In Trump's announcement speech, real estate mogul lashed out at immigrants from Mexico, calling them "rapists" and "drug dealers" while saying that "some, I assume, are good people."
Clinton, who is leading in the polls among those seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, then pointed to the views of other Republican nominees on immigration.
"They are on a spectrum of hostility, which I think is regrettable in a nation of immigrants like ours," she said. "We shouldn’t be stopping people from having the opportunity to be fully integrated legally within our country. It’s good for us."