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Warren admits she will suspend deportations to force Congress to approve her immigration agenda

Warren admits she will suspend deportations to force Congress to approve her immigration agenda

said Friday that she would consider suspending deportations of illegal immigrants to force Congress to approve her immigration agenda if she is elected president.

"I am open to suspending deportations, particularly as a way to push Congress for comprehensive immigration reform," Warren said at a North Carolina town hall.

"I believe that what we're doing right now with ICE focusing on people who do not pose a threat — that when ICE comes into our communities and takes our neighbors, our friends, our family members — that they do not make this country safer," she added.

During the event, which was hosted by a "pro-Latinx" activist group, Warren also said her controversial Medicare for All plan would provide health insurance coverage for illegal immigrants, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

It fits with my immigration plan, and that is — my immigration plan is to put the people who are here to stay on a path to citizenship."

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