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Congressman calls for police to arrest undocumented immigrants at State of the Union

Congressman calls for police to arrest undocumented immigrants at State of the Union

An Arizona congressman known for his hard-line views on immigration called on the U.S. Capitol Police to arrest any undocumented immigrants who attend President Trump's State of the Union address, after at least two dozen Democratic lawmakers said they would bring "dreamers" as guests to Tuesday night's speech.

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., asked the Capitol Police and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to "consider checking identification . . . and arresting any illegal aliens in attendance" as well as detaining anyone using "fraudulent social security numbers and identification to pass through security." His tweets on the subject caused a wave of online...

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