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Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:31 PM

Border Patrol Will Deploy Elite Tactical Agents to Sanctuary Cities

Source: New York Times

Border Patrol Will Deploy Elite Tactical Agents to Sanctuary Cities

By Caitlin Dickerson and Zolan Kanno-Youngs
Feb. 14, 2020
Updated 3:02 p.m. ET

The Trump administration is deploying law enforcement tactical units from the southern border as part of a supercharged arrest operation in sanctuary cities across the country, an escalation in the president’s battle against localities that refuse to participate in immigration enforcement.

The specially trained officers are being sent to cities including Chicago and New York to boost the enforcement power of local ICE officers, according to two officials who are familiar with the secret operation. Additional agents are expected to be sent to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, New Orleans, Detroit and Newark, N.J.

The move reflects President Trump’s persistence in cracking down on sanctuary cities, localities that have refused to cooperate in handing over immigrants targeted for deportation to federal authorities. It comes soon after the Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security announced a series of measures that will affect both American citizens and immigrants living in those places.

Lawrence Payne, a spokesman for Customs and Border Protection, confirmed the agency was deploying 100 officers to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which conducts arrests in the interior of the country, “in order to enhance the integrity of the immigration system, protect public safety, and strengthen our national security.”

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/us/Border-Patrol-ICE-Sanctuary-Cities.html



Hat tip, Joe.My.God:

Elite Border Patrol Tactical Units To Hit Sanctuary Cities
February 14, 2020

https://www.joemygod.com/2020/02/elite-border-patrol-tactical-units-to-hit-sanctuary-cities/

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Reply Border Patrol Will Deploy Elite Tactical Agents to Sanctuary Cities (Original post)
mahatmakanejeeves Friday OP
lunasun Friday #1
Miguelito Loveless Friday #3
Blues Heron Friday #9
2naSalit Friday #2
abqtommy Friday #4
TeamPooka Friday #16
Thomas Hurt Friday #5
captain queeg Friday #8
msongs Friday #6
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mzmolly Friday #24
htuttle Friday #10
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Normanart Friday #12
Wuddles440 Friday #13
BlueIdaho Friday #14
bucolic_frolic Friday #19
defacto7 Friday #15
ashredux Friday #17
PupCamo Friday #21
aggiesal Friday #18
DENVERPOPS Friday #30
Warpy Friday #20
CanonRay Friday #22
bluedigger Friday #23
woundedkarma Friday #25
Corgigal Friday #26
Joinfortmill Friday #32
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Yeehah Friday #28
Lindsay Friday #29
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Gidney N Cloyd Friday #33
Nitram Friday #34

Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:36 PM

1. Heavily Armed Border Patrol Tactical Units .. BORTAC..sound so safe for everyone in town

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Response to lunasun (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:41 PM

3. So, what happens when these testosterone intoxicated

junior g-men go running into some building heavily armed and the local constabulary gets a call about a gang war, or terrorist attack, and shows up with their testosterone-intoxicated "tactical" squad?

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Response to Miguelito Loveless (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:52 PM

9. An ICE hothead shot a person in Brooklyn just last week

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:39 PM

2. It's now official.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:42 PM

4. I'll pray for the safety of the Tactical Agents. I don't see this working out well for them.

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Response to abqtommy (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:30 PM

16. I'm gonna pray too. For that. The things not working out part

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:47 PM

5. Nice we have a Waffen SS now....

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Response to Thomas Hurt (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:51 PM

8. Nah the Waffen SS were attached to the army. These guys are like regular SS

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:48 PM

6. it's the new SS are they gonna have black uniforms with twin lightning bolt insignias nt

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:49 PM

7. Sorry, but heavily armed tactical agents sounds like nazi, gestapo, SS to me.

The kind who like to sit around fondling their expensive guns.

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Response to captain queeg (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:26 PM

24. Agree.

Insane times.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:55 PM

10. Are we the baddies?


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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 04:55 PM

11. I45 is awfully good at being racist.

Sucks he managed to blunder his fat ass into the oval office and found he still didn't have enough power.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:01 PM

12. Coming soon

Breaking news...the early morning raid by ICE tactical troops killed an entire family of US citizens thought to be protecting undocumented workers. In fact, the family thought they were being attacked by gang members, and had grabbed kitchen utensils and broomsticks to defend themselves. No undocumented workers were found at the scene. ICE spokesperson Ima Lyer said “They should not have armed themselves.”

Not a true story...yet.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:14 PM

13. I would anticipate...

more of these types of paramilitary units being deployed in the near future. Il Douche and his henchmen continue to test and probe to see how the general public reacts to their increasingly aggressive tactics. Apathy and indifference only emboldens them. And don't think this just will be limited to operations focused on immigration. They're laying the foundation for expanding such enforcement measures to other segments of our society that appear to threaten their authoritarian policies.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:24 PM

14. The Gestapo is coming to town...

How very Trumpian of them...

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Response to BlueIdaho (Reply #14)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:48 PM

19. +100

political military police

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:28 PM

15. So, we have arrived.

Die Anschluß... if we allow it.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:36 PM

17. Brown Shirts....this is how the decline starts....

Watch....next I undocumented folks will have to wear armbands

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Response to ashredux (Reply #17)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:07 PM

21. they'll be dragged to concentration camps

do you think trump is going to let anyone just walk around when he can put them in cages

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:45 PM

18. I thought that Border Patrol agents had to be within 100 miles of an international border ...

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Response to aggiesal (Reply #18)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:58 PM

30. Aggie, at this point

do you think the Republicans give a rats ass about any rule of law, including the constitution.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:59 PM

20. Oh, goody, another waste of money

I live in a sanctuary city, which means our local cops, already stretched to the limit, aren't expected to do La Migra's work for it. It has also meant ICE agents have been evicted from courtrooms as a disruption and disincentive for any Hispanic accused of a crime or presented as a witness to show up at a trial, whether or not they're citizens, as all Hispanics were getting harassed.

The state does notify ICE if an undocumented alien is convicted of a crime. However, people just doing their jobs and paying their taxes are not being required to show identification by every cop on the street. It is simply unworkable.

I notice the infection of orange slime mold is only going after Hispanic, Arabs, and Africans, while leaving Europeans and Canadians who have overstayed alone. There are plenty of the latter here as retirees.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:15 PM

22. The cities should not respond to any calls for backup or assistance from these armed gangs.

Let them fend for themselves.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:19 PM

23. They should deploy to all his resorts.

He'd lose a lot of cheap labor, but think of the room rates he could charge!

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:32 PM

25. The Mayors and Governors need to say no.

They need to put the police or whoever they can in front of these guys and say NO.

Anything less is a capitulation to our equivalent of hitler.

Sorry I didn't go far enough with this so.. EDIT:

This has been coming for a while. Everyone here on DU has seen it. We point it out. And then we kind of laugh it off.

This is trump building a personal army.

It isn't humorously like the SS or whatever.. THIS IS IT.

Their ranks will swell with all the racists in the country. All the trumpwhores will join if they can. Until the point when they're too big to stop.

Things are picking up. Will we still have a country on the 4th?

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:40 PM

26. Kent state

Part 2?

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Response to Corgigal (Reply #26)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:17 PM

32. I remember

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:43 PM

27. The Nazis are coming! The Nazis are coming!

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:45 PM

28. The Gestapo comes to America

Immigrants today, liberals tomorrow.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:46 PM

29. I saw this tweet from a professor

of poli sci at Dartmouth that summed up my reaction to this story:




Text for the twitter-deprived:

Sending in SWAT-style teams for routine immigration enforcement. Hard not to conclude this is designed to intimidate communities and punish cities that are resisting Trump policies.


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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:15 PM

31. Here comes the police state

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 10:32 PM

33. SWATzis.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 11:35 PM

34. Oh, that's great. I can't wait for a shoot-out between local law enforcement and

federal tactical units.

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