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Immigration Law

DHS Chief Kelly: No Mass Deportations

Politico, Feb. 23, 2017 - "Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly promised Mexican officials Thursday that there will be “no mass deportations” under the Trump administration, as Kelly and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attempt to repair the strained relationship between the U.S. and Mexico. “This is something I would really like you all to pay attention to because it is frequently misrepresented or misreported" in the media, Kelly said Thursday at a joint news conference in Mexico City with Tillerson and Mexican officials. “Let me be very, very clear: There will be no — repeat, no — mass deportations. Everything we do in DHS will be done legally and according to human rights and the legal justice system of the United States.” "