[S]trategists believe that the social divide will lead Trump to emphasize his most aggressive aspects in order to nail down the bulk of the electorate who voted for him in 2016 precisely for being the voice of a white and exclusionary nationalism.
The soft blow expected to the U.S. economy could seriously jeopardize [Donald Trump's] campaign. ... The chance of this snag has led him to play up his populist strategy of xenophobic tirades.
Immigrants who have been released from these centers report ill treatment, inedible food ... and general brutality.