Monday, February 11, 2019

Democrats Push for Hidden Deportation Freeze in Border Wall Talks

David McNew/Getty
Congressional talks over border security and the wall have stalled because Democrats are trying to sharply limit the deportation of economic migrants.
President Donald Trump posted a tweet on Sunday about the partisan divide over deportation rules which have split the 17 legislators drafting the 2019 budget for the Department of Homeland Security:
I don’t think the Dems on the Border Committee are being allowed by their leaders to make a deal. They are offering very little money for the desperately needed Border Wall & now, out of the blue, want a cap on convicted violent felons to be held in detention!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 10, 2019
The “cap on convicted violent felons to be held in detention” likely refers to the Democrats’ push to shrink the number of detention spaces needed by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to hold migrants during the legal deportation process.
The Washington Post reports:
Democrats were trying to limit the number of detention beds that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would have access to. Democrats want to cap detention beds as a way to limit aggressive detention activities by ICE.
The cap on detention beds would not “Abolish ICE,” as sought by some Democratic legislators, but would shackle ICE to the establishment’s pro-migration policies.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The demand is for less beds, and also that ICE stop deporting good people/parents/workers who HAVE DONE NOTHING WRONG and who have been here for DECADES. This is an important demand, and I'm very happy the Democrats are making a stand on it.

What Trump/ICE are doing to regular people is unconscionable. Ripping parents from their children and communities.This is one of the worst atrocities of Trump.


PS. Breitfart is not legit, but a joke.