by Kristy Siegfried, IRIN
Note: This story ran on the eve of Election Day, on IRIN news service. —CounterVortex
Immigration has dominated the US presidential campaign like never before. Donald Trump’s oft-repeated promise that, if elected, he will build a “big, beautiful” wall at the US-Mexico border helped secure him the Republican nomination, and his rhetoric about illegal immigration appears to have struck a chord with many working-class Americans.
But how many of his election promises on immigration are implementable? And what threat does a Trump presidency pose to migrant and refugee rights in the US and beyond?Continue ReadingTRUMP’S VICTORY AND MIGRATION