ICE Responds To Rep. Omar After ‘Removing 39 Detainees To Somalia’ From MN With ‘Criminal Histories’

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) took to Twitter September 12 to demand answers as ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] prepared to “deport dozens of individuals” from her district back to Somalia, claiming they will risk “the spread of COVID”, Swamp Drain previously reported.

In March, Omar also called to “release ICE detainees” amid the global pandemic, tweeting, “We need to release ICE detainees, people held on bail, and anyone [who] qualifies for work release.”

Rep. Ilhan Omar tweeted September 12, demanding answers:

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On September 15, Rep. Omar also tweeted, “Abolish ICE.”

On September 21, ICE responded to Rep. Omar in series of tweets, explaining why they removed 39 detainees to Somalia and included a letter with a sample of crimes which were committed.

Letter from ICE in response to Representative Omar:

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ICE also reported on Sunday:

(Related: Omar Says Biden ‘Is Going To Be Responsive To Policy Positions We Are Advocating For’, & Calls For ‘Dismantling’ Police)