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  • Retiring ICE Chief: No One Has Done More for Border Security than Donald Trump

    07/01/2018 8:09:06 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 1, 208 | Timothy Meads
    Retiring U.S. Immigration and Customs Immigration Enforcement chief official, Thomas Homan, sat down with the Washington Examiner's Anna Giaritelli to discuss his time in the agency and what can be improved upon to increase border security. Homan remarked during the interview that, of the six administrations that he has worked for, no commander-in-chief has more positively impacted the border than President Trump. "It’s just a fact that our sitting president of one year has made a big difference," Homan said. "I've worked for six presidents. I started with Ronald Reagan...No one has done more for border [safety], public safety,...
  • ICE chief Thomas Homan is retiring tomorrow, but he's not going out quietly

    06/29/2018 2:42:19 AM PDT · by gattaca · 36 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 28, 2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is not going out quietly. The federal law enforcement agency chief is retiring from his post later this week, but not without having had the final word in a national fight over the role ICE plays. "It's just ridiculous what's going on," Homan told the Washington Examiner Thursday, his second-to-last day, at the agency's Washington, D.C., headquarters. Technically, Homan will be on the federal payroll until Saturday, but he will spend the day working remotely. In times of crisis, Red Cross fills in the government's gaps Watch Full Screen to...
  • ICE Director Fires Back at Nancy Pelosi: 'How Dare You' Call ICE Agents 'Cowardly'

    03/14/2018 7:39:03 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 44 replies
    FOX News ^ | 03/13/18 | FOX News Staff
    Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan had some strong words Tuesday for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who accused the Trump administration and ICE agents of carrying out "cowardly attacks" on illegal immigrants. Pelosi issued the statement after the Justice Department filed a lawsuit against California, claiming three recently passed state laws are deliberately interfering with federal immigration enforcement. “The people of California will not be bowed by the Trump administration’s brazen aggression and intimidation tactics," the California Democrat said. "Californians will continue to proudly keep our doors open to the immigrants who make America more American. We will fight this...
  • DOJ looking into possible obstruction charge against Oakland mayor who warned of ICE raid

    02/28/2018 2:08:29 PM PST · by jazusamo · 85 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 28, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    The Department of Justice is looking into whether Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf obstructed justice by warning Northern California residents of an impending raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The agency’s acting director, Thomas Homan, told “Fox & Friends” Wednesday morning that the DOJ is “reviewing” whether Schaaf broke any laws by telling her constituents ICE would be raiding the area in order to arrest people violating federal immigration laws.
  • ICE strikes deal with Florida sheriffs to hold illegal immigrants

    01/17/2018 11:51:53 AM PST · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 17, 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    Agreement is test for national detainer authority.More than a dozen Florida sheriffs announced a deal Wednesday that will allow them to hold illegal immigrants wanted by the federal government for deportation, in what’s likely to be a key test case for cities and countries eager to cooperate but worried about legal problems associated with helping the Trump administration. Known as the Basic Ordering Agreement, the deal struck between 17 Florida sheriffs and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would allow local authorities to hold illegal immigrants even beyond the time they normally would have to be released based on state or...
  • Trump's ICE chief call to arrest mayors of 'sanctuary cities' seen as 'outrageous threat'

    01/03/2018 12:04:50 PM PST · by Mariner · 72 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | January 3rd, 2018 | Todd J. Gillman James Barragán
    WASHINGTON - The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement wants the Justice Department to prosecute mayors and other political leaders in so-called "sanctuary cities" that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities. "We need to hold these politicians accountable for their actions," Thomas Homan told Fox News. "This isn't the America I grew up in. We got to take these sanctuary cities on. We got to take them to court. And we got to start charging some of these politicians with crimes." Such a policy would dramatically raise the stakes for immigrant-friendly cities and states that have clashed with the administration....
  • Sanctuary city standoff looms as ICE director vows agent surge

    07/21/2017 5:24:03 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 21, 2017 | Barnini Chakraborty
    he acting ICE director is vowing to use new resources to target undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities – a move likely to hit resistance from mayors and local law enforcement who previously have refused to cooperate with federal authorities. ICE Director Thomas Homan told The Washington Examiner he thinks sanctuary cities like New York and San Francisco are “ludicrous” and plans to direct extra agents to those areas. “What I want to get to is a clear understanding from everybody, from the congressmen to the politicians to law enforcement to those who enter the country illegally, that ICE is open...
  • ICE chief praises Trump, plans to send more agents to sanctuary cities

    07/19/2017 9:17:34 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 20 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 7/18/17 | Josh Delk
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Thomas Homan on Tuesday said he plans to further crack down on undocumented immigrants by sending more resources and agents to sanctuary cities. Homan told Washington Examiner on Tuesday that he plans to address "ludicrous" sanctuary cities. "In the America I grew up in, cities didn't shield people who violated the law," Homan told the publication. “What I want to get is a clear understanding from everybody, from the congressmen to the politicians to law enforcement to those who enter the country illegally, that ICE is open for business." "We’re going to enforce...
  • Official Who Released Criminal Aliens into U.S. for Obama Now Directing ICE

    07/05/2017 10:52:38 AM PDT · by be-baw · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 1, 2017 | BRANDON DARBY & ILDEFONSO ORTIZ
    The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under the Trump Administration is the same bureaucrat responsible for overseeing the release of violent criminal illegal aliens into U.S. communities under the Obama Administration. The acting director, Thomas Homan, previously headed Obama’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), a position where Homan helped direct the release of criminal illegal aliens. Homan received an award from President Obama for his work on immigration matters. The agents and officers in the National ICE Council are sounding the alarm that such a bureaucrat would somehow be chosen by the Trump Administration to lead...
  • ICE Director Thomas Homan Brings Atomic Sledgehammer of Truth…

    06/16/2017 6:18:14 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 7 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 16 June 2017 | sundance
    President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcer doubled down Friday on recent comments that undocumented immigrants “should be afraid” under the Trump administration. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan said in an interview today that he has “zero regrets” about his remarks before Congress this week, expanding on them. “It needed to be said,” Homan told CNN on the sidelines of a Central American prosperity and security conference. “And by me saying you should be worried, you should be afraid — if you lie on your taxes, you’ve got to be worried, ‘Is the IRS going to audit me?’ …...
  • BREAKING: Trump has sacked Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Daniel Ragsdale

    01/30/2017 7:33:42 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 227 replies
    BREAKING: Trump has sacked Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Daniel Ragsdale