Skip to comments.Immigration officials shielded accused San Bernardino conspirator from ICE agents
Posted on 03/15/2016 8:41:38 PM PDT by doldrumsforgop
Federal immigration officers refused to let an armed team of agents into their office to detain the accused conspirator in Decembers San Bernardino terrorist attack, government officials acknowledged Tuesday, exposing an embarrassing lack of communication within the Department of Homeland Security.
Those who ran the legal immigration benefits office in San Bernardino refused to let a team from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement enter to detain and hold Enrique Marquez so the FBI could interview him later, Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, said. It turned out Mr. Marquez didnt show for the meeting at the immigration office, but Mr. Johnson said the lack of communication between U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the benefits branch, and Homeland Security Investigations, which is an enforcement division within the Homeland Security Department, was stunning.
We had a team, armed up, potentially dealing with a terrorist, they had a tip from the FBI that Mr. Marquez might be at the USCIS office, and the officer in charge of USCIS wouldnt allow HSI into the building, the senator said.
Even after discovering Mr. Marquez didnt show, the USCIS officers refused to turn over his immigration file to the enforcement agents, instead sending them away only with a photocopy of his picture, Mr. Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, said.
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1. why do we have a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a 'benefits branch' for illegals?
2. how did an illegal immigrant Eswin Mejia who was accused of killing a woman while driving DWI, be able to post bond? there were more red flags here than in a blast zone.
So, Sarah Root was gravely injured but still clinging to life so...
So, it was obviously Sarah’s fault. Not the ICE. (do I need the /s ?)
But the government really needs to be able to look into your Iphone or they cant possibly keep you safe.
The hell with Iphones, the FBI needs a backdoor into the immigration office! lol
This sounds vaguely like US govt. officials committed a FELONY.
I vote for #1, I would love to know the answer to that one too.
Yeah, SOME BODY should have been arrested.
The Administration NEEDS these dangerous people here, the better to maintain the SECURITY CRISIS premise that permits them to invade the digital privacy of law ABIDERS.
Their allies are people wishing to return to the 7th Century.
Their enemy is YOU.
And the US Constitution.
They WANT to maintain the fear and chaos.
This serves their PURPOSE.
Don't worry..! We'll PROTECT you..! We'll protect the HELL out of you..!
And the damn fools in the media wonder why Trump is leading.
Obviously she should have died quicker.
What we have is a Federal government that is, in reality, a feudal collection of various bureaucratic duchies. Each one pays lip service allegiance to the sovereign, but owes its highest allegiance to its own bureaucratic fiefdom. Each duchy recognizes no constraint on its power by Congress, the Courts or the American people. I believe they don’t really recognize the authority of he President of the United States. For example, in the case of IRS persecution of TEA Party groups, while it may have been the wishes of the President to deny non-profit status to TEA Party groups, the IRS was going to do that anyway regardless of what the President wanted. An IRS bureaucrat reads “TEA” as “RIF” and they will never willingly submit to that. So they willingly and eagerly persecuted those groups in an abuse of their bureaucratic power.
This is what you get when you have a bloated government that has becomefar too large, too pervasive, and too powerful.
Oh, and it has not escaped my attention that every federal agency, like every feudal duchy, has its own army. That is clearly on display here.
Hah. Good one!
I would hope that if/when Trump is elected people like this would hear ‘you’re fired!” Over a long distance phone line.
I’d be satisfied if that’s all he did all day. Lol
This is the kind of horse sh*t people are tired of watching. I hope it changing with some brass in the WH calling a few of these decision makers on the oval office carpet.
Oh goody! Now we have the potential for two armed groups within the government to have a standoff with automatic weapons!
“I hope it changing with some brass in the WH calling a few of these decision makers on the oval office carpet.”
Why, I’ll send the tooth fairy right over to see you! There are no decisonmakers in the Oval Office, only a bunch of black criminals “living ni—er rich” on the taxpayer’s dime! That old black bass turd that runs Zimbabwe is a better leader than Obola!
It says immigrants. Not sure if they’re being politically correct or if its also for the word the left hates, illegals. Do you know?
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