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Politics now the immigration debate an immigration reform it is a huge issue perhaps in many ways.
The biggest issue that the country will face this year.
As the Republicans appear to decide that they need to be more inclusive and change their outlook.
All -- immigration reform and how it should work while maintaining.
Border security it's a major issue not an easy one for anyone to tackles that are a lot of talks going on about it.
But the ice union the immigration -- customs enforcement offices.
Are apparently not happy that they're being excluded from some of these talks -- Berger who is senior politics editor.
Foxnews.com joins us now from DC with more on this -- -- seems to go against -- -- Jake.
That ice officers would not be included in any -- job.
-- it certainly there argument this is a union that represents about.
Even more than 7000 ice officers who are on the ground.
Often on the southwest border dealing with this every day.
And they say you know these immigration reform talks have been going on for several weeks now -- certainly -- the second term priority.
And they say they've been left out the AFL scenario -- which they are affiliated.
Thumb their leadership is involved in talks -- chamber of commerce is involved in talks other advocacy groups are involved.
But they're really speaking out now as they say all -- this process they've been trying at least since early February.
To really get -- seated -- table.
The White House and now the senate.
To be involved legislation and they say they they're just not getting a response and yet no matter what is drafted.
They're gonna have to deal with the consequences and they're going to be -- with the enforcement.
-- and any bill any legislation.
That is is this is this a case of the use any -- Representing ice workers not being -- lad and he's told rather than officials from ice itself there is an ice.
In the -- right.
This is -- you.
The union for -- kind of like the Border Patrol union.
Has fairly contentious relationship with the management in the agency -- -- about what the -- union is doing that's not necessarily what the ice leadership.
They are very displeased with the administration and displeased with -- -- John Morton.
On and so part of their complaint stems from the way that immigration enforcement has been -- or not handled.
Under the current administration and they're worried that it wants -- -- -- if -- law is drafted and passed.
That -- -- a future administration -- this administration could choose to waive certain portions of enforcement.
And they're pointing to things that have happened over the past couple years.
And -- and because their displeasure with the management they want to get a seat at the table and you know really be involved in helping to draft of this legislation.
Where would probably win these tools overall now John how far along all they.
Well there is as you know there about eight senators a bipartisan group made -- called the gang of it is always gangs of something in Washington.
And there there plugging along and they think the the ideal is that abide by April when they come back from their current recess.
They can have something that they can introduce.
That certainly is a president's goal that's their goal.
And in this about iciness is now appealing directly to be -- -- -- to try to in these last couple weeks of drafting.
To try to get in there before they put something forward and try to make sure that whatever language they want -- and there.
Alright job but guessing -- politics editor of -- dot -- great to see is that.
I'm John has has -- -- and Fox News.
Dot com on this very subject right now there it is on the screen -- but -- thank you very much indeed they knew what.
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