US President Donald Trump is upping the ante for undocumented immigrants, threatening to “close up” the southern border to halt the influx of immigrants.
“We may have to close up our country to get this straight,” he said at a business roundtable in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday.
He asserted that his administration is working to ameliorate the nation’s border controls, adding that “much more money” is needed for that purpose.
“You can’t allow people to pour into our country like they’re doing,” said the president. “If we don’t have borders, you don’t have a country.”
Trump further criticized what he called “open border” policies, promoted by the Democrats.
There has allegedly been a surge in the number of immigrants entering the country from the US southern border with Mexico, according to US Customs and Border Protection.
The Republican president has vowed to crack down on immigration but has failed to get his complete…