ACLU: Biden Guidance on ICE Arrets ‘Disappointing’

Recently, Joe Biden announced a new policy for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that most experts believe will cripple the agency.

However, as far as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is concerned, it did not go far enough.

Biden’s order basically outlawed the deportation of anyone other than those who have committed “aggravated felonies.”

Studies have shown that more than 90 percent of those that were deported in recent years would still be here by the new Biden order.

The ACLU, however, says that Biden went too far.

The organization stated, “The memo is a disappointing step backward from the Biden administration’s earlier commitments to fully break from the harmful deportation policies of both the Trump and Obama presidencies.”

The statement would go on to say that ICE can still “conduct operations that harm our communities and tear families apart.”

It continued, “The interim enforcement priorities detailed today import the injustices of the criminal legal system and will lead to continued disproportionate deportations of Black and Brown immigrants.”

Naureen Shah, ACLU Senior Advocacy and Policy Counsel added, “We expect better from the Biden administration, and believe that the next 90 days will continue to reaffirm the need to force ICE to downscale its operations, including by ending ICE programs that tap state and local law enforcement for immigration enforcement such as the 287(g) program and the use of ICE detainers.”

Republicans wholeheartedly disagree, already ringing alarms over the changes that have been implemented by Biden.

This week, Republicans on the House Oversight Committee penned a letter to the DHS Secretary, stating, “In addition to his reckless policies and executive actions, President Biden’s rhetoric relating to amnesty for millions of illegal aliens and gutting interior enforcement priorities is leading to a perfect storm on the southwest border.

“Without a radically different approach, a health, security, and humanitarian crisis is inevitable.”

If Biden caves anymore, we might as well toss every immigration law we have in this country right into the shredder.

Source: Fox News

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