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Why do Dems want to abolish ICE?

In recent weeks, Democrats in the House and Senate, along with progressive liberals like Cynthia Nixon in NY and most recently insurgent Democrat candidate for Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have been demanding ICE be abolished and all immigration enforcement be ended. You are doing a fantastic job of keeping us safe by eradicating the worst criminal elements. "Because they're going to get beaten so badly", Trump said, according to Fox News. "I love that issue if they're going to actually do that".

Cornell Law School immigration professor Stephen Yale-Loehr said it was "extremely unlikely" that Congress will do away with ICE.

Those calls took center stage nationally after the widespread anger over family separations and the surprise win of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over Joe Crowley in NY last week.

Homeland security investigators want out of ICE. Deportations fell from a high of 434,000 in 2013 to 344,000 in 2016.

Homan has been acting director since Trump took office and has overseen a surge in deportation arrests while advocating for Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration. They called for an end to the Trump administration policy that resulted in separating migrant families at the border and, as the viral protest heated up, began to chant: "Abolish ICE!"

Vitiello is the current acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and has served as a senior Border Patrol agent for several years. The Trump administration has asked a federal judge to allow the government to detain families together for longer than the current 20-day legal limit.

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In the past week, the position has gained traction with notable figures in the party, including New York Sen. "The city of Portland does not enforce federal immigration law, and I have been clear that Portland police will not be used to break up a nonviolent occupation on federal property of a federal agency that has its own police force".

Yet other Democrats fear that such a position is fraught for the party as Trump continues to paint immigrants as unsafe to put his political rivals on the defensive. "I did nothing wrong", he said. The Democrats obviously think they can make hay with the immigration issue, but I don't understand why. After a brief update on the June 28 mass shooting at an Annapolis, MD, newspaper, Tucker Carlson - who uses his platform to promote white nationalism - opened his show by denouncing #AbolishICE as an "ideological revolution on the left" and fearmongering about the criminals and drugs that he claimed would flood the country without ICE.

Progressive immigration rights activists - during both Republican and Democratic administrations - have come to view ICE as a rogue agency that terrorized immigrant communities. These are thoughts once relegated to the outermost fringes of the Democratic Party.

And after calls from leading Democrats including New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to abolish ICE, the president also tweeted his support of the embattled agency in a series of messages.

ICE has been in the center of the storm over family separations at the border. "I think "Abolish ICE" is where it is today because of her leadership". If you get rid of it, then what? Biden, however, has been critical of Trump's immigration policy as he considers a 2020 run.

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