Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez had just dropped off his 12-year-old daughter Tuesday morning at her Lincoln Heights school when two black, unmarked vehicles surrounded his car.
As he pulled away from the school and got back onto the main road, the vehicles’ lights flashed. Avelica-Gonzalez, with his wife and 13-year-old daughter in the car, pulled over.
Agents for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, wearing jackets that said “POLICE” on the back, detained the 48-year-old father of four.
ICE officials said the arrest was routine. Recent targeted operations by ICE have resulted in hundreds of arrests. Phony liberal jerks who are just as racist as their right-wing counterparts fail to acknowledge that such operations were common during the Obama administration as well.
America deserves to have secure borders, there’s no question about that. However jacking up a Mexican dad dropping his kids off at school is the most feckless policy we’ve ever seen from the Police State.
Islamics, who kill people and blow stuff up as a matter of course are being ignored while ICE rousts Mexicans. Their priority is a disaster, and it further endangers America.
President Trump should step in and correct this immediately.
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