Trump's 'Animals' Remark Comes Amid Lawsuit Against California Immigration Policies05:27
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President Trump speaks during a meeting with California leaders and public officials who oppose California's sanctuary policies in the Cabinet Room of the White House on May 16, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
President Trump speaks during a meeting with California leaders and public officials who oppose California's sanctuary policies in the Cabinet Room of the White House on May 16, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

President Trump called some unauthorized immigrants "animals" at a White House meeting Wednesday about California's "sanctuary cities" policies. His administration is suing California over those policies, as part of its efforts to crack down on illegal immigration.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with USA Today immigration reporter Alan Gomez (@alangomez).

This segment aired on May 17, 2018.

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