AZ Dem Kyrsten Sinema joins GOP in push for quickly deporting migrants without valid asylum claims

AZ Dem Kyrsten Sinema joins GOP in push for quickly deporting migrants without valid asylum claims
Kyrsten Sinema (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Kyrsten Sinema becomes the next Dem to be called racist in 5, 4, 3…]

Freshman Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., was one of a number of Democrats to join Republican colleagues this week who called for the implementation of a pilot program that would work to quickly identify and deport migrants at the border who are judged not to have a valid asylum claim.

Sinema, along with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Doug Jones, D-Ala., joined Republicans in writing to President Trump urging the implementation of Operation Safe Return — a Department of Homeland Security pilot program that that would focus on quickly identifying, processing and returning family units who do not have valid asylum claims in the U.S.

“Through this program, we expect that we can meet our commitments to humanitarian protections while ensuring proper efficiency, timeliness, order, and fairness in the credible fear screening process,” the letter said.

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