Democratic Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.) avoided calling for the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Monday and showed displeasure at the way the immigration debate has shifted away from reforming policy at the border.
“The White House tweeted at Harris, writing, “[email protected], why are you supporting the animals of MS-13? Advocates for reform, including 19 ICE agents who recently sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, believe the agency is in need of a reorganization or split with a new unit devoted to immigration.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that if the Post report was true “nobody should be surprised”.
“You’re liberating a town or an area, and ICE goes in there, and they go in there, and sometimes they have to go in swinging”. “Now, some of the people on the list, I have not vetted at all at this point”.
“The arrest I took today with 30 others is a price that I would be willing to pay over and over again if it stops even one family separation or deportation”, Goodrich said. She and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY and others have at least hinted that they would want the Justice Department’s prosecutorial power less involved in border security. He challenged concerns that a new Supreme Court justice appointed by Trump would lead to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. But I respect principled conservatives who are willing to stay and fight to reclaim a once-great party that freed the slaves and helped to win the Cold War.
Congressman Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate challenging U.S. Sen. In fact, under every quantitative measure- arrests, deportations, and the share of all deportees with no criminal records-immigration enforcement was far more aggressive under Obama’s first term than Trump’s.
O’Rourke: If we’re not willing to compromise at some level, if we’re not going to seek common ground, if we’re not going to work on the basis of consensus, then we can be morally right and righteous all day long and get absolutely nothing done.
In a Sunday interview on CNN, Sen. One prong is focused on border enforcement and the other on “interior” enforcement-that is, targeting those who are already settled within the country. “ICE is simply not doing that”, Blumenauer said in a statement.
A 28-year-old new Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated longtime congressional incumbent Joe Crowley in the recent NY primary, has led the call to abolish ICE.
“Abolish ICE” sounds simple and straightforward.
Stayton: So, specifically what else would you want to see in legislation? Kamala Harris of California and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY also hopped on the open border bandwagon hoping to cement their activist bona fides.
Additionally, when asked about immigration laws, 51 percent of Democrats said they should be stricter and 49 percent of Democrats said border security is inadequate. Under President Barack Obama, the unit prioritized removing those undocumented immigrants who had committed serious crimes, but the Trump administration has broadened its mandate to target anyone in the USA illegally.