In a move that can only be seen as absurd, a group of progressive lawmakers, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and “The Squad,” wrote a letter to the United Nations calling on the powerless global body to launch an investigation into the abuse of illegal immigrants. held in the hands of ICE agents.
The five-page letter was sent on Friday and listed a litany of unfounded accusations and complaints claiming that the nature and “number” of complaints “require an international response.”
“These allegations illustrate a clear pattern of alleged human rights violations by DHS,” the letter read. “This pattern of behavior is perpetuated and encouraged by the consistent and unforgivable failure of the United States government and its institutions to take these allegations seriously by investigating them in a transparent, thorough and impartial manner.”
Squad and other Democrats call on UN to investigate allegations of human rights violations by DHS https://t.co/23RJrTfcIW #Fox News >> Shameful. This “squad” is simply shameful.
– Bo Snerdley (@BoSnerdley) October 24, 2020
The letter was signed by Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Mark Pocan (D-WI), as well as freshman representatives of the “Squad”. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Rashida Tlaib (D -MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN), as well as representatives Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Alan Lowenthal ( D-CA) and Veronica Escobar (D-TX).
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The progressive group’s decision came after the president was questioned during the last presidential debate over reports that the parents of 545 children separated at the border were missing. Records show that each of these minors was turned over to a parent or legal guardian before June 2018.
The letter to Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, contained allegations of the forced sterilization of illegal immigrant women.
The Office of the Inspector General, which has an independent oversight authority throughout the US Department of Homeland Security, issued a statement that, in part, red: “The charges will be fully investigated by an independent office, however, the ICE vehemently disputes the implication that inmates are used for experimental medical procedures. “
During WWII, the Nazi SS led by Dr Josef Mengele carried out barbaric medical tests and research on prisoners of war. These atrocities were discovered when US Army soldiers liberated death camps across Europe. These atrocities led to the Nuremberg trials.
Meanwhile, President Trump announced the opening of the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking, the first government entity to support federal criminal investigations into human trafficking and help victims of human and labor trafficking. strength.
As part of the Trump administration’s commitment to combat human trafficking, DHS announces the launch of a departmental anti-human trafficking center. https://t.co/lAgjB5faVZ pic.twitter.com/8vTyEdWK1a
– Homeland security (@DHSgov) October 20, 2020
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