Trump Immigration Statement Shows Disdain for Rule of Law

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Carolyn Bobb

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2018 – Following President Trump’s call for undocumented immigrants arriving in the U.S. to be deported immediately without due process or a court appearance, AFJ President Nan Aron released the following statement:

“President Trump’s complete disdain for the rule of the law is on display again, with his reckless statement that our system for adjudicating immigration cases should be ignored in favor of immediate deportations. This statement only further confuses the chaotic and inhumane situation on the border that has been created by the Trump Administration. This president’s dangerous ignorance and lack of respect for due process, for our justice system, for courts and for judges themselves must be called out and stopped. Our concern is deepened by the fact that an administration that has so little regard for the courts continues to pack them with judges who are expected to act as rubber stamps for the Trump agenda, eroding one of the few possible checks on the lawless behavior of the White House.”