© Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images Floodwaters surround houses in Spring, Texas, on August 28.
CNN’s Kevin Liptak contributed to this report.
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The White House on Thursday sought to reassure undocumented immigrants in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey that they would not face immigration screening at shelters or during life-saving operations — unless they’ve committed a crime.
But at the same time, President Donald Trump’s top homeland security aide warned that undocumented immigrants who have been displaced by the storm were not likely to receive substantial amounts of federal aid.
“I don’t think there’s going to be a lot of benefits going out to illegal immigrants in terms of the American taxpayer,” said Tom Bossert, Trump’s homeland security adviser.
Bossert said undocumented immigrants would not
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