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

Stan306 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 2:38 PM
Seems a bit like the mistrust that the Republicans have earned is getting in the way of dealing with this... I haven't heard Rubio say that it doesn't need to be worked over yet, nor have I heard him say that they are going to pass it without digging through it. That said, I don't trust any of the elected hoard to do the right thing. We need to address immigration - close the border, verify border control, promote the existing process for people who are here and being productive, find the others and help them back out of the country, focus any future immigration through the existing process. I don't think that is what the bill says, but we should engage to help (or force) people like Rubio to change it until that's what the bill says.
spectator2 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 4:41 PM
If you think Rubio WANTS to change the bill, you're naive. He has wanted amnesty all along. This is his brainchild. He wasn't dragged into anything. His Florida legislative record is littered with pro-illegal alien advocacy. Too bad people don't research candidates before "falling in love" with them.

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...