Students rebel after school suspends ICE externships!

A student at the Seattle University School of Law slammed the school for its political decision to remove the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from its externship program.

The school ended the externship after receiving a complaint from a student who also created an online petition to shut it down, according to Fox News.

The program allowed students to work with ICE’s Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.

The school’s program director, Jill Dutton, justified the cancellation by claiming ICE could force students to act “unethically or unlawfully,” according to the school’s newspaper, The Seattle Spector.

“We felt it was necessary to discuss and reflect on what we were hearing regarding ICE policies and practices,” Dutton said in a statement.

Apparently, the “policies and practices” of ICE weren’t good enough for Dutton, despite existing evidence of the agency’s effectiveness.

ICE exists to enforce the law, not break the law. The term “enforcement” is in the name “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

If Dutton was concerned about unlawful behavior, she would be promoting ICE, which routinely stops cross-border criminal activity.

In reality, the decision to remove the program was a political one, as pointed out by Thomas Reinhard, a third-year student at the school.

“It just seems to me to be just a political maneuver because they disagree with the president’s enforcement of border policy,” Reinhard said Saturday on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.” He’s right.

In recent months, several prominent Democrats have joined the “abolish ICE” movement.

  • Cory Booker wants to make it illegal for state/local law enforcement
    to enforce immigration law.
  • Kamala Harris compared ICE to the KKK.
  • Kirsten Gillibrand says Dems’ #1 priority should be to abolish ICE.
  • Dems used to be tougher on illegal immigration. Now they’re just extreme.

The law school’s decision to remove the program and its failure to provide an adequate explanation shows its blatant political bias.

READ the rest at: Fighting Back

Previous articleSteyer’s is trying to buy “his” election!
Next articleWarren admits to lying!
The Real Side
Posts categorized under "The Real Side" are posted by the Editor because they are deemed worthy of further discussion and consideration, but are not, by default, an implied or explicit endorsement or agreement. The views of guest contributors do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of The Real Side Radio Show or Joe Messina. By publishing them we hope to further an honest and civilized discussion about the content. The original author and source (if applicable) is attributed in the body of the text. Since variety is the spice of life, we hope by publishing a variety of viewpoints we can add a little spice to your life. Enjoy!

 

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.