The murder victim’s granddaughter hits cities of shrine close to Trump event before president orders the deployment of Border Patrol elite in 10 cities to strengthen ICE and tackle illegal migrants
- BORTAC agents are deployed immediately to strengthen ICE enforcement
- Heavily armed agents undergo ‘debilitating’ training comparable to Special Forces
- They are also sent to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, New Orleans, Detroit and Newark, New Jersey
- Comes in the middle of an escalating battle between Trump and the sanctuary of the Democrats
The Trump government uses highly trained officers to encourage the arrest of unauthorized immigrants in a number of cities, the final step in a fight against places that have a “sanctuary” policy to protect them from eviction.
Members of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) will be among the officers deployed in cities to assist immigration and customs enforcement or ICE.
They are being sent to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, New Orleans, Detroit and Newark, New Jersey, said CBP spokesperson Lawrence Payne Friday in a statement.
BORTAC agents undergo a ‘comprehensive’ training program designed to ‘reflect’ aspects of American Special Operation Forces courses, according to details about the program published on the CBP website. The unit was launched in 1984 in response to riots in immigration detention centers.
The Trump administration uses highly trained BORTAC agents (see photo above) to stimulate arrests of unauthorized immigrants in a number of reception cities
BORTAC agents undergo a ‘comprehensive’ training program designed to ‘reflect’ aspects of American Special Operation Forces courses. A BORTAC agent monitors above the border
Countless cities and provinces governed by democrats have adopted policies to limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement, making them a target for Republican President Donald Trump, who has made immigration the center of his re-election campaign.
The step to stimulate ICE support in the targeted cities, first reported by the New York Times, marks the latest escalation in the administration’s struggle against these places and is only a few days after the Justice Department initiated legal proceedings. the state of New Jersey and King County, Washington, where Seattle is located.
The Department of Homeland Security said last week that it would prohibit New Yorkers from acquiring new and innovative Global Entry passes and participating in three programs that allow faster journeys between the United States, Canada and Mexico, which could enable hundreds of thousands of travelers meet.
“ICE uses CBP to complement enforcement activities in response to resource challenges arising from sanctuary policies,” said Matthew T. Albence, acting director of ICE.
Numerous cities and provinces governed by democrats have adopted policies to limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement, making them a target for Trump
The BORTAC agents are sent to New York (above), Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, New Orleans, Detroit and Newark, New Jersey
Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) keep their weapons next to an armored vehicle before exercises in Mission, Texas, November 8, 2018
“As we have noted for years, our officers in jurisdictions where it is not permitted to take custody of aliens from prison are forced to make large arrests of criminal aliens released into communities,” he said. .
The implementation runs from February to May, the New York Times reported, citing a CBP email.
The move attracted criticism from some, including Ayanna Pressley, a Democratic Congresswoman from Massachusetts whose district includes Boston.
“Let’s be clear, this step has nothing to do with public security, but only to promote the agenda of the Trump administration to intimidate and take revenge on cities that uphold the dignity and humanity of our immigrant neighbors,” said them in a mailed statement. “We won’t stand for this.”