Former President Bill Clinton stated “there’s no question” that many of the illegal immigrants crossing into the United States are doing so because they believe they will be allowed to stay in the United States in an interview broadcast on CNN’s “New Day” on Monday. “There’s no question that a lot of those young people were sent to the United States because they were told in the countries they came from that once they got here, if they were kids, they could stay” Clinton said.
He added that “in general” he supports President Obama’s policies on immigration, but added “we need to pass comprehensive immigration reform legislation. And “I hope [President Obama] will get this money he’s asked for because some of these kids may be eligible to stay under our laws because of the circumstances they face back home.”
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