Democrats have responded to the nationwide outcry over young immigrant children being separated from their parents to bring more attention to the #AbolishICE movement that calls for the agency to be disbanded entirely.
The question was posed to de Blasio following the Democratic primary results in New York's heavily-Democratic 14th Congressional District, which saw an upset victory from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) endorsed abolishing ICE, and Sen.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old NY progressive who pulled off a stunning upset primary victory over high-ranking Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, has made ending ICE part of her platform.
Why do Dems want to abolish ICE?
"Next it will be all police".
In a following tweet, he says abolition will "never happen!"
The president's forceful defense of the agency comes as immigration advocates are expected to hold large rallies across the country Saturday over the family separation controversy.
The call from ICE agents drew attention from Trump critics on social media, who said it put on clear display the fact that the president's immigration policies have centered on persecuting immigrants, contrary to his claims that ICE is focused on protecting USA national security.
The agents work in ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit, which focuses on crimes including drug trafficking, human smuggling, and child pornography. "We should abolish ICE".
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Uber's policy is to ban any use of mobile devices by the safety driver while its autonomous vehicles are on public roads. The Arizona Republic reported that the driver was watching The Voice , a television musical talent show.
The German tactician is being criticised for failing to take Manchester City's in-form winger Leroy Sane to the World Cup . In any case, with a new generation of talented players at his disposal, he has what he needs to start rebuilding.
Suarez tossed aside his translation headphones, then smiled broadly in defiance and finally said: "What a waste of time". SARANSK, Russia - Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty cost Portugal first place in its World Cup group.
The 3031-metre high volcano's last deadly eruptions occurred in 1963 and 1964, during which about 1200 people were killed. The budget airline said in a statement that the Ngurah Rai International Airport was closed today, from 3am to 7pm.
Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision Thursday that online retailers can now collect sales taxes on out-of-state purchases. Adrienne Kosewicz, owner of Play It Safe World Toys, poses for a portrait in her home office in Seattle.
Trump has also threatened Harley-Davidson with a "big tax" on bikes which are manufactured overseas and then imported into the US. He accused India of charging tariffs as high as 100% on imported American products and called for them to be removed.
Harley-Davidson said Monday that the E.U.'s action increased the tariffs on its motorcycles "from 6 percent to 31 percent". Some analysts expect to see more instances of company shifts when the second-quarter earnings season kicks off next month.
No fear: Belgium refuse to take "easy path"
I went to two of their games in Brazil [four years ago] - they were incredible occasions. "After every session we just practise". The game could make or break Southgate after he admitted it is the biggest match England have played in a decade.
Kyrie Irving says LeBron James deserved MVP
Therefore, it seems as though there's very little potential for any negative drama to happen between the two moving forward. Both players still have to decide if they want to opt out of the final year of their respective contracts.
Alison Ettel a.k.a 'Permit Patty' issues an apology
She got into an argument with Austin , and the final moments of that squabble have now reverberated around the world. A woman threatened to call police on an 8-year-old girl selling water outside her apartment building.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says he's retiring
McConnell already said in May that a potential Supreme Court battle would move to the front of the judicial confirmation pipeline. Mr Kennedy penned the Supreme Court's first major gay-rights decision in 1996, protecting LGBT Americans from discrimination.
PM Jacinda Ardern leaves hospital with 'Neve Te Aroha'
Ardern has had little sleep over the past few days, with the baby also described as being "very alert and one hungry baby". It's the couple's first child together, and comes eight months after the 37 year old was sworn in as Prime Minister.