Why is it that Deomcrats preoccupy themselves with worrying about criminal and illegal aliens?
With the ongoing COVID crisis, the Trump Administration is facing mounting pressure to release illegal immigrants to prevent them from contracting COVID.
It says a lot that Deomcrats are more concerned about those who broke the law than law-abiding American citizens who are quarantined in their homes.
Below are some of the recent calls from Democrats:
The New York Post reports:
The Trump administration is facing a looming deadline to figure out whether it will continue to hold illegal immigrant detainees at migrant detention centers amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus.
Over the weekend, a federal judge ordered the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to either release illegal migrant minors in their custody or explain why they must remain detained amid the virus outbreak.
The judge also warned that ICE officials will be given a week to show the court that three specific family detention centers are providing adequately hygienic conditions for migrants being housed there.
The judge described conditions at those centers as “hotbeds of contagion.”
Both agencies have an April 10 deadline to deliver on the judge’s request. If the agencies fail to do so, the judge said she would order the release of about 3,400 minors to either family members in the US or foster care.
The court’s decision comes as the Trump administration faces calls from Democrats and immigrant activists to release the migrant detainees.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) began advocating last week for releasing all ICE detainees who are nonviolent to prevent the virus’ spread.
“We need to release ICE detainees, people held on bail, and anyone qualifies for work release,” the “Squad” member tweeted last Tuesday.
The Minnesota progressive added that the US needs “a moratorium on incarcerating people who are low risk to others,” as well as an “increase in medical staff in prison and jails” as the virus causes a national crisis and economic catastrophe.
The ACLU appears to have also entered into the mix. The organization has filed several lawsuits around the country on behalf of illegal immigrants.
Unfortunately, some of these lawsuits seem to be working.
Check out this announcement from the ACLU: