Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar simply gave up the sport and is demanding the Trump administration make Immigration and Customs Enforcement cease all deportations of unlawful immigrants instantly due to the coronavirus.
Ilhan Omar just isn’t the one one, a gaggle of 14 different Dems despatched a letter yesterday to performing Secretary of Homeland Safety Chad Wolf the place they demanded that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) droop all deportations.
However they weren’t accomplished. They need Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to freeze in-person immigration courtroom proceedings.
“Immigration detention amenities, even earlier than the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, have been breeding grounds for sickness,” Omar and 14 different Democrats wrote.
“For detainees who’re immunocompromised or in any other case prone to the worst penalties of contracting COVID-19, holding them in detention could also be actually a matter of life and loss of life,” they stated.
“Deporting individuals who might have been uncovered to coronavirus to both nations which have few or no instances or to nations with weak well being care infrastructure is an unacceptable danger to take,” the letter added.
“Many nations, together with the USA, are implementing strict border controls throughout this pandemic, and we should always make no exception for ICE Air and deportations.”
The letter was additionally signed by Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Joseph P. Kennedy, Raúl M. Grijalva, Barbara Lee, David E. Value, Scott Peters, Hank Johnson, Jr., Mark Takano, Judy Chu, Tony Cárdenas, Jan Schakowsky, Debbie Dingell, Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Mark Pocan.
Rashida Tlaib simply issued her plan for the coronavirus and it included direct money fee to unlawful immigrants.