Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan lit into leading California Democrats Monday, saying they were deliberately distorting the nature and purpose of recent immigration operations in the state.
Homan singled out House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who in February said a targeted ICE operation in northern California was a “bigoted” attempt to “terrorize innocent immigrant families.”
Pelosi’s comments were “beyond the pale,” the ICE chief said.
“Our ICE officers are protecting immigrant communities” by arresting criminal aliens who live among law-abiding immigrants, Homan told reporters. ICE officers “don’t arrest innocent people” during targeted operations, Homan said and added they arrest only those with previous criminal convictions or pending orders of removal.
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