>>>THE LAST TIME SARAH HUCKABEE>>>THE LAST TIME SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS ACTUALLY TOOK QUESTIONS SANDERS ACTUALLY TOOK QUESTIONS WAS ON MARCH 11th. WAS ON MARCH 11th. THE WHITE HOUSE WHICH CLEAN UP THE WHITE HOUSE WHICH CLEAN UP THE BRIEFING ROOM FOR SPECIAL THE BRIEFING ROOM FOR SPECIAL CASES, SUCH AS WHEN STEPHEN CASES, SUCH AS WHEN STEPHEN MILLER TOOKED THE PODIUM. MILLER TOOKED THE PODIUM. TODAY THEY ANNOUNCED A NEW TODAY THEY ANNOUNCED A NEW POLICY THAT COULD MAKE IT HARDER POLICY THAT COULD MAKE IT HARDER FOR LEGAL IMMIGRANTS TO OBTAINED FOR LEGAL IMMIGRANTS TO OBTAINED PERMANENT LEGAL STATUS. PERMANENT LEGAL STATUS. THE NEW RULE IS SET TO TAKE THE NEW RULE IS SET TO TAKE EFFECT IN TWO MONTHS. EFFECT IN TWO MONTHS. TODAY REPORTS PUSHED BACK ON THE TODAY REPORTS PUSHED BACK ON THE POLICY, POINTING TO THIS POLICY, POINTING TO THIS COUNTRY’S LONG HISTORY OF COUNTRY’S LONG HISTORY OF WELCOMIC PEOPLE OF ALL WELCOMIC PEOPLE OF ALL BACKGROUNDS. BACKGROUNDS.>>IS THAT SENT MEANT STILL>>IS THAT SENT MEANT STILL OPERATIVE IN THE UNITED STATES? OPERATIVE IN THE UNITED STATES? OR SHOULD THOSE WORDS COME DOWN? OR SHOULD THOSE WORDS COME DOWN?>>WELL, I’M CERTAINLY NOT>>WELL, I’M CERTAINLY NOT PREPARED TO TAKE ANYTHING DOWN PREPARED TO TAKE ANYTHING DOWN OFF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY. OFF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY.>>>HERE WITH ME, JULIAN CASTRO>>>HERE WITH ME, JULIAN CASTRO OF TEXAS, GOOD TO SEE YOU, SIRS. OF TEXAS, GOOD TO SEE YOU, SIRS. THE POOR AND HUDDLED MASSES THE POOR AND HUDDLED MASSES DON’T SEEMED TO BE AS INVOLVED. DON’T SEEMED TO BE AS INVOLVED. DOES THIS LOOK LIKE FAVORITE DOES THIS LOOK LIKE FAVORITE WEALTHY OVER THE POOR IN TERMS WEALTHY OVER THE POOR IN TERMS OF IMMIGRATION POLICY? OF IMMIGRATION POLICY?>>WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE IS THIS>>WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE IS THIS ADMINISTRATION IS NOT JUST ADMINISTRATION IS NOT JUST AGAINST UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS. AGAINST UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS. IT’S ALSO AGAINST LEGAL IT’S ALSO AGAINST LEGAL IMMIGRANTS. IMMIGRANTS. ON TOP OF THAT, IT SEEMS TO ONLY ON TOP OF THAT, IT SEEMS TO ONLY WANT IMMIGRANTS THAT LOOK A WANT IMMIGRANTS THAT LOOK A CERTAINLY WAY. CERTAINLY WAY. I BELIEVE WHAT THEY ARE LOOKING I BELIEVE WHAT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR, IT SEEMS LIKE, WELL TO DO FOR, IT SEEMS LIKE, WELL TO DO IMMIGRANTS FROM SOME EUROPEAN IMMIGRANTS FROM SOME EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. COUNTRIES. THE REPORTERS TODAY THAT PUSH THE REPORTERS TODAY THAT PUSH BACK, AND YOU PLAYED A BIT OF BACK, AND YOU PLAYED A BIT OF THAT AUDIO, I THINK, WERE VERY THAT AUDIO, I THINK, WERE VERY APT TO DO SO, GIVEN THE HISTORY APT TO DO SO, GIVEN THE HISTORY OF THIS COUNTRY. OF THIS COUNTRY. BEFORE 1924, PEOPLE COULD COME BEFORE 1924, PEOPLE COULD COME TO THIS COUNTRY — WE DIDN’T TO THIS COUNTRY — WE DIDN’T HAVE THE SAME SYSTEM OF HAVE THE SAME SYSTEM OF IMMIGRATION LAWS WE HAVE NOW, IMMIGRATION LAWS WE HAVE NOW, AND A LOT OF THOSE FOLKS, AND AND A LOT OF THOSE FOLKS, AND OUR COUNTRY WILL TELL YOU THAT OUR COUNTRY WILL TELL YOU THAT THEIR GRANDPARENTS OR THEIR GRANDPARENTS OR GREAT-GRANDPARENTS CAME HERE GREAT-GRANDPARENTS CAME HERE WITH NOTHING, AND YET — AND I WITH NOTHING, AND YET — AND I THINK THIS IS AN IMPORTANT THINK THIS IS AN IMPORTANT POINT, A LOT OF THOSE FOLKS POINT, A LOT OF THOSE FOLKS HELPED BUILD THE GREAT NATION. HELPED BUILD THE GREAT NATION. THEY STARTED OFF WITH NOTHING, THEY STARTED OFF WITH NOTHING, BUT THEY WERE ABLE TO BECOME BUT THEY WERE ABLE TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SUCCESSFUL SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS OR GOOD EMPLOYEES AND PASS ON, OR GOOD EMPLOYEES AND PASS ON, YOU KNOW, WEALTH TO THEIR YOU KNOW, WEALTH TO THEIR CHILDREN AND THEIR CHILDREN AND THEIR GRANDCHILDREN. GRANDCHILDREN. THAT’S HOW WE BUILT UP THIS THAT’S HOW WE BUILT UP THIS COUNTRY. COUNTRY. WHAT THIS ADMINISTRATION IS WHAT THIS ADMINISTRATION IS DOING, WITHOUT LITERALLY TAKING DOING, WITHOUT LITERALLY TAKING THE WORDS OFF THAT PLAQUE, IS THE WORDS OFF THAT PLAQUE, IS EFFECTIVELY THAT’S WHAT THEY’RE EFFECTIVELY THAT’S WHAT THEY’RE DOING. DOING.>>YOU KNOW, WHEN WE THINK ABOUT>>YOU KNOW, WHEN WE THINK ABOUT THESE STORIES THAT WE’RE TALKING THESE STORIES THAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT, THAT GO BACK FROM THE ABOUT, THAT GO BACK FROM THE ’20s AND ’30s BACK INTO THE ’20s AND ’30s BACK INTO THE 1800s, WE TALK ABOUT GRIT AND 1800s, WE TALK ABOUT GRIT AND THE AMEND BIGGS AND THE THE AMEND BIGGS AND THE HARROWING JOURNEY THAT COULD HARROWING JOURNEY THAT COULD HAVE KILLED THEM ON THE BOAT TO HAVE KILLED THEM ON THE BOAT TO AMERICAN M., AND WE SEEM TO AMERICAN M., AND WE SEEM TO VALUE THAT AS CONTRIBUTING TO VALUE THAT AS CONTRIBUTING TO THE FABRIC OF AMERICA LEADING TO THE FABRIC OF AMERICA LEADING TO THAT AMERICAN DREAM, TO COME THAT AMERICAN DREAM, TO COME HERE WITH AMBITION, TO PROS HERE WITH AMBITION, TO PROS PROSPERS. PROSPERS. WHAT HAS CHANGE? WHAT HAS CHANGE? WHY IS IT DIFFERENT IF THEY’RE WHY IS IT DIFFERENT IF THEY’RE WALKING ACROSS THE DESERT OR WALKING ACROSS THE DESERT OR COMING IN FOR THE SAME PURPOSES? COMING IN FOR THE SAME PURPOSES? THEY HAVE AMBITION, AND THEY THEY HAVE AMBITION, AND THEY WOULD LIKE TO MAKE THEIR FORTUNE WOULD LIKE TO MAKE THEIR FORTUNE AND PROSPER IN AMERICA. AND PROSPER IN AMERICA.>>I DON’T THINK ANYTHING IS>>I DON’T THINK ANYTHING IS DIFFERENT. DIFFERENT. IF YOU LOOK AT THIS GENERATION IF YOU LOOK AT THIS GENERATION OF IMMIGRANTS, THEY ARE EVERY OF IMMIGRANTS, THEY ARE EVERY BIT AS ENTREPRENEURIAL, EVERY BIT AS ENTREPRENEURIAL, EVERY BIT AS HARDWORKING, BELIEVE IN BIT AS HARDWORKING, BELIEVE IN THE COUNTRY AS MUCH AS ANYBODY THE COUNTRY AS MUCH AS ANYBODY ELSE. ELSE. SO I THINK THE POINT THAT NEEDS SO I THINK THE POINT THAT NEEDS TO BE ASKED IS, WHY IS TO BE ASKED IS, WHY IS DONALD TRUMP SO INTERESTED IN DONALD TRUMP SO INTERESTED IN CUTTING OFF THIS GENERATION OF CUTTING OFF THIS GENERATION OF IMMIGRANTS? IMMIGRANTS? IT GOES BACK TO WHAT HE’S IT GOES BACK TO WHAT HE’S DISPLAYED FROM THE BEGINNING OF DISPLAYED FROM THE BEGINNING OF HIS POLITICAL CAREER, FROM HIS POLITICAL CAREER, FROM BIRTHERISM, TO THE WAY HE BIRTHERISM, TO THE WAY HE STARTED THE CAMPAIGN, ABOUT THE STARTED THE CAMPAIGN, ABOUT THE COMMENTS ABOUT THE COMMENTS ABOUT THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN JUDGE, TO HIS MEXICAN-AMERICAN JUDGE, TO HIS HE COMMENT ABOUT ILLAN OMAR. HE COMMENT ABOUT ILLAN OMAR. HE WANTS A WHITER, HEALTHIER HE WANTS A WHITER, HEALTHIER NATION. NATION.>>>YOU DEALT WITH SOME OF THE>>>YOU DEALT WITH SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO ARE RECIPIENTS OF THE PEOPLE WHO ARE RECIPIENTS OF THE VERY THING THAT THIS VERY THING THAT THIS ADMINISTRATION IS NOW SAYING ADMINISTRATION IS NOW SAYING WILL PREVENT YOU IF YOU ARE — WILL PREVENT YOU IF YOU ARE — IF YOU ARE AN IMMIGRANT FROM GET IF YOU ARE AN IMMIGRANT FROM GET A GREEN CART. A GREEN CART. WHAT’S THE ASSOCIATION? WHAT’S THE ASSOCIATION? IF YOU — YOU WON’T BE A IF YOU — YOU WON’T BE A CONTRIBUTING MEMBER OF SOCIETY. CONTRIBUTING MEMBER OF SOCIETY.>>I SAW THE EXACT OPPOSITE WHEN>>I SAW THE EXACT OPPOSITE WHEN I WAS THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING. I WAS THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING. I SAW A LOT OF PEOPLE IN PUBLIC I SAW A LOT OF PEOPLE IN PUBLIC HOUSING, OR RECEIVING HOUSING HOUSING, OR RECEIVING HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER, ON SOME SORT OF CHOICE VOUCHER, ON SOME SORT OF ASSISTANCE, THEY WERE ASSISTANCE, THEY WERE HARDWORKING. HARDWORKING. OR SOME OF THEM WERE PEOPLE WHO OR SOME OF THEM WERE PEOPLE WHO WERE DOWN ON THEIR LUCK, BUT WERE DOWN ON THEIR LUCK, BUT THEY HAD BEEN HARDWORKING AND THEY HAD BEEN HARDWORKING AND THEY WANTED TO BE HARDWORKING THEY WANTED TO BE HARDWORKING AGAIN. AGAIN. THEY WERE TRYING TO GET ON A THEY WERE TRYING TO GET ON A PRODUCTIVE PATH IN LIFE. PRODUCTIVE PATH IN LIFE. SO THIS IDEA THAT JUST BECAUSE SO THIS IDEA THAT JUST BECAUSE YOU PARTAKE IN SOME GOVERNMENT YOU PARTAKE IN SOME GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, THE IDEA THAT YOU’RE BENEFITS, THE IDEA THAT YOU’RE SOMEHOW LAZY OR YOU HAVE NO SOMEHOW LAZY OR YOU HAVE NO VALUE TO THE COMMUNITY OR TO THE VALUE TO THE COMMUNITY OR TO THE COUNTRY, I MEAN, YOU KNOW, THAT COUNTRY, I MEAN, YOU KNOW, THAT COULDN’T BE FURTHER FROM THE COULDN’T BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH. TRUTH. IT COULDN’T BE FURTHER FROM THE IT COULDN’T BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH. TRUTH. THERE’S AN ULTERIOR MOTIVE THIS THERE’S AN ULTERIOR MOTIVE THIS PRESIDENT HAS, WHICH IS THAT HE PRESIDENT HAS, WHICH IS THAT HE WANTS TO CREATE A COUNTRY IN HIS WANTS TO CREATE A COUNTRY IN HIS OWN IMAGE. OWN IMAGE. HE WANTS TO CHILL THE ABILITY OF HE WANTS TO CHILL THE ABILITY OF BOTH UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS BOTH UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS AND, IN THIS CASE, LEGAL AND, IN THIS CASE, LEGAL IMMIGRANTS, TO ACTUALLY IMMIGRANTS, TO ACTUALLY PARTICIPATE IN AMERICAN LIFE. PARTICIPATE IN AMERICAN LIFE. I THINK HE HOPES THAT MORE OF I THINK HE HOPES THAT MORE OF THEM WILL NEVER APPLY OR BE ABLE THEM WILL NEVER APPLY OR BE ABLE TO APPLY TO BECOME PERMANENT TO APPLY TO BECOME PERMANENT RESIDENTS, YOU CAN CONNECT THE RESIDENTS, YOU CAN CONNECT THE DOTS BETWEEN THIS TO THAT DOTS BETWEEN THIS TO THAT CITIZENSHIP QUESTION ON THE CITIZENSHIP QUESTION ON THE CENSUS THAT THE ADMINISTER SO CENSUS THAT THE ADMINISTER SO BADLY WANTS, TO ALL OF THE BADLY WANTS, TO ALL OF THE ACTIONS HE’S TAKING AT THE ACTIONS HE’S TAKING AT THE BORDER THAT ARE CRUEL, BORDER THAT ARE CRUEL, SEPARATING FAMILIES. SEPARATING FAMILIES. IT’S ONE CONSISTENT SHOW OF A IT’S ONE CONSISTENT SHOW OF A PRESIDENT WHO IS A RACIST, AND PRESIDENT WHO IS A RACIST, AND BASICALLY WANTS A WHITER, BASICALLY WANTS A WHITER, WEALTHIER NATION. WEALTHIER NATION.>>LET’S TALK ABOUT SECTION 1325>>LET’S TALK ABOUT SECTION 1325 OF THE IMMIGRATION NATIONALITY OF THE IMMIGRATION NATIONALITY ACT WHICH YOU HAVE CALLED FOR ACT WHICH YOU HAVE CALLED FOR REPEALING. REPEALING. THIS IS THE BASIS ON WHICH WHICH THIS IS THE BASIS ON WHICH WHICH THEY DEPORTATION STARTED UNDER THEY DEPORTATION STARTED UNDER THIS ADMINISTRATION, THAT WAS THIS ADMINISTRATION, THAT WAS THE CRIME IN MANY CASES. THE CRIME IN MANY CASES. THE AVERAGE AMERICAN DOESN’T THE AVERAGE AMERICAN DOESN’T THINK, WHEN THEY THINK ABOUT THINK, WHEN THEY THINK ABOUT IMMIGRANTS CREATING CRIMES, IMMIGRANTS CREATING CRIMES, THEY’RE NOT ENTIRELY SURE IT WAS THEY’RE NOT ENTIRELY SURE IT WAS THE FIRST CRIME, WHICH IS THE FIRST CRIME, WHICH IS ARTICULATED IN 1325, THAT’S ARTICULATED IN 1325, THAT’S CROSS BEEN UNLAWFULLY. CROSS BEEN UNLAWFULLY. YOU THINK THAT SHOULD BE YOU THINK THAT SHOULD BE ELIMINATED, IT SHOULD NOT BE A ELIMINATED, IT SHOULD NOT BE A CRIME TO CROSS INTO THE COUNTRY CRIME TO CROSS INTO THE COUNTRY UNLAWFULLY? UNLAWFULLY?>>THAT’S RIGHT.>>THAT’S RIGHT. BEFORE THIS LAW WAS PASSED IN BEFORE THIS LAW WAS PASSED IN THE 1920s, BUT FROM THE 1920s THE 1920s, BUT FROM THE 1920s UNTIL ABOUT 2004, IT WAS UNTIL ABOUT 2004, IT WAS ACTUALLY RARELY ENFORCED AS A ACTUALLY RARELY ENFORCED AS A CRIME. CRIME. IT WAS ENFORCED — IT WAS STILL IT WAS ENFORCED — IT WAS STILL ILLEGAL. ILLEGAL. THERE WERE STILL CONSEQUENCES TO THERE WERE STILL CONSEQUENCES TO CROSSING THE BORDER, BUT THOSE CROSSING THE BORDER, BUT THOSE CONSEQUENCES WERE CIVIL CONSEQUENCES WERE CIVIL CONSEQUENCES, NOT A CRIMINAL CONSEQUENCES, NOT A CRIMINAL MISDEMEANOR, WHICH 1325 MAKES IT MISDEMEANOR, WHICH 1325 MAKES IT A CRIMINAL MISDEMEANOR. A CRIMINAL MISDEMEANOR. MOST PEOPLE, YOU KNOW, MOST PEOPLE, YOU KNOW, LISTENING, I THINK, IT’S NEWS TO LISTENING, I THINK, IT’S NEWS TO THEM THAT, FOR INSTANCE, THE THEM THAT, FOR INSTANCE, THE DEPORTATION PROCESS, AND THE DEPORTATION PROCESS, AND THE ASYLUM PROCESS, ALL OF THAT IS ASYLUM PROCESS, ALL OF THAT IS CIVIL. CIVIL. THAT IS NOT CRIMINAL. THAT IS NOT CRIMINAL. HOWEVER, THIS ADMINISTRATION, HOWEVER, THIS ADMINISTRATION, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BEGAN THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BEGAN WEAPONIZING THE MISDEMEANOR PART WEAPONIZING THE MISDEMEANOR PART OF THIS, 1325, TO INCARCERATE OF THIS, 1325, TO INCARCERATE MIGRANT PARENTS AND SEPARATE MIGRANT PARENTS AND SEPARATE THEM FROM THEIR LITTLE CHILDREN. THEM FROM THEIR LITTLE CHILDREN. SO I HAVE SAID, LOOK, WE CAN SO I HAVE SAID, LOOK, WE CAN ADDRESS THE CONSEQUENCES FOR ADDRESS THE CONSEQUENCES FOR CROSSING THE BORDER AND MAINTAIN CROSSING THE BORDER AND MAINTAIN BORDER SECURITY WITHOUT 1325 BORDER SECURITY WITHOUT 1325 THAT HAS ALLOWED THIS THAT HAS ALLOWED THIS ADMINISTRATION TO CRUELLY TREAT ADMINISTRATION TO CRUELLY TREAT MIGRANTS. MIGRANTS. I WANT TO MAKE SURE NO FUTURE I WANT TO MAKE SURE NO FUTURE ADMINISTRATION HAS THAT TOOL IN