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Immigration official Ken Cuccinelli: Statue of Liberty poem refers to immigrants from Europe

USATODAY.com Wednesday, 14 August 2019
The Trump administration's acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director was criticized Tuesday after creating his own revised version of the famous poem on the Statue of Liberty. At day's end, his effort to explain himself was seized on by Democrats as racist.
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News video: Castro slams Cuccinelli over Statue of Liberty remark

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Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday for saying that the Statue of Liberty poem refers to "people coming from Europe." Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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