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Democrats Demand: Freeze ICE, Shrink Deportations of Economic Migrants

Democrats are using the 2019 budget debate to block the deportations of economic migrants who get past border guards while allowing the deportations of some dangerous criminals. The goal was sketched in a statement from Democratic Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, who is part of the 17-member committee now trying to draft a 2019 budget for the Department of Homeland Security. She represents a Los Angeles district where almost 90 percent of the population is Latino, and which likely includes many illegal migrants who face possible deportation. Her statement said: For far too long, the…

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Donald Trump: ‘Crazy’ Democrats Trying to Stop ICE from Deporting Illegal Immigrants

President Donald Trump reacted Monday to new demands from House Democrats to cap the detention of illegal immigrants in the United States. “The Democrats do not want us to detain, or send back, criminal aliens!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “This is a brand new demand. Crazy!” Democrats on the bipartisan compromise border security committee to fund the wall issued a demand for a “cap” on the number of beds used for detained illegal immigrants. “For far too long, the Trump administration has been tearing communities apart with its cruel immigration…

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Democrats’ Proposal for U.S.-Mexico Border Talks Includes … Billion-dollar ‘Polar Icebreaker’

Democrats unveiled their proposal for addressing the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border this week, and it includes funding for a new polar icebreaker for the U.S. Coast Guard. The proposal, unveiled Wednesday at the first meeting of the conference committee to negotiate a bipartisan solution, was presented by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), and is the Democratic Party’s official position. Roybal-Allard told the House-Senate Conference Committee on Homeland Security (emphasis added; video from C-SPAN below): The proposal I’ve presented will be the basis for the House majority position for this conference. …

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Dem Rep. Roybal-Allard: Republicans ‘Have the Responsibility’ to Keep Government Open

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) said Republicans “have the responsibility and the power to keep our government open.” “Hello. I’m Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard of California’s 40th Congressional District, and I serve as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. Appropriators understand we have a critical responsibility that transcends politics: to keep our government funded, so it can serve the needs of the American people. Unfortunately, House Republicans and the President have – once again – walked away from that responsibility. Due to…

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