Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar believes it is “un-American” for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to capture and detain illegal aliens.
And, she wants the agency defunded because she doesn’t believe the work ICE does every single days matters.
Omar took to Twitter to respond to a report from MPR News, which detailed how the unprecedented influx in illegal aliens apprehended at the border has resulted in immigration officials not having enough space to hold them all.
MPR News reported that Sherburne County “sent the preliminary proposal in response to ICE’s request for additional detention space within 100 miles of its St. Paul field office at Fort Snelling, county officials confirmed.”
The detention space only holds 300 beds for ICE, which is why it asked for the expansion.
“ICE is requesting 500 beds from Sherburne County to detain immigrants. It’s un-American to criminalize immigrants for wanting