Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump Administration Moving Quickly to Build Up Nationwide Deportation Force

The Trump administration is quickly identifying ways to assemble a major nationwide deportation force, reports The Washington Post.

An internal Department of Homeland Security assessment obtained by The Post shows the agency has already found 33,000 more detention beds to house undocumented immigrants, opened discussions with dozens of local police forces that could be empowered with enforcement authority and identified where construction of Trump’s border wall could begin.

The agency also is considering ways to speed up the hiring of hundreds of new Customs and Border Patrol officers, including ending polygraph and physical fitness tests in some cases, according to the documents.

But according to the Bezos rag, plans could be held up by the prohibitive costs outlined in the internal report and resistance in Congress, where many lawmakers are already balking at approving billions in spending on the wall and additional border security measures.


1 comment:

  1. Democrats will fight to keep their voters from being expelled.