Despite the removal of the tents and a judge's ruling that families must be reunited, protesters say they'll continue their action in front of the building until Saturday, when nationwide protests against President Donald Trump's immigration policies are scheduled to take place. Kirsten Gillibrand are just two of the left-leaning pols to jump on the anti-ICE bandwagon that new Dem darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got rolling after her shock defeat of Queens power broker Rep. Joe Crowley on Tuesday. Crime would be rampant and uncontrollable!
The recent public outcry over the Trump administrations policy of separating children from adults who illegally cross the border from Mexico has focused renewed attention on the treatment of immigrants at the southern border.
Despite signing an executive order to halt that practice in June, Trump is still facing plenty of scrutiny from Democratic lawmakers about his administration's stances on immigration.
A federal judge has ordered the government to reunite the families over the next three weeks, but US officials have made little progress in carrying out the edict.
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Trump has backed away from family separations amid bipartisan and global uproar.
"Even the cops don't like us anymore because they're listening to the news also", said one agent, who did not want his name included. Our laws are the dumbest anywhere in the world. "And after ICE is changed as an agency, there will be enforcement of immigration laws", said Jayapal.
In an interview on Fox News set to air Sunday, Trump suggested that the issue would hurt Democrats in the midterm elections because ICE helps eradicate violent gangs. Kamala Harris, has said that officials should "re-examine" ICE and "think about starting from scratch".
In the letter, agents say they are concerned that the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" stance on illegal immigration makes it too challenging to conduct investigations.
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The letter informed the Trump administration that stepped-up enforcement against families seeking asylum in the United States had detracted from the fight against violent criminal elements. "They are escaping conditions that us imperialism caused".
Cardin said there would be "an agency" at the border and again criticized Trump. Republicans hold a narrow 51-49 majority in the Senate, where the immigration legislation would need a 60-vote super-majority to win approval.
Several potential 2020 presidential hopefuls are signaling a shift to the progressive left by calling for the end of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and now President Donald Trump is using that rhetoric as a rallying cry.
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