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President Trump calls for a new government agency to “serve American victims” of crime by immigrants Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Image via AP
President Donald Trump pauses on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, during his address to a joint session of Congress. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Image via AP)

During his Joint Address of Congress, President Trump made it clear that he will keep his campaign promise to crack down on illegal immigration and violence committed by undocumented immigrants. To do so, he announced that he will be creating a new office within the Department of Homeland Security: VOICE, Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement.

“We must support the incredible men and women of law enforcement. And we must support the victims of crime,” he said. “I have ordered the Department of Homeland Security to create an office to serve American victims. The office is called VOICE — Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement. We are providing a voice to those who have been ignored by our media, and silenced by special interests.”

His words echoed statements he’s made in the past in regard to cracking down on crime committed by immigrants. To outline his point, he introduced four guests, Jamiel Shaw, Susan Oliver, Jenna Oliver and Jessica Davis, all of whom have loved ones who have lost their lives at the hands of an undocumented immigrant.

“To Jamiel, Jenna, Susan and Jessica: I want you to know — we will never stop fighting for justice. Your loved ones will never be forgotten, we will always honor their memory,” Trump said.

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