Trump's top immigration official Ken Cuccinelli says the Statue of Liberty poem refers to 'people coming from Europe,' and some Democrats are saying it's a racist dog whistle
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Acting US Immigration and Citizenship Services Director Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday said the iconic poem on the Statue of Liberty refers to "people coming from Europe."

The poem, "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, was written in 1883 as a tribute to refugees and immigrants. There is no evidence that Lazarus only wrote this about European immigrants.

"This administration finally admitted what we've known all along: They think the Statue of Liberty only applies to white people," former Texas Rep....

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