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Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Decriminalize Border Crossing

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Dems have gone fully looney tunes!

Democratic Presidential Candidate Julian Castro said Illegal border crossing should be decriminalized.

From the Hill:

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro called for the decriminalization of border crossings Tuesday as part of his 2020 presidential platform on immigration.

Castro, who announced his Democratic White House bid in January, wrote in a blog post that “the truth is, immigrants seeking refuge in our country aren’t a threat to national security.”

“Migration shouldn’t be a criminal justice issue.”

Castro called for the removal of Section 1325, the law which has made illegal entry a federal misdemeanor since 1929, arguing that the rule has been weaponized to target immigrants.

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