Emboldened by the election of Trump, ICE has been started rounding up illegal aliens that have committed crimes during their time in the United States.
The usual suspects are starting to kvetch about the looming purges:
“The White House and the Department of Homeland Security have turned Donald Trump’s ominous campaign promises and sweeping executive orders into a brutal reality, setting the framework for a far-reaching crackdown on illegal immigration nationwide and mass deportations. For the agencies tasked with immigration enforcement in the Trump era, it’s the morale boost they were looking for. Tens of thousands of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Border Patrol agents scattered throughout the country are reporting feeling newly galvanized; “We’re trusted again,” as one I.C.E. veteran put it.”
But its not just nebulous improvements like “trust’ being restored. Trump’s plan has teeth!
“The new Trump policy represents a wholesale rejection of the approach taken by President Barack Obama, who directed Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement to prioritize the deportation of undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes. Instead, D.H.S. will now allow immigration and law enforcement officers to target any undocumented immigrants convicted of any criminal offense—no matter how minor. That includes immigrants who “have abused any program related to receipt of public benefits,” The New York Times reports. While it is not expected to apply to “Dreamers” formerly protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the new policy opens up millions of people to the threat of deportation, no matter how long they have lived in the country or whether their children are native-born.”
ICE officers certainly seem happy with the new administration:
“During my career at ICE I have never had the opportunity to commend a sitting U.S. president, or DHS secretary, but I’m doing so today. Amidst all the hammering from the media, and protests from special interest groups, President Trump and Secretary (John) Kelly haven’t wavered, but instead continued steadfast in their support of the rule of law and our officers in the field,” said Chris Crane president of the union representing ICE.
This video shows a taste of what is to come:
It looks like the man being arrested in the video has been convicted of sexually assaulting a minor. He received 8 years in 2000, and more recently they determined he violated probation related to his conviction. He also had an outstanding arrest warrant.
That doesn’t stop the flow of crocodile tears from the camera man. For about a minute he basically whines that “he wasn’t doin’ nuffin an shieeet.”
The Mexican (presumably) holding the camera also says, “God knows how long it will be until he sees his family again.” Well our hearts go out to Jose, hopefully he can be safely reunited with his brother on the other side of the great big wall thats going up along the southern border.
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With ICE emboldened, financed, and reinforced, this is a good sign of things to come in the next fo- I mean eight years.
Built the wall and deport them ALL. 85% of Americans want these illegal parasite and their anchor babies GONE. Trump needs to revoke the citizenship of their anchor babies as well.
Please, stop it with the “breaking up families” canard. What about the harm you caused a family by assaulting their daughter? Have fun in Mexihell, you little PERRA.
Not going to lie, I literally cackled with glee watching this
I looked deep into the eyes of my mexican co-worker while watching this!
Almost as if to say “Youre next!”
Why brake up the families? Deport them all together!
You see, Paco, your emotions mean absolutely nothing to us. Your presence, your criminality, and your disrespect for our laws, culture, and people is destroying OUR families. Your welfare parasitism is taking food out of OUR children’s mouths, and in many cases preventing us from starting families at all. Trump is only the beginning, Paco.
Did you hear those sweet, sweet lamentations, gentlemen?
I would double up-vote this if I could