These are largely symbolic actions considering the relatively small size (220) of the BORTAC unit, but are indicative of the continuing campaign of repression, not distracting from the detention of children, etc.
What, exactly, will these CBP SWAT teams help ICE with?
I'm glad you asked!
Ã°ÂÂÂ¥ Run-of-the-mill immigration violation arrests. Ã°ÂÂÂ¥
— Rachel McGonagill (@RachelMcGonagi1) February 15, 2020
Elite tactical war-ready SWAT teams are about to be unleashed to help ICE in immigration raids and could be in LA as soon as tomorrow as the Trump administration continues its crackdown against sanctuary cities. What you need to know at 11 @ABC7 pic.twitter.com/AzbpouWctu
— Jory Rand (@ABC7Jory) February 15, 2020
They're sending the border patrol equivalent of the SWAT team to my district and communities across the country because this administration continues their hate agenda thate demonizes black & brown people.
It's sickening. We will resist & win.https://t.co/xaa94n3pD4
— Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) February 14, 2020