April 13, 2009, - 3:26 pm
EXCLUSIVE: ICE Gives Work Permits to 27 Illegal Aliens in Seattle Raid; ICE Cancels Customs Freight Inspection b/c They “Might Find Illegal Aliens”; Head Agent: “Don’t Tell Debbie Schlussel”
By Debbie Schlussel
This is really an outrage. But it’s the new world of “immigration (non)enforcement” in the age of Obama.
Remember the 27 illegal aliens that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested in an employer raid in Bellingham, Washington near Seattle? Remember how they were released to freedom and how Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Reno, er . . . Napolitano a/k/a “The Lesbionic Woman” said that she would investigate the ICE agents for doing their jobs? As I reported, Seattle ICE Special Agent in Charge Leigh H. Winchell had to take it upon himself and apologize for her actions and pat his agents on the back over this absurdity.
Well, it gets worse. ICE agents tell me that Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued Employment Authorization Cards to the 27 aliens arrested in Seattle. Agents tell me that,
This was done so those aliens can stay in country and file lawsuits against the Seattle ICE agents!
Yup, not only is America under attack from within. It’s under attack from its own government. Who cares if Barack Obama allowed the Navy to save a ship captain after much “mulling it over,” when he’s allowing illegal aliens to stay here, get work permits, and give them the ability to sue our dedicated, patriotic law enforcement authorities for doing their jobs?
Incredible. But, actually, nothing is incredible in the Obama era. Anything goes.
But, wait, there’s more. ICE agents also tell me that an ICE investigation into Customs inspections of freight was shut down by ICE headquarters because the ICE agents might find illegal aliens and arrest them. And we can’t have that. ICE agents were told to be sure that this info didn’t end up leaked to my site.
As the 27 illegal aliens got work authorization in Washington State, a couple of ICE agents in New Orleans, including [DS: name redacted] one of the best at Customs Investigations, put together an operation with Customs and Border Protection to inspect “In-Bond” Warehouses and freight yards. This was for the explicit purpose of searching for Customs violations. These types of searches usually bring forth good seizures and penalties. But ICE HQ shut the operation down because, “the investigating agents might encounter illegal aliens. Since we are getting away from worksite investigations, we don’t want to risk that.” . . .
Moreover, after that happened, Special Agent in Charge Mike Holt warned the New Orleans office agents to keep that information within the office because he did not want it getting leaked and ending up on Debbie Schlussel’s blog.
Yup, why enforce immigration law and arrest illegal aliens when the name of your agency is Immigration and Customs Enforcement? I mean, why make sense and have logic govern your actions, not to mention the laws of the United States your agency is tasked with enforcing?
I used to refer to ICE as “LICE,” because it was more like Latino Immigration and Customs Enforcement, while Muslims needn’t worry. But now I think it should just be called “NICE“–Non-Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The “I” in ICE simply doesn’t matter to the “leadership” of this agency and its uber-fuhrer, Napolitano, any more.
By the way, if you’re thinking of making the career mistake of your life and joining this law enforcement agency under attack from within, I’d suggest getting a good lawyer and taking out an iron-clad umbrella policy covering professional conduct.