On Thursday, after days of internecine warfare, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez found something they could agree upon: giving legal advice to illegal immigrants as to how they could hide from agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) who are scheduled to conduct raids on Sunday in ten major cities across the nation.
Pelosi stated at a press conference: “An ICE deportation warrant is not the same as a deportation warrant. If that is the only document ICE brings to a home raid, agents do not have the legal right to enter a home. If ICE agents don’t have a warrant signed by a judge, a person may refuse to open the door and let them in. An administrative order of removal from ICE or immigration authorities is simply not enough. Families belong together; everyone in our country has rights. Many of these families are mixed-status families.”
“If ICE agents don’t have a