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Trump administration rolls out office to help victims of crimes committed by immigrants




Sabine Durden (C) of Mineral Spring, Arkansas, whose son Dominic Durden was killed in a traffic accident with an undocumented immigrant, holds hands with other victims' family members during a news conference April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Sabine Durden (C) of Mineral Spring, Arkansas, whose son Dominic Durden was killed in a traffic accident with an undocumented immigrant, holds hands with other victims' family members during a news conference April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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The Trump Administration and anti-illegal immigration groups claim the government has long downplayed crimes committed by those here illegally.

This week, the federal government launched an office devoted to victims of crimes committed by non-citizens. It's acronym is VOICE. AirTalk looks at the stated mission of the office and how it might affect the debate over illegal immigration.

Guests:

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at Center for Immigration Studies

Chris Newman, legal director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)