Skip to comments.ICE Agents Shut Out of Immigration Reform Talks By White House
Posted on 02/03/2013 7:28:09 AM PST by TurboZamboni
It looks like unionized Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents are starting to make some noise against the White House and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka about being shut out of talks involving immigration reform. They expressed concern about how such reform would affect federal agents, specifically those that are in the Border Patrol and work along the United States/Mexico border.
Yahoo News reports,Unions did have at one point some differences on the issue, but the entire labor movement is entirely behind this now, Trumka said. Well be at the table the whole time this thing is being developed to make sure it meets the needs of workers. Once its drafted, he continued, well be pushing this thing [with a] full-fledged campaign aimed at both public opinion and wary lawmakers.
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Why would either the union or Obama care about agents. To them, a dead agent is another dead voter.
The unanimous no confidence vote from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) rank-and-file union came about because management is abandoning its mission of protecting the public in order to support a political agenda including amnesty unnerves ICE agents.
The National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council of the American Federation of Government Employees, includes at least 7,000 ICE agents and employees, voted a resounding 259-0 for a resolution telling management of their "growing dissatisfaction and concern" of Assistant Secretary John Morton, who now heads ICE. The vote of no confidence also reached to Phyllis Coven, assistant director for the ICE agency's office of detention policy and planning as well.
nobama’s number one talent appears to be the ability to politicize anything.