Atlanta Mayor Maintains Order On Immigrants In Jails

Despite President Trump now allowing detained parents to be with children

June 21, 2018

(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)


Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says for the long-term the U.S."has to tackle immigration reform in a compassionate and humane way."

Mayor Bottoms was speaking during a news conference at Atlanta City Hall Thursday addressing her Executive Order on immigration.

She also took a swipe at a Republican candidate for Georgia governor who has criticized her move blocking new immigrant transfers to Atlanta's jails.

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