Jorge Ramos has read Donald Trump’s plan for immigration reform, and he’s not impressed.
“I think it’s all wrong,” he said. “It’s simply impossible to achieve.”
The GOP presidential candidate, who unveiled his immigration proposal over the weekend, is calling for the construction of a wall across the U.S.-Mexican border (a project he wants the Mexican government to pay for), the mass deportation of all undocumented immigrants, and the repeal of birthright citizenship.
“He wants to deport 11 million immigrants living in this country,” Ramos said of the Republican presidential hopeful. “How is he going to do it? Is he going to do it by plane? By bus? Is he going to send in the army?”
Ramos says Trump’s proposal leaves many questions unanswered.
On birthright citizenship: “The last time I checked the 14th amendment (of the Constitution) read that all persons born in the United States are citizens of the United States. He might not like that, but the children of immigrants born in this country are U.S. citizens just as he is.”
On the wall: “Can you imagine building a fence for the 1,900 miles between Mexico and the United States? He says he is good with money, but it makes no sense. It’s a waste of money and time. Forty percent of all undocumented immigrants — 40% — come by plane.”
“I think it’s very important that he’s talking about immigration,” Ramos added. “But he’s saying all the wrong things.”