Rep. Duffy on Unaccompanied Child Migrants: "The Start of a Crisis"

As the debate over immigration reform continues in Washington, Republican Representative Sean Duffy is weighing in on the best course of action.

During an appearance Friday morning on Sunrise 7, Congressman Duffy called the surge of unaccompanied children who cross the border "the start of a crisis."

Duffy recently co-sponsered legislation to speed up the deportation process. He hopes a policy change will act as a warning to parents who send their children to the U.S.

"If we do that," Duffy said, "you're going to send a message to central america, to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, that if you send your kids, on this really dangerous journey where they can be raped, murdered, maimed, they're not going to get amnesty."

Duffy also claims President Obama's current policies on immigration encourage dangerous practices to sneak children into the country.


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