>> ICE MOVING AHEAD WITH PLANS TO BEGIN ARRESTING AS MANY AS ONE MILLION UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS IN TEN MAJOR CITIES TOMORROW. EVERYBODY IS STANDING BY FOR THIS, INCLUDING MIAMI, CHICAGO, SAN FRANCISCO AND NEW YORK. MAYORS IN THOSE CITIES SPEAKING OUT SAYING THEY WILL NOT ASSIST IN THE RAIDS. FOR MORE ON THIS, WE BRING IN TREES IS A CAR TREES IS A –R THERESA CARDINAL BROWN AT THE POLICY CENTER. WE WERE TALKING ABOUT THIS, WHAT A DAY THIS IS GOING TO BE TOMORROW. WE DON’T KNOW HOW MANY CAMERAS WILL BE IN PLACE TO CAPTURE SOME OF THIS ACTION, BUT AS THIS FIRST EVER MASS ROUNDUP BEGINS, THIS FEELS LIKE THIS IS GOING TO BE A LAW ENFORCEMENT SHOWDOWN. YOU’VE GOT THE FEDS ON ONE SIDE, THE LOCALS ON THE OTHER. HOW DO YOU SEE THIS HAPPENING?>>WELL, FIRST OF ALL I WOULD SAY THAT FOR THE ICE AGENTS OUT DOING THIS, THIS LEVEL OF PUBLICITY IS ACTUALLY NOT WHAT THEY WANT. NORMALLY, THIS AMOUNT OF ADVANCE NOTICE IS NOT SOMETHING THEY WANT. THEY WANT THEIR OPERATIONS KEPT SECRET UNTIL THE MOMENT THEY KNOCK ON PEOPLE’S DOORS. ALL OF THIS TALK IS PROBABLY GOING TO MEAN THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE THEY’RE TRYING TO TARGET ARE NOT GOING TO BE THERE.>>RIGHT.>>IT MAY MAKE THINGS A LITTLE MORE DANGEROUS FOR THEM IF THEY HAVE TO GO AND FIND PEOPLE IN OTHER LOCATIONS. SO, ORDINARILY, THIS IS NOT HOW THESE KIND OF OPERATIONS WOULD GO DOWN AND I WOULD TEMPER EXPECTATIONS FOR HOW MANY PEOPLE ICE IS ACTUALLY GOING TO BE ABLE TO FIND. LAURA: RIGHT AND I WANT TO CLARIFY IT’S NOT THE FIRST EVER, IT’S THE LATEST ROUNDUP AS WE LOOK AT IMAGES OF THINGS THAT WE’VE SEEN HAPPEN BEFORE. OBVIOUSLY IT’S A TOUGH JOB FOR EVERYBODY WHO IS INVOLVED. I WANT TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT THE DETENTION FACILITIES WHERE UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANT FAMILIES ARE BEING HELD BECAUSE THEY RELEASED FIGURES SHOW THAT 600,000 MIGRANTS HAVE BEEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND IN MAY, THE LARGE ES LARGEST APPREHENSION AND ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ COMPARED THOSE TO CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND WHICH HAS CAUSED DEBATES HOW THE UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS ARE TREATED WHILE IN CUSTODY. WE WANT TO PLAY WHAT SHE SAID.>>IT’S THE ACADEMIC DEFINITION OF CONCENTRATION CAMPS ARE TARGETING THE COMMUNITIES AND PUTTING THEM IN DETENTION CAMPS WITHOUT A TRIAL AND THAT’S WHAT THE GOVERNMENT IS DOING AND THAT’S WHAT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS DOING.>>ALL RIGHT, SO WHAT DO YOU THINK OF HER CHARACTERIZATION OF THOSE FACILITIES?>>I THINK IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT YOU CALL THEM, WHAT MATTERS IS WHAT’S GOING ON. WE DO NEED TO FIGURE OUT A BETTER WAY TO CARE AND TREAT THOSE AT THE BORDER. THE CURRENT SITUATION IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. THE ACTING HOMELAND SECURITY SAID SO, BUT THAT’S WHERE CONGRESS COMES IN. IF WE WANT TO IMPROVE THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THEY’RE PROCESSING PEOPLE THEY NEED TO STEP UP AND FIND MONEY TO SUPPORT THAT. I THINK THAT’S WHERE IT’S TIME TO STOP TALKING ABOUT WHAT YOU CALL IT AND START DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT. LAURA: AND TALKING ABOUT WHAT YOU CALL IT BECAUSE WE’VE HEARD THE WORDS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS. THE QUESTION IS WHAT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS DOING AND HOW THEY’RE HANDLING IT. IS IT A HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION IN YOUR VIEW?>>IN MY VIEW THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH PEOPLE ARE KEPT RIGHT NOW ARE VIOLATING HUMAN RIGHTS. IT’S OVERCAPACITY, UNDERSANITARY CONDITIONS AND OBVIOUSLY SEEN DEATHS AND MEDICAL CARE, BUT THAT’S A COMBINATION OF THE VOLUME COMING, THE FACT THAT OUR INFRASTRUCTURE AT THE BORDER WAS NEVER MEANT FOR THIS VOLUME AND THIS KIND OF POPULATION, AND WE NEED TO FIX THAT. WE NEED TO ADJUST HOW WE DO THINGS AT THE BORDER TO ADDRESS THIS NEW POPULATION. LAURA: AND IT SOUNDS LIKE THERE HAVE BEEN ADJUSTMENTS, AT LEAST ADJUSTMENT IS COMING WE HAVE A REPORT SAYING UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS COULD DECREASE 15 TO 20% THIS MONTH. SO, ONE OF THE QUESTIONS OUT THERE, IS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S THREATS OF TARIFFS AGAINST MEXICO ACTUALLY WORK? IS THAT WHY THE NUMBER IS FLUCTUATING?>>A ONE MONTH’S DIP IS HARD TO TELL. AND THIS IS WHEN IT USUALLY DIPS BECAUSE THE WEATHER AND TEMPERATURES INCREASE. ONE MONTH IS NOT WHAT YOU WANT TO LOOK AT. YOU WANT TO LOOK AT A SERIES OVER THE PREVIOUS YEAR, IT’S TOO SOON TO SAY WHETHER THIS IS A BLIP OR A TURN. LAURA: TOMORROW WILL BE TELLING AND AN INTERESTING DAY NO MATTER

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