinese social media platforms Progressive freshmen jump into leadership PAC fundraising MORE (R-Ark.), who has also been speculated as a potential Trump VP pick, accused Clinton of shifting her positions to win over voters.