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White House Shuts I.C.E. Agents Out of Immigration Reform Discussion

USNbubblehead Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 1:46 PM
Yeah, when you're the one standing to get shot, you start seeing things much clearer and in much sharper perspective. Funny how that works.
dreadnaught/13 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 3:02 PM
hey, bubblehead:

I never knew some ICE agent someplace got shot. Were they Cubans? Many lifers get shot in Cuba. Once in a while a US Border Patrol agent is shot. But ICE guys raid slaughterhouses and taco shops. They don't mess with the southern border that I know of.

Unionized Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents are speaking out against the White House immigration reform plan and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Agents claim the White House has completely shut them out of discussions about how immigration reform will affect the safety of agents, specifically of those working along the dangerous southwest Border with Mexico.

"We went directly to the Obama administration as well as the AFL-CIO with real matters of life and death for unionized American law enforcement officers and they shunned us," explained Crane, "we're talking about 50,000 AFL-CIO affiliate members.  We asked both the AFL-CIO...