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ICE Director Thomas Homan had some strong words Tuesday for
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who accused the Trump
administration and ICE agents of carrying out "cowardly attacks"
on illegal immigrants.
the statement after the Justice
Department filed a lawsuit against California, claiming three
recently passed state laws are deliberately interfering with
federal immigration enforcement.
people of California will not be bowed by the Trump
administration’s brazen aggression and intimidation tactics,"
the California Democrat said. "Californians will continue to
proudly keep our doors open to the immigrants who make America
more American. We will fight this sham lawsuit and will fight
all cowardly attacks on our immigrant communities.”
responded on "Varney & Co." defending his officers for
putting "their lives on the line" each day for their country
how dare you call them cowardly," he said.
pointed out that the criminal illegal immigrants ICE targeted in
recent raids were the ones who were actually terrorizing
immigrant communities, as they are charged with serious offenses
such as assault and murder.
went in there and removed these people from the community. So
that's far from terrorizing. We're protecting people, we're
protecting the American public," Homan said.
also weighed in on San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy
apologizing after ICE agents managed to interview an inmate in
a San Francisco jail earlier this month.
staff made a mistake and I have to hold myself accountable,”
The San Francisco Chronicle on Monday. “I apologize
on behalf of the department. I feel embarrassed by it. I’ve
taken steps to make sure it never happens again.”
went on to say ICE was "testing our defenses and they
found some weak points." Homan said it's "just ridiculous"
that a law enforcement officer would apologize for ICE agents
gaining access to someone who was in the country illegally and
was arrested for committing another crime.