You read the above right…
That’s how fucked up the immigration politics have become from the Trump White House against the people running the countries Borders….
Lets be clear…
There IS a fight going on here….
Political people pushing outright illegality vs career people trying hold back their efforts….
A political covering group vs the employee’s ….
Just as it is other law enforcement like the FBI….
Our country is under attack by the very people that are suppose to provide leadership….
And the American Congress seems unable to step in and defend its civil servants…
This is NOT about Immigration….
This is about Right and Wrong….
Good Bless those fighting in the trenches against the Trump crazies….
White House officials have tried to pressure U.S. immigration authorities to release detainees onto the streets of “sanctuary cities” to retaliate against President Trump’s political adversaries, according to Department of Homeland Security officials and email messages reviewed by The Washington Post.
Trump administration officials have proposed transporting detained immigrants to sanctuary cities at least twice in the past six months — once in November, as a migrant caravan approached the U.S. southern border, and again in February, amid a standoff with Democrats over funding for Trump’s border wall.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s district in San Francisco was among those the White House wanted to target, according to DHS officials. The administration also considered releasing detainees in other Democratic strongholds.
White House officials first broached the plan in a Nov. 16 email, asking officials at several agencies whether members of the caravan could be arrested at the border and then bused “to small- and mid-sized sanctuary cities,” places where local authorities have refused to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation.
The White House told U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that the plan was intended to alleviate a shortage of detention space but also served to send a message to Democrats. The attempt at political retribution raised alarm within ICE, with a top official responding that it was rife with budgetary and liability concerns, and noting that “there are PR risks as well.”
After the White House pressed again in February, ICE’s legal department rejected the idea as inappropriate and rebuffed the administration….