"RAMOS: And that you won't deport immigrants who don't have a criminal record?
RAMOS: … and those who don't have a criminal record.
CLINTON: Of the people, the undocumented people living in our country, I do not want to see them deported. I want to see them on a path to citizenship. That is exactly what I will do.
"RAMOS: And can you promise not to deport immigrants who don't have a criminal record?
SANDERS: I can make that promise."
Transcript of Debate on 9 March 2016
I decided that we would not have partisan arguments on SST but it seems to me that Clinton's and Sander's remarks concerning adult aliens in the US who do not have a criminal record (other than the illegal residence itself) would apply to all who are presently in the US or who will come in the future.
This is a matter of national import in terms of the ability to control immigration.
Surely the announcement of such a policy would trigger a mass effort to enter the US by any means possible. pl