USA representative from Wisconsin proposes dismantling of ICE

USA representative from Wisconsin proposes dismantling of ICE

The growing influence behind the push to get rid of ICE was underscored earlier this week with liberal primary challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shocking victory over Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., a member of party leadership. ICE enforces immigration laws, but they don't patrol the border.

"I believe that it has become a deportation force, and I think you should separate the criminal justice from the immigration issues and I think you should re-imagine ice under a new agency with a very different mission and take those two missions out", Sen.

On Thursday, some 630 women were arrested at one of the Senate office buildings in Washington during a protest calling for ICE to be abolished. "If its a binary choice and people think its the end of immigration enforcement, thats not a good place for us to be".

He will lead ICE as the Trump administration deals with scrutiny over the separation of immigrant children from their relatives at the United States southern border.

Homan also gave President Donald Trump accolades for being tougher on immigration and more diligent to protect USA citizens than half a dozen presidents he has served under. ICE is not reasonable law enforcement.

Also on Sunday, Connecticut Democratic Sen.

The job is more hard now that the agency is "as targeting undocumented aliens, instead of the transnational criminal organizations that facilitate cross border crimes impacting our communities and national security".

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As a result, children were separated from their families and held first in "processing centers", then in shelters. According to Trump, the abolition of ICE "will never happen".

"Because of (ICE's) reputation, no one wants to talk to them because they are afraid they are going to be deported", he said.

"President Trump seems to think the only way to have immigration rules is rip parents from their families, is to treat rape victims and refugees like terrorists and to put children in cages", Warren said.

"The men and women of ICE are doing what they are told", Sandweg said.

Huntsman said "don't blame ICE, blame the lawmakers" for policies like child separation which can affect those seeking asylum rather than those bringing drugs or gangs. "They are great!" the president added.

"ICE has been a controversial topic in recent years as cities and counties governed by primarily Democratic leaders began refusing to hold illegal immigrants in local law enforcement custody for federal agents to pick up and begin removal proceedings", Giaritelli explained. "Organizations have called for families to be reunited and ICE to be abolished".

Eventually, Williams said that Democrats are trying to demonstrate that the issue is about "people who are seeking asylum under awful conditions" as opposed to being about drug dealers and crime as President Trump suggests.

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