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Donald Trump's 'Criminal Aliens' Hotline Trolled With Reports Of Extraterrestrials

27/04/2017 2:30 PM IST
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Conceptual shot of an extraterrestrial
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Are these "criminal aliens?" 

This almost certainly isn’t what he had in mind. 

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order in January targeting what he called “criminal aliens,” he probably wasn’t thinking of extraterrestrials.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement unveiled its Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement office Wednesday, one of the results of Trump’s order ― and it includes a hotline for victims of “criminal aliens.” 

Critics such as Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) say the new office is part of the Trump administration’s effort “to perpetuate a stereotype that immigrants are dangerous and something to be feared.”

Others are taking their criticism a step further, turning it into a form of performance art by calling the 1-855-48-VOICE (6423) phone number to report space aliens. 

Here’s some of what they had to say about it on Twitter: 

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