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Immigration 101: Who is Thomas Homan?

Thomas Homan is the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the federal immigration agency responsible for arresting and deporting undocumented immigrants. A career immigration official who has served under six Presidents, Homan previously served as ICE’s executive associate director of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) and is a 33-year law enforcement veteran. … Continue reading »

ICE Director Homan Call to Lock Up Local Officials is Dangerous, Unconstitutional and “Akin to a Totalitarian Thug”

This week on Fox News, acting ICE Director Thomas Homan took a page out of Donald Trump’s “lock them up” playbook by suggesting that we arrest and jail democratically elected officials of cities and states that are friendly to immigrants. “We’ve got to take them to court and we’ve got to start charging some of … Continue reading »

ICE Director Homan’s Cynical Anti-Immigrant Ploy Amid Northern California Wildfires

Northern California is recovering from devastating wildfires. Why is Thomas Homan interjecting a nonsense political agenda? This month, wildfires in the Napa and Sonoma regions of northern California killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes. Shortly after, right-wing news sites like Breitbart and Infowars (in their capacity as right-wing, race-baiting sites that use every shred … Continue reading »

As Trump Administration Seeks to Rev Up Deportation Machinery, Congress Needs to Provide Accountability, Not More Funding

As Administration Continues to Push False Public Safety Narrative, Arrests of Non-Criminals Skyrocket; DOJ Erodes Immigration Judges’ Independence; and DHS Threatens to Expand Immigration Jails and Workplace Raids – Showing Complete Politicization of Federal Immigration Policy The Trump Administration’s mass deportation policy has been on display over the past nine months, with cruel and un-American consequences. In … Continue reading »

ICE Director Homan Promises More Deportations of Immigrants Without Criminal Records, More Devastated Families

Yesterday, USA Today published an Alan Gomez interview with acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan in which Homan promised that the Administration’s immigration crackdown was just getting started: MIAMI — In the seven months since Thomas Homan was appointed to carry out President Trump’s promises to crack down on undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., he … Continue reading »

Going for Broke: After a Week of Dismal Failures, Trump Administration and Cohorts Try to Change Subject By Lashing Out At Immigrants

The Trump Administration and its hardline anti-immigrant allies are taking their assault against immigrants to disturbing new heights. As we noted yesterday, we are in dangerous times, as a presidency under siege is lashing out against immigrants with new venom. From new details of the Administration’s immigration enforcement agenda to the renewed push to end DACA … Continue reading »

Sessions, Homan Are Threatening Sanctuary Cities — But Law So Far Has Been on Immigrants’ Side

Attorney General Jeff Sessions hates immigrants, so it’s been no surprise that he also hates so-called “sanctuary cities” — places that allow immigrants to live in peace as long as they don’t commit any crimes. Sessions and the Trump Administration have tried to implement an executive order against sanctuary cities, threatened local officials with federal … Continue reading »

ICE Director Homan and TX Lt. Gov. Patrick Shamelessly Exploit Deaths of Migrants

The deaths of 10 migrants, found inside a tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio this weekend, is a human tragedy. Apparently, immigration hardliners believe that no tragedy should go to waste. ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan stated: Those folks that want to turn a blind eye to illegal immigration, this is what happens. … Continue reading »

Trump’s Political Police Force Plans to Move Against America’s Cities

Yesterday, The Hill reported that the Trump administration plans to use federal law enforcement agents in a campaign against American cities and counties who have challenged the Trump Administration’s mass deportation agenda. ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan laid out a plan to send hundreds of ICE agents to so-called “sanctuary cities” across the nation in what appears … Continue reading »

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