Don't Lock Up Asylum-Seekers; Focus on the Real Domestic Threats we Face
“Worryingly, extremist groups have embraced ICE and CBP. The Federation for American Immigration Reform, founded by a white nationalist and eugenicist, supports programs deputizing local law enforcement as an extension of DHS’s deportation machine. A Political Research Associates report found over 100 sheriffs associated with extremist groups who have entered these so-called 287(g) programs — including in Brevard and Bradford counties in Florida.”
For two decades, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has targeted migrant families and asylum-seekers, while ignoring the threat of domestic terrorism by far-right white nationalists.