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Trump declares that ANYONE in the US illegally can be deported, regardless of whether they've committed a crime


Donald Trump may put all of the USA's illegal immigrants in ICE's crosshairs with two new orders that could allow for anyone to be deported, regardless of whether they have committed a crime in the US. Drafts of two memos seen by Reuters vastly widen the scope of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, potentially affecting hundreds of thousands of people. One in particular gives them greater discretion over who gets to be deported - and says that anyone in the United States illegally is subject to deportation. The memos are based on Trump's exec orders and say focus is now on those who have been charged with, but not convicted of, crimes. Immigrants will no longer be included under US privacy laws either  The second memo instructs Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers to crack down on illegal migration at the border by holding migrants in detention until a determination in their case is made. The memos have been approved by secretary of homeland security John Kelly and now face final review in the White House. They are expected to be released to ICE and CBP early next week. A source familiar with the guidance said the memos were scheduled to be distributed on Friday but the White House made a last-minute request to review them. It is not known whether the White House may alter the guidance .

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