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

Stephanie149 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 7:02 PM
I just finished reading it. It is an abomination. We have immigration laws; enforce them! I live in a border state and Sheriff Joe, Jan Brewer and Rick Perry are the only ones I would trust to secure our borders. I realize that if you are not a citizen living in a border state, this probably doesn't seem a really important situation to you; but, I can tell you that you can't pass this bill and try to pass a punk gun national registry bill at the same time. We have gun legislation: enforce it. Meantime, I keep mine in my car and in my home.

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...