By: Red Pill | 07-31-2017 | News
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Texas, 17 Sheriff’s Departments Partnering With ICE

Newly organized partnerships between both federal immigration agents and local law enforcement are booming thus far in 2017, growing to at least 59 agencies in at least 18 states, according to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's website.

In the great state of Texas, seventeen Sheriff's departments are now approved under President Trump to officially partner in ICE's new 287(g) program, which gives the lone star law enforcement the by far the most agencies working alongside the federal government of any state in the union to combat illegal immigration.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">17 Texas sheriff&#39;s approved to partner with ICE <a href=""></a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Crossroads Today (@CrossroadsToday) <a href="">July 28, 2017</a></blockquote>

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By comparison, only three Texas Sheriff’s Departments were ICE partners in 2016 under Obama, who's administration refused to respect federal immigration laws.

Harris County, the largest Sheriff’s agency in Texas, dropped the program earlier this year citing costs and civil rights concerns from their highly liberal city councils.

However Officers and Deputies from the new partner agencies, which include the counties of Galveston, Montgomery, and Waller; will now receive additional funding, training, and computers that they can use to cross-check ICE immigration databases for people who are arrested and processed in local jails for anything for any crime from a traffic ticket to the capital offense of murder.

Sheriff Henry Trochesset of the Galveston County Sheriff’s Department said his agency may send as many as 10 additional officers to get the training and tools needed to "confirm who individuals are before we release them", and to “determine whether they're wanted by federal immigration agencies or by anyone else.”

Many new Texas partners include rural Sheriffs whose turf runs along a major highway corridor that stretches from the south of Houston to the U.S.-Mexico border, all it which are hotspots for human trafficking and crime.

The government’s 287(g) partnership program declined immensely under President Barack Obama, for which the Sheriff's offices say he needs to be held accountable for the increase of crime from illegals in their communities.

Under the new program, named for section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, ICE intended to provide training to local officers on how to use its databases and how to question detainees about their immigration status in local lock-up to ensure the streets are kept clear of these foreign invaders.

That hasn't stopped the ultra liberal ACLU lawyers and other civil rights advocates from making the argument that ICE's detainer program, even without additional local law enforcement participation, is leading to ‘civil rights violations and wrongful detentions’, something that both ICE and the law enforcement of Texas deny, because these people are essentially federal criminals the moment they cross the border illegally.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Collaboration between ICE and Texas sheriff&#39;s deputies is likely to increase fivefold April 6: <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Kolten Parker (@KoltenParker) <a href="">March 23, 2017</a></blockquote>

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Such partnerships have attracted an increased interest, particularly from Texas agencies, under pro-detention and deportation policies announced by President Donald Trump.

Local sheriffs who applied for the program in 2017 have showed great appreciation to President Trump's Administration in providing their communities with the help they need to screen inmates for potentially dangerous immigrants or fugitives and to better protect public safety.

Texas now has by far the most ICE 287(g) partnerships of any state. By comparison, just four Arizona law enforcement agencies have them. In California, only one department, the Orange County Sheriff's Office, partners with ICE.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez still honors ICE detainer requests for his department but no longer dedicates 10 deputies to the county's jail-based ICE partnership full time at an annual cost of $675,000.

Nationally, the program has grown from 38 departments in February to 59 as of Friday, which is a major growth according to the latest ICE contract postings.

After President Trump's Administration ensured the agencies that they would have unlimited access to fighting illegal immigration, the social justice ACLU urged ICE via multiple letters not to approve the applications of most of those Texas departments.

In a direct attempt to subvert the President’s Administration and his authority, most of these Civil rights attorneys try and get a single marxist Judge to halt progress from the President of the United States, something that is unheard of until this year but we're seeing used often.

The ACLU have raised concerns about Texas jail conditions, based on nonsense without any evidence, and noted that several of the proposed partners which are including Montgomery County, separately earn income from housing ICE detainees.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">AUSTIN - TEXAS<br>Under ICE&#39;s 287(g) program, sheriff&#39;s office personnel are trained so that people jailed locally… <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; MCCAII (@MccaiiTx) <a href="">May 14, 2017</a></blockquote>

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While it's true that Sheriff's departments receive additional funding for housing illegal inmates, the long term costs to each county and the federal government are paid back by the billions it saves removing these illegals who would suck the welfare dry from Americans.

Astrid Dominguez, who is an ‘immigrant rights strategist’ for the ACLU, said Friday she doesn't believe that having local law enforcement do ICE work will make communities any safer. Such is an ignorant statement from a person who's entire job title is to literally protect illegal criminals.

She said she worries the partnerships "will divert resources from essential public safety." The Sheriff's officers, however, counter that with the statistics which show the only real public safety issue is from the illegal aliens.


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Anonymous No. 5881 2017-07-31 : 00:14

Now this is important, do not go on holiday and get a suntan. If mistaken for illegals remember that the police now have the right to smash your face repeatedly into the hood of the car and President Trump will pardon them so you'll get nothing. Have a nice noniday :)

Anonymous No. 5890 2017-07-31 : 04:31


You can't pardon an illegal. The constitution doesn't apply

Anonymous No. 5929 2017-08-01 : 00:29

???? I hope you're really not that stupid and that you even vaguely understood what I(5881) wrote, otherwise may I suggest adult learning, or any learning for that matter.

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