Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson struggled this morning on NBC to say whether the Obama administration will deport most of the recent influx of illegal immigrants:
Said the NBC host, "I know there's a process they have to go through. Will most of these children that we have seen in this desperate situation stay in America, or will they be returned to their homes in Central America?""There's a deportation proceeding that is commenced against illegal migrants, including children. We are looking at ways to create additional options for dealing with the children, in particular consistent with our laws and our values," said Johnson.
The host replied, "I'm trying to get an answer to will most of them end up staying, in your judgment?""I think we need to find more efficient, effective ways to turn this tide around generally and we've already begun to do that," said the Homeland Security secretary, not answering the question.