08 Aug Rifts Within ICE on Deportation Policy
Posted at 13:41h in Deportation Defense, Politics 0 Comments
Curiously, many lawmakers on the Left are unhappy with Obama’s stance on illegal immigration and deportation, arguing its enforcement measures are too harsh. Even stranger, there’s now a rift within executive agencies. An article in the Washington Post reports “festering internal divisions” between political appointees and career officials Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Evidence of the divide:
- A union of immigration officers issued a vote of no confidence in ICE director John Morton
- 24 field managers who oversee detention and deportation sent a memo to Morton that challenged a number of recommended changes
- criticism by officers that the ICE leadership regularly changes its policies, depending on the political climate
To read the article, click here.