Trump would grant ‘good’ immigrants pathway to legal status

Donald Trump wants to deport all immigrants in the United States illegally and then grant the “good ones” an expedited pathway to legal status, he told CNN in an interview.

“I would get people out and have an expedited way to get them into the country so they can be legal,” the GOP presidential candidate said, according to CNN.

{mosads}“We got to move ’em out, we’re going to move ’em back in if they’re really good people.”

When pushed by CNN’s Dana Bash to explain how he would identify and deport the estimated 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, Trump wouldn’t give any specifics but ensured that it was possible.

“Politicians aren’t going to find them because they have no clue. We will find them, we will get them out,” he said.

“It’s feasible if you know how to manage. Politicians don’t know how to manage.”

Trump provided the initial glimpse of his immigration plan as he continues to be dogged by controversial comments he made at his presidential announcement, where he referred to some Mexican immigrants as “rapists.”

He’s pushed back against condemnation over it and made immigration a centerpiece of his campaign, highlighting recent killings of Americans by undocumented immigrants and traveling to the Texas-Mexico border. He also proclaimed that he would “win the Latino vote,” though a recent Univision poll found that 71 percent of Hispanics view him unfavorably.

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