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Border wall, deportation strategy would create chaos: Front Burner

Border wall, deportation strategy would create chaos: Front Burner

We saw it coming. Republicans have dumped the Mitt Romney self-deportation plan for the more destructive Donald Trump mass-deportation strategy. Trump's nativist rants have turned the 2016 GOP field into a choir of anti-immigrants, ranging from undoing the constitutionally protected birthright citizenship to deporting citizen children with their undocumented parents to keep them together. This ugly turn in presidential politics is shameful, insulting to Latino and immigrant communities, and un-American. And, it will not work. Trump's ideas, echoed by the "me-too gang," are too expensive and unrealistic. The politics are worse, as Republicans are on track to score...

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