You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.
Normally that’s a line you’d hear after last call at a club.
But today? That’s what four thousand Somalis heard from ICE.
In an interview, Somalia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ahmed Isse Awad said the number of Somalis ICE is looking to deport is at least 4,000, with the vast majority not being currently held in immigration detention centers.
“We learned through immigration sources that the total number of the Somalis that are in the books of [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement] to be removed are close to 4,000,” Awad told Voice of America.
Over the course of the next few months, Awad said some 300 Somalis would be deported, saying he was waiting for information as to who those deportees would be.
The numbers released by the ambassador show a steep departure from the days of lax immigration enforcement under the Bush and Obama Administrations.
Awad said that during Obama’s last two years in office, only 170 Somalis were deported for either committing crimes or having their asylum requests rejected. —Breitbart
Does the name Somalia ring any bells? It should.
It featured in Tom Hanks’s Captain Phillips flick. (Somali pirates)
It featured in another flick… Blackhawk Down but the ones who make their way here are probably ALL just innocent people looking for a better life. Nobody lurking in their midst with the general disregard for person or property that made their homeland a general hellhole. Right? Suuuure.
We have a short good-bye message for you.