Damian Dovarganes / APMotorists cruise around the Silver Lake Reservoir in a “Reunite Our Families Now!” rally to protest deportations in Los Angeles on March 6, 2021. (Damian Dovarganes / AP)
President Joe Biden has nominated Texas sheriff and Trump critic Ed Gonzalez to be head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez is a Democrat who opposed Trump’s move to deport many illegal immigrants.
“I do not support ICE raids that threaten to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, the vast majority of whom do not represent a threat to the U.S,” Gonzalez wrote in a 2019 Facebook post, according to Reuters. “The focus should always be on clear & immediate safety threats.”
Gonzalez thus opposed the rule of law when it comes to immigrant deportation. The rule of law is a fundamental concept in the U.S.: It means that the law is more important to follow