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Against the backdrop of an unresolved and still unfolding family separation crisis, on Monday, President Trump’s White House will host a “celebration” of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents – law enforcement bodies notorious for corruption, rape, forgery, and abuse.
According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, “In the past week alone, agents have been charged with rape, sexual assault, strangulation, entrapment, and forced labor. Just curious: will any of these agents be at the White House pep rally on Monday?”
Here’s a sampling of the kinds of abuses and crimes committed by what are widely regarded as some of the worst law enforcement agencies in the nation (see this POLITICO piece, entitled, “The Green Monster, How the Border Patrol became America’s most out-of-control law enforcement agency.”)
Sharry added, “Instead of using ICE and Border Patrol agents as a backdrop for a midterm political rally, perhaps Trump, Nielsen and Stephen Miller should hold an emergency meeting with ICE and CBP to discuss how to immediately comply with the family reunification court order whose deadline passed three weeks ago.”