President Donald Trump Monday night, less than 24 hours before he officially kicks off his re-election campaign, leaked details of a secret U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation that has been in the planning stages for months.
U.S. officials with knowledge of the "preparations have said in recent days that the operation was not imminent", and following Trump's tweets, ICE officials said they "were not aware that the president planned to divulge their enforcement plans on Twitter", The Washington Post reported Monday.
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US President Donald Trump still wants to build a border wall with Mexico. And the very act of announcing the action itself raises questions, because, as Miroff and Sacchetti note, "publicizing a future law enforcement operation is unheard of at ICE". The "millions" in his tweets referred to the more than 1 million people in the United States with final deportation orders, meaning a judge has decided they be deported, according to an administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity to explain the president's tweets.
ICE declined to say whether Trump's tweets referred to a specific operation in the works, but USA officials acknowledged privately that they are preparing to move forward with their long-planned blitz to take thousands of families into custody.
Now, the agency faces stiff resistance from local authorities and many more hindrances in its efforts to track migrants down in the community. He recently dropped a threat to slap tariffs on Mexico after the country agreed to step up immigration enforcement efforts.
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The flow of Central American migrants has risen dramatically during his administration. Its record of deportations was relatively low even before that, however.
Some in Mr. Trump's administration believe decisive shows of force - such as mass arrests - can serve as effective deterrents, sending a message to those considering making the journey to the USA that it's not worth the effort. There were 1,662 in family detention, also at capacity, and one of the family detention centers is now housing single adults.
"You talk about obstruction of justice, I would recommend that you look into obstruction of justice for the mayor of Oakland California", Trump noted at the time. Lawmakers and immigrant advocates expressed alarm and outrage at the possibility that ICE would go forward with the plan, which risks separating parents and children as agents fan out to knock on doors and make mass arrests.
Hoyer is among several House Democrats who wrote a letter to Trump on June 6 asking him to abandon his plans, saying they worry it will "create the appearance of a televised, partisan campaign rally on the Mall at public expense". "Know you should continue to send your kids to camp and summer school, and know that you should feel confident going to work".
He added: "We are excited to open these new areas so that more visitors may experience this year's Independence Day celebration in our nation's capital".
Three weeks ago there were 4,200 illegal migrants arriving at the USA border daily, and that has now dropped to 2,600 a day, according to a Mexican official.