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Stanton Statement on Trump Executive OrdersStanton Statement on Trump Executive Orders<div class="ExternalClassDF6F995C8BF846F0AEDE175457760BEE"><div>Mayor Greg Stanton released the following statement today in response to President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding a border wall and immigration enforcement:</div><div><br></div><div>“Today the president unleashed a divisive attack on Latinos in Phoenix and around the country. </div><div><br></div><div>The president’s executive orders will not make us safer, but instead will incite fear and chaos for Latinos and immigrants alike.  But be assured: We will fight the federal government’s attempt to turn the Phoenix Police Department into a mass deportation force. </div><div><br></div><div>Building a wall will only tear our economy down and damage relationships with Mexico that today support 100,000 Arizona jobs.</div><div> </div><div>Despite today’s unsettling news – and with the anticipation of more harmful policies to come from this Administration – Phoenix will remain a welcoming and diverse city that strives every day to treat residents with dignity and respect, no matter who you are, who you love or where you come from.”</div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:center;">--30--</div></div>1/26/2017 10:00:00 PMRobbie Sherwood 480-246-7944