More than a dozen Ice agents call for agency to be abolished
01 July, 2018, 15:24 | Author: Sheila Harris
Nine people were arrested Thursday morning after federal officers in riot gear moved in to clear the entrance to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement holding facility in Southwest Portland.
In a series of tweets, Trump praised the agency as "one of the smartest, toughest and most spirited law enforcement groups of men and women that I have ever seen".
"We came to the United States seeking help, and we never imagined that this could happen". He will lead ICE as the Trump administration deals with scrutiny over the separation of immigrant children from their relatives at the US southern border. Kirsten Gillibrand and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio - echoed the "abolish ICE" calls this week.
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan claims the agency's practices under Republican President Donald Trump's administration have indelibly tarnished its reputation.
Defending the work that they did and indicating that they provided a valuable and necessary service in protecting the American people from the "worst criminal elements", President Trump laid out a number of tweets indicating that there was absolutely no way that abolishment of ICE would take place under his administration.
Celinda Lake, longtime Democratic pollster, told Axios: "I worry that abolishing ICE tips the issues from humane treatment to security. And I lived through Vietnam, through Roe v. Wade", said Lisa Zieger, 66.
Though other Democrats, including party leaders in the Senate and House, have not gone that far in their criticism, the debate over ICE has thrust an agency with 20,000 employees into the public spotlight after years of whiplash over the scope of its central mission since its founding in 2003.
His departure comes at a tricky time for ICE, which is now facing calls from immigrant-rights activists and some congressional Democrats that it be disbanded.
"I'm not leaving this fight", he said, adding that as a civilian he'll be able to say a lot more than he can now.
Activists and progressive leaders are pressing on, becoming more aggressive in their push to abolish the agency, an effort many in the movement view as both a way to open up the debate over decades of bipartisan US immigration policy and, crucially, win elections.
The issue is getting traction after this week's surprise upset by 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who made "Abolish ICE" a central tenet of her campaign against Rep. Joe Crowley, who had been the king of Queens. She didn't shy away from saying it.
Her comments follow similar sentiments expressed by Sen. From conducting raids at garden centers and meatpacking plants, to breaking up families at churches and schools, ICE is tearing apart families and ripping at the moral fabric of our nation.
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