Trump mocks asylum-seekers during a border, says they ‘look like they should be fighting for a UFC’

donald trumpPresident Donald Trump speaks during a Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual care meeting, Saturday Apr 6, 2019, in Las Vegas.Associated Press/Jacquelyn Martin

  • President Donald Trump on Saturday mocked asylum-seekers during a limit and pronounced migrants “look like they should be fighting for a UFC.”
  • Trump indicted lawyers of coaching a migrants on what to contend during a US-Mexico limit to ask asylum, during one indicate imitating a migrant reading from a script.
  • “‘I am really aroused for my life. we am really disturbed that we will be accosted if we am sent behind home,’” Trump said. “No, no. He’ll do a accosting.”

  • Trump’s remarks came amid a swell of Central American migrants seeking haven in a US — many of them families.
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President Donald Trump on Saturday denounced US haven law as a “scam” and pragmatic that a call of Central American families seeking haven in a US were indeed dangerous squad members.

“The haven module is a scam,” Trump said. “Some of a roughest people we have ever seen. People that demeanour like they should be fighting for a UFC.”

Trump done a comments during a debate to a Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas, Nevada. His remarks came amid a swell of asylum-seekers that has impressed Customs and Border Protection and fueled Trump’s cries of an “emergency” during a southern border.

Despite Trump’s cruel characterization of a migrants, CBP information shows that a infancy of those channel a US-Mexico limit are families, including women and children.

Trump indicted lawyers of coaching a migrants on what to contend during a US-Mexico limit to ask asylum. At one indicate during a speech, he even mockingly copied a migrant reading from a script.

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migrants el paso bridgeCentral American migrants wait for food in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019, in a coop erected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to routine a swell of migrant families and unparalleled minors.Associated Press/Cedar Attanasio

“You demeanour during us and we say, ‘Wow, that’s a tough cookie,’” Trump said. “‘I am really aroused for my life. we am really disturbed that we will be accosted if we am sent behind home.’”

He continued: “No, no. He’ll do a accosting.”

Trump afterwards copied immigration advocates who have pushed for a US to adopt some-more expanded policies to concede asylum-seekers into a country.

“Asylum — oh give him asylum! He’s afraid, he’s afraid. We don’t adore a fact that he’s got tattoos on his face, that’s not a good sign. We don’t adore a fact that he’s carrying a dwindle of Honduras or Guatemala or El Salvador usually to contend he’s petrified to be in his country,” Trump said. “To confront this limit predicament we announced a inhabitant emergency.”

The throng laughed and applauded via his comments.

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