Nearly 300 Arrested In Surprise ICE Operation At Texas Tech Company

Nearly 300 workers were arrested after Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials raided a tech company in Allen, Texas, on Wednesday.

The operation took place at CVE Technology Group, a company that repairs cell phones and electronics. The building is located on Enterprise Drive, near the Central Expressway.

280 CVE employees were arrested in total for administrative immigration violations. They will be interviewed by ICE officials to determine who will remain in custody and who will qualify for humanitarian release.

“As far as immigration related arrests, this is the largest ICE worksite operation at one site in the last 10 years,” said Special Agent in Charge Katrina W. Berger, HSI Dallas.

Officials stated that the investigation began back in January after ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations received a tip that the Allen-based company was knowingly hiring undocumented immigrants who were using fraudulent documents.

“As far as immigration arrests, this is the largest at one site in 10 years,” said Katrina Berger, Special Agent in Charge with HSI Dallas.

Mariela Ortega was one of the workers, she has documentation to work in the United States legally and was cleared by the ICE agents Wednesday. Mariela was inside the business when hundreds of agents stormed in.

“People say, ‘Immigration! Immigration!’” Mariela Ortega recalled. “And all coworkers started running.”

Former ICE Director Salutes Trump’s Veto Decision:‘He Proved He’s a Great President’

Former acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan cheered President Trump’s decision to sign the first veto of his presidency.

On Friday, during an interview on Fox News, Thomas Homan praised President Trump for sticking to what he had promised he would do.

“Well, I think one of the greatest presidents of my generation did exactly what he should’ve done, did exactly what he said he was going to do, and he did exactly what the American people expect of their president,” Homan said. “Do everything he can legally to protect this nation and protect its citizens.”

Referencing the bipartisan Senate legislation that was passed on Thursday to end the president’s national emergency declaration, former ICE director Thomas Homan stated that the president would make sure he did everything in his power to protect the southern border and those who lived there.

“I respect this man greatly because he proved again, like he’s done so many times, he proved he’s a great president. He basically says, ‘I will fight whoever I need to fight, including those within my own party, to do what’s right for this nation.’ That’s what a president is supposed to do, and that’s what makes this man a great president.” he stated.

The President signed the veto on Friday, saying it was his “duty” to veto the resolution.

“As president, the protection of the nation is my highest duty. Yesterday, Congress passed a dangerous resolution that if signed into law would put countless Americans in danger, very grave danger,” Trump said while in the Oval Office. “[…] Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution, and I have the duty to veto it.”

President Trump was joined by Vice President Mike Pence and family members of victims who were killed by illegal immigrants.

“I don’t know that I’ve ever been more proud to be standing next to your desk than I am today,” Vice President Pence said. “To be standing with these courageous Americans and with these extraordinary angel parents, we have a crisis on our southern border.”

Even though there are many in Congress who are against the president’s decision, it’s unlikely there is enough bipartisan support to strike down the veto.

Dan Crenshaw Responds To Ocasio-Cortez’s Criticism Of ICE:’Enforcing The Law Is Not Racist’

This Wednesday, Republican Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw bashed Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her statement about ICE and her defense of Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar during his interview with Martha MacCallum.

Ocasio-Cortez railed against her fellow Democrat representatives who were critical of Ilhan Omar for comments that many have considered anti-Semitic, in a Twitter thread Wednesday morning.

Ocasio-Cortez went as far as to accuse members of her own Democratic party of engaging in racist tropes by voting for an amendment that supports United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

“With regards to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she said this in a tweet about the concern she says about implied tropes. She sort of is making the bridge between what Omar is talking about and people who are concerned about these anti-Semitic tropes as they are sometimes called,” MacCallum stated.

She then read the tweet posted by Ocasio-Cortez: “If we’re so concerned about implied tropes, why aren’t we concerned about this one? Where was the concern last week when 26 Dems voted for a GOP amendment to expand ICE powers rooted in the racist + false trope that Latino immigrants are more dangerous than US born citizens?” posted Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter.

“There is a lot there. Even if she actually believes what she is saying, that has nothing to do with condemning anti-Semitism, right? Two things can be true at once, okay. Even if she believes this craziness,” Crenshaw answered.

He continued, “The reality is that enforcing the law is not racist, okay? Asking ICE to report when an illegal immigrant is trying to buy a weapon is not racist. That’s just enforcing our laws and I think most Americans want us to enforce our laws.”

“We want to feel like our rule of law is working out, that we’re are a sovereign country we can connect and protect our borders.” he added.

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, who favors abolishing ICE, was targeting the 26 House Democrats who voted in favor of a Republican amendment to a gun control bill that would alert ICE when an illegal immigrant attempts to purchase a firearm.

She also stated that the premise of a proposed wall at the border with Mexico is based on pure racism.

Woman Assaulted Man Wearing MAGA Hat At a Restaurant – Now ICE Is Looking To Send Her Packing

A woman from Falmouth who allegedly attacked a man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat at a Mexican restaurant was apprehended Tuesday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement after authorities discovered she is unlawfully present in the United States.

CBS News reported that “Deportation officers with ICE’s Fugitive Operations Team arrested Rosiane Santos, an unlawfully present citizen of Brazil, today near Falmouth, Massachusetts,” said ICE spokesman John Mohan.

“Santos is currently facing local charges for assault and other offenses. She is presently in ICE custody and has been entered into removal proceedings before the federal immigration courts,” Mohan added.

Authorities charged Rosiane V. Santos, 41, with disorderly conduct after she attacked Bryton Turner at a restaurant in Falmouth, Massachusetts, CBS reported on Feb. 21.

Santos batted the hat off Turner’s head while he was eating dinner at Casa Vallarta and commenced verbally assaulting him, according to Falmouth Police.

He recorded some of the conflict on his phone. “I’m just trying to sit here and eat a nice meal,” says Turner in the video as Santos grabbed his Make America Great hat.

The bartender, who is of Mexican descent, said Turner was minding his own business. “The lady didn’t agree with his hat and I just kept telling her it’s alright, he’s not doing anything to me why is it even a problem,” said bartender Geo Macario.

Turner said that Santos told the bartender to poison his drink, according to The Howie Carr Show who first reported about the arrest.

“It’s just a hat at the end of the day,” Turner, 23, said after the incident, according to CBS. “I don’t really understand why people can’t just express themselves anymore, everybody has to get mad.”

ICE officials stated that “Santos is presently no longer in ICE custody, she was arrested by ICE ERO earlier today, she has been provided with a Notice to Appear that has been filed on her and she has been entered into removal proceedings before federal immigration court.”

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