March 13, 2008, - 12:26 pm

Uh-Oh: Bad Economy, Lay-Offs May Scuttle Long Procrastinated ICE Show Raids

By Debbie Schlussel
The story of America’s largest chicken company, Pilgrim’s Pride, is illustrative of how America–and the Bush Administration–are seriously inept in immigration enforcement, deliberately so.
As I’ve noted before, the joke on the public is that they believe raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are surprises to employers who are subject to the show raids. But, in fact, they’re no surprise to anyone but the public. The companies know and they’re in constant communication with ICE officials negotiating away the details of the “raids.”
That’s just one of the reasons the raids are a joke. One of those jokes is the long-planned series of raids on Pilgrim’s Pride chicken processing plants. The raids have been in the planning stages for several years. I kid you not. They spent several years to “plan” this farce of entering a company’s plants, arresting a few hundred people, and then releasing more than half into the great abyss. And the raids still haven’t happened.

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Julie Myers Diet Coke by David Lunde/Lundesigns

As I told you, last year, Pilgrim’s Pride is based in Texas, and when Texas’ U.S. Senator John Cornyn (Republican)–who pretends to be tough on illegal aliens and immigration, but really isn’t–learned of the raids, he told The ICE Princess, Julie L. Myers, that he would vote for and actively support her confirmation in exchange for reducing the upcoming–but never happening–raids on Pilgrim’s Pride to administrative arrests, rather than a criminal operation and reducing the number of arrests, etc. She agreed.
Oh, and Cornyn has been in constant communication with his homestate illegal alien harboring corporation about all of this. Does your Senator tip you off about details of a law enforcement investigation into your behavior? Does the law enforcement unit negotiate down with you the serious nature of the investigation?
And yet, in a sign of how stuck-in-a-rut and ineffective ICE is, the raids are still in the planning stages and haven’t yet happened. Well, now the raids on Pilgrim’s Pride will have to be planned all over again. Why?
ICE agents are extremely frustrated by this and so many other episodes of high quality Keystone Koppery atop ICE.
Yesterday, Pilgrim’s Pride announced that it would ax 1,100 jobs and immediately close seven U.S. facilities. It’s believed a number of those facilities and illegal alien employees were to be targets of the ICE raids on the company. Now, they’re going to be gone.
And ICE will have to start its bureaucratic, waste-of-time planning of Pilgrim’s Pride raids all over again.
Can you imagine a local police force taking this much time and engaging in this much procrastination to raid a armed robbery operation, a drug ring, or a serial killer?
We’d never arrest any lawbreakers, there would be no justice, and criminals would run the asylum.
Which is essentially what is happening with illegal aliens in America.
By the way, I hear ICE is also still in the planning stages of raids on TWA, Pan Am, Montgomery Ward, MCI, Kresge, Atari, and BetaMax factories.

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I wish the police would announce when they are setting up speed traps in my town!
I am usually a very positive person, but with Spitzer, the awful choices running for President, and the just atrocious 2nd Bush administration, and seeing what seems like all politicians are just total hypocrites, ugggggh!!!!!
What has happened to basic, common decency in our elected leaders? What happened to the country of George Washington, Ben Franklin, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson?

Jeff_W on March 13, 2008 at 1:04 pm

Kind of like 1984; the State Department advances the cause of our enemies, Immigration Control Enforcement advances the cause of illegal aliens; U. S. Treasury takes the hard-earned money of taxpayers and gives it to welfare recipients, illegal aliens and others that don’t pay taxes, & tries to give social security to illegal aliens because social security presumably is headed towards bankruptcy.

c f on March 13, 2008 at 2:28 pm

This is just the tip of the ICEberg! It is clear now that the under construction ICE headquarters in Washington DC is now 300,000,000.00 over budget. That’s three hundred million. I have not been able to verify this, but a close friend at ICE HQ has informed me of this latest debacle! Even worse, the new HQ has already been determined to be too small. But the brainiacs at ICE are moving forward with moving in anyway. So who suffers you ask? Well aside from the United States, the most immediate casualties are the ICE agents both slug and workers because local budgets will be cut to offset the HQ disaster. So for those ICE agents who do work, bring your own pens and paper and prepare to start car pooling again. Now I wonder how much Marcy and Julie’s performance awards will be this year?

freefromice on March 13, 2008 at 5:18 pm

Oh yea, I forgot…Thank God I’m gone from ICE!

freefromice on March 13, 2008 at 5:19 pm

all this because the ice leadership (and i use this term even looser than a $5 whore’s morals), still has not decided on what ice’s priority will be. illegal aliens? criminal aliens? border enforcement and protection? dino eggs? museum artifacts? counterfeit gucci bags? pirated video game systems? meat packing plants? chicken processing plants? no one has a damn clue yet.

sanantonioins on March 15, 2008 at 6:29 pm

I live in west virginia and we have a pilgrimd pride plant here 2 of them this morning i took my kids to school. On the way home at the entrance of the pilgrims pride plant was all kinds of STATE POLICE and ICE enforcments officers .i knew then what was happing, but they have never done any in daylight usually at dark. My brother works there he called later on and told me what was going on, this time was different . they call everyone for a meeting and told them there was a rumor that the plant was selling and wanted to comfirm that it wasn’t . Then they told it was a raid. they had every one quartine in the conferance room no one was allowed to leave . i decides to drive the back way and look , both plants was complety surround ,last time only the front was closed off. just wanted to let you know this one is real.

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