ICE agents have no guidelines for Dream Act
Are illegals exploiting the Dream Act?
- Duration 3:38
- Date Jul 31, 2012
Are illegals exploiting the Dream Act?
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Do reports of chaos and confusion along America's southern borders yes more than usual since the White House decided last month to loosen its laws against illegal immigration.
The president doesn't want to punish people like students brought here illegally by their parents because there -- in victims in this the only problem.
US border agents never got -- guidelines so they have no idea how would force the president's so called DREAM Act.
National -- council president.
Is my guess right now this morning to talk about this Chris the president makes this statement.
A lot of people cheer now you haven't challenge find out who's here illegally.
And go on their word correct.
Absolutely Brian I mean we've had a lot of challenges under this president for the last three and a half years.
But this may be one of our biggest challenges I mean basically what we're facing right now.
When we encounter them on the street or within jails are not required to give us any proof whatsoever.
Whether or not they actually qualify.
Under the president's new DREAM Act deferred action policies.
So if you -- if you pull over somebody.
And you say okay should -- registrations that are haven't.
But I was brought you about my parents set a very young age leave me alone you had essentially -- leave them alone.
That's absolutely correct unless they've got a conviction for very serious crimes that were aware of if they tell us that there are -- if -- under 31 years of age they tell us anyway that -- are under 31 years of age.
And you know there -- attending school have a -- have attended school in the past.
We're obligated to let him go and we cannot but we can't ask for any type of -- any kind of verification.
And like I said for us right now we think there's a whole lot of folks out there that are dreamers that are using this as a means to avoid arrest and deportation.
This is within a closed anyway Chris not knowing your business I think that if the president or any -- has a plan they have to confer with you to talk about how to implement that plan regardless.
Of what they hope to do because your little ones on the street where you conferred with at all.
Absolutely not you know and this is a big problem that we've been bringing to the attention of congress and to the public for quite awhile now.
-- we have individuals with within our agencies that have never put handcuffs on anyone has never worked in the field -- law enforcement officers.
They're dictating our policy.
And they're working with immigrants advocacy groups special interest groups to dictate our rest policies on the street.
Our security protocols within our detention centers and is law enforcement officers we have absolutely no input it.
On what's happening -- absolutely do not want to hear from us we've let him know that.
And they continue to shut us out a Chris is this the only thing you can do to let the people know what's going on your kids really tied.
How well our hands absolutely are tied and you know that's one of the things it's important to us and in regards to having a union and because it does give -- very limited protection for those union folks to go out and talk on behalf of our officers and agents.
And let the American public know what's going on because -- tell you right now.
If one of our officers goes out and speaks publicly that's not not any union capacity.
They will be fired immediately.
So it's it's a really tricky business for us to try to get the word out to the American publicly doing the right thing about letting us know what's really going on -- -- would never know Chris crane thanks so much.
Thanks -- and hopefully there's a someone will step up and try to solve this meanwhile.