February 11, 2019
Negotiations over securing and building a border wall have reached an impasse Sunday as bipartisan talks are failing and both sides are edging closer to a government shutdown this Friday. Further, Democrats are pushing to weaken Immigration and Customs Enforcement, proposing drastic limitations on beds and weakening the agencies effectiveness to hold criminal illegal immigrants, said Tom Homan, former ICE Director.
Border Patrol agents apprehend illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande Valley sector, 2014.McAllen, Texas. (Photo: Sara Carter)
He told SaraACarter.com Sunday that the proposal is a serious security issue that is unacceptable.
“The Dems proposal will result in tens of thousands of criminal aliens and other illegal aliens that are currently detained pending a court hearing or removal to be released into our communities,” said Homan.
He noted the proposals are “making this entire country a sanctuary.”
It will result in “a rush to the border because incoming aliens will know there is no consequence for their actions,” Homan added.
“As I have said all year, the Dems may not abolish ICE but they will cripple them and make them ineffective by severely harming their operational budget.”
Trump’s Sunday Tweets
President Trump is also showing his frustration. In a slew of Tweets Sunday, the president held Democrats responsible for failures over the past week to come to a resolution. He said the negotiations are failing because Democrats refuse to offer reasonable solutions to proposed legislation.
“Now, with the terrible offers being made by them to the Border Committee, I actually believe they want a Shutdown,” said Trump.
It was a very bad week for the Democrats, with the GREAT economic numbers, The Virginia disaster and the State of the Union address. Now, with the terrible offers being made by them to the Border Committee, I…