Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for the elimination of ICE

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And Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY told CNN late Thursday 'you should get rid of it, start over, reimagine it and build something that actually works'.

Trump's decision to pursue a policy of charging all undocumented adults who illegally cross into the USA with criminal charges resulted in the separation of over 2,300 children from their parents, and while the president has since halted the family separations amid outcry, the question remains about how the vast majority of children will be reunited with their parents. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) later in the week. Officers were holding a boundary line between federal and private property, and they would maintain a round-the-clock security presence "for some time", he said.

Widely broadcast pictures of young children held in enclosures behind chain-link fences sparked protests across the USA - with far larger demonstrations expected on Saturday - and worldwide outrage against Trump's "zero tolerance" policy.

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Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., "believes that ICE has been on the wrong end of far too many inhumane and unconstitutional practices to be allowed to continue without an immediate and fundamental overhaul", said her spokesman, Drew Hammill.

"If the Democrats go left... between [Rep.] Maxine Waters, and [House minority leader] Nancy Pelosi and getting rid of ICE, and having open borders ... all it's going to do is leads to massive, massive crime", Mr. Trump said. The administration said on Friday it would no longer "separate families but detain families together during the pendency of immigration proceedings".

In Washington and across the country, thousands of people rallied to oppose the Trump administration's draconian immigration policies, including in Portland where dozens of protesters set up a protest camp next to an ICE facility.

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Starting in early May, President Donald Trump ordered the arrest of adults crossing the border illegally, including those seeking asylum.

"We should protect families that need our help, and thats not what ICE is doing today", she said.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Saturday announced Ronald Vitiello, who has been serving as the acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, would take the top gig at ICE.

"I join those outraged by ICE actions separating parents from their children, and support peaceful protest to give voice to our collective moral conscience", Wheeler said in the statement.

Republicans are casting progressive calls to abolish the agency and the recent momentum in the Democratic Party as a move to the far left, evidence that Democrats are weak on border security and immigration enforcement. "I have watched ICE liberate towns from the grasp of MS-13 & clean out the toughest of situations. Zero chance, It will never happen!"

Two of Trump's tweets were about ICE. Homan has served as acting ICE director since January 30, 2017, when he replaced Daniel Ragsdale in the post.

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