Enforcement Officers Wary of Huge Loophole in Senate Immigration Bill

Enforcement Officers Wary of Huge Immigration Bill LoopholePolicymic – The 7,600-member ICE union claims the proposed Senate bill dooms U.S. efforts to address immigration concerns on the ground. They are particularly concerned over a “major loophole,” allowing the government “discretion” over when to enforce immigration laws.

The union’s concerns have been echoed by other critics of the proposed bill, as Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) claimed in a statement, “Our interior enforcement needs are almost totally neglected in the Gang’s proposal… Alarmingly, the bill leaves intact the single greatest obstacle to immigration reform: the administration’s abuse of prosecutorial discretion to prevent the enforcement of federal law.” [Read More]