Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) called for abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement and halting deportations while delivering remarks on Thursday after President Donald Trump offered a new immigration plan.
Buzzfeed reported on Wednesday leading Democrat presidential candidates have stopped using the “Abolish ICE” slogan on the presidential campaign trail in reference to calls from progressive activists to dismantle the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday night it is reallocating resources to combat cases of fake families, who are using forged documents to enter the country and avoid detention.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) urged her supporters to join her in a hunger strike to push for action to “shut down” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), arguing the radical push to abolish ICE can’t be achieved by Congress.
President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that his administration was giving “strong considerations” to release detained illegal immigrants into sanctuary cities, saying such a maneuver would make liberals who support open borders “very happy.”
U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement announced Wednesday that it had arrested some 280 individuals in an immigration enforcement sting in northern Texas, the largest such raid in at least a decade.