Dem Sen Gillibrand Calls to Abolish ICE — ‘I Believe That It Has Become a Deportation Force’

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Thursday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be reimagined “under a new agency with a very different mission.”

When asked about Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call to abolish ICE, Gillibrand said, “I agree with it. I don’t think ICE today is working as intended.”

She continued, “I believe that it has become a deportation force, and I think you should separate the criminal justice from the immigration issues. I think you should reimagine ICE under a new agency with a very different mission and take those two missions out.”

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