On Wednesday, Trump announced that he has authorized a deportation order for three Mexican nationals, including a woman with an 11-year-old daughter, and a woman from the United Kingdom, as well as two others.
But while the two deported women are Mexican citizens, they’re not considered to be U.S. citizens, and they don’t meet the requirements to be eligible for permanent residency, according to a new report from The Hill.
Trump is only the second president to order a deportation or other form of immigration removal for a Mexican citizen since President George W. Bush deported hundreds of thousands of Mexican nationals in 2003.
But the new report highlights the difficulty of enforcing immigration laws in the face of growing support for Trump among Latino communities across the country.
The report is based on interviews with more than 20 immigration attorneys, community leaders, and policy experts.
The Hill’s report is an in-depth examination of how Trump’s deportation order and other actions to restrict immigration enforcement have affected Latinos and how they might impact the Trump administration’s plans for deportation reform.
The story also details how immigration policy and law enforcement agencies across the U.N. and the U