Today: ICE Union President Chris Crane tells Senate Committee that Gang snubbed law enforcement; Tell your Members of Congress
"Never before have I seen such contempt for law enforcement officers as what I've seen from the Gang of Eight."
-- Testimony from ICE Union President Chris Crane at Senate Judiciary Hearing, April 23, 2013
ICE Union President Chris Crane did a phenomenal job testifying before
the Senate Judiciary Committee, and his statement above best sums up his
message to the Committee.
told the lawmakers how the Gang ignored repeated meeting requests by
law enforcement to provide input and insight while the Gang drafted its
amnesty bill. He noted that special interest groups and illegal aliens
had seats at the table.
legislation was crafted behind closed doors with big business, big
unions, and groups representing illegal aliens. Groups with their own
interests. Groups that stand to make millions from this legislation.
Anyone with a significantly different opinion on immigration reform was
prohibited by the Gang of Eight from having input."
Crane also testified about how law enforcement was treated when it tried to work its way into the process.
week, desperate to be heard, border sheriffs, interior sheriffs,
deputies and immigration agents all came to Washington, D.C. with the
hope that the Gang of Eight would hear their concerns. They held two
meetings on two separate days, not one member of the Gang of Eight
"Last week when I respectfully asked a question to the
Gang of Eight at their press conference, I was escorted out by police
and Senate staff. I was spoken to with anger and disrespect."
Gang Shuns Law Enforcement
Tell Congress about Chris Crane's testimony
can watch Chris Crane's testimony in its entirety by clicking on the
image below. But first, please send the following fax to your Three
Members of Congress telling them what Chris Crane had to say and asking
them to ensure the opinions of law enforcement are considered before
moving forward with immigration reform legislation.