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ICE officers: Obama holdovers controlling immigration

Article publisher: 
World Net Daily
Article date: 
November 17, 2017
Article category: 
National News
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When Donald Trump formally announced his candidacy for president in June 2015, he made combating illegal immigration a central theme, famously promising to “build a great wall.”

His vow to clean up the system and enforce existing immigration laws prompted the National ICE Council, which represents the nation’s immigration-enforcement officers, to give him their endorsement, the first time the council endorsed a presidential candidate.

But now the same group has set up a website to declare to the president and the nation that he has “betrayed” them, the Washington Times reported.

Trump, the officers charge, has left in place Obama officials who are thwarting the new president’s objective of enforcing immigration laws.

“ICE Officers grudgingly admit that the only President they ever endorsed hasn’t kept his word, and many officers now feel betrayed,” the officers state on the website...