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ICE Representative to Sen. Rubio: Immigration Bill Would Hamstring Enforcement

Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:02 AM
Yes, but just to be clear, note that the ICE represents the working agents, not Napolitano and her staff. Enforcement has certainly not been high on her list and tellingly she is not the one objecting. Not that the ICE objections will have much effect on her or Congress.

In a letter sent to Sen. Marco Rubio, the head of the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council pleaded not to introduce the Gang of 8 immigration bill until certain provisions that affected ICE operation were resolved. Sen. Rubio and the Gang of Eight went ahead and pushed forward with the bill anyway.

The National ICE Council is the employee union that represents Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers and is an affiliate of the AFL-CIO. President Chris Crane wrote in a letter obtained by Townhall that he hoped the filing of the Gang of 8 legislation be delayed to...