"Crime would be rampant and uncontrollable!"
Homeland Security Investigations, which includes more than 6,000 agents, describes itself as an investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security and a vital asset in "combating criminal organizations illegally exploiting America's travel, trade, financial and immigration systems".
More than 700 planned marches drew hundreds of thousands of people across the country, from immigrant-friendly cities like NY and Los Angeles to conservative Appalachia and in to the front lawn of a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas, near a detention centre where migrant children were being held in cages.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., joins activists at the Supreme Court in Washington, June 28, 2018.
"I believe that it has become a deportation force, and I think you should separate the criminal justice from the immigration issues and I think you should re-imagine ice under a new agency with a very different mission and take those two missions out", Sen.
And Sen. Bernie Sanders is reminding people he voted against the establishment of the agency.
A Republican push for a comprehensive immigration bill that would have, among other things, addressed the family separation issue failed on Wednesday, with more than 100 Republicans voting against the measure. You don't rip little children away from the arms of their mother'. Meanwhile, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stance that ICE should be abolished has gained prominence since her longshot victory in Tuesday's Democratic congressional primary over U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in NY.
Sergio Ramos left in tears after Spain crash out of World Cup
His shot from a tight angle forces Akinfeev into a save! Their match against Spain didn't exactly get off to a dream start. Despite the added time of two minutes, both times retreated for the 15-minute break with the scoreboard flashing 1-1.
Batshuayi reacts to painful goal celebration
Following the social media storm, an unfortunately fitting new nickname emerged for the 24-year-old: Michy Bashyoureye. And his teammate Axel Witsel, rested for the game along with several other Belgian big guns, clearly enjoyed it.
European Union leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festers
Berlin's other idea is to send back those asylum seekers who make it to countries like Germany to the states of their first arrival, like Italy.
Duckworth also told CNN that she has not received a response from the White House to a letter asking how the administration plans to reunite immigrant children with their families. However, it is Customs and Border Protection, a separate division under DHS, that carried out the policy, sending parents to face prosecution at federal courthouses while their children were turned over to Health and Human Services.
"Instead of being insulted with politically-motivated attacks, the men and women of ICE should be praised for risking life and limb every day in the name of national security and public safety", Johnson said in a statement.
Meanwhile the agency has a new chief after its current head retired.
Federal law enforcement officers took nine people into custody Thursday during a sweep of protesters at the Southwest Macadam Avenue headquarters of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Her jacket had "I really don't care, do U?" scrawled across the back, and that message has become a rallying cry for Saturday's protesters.
To the great and courageous men and women of ICE, do not worry or lose your spirit.
"The Liberal Left, also known as the Democrats, want to get rid of ICE, who do a fantastic job, and want Open Borders". Next it will be all police.
Across the nation, ICE has never seemed more visible as anger continues over the separation of families under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy.