White House on leaked memo: national guard swoop on migrants is not policy

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Draft memo called for unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement, including targeting undocumented people nowhere near Mexican border

The White House has been forced to deny that a draft memo suggesting it considered mobilising 100,000 national guard troops to round up and deport unauthorised immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, is current administration policy.

An 11-page draft memo obtained by the Associated Press calls for the unprecedented militarisation of immigration enforcement as far north as Portland, Oregon, and as far east as New Orleans, Louisiana.

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