Anti-immigrant discourse is "un-American": Obama

US President Barack Obama greets students and families on September 14, 2015 at North High School in Des Moines, IowaPresident Barack Obama called anti-immigrant sentiment in Republicans’ presidential campaign discourse “un-American”, appearing without naming names, to be condemning the incendiary rhetoric of frontrunner Donald Trump. “This whole anti-immigrant sentiment that’s out there in our politics right now is contrary to who we are,” Obama said during a town hall meeting at an Iowa high school. Iowa has the first say in determining who will become the presidential nominees of the major parties.

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