The poll found 60 percent agreed with Trump's argument that Democrats are more interested in 'exploiting the nation's immigration issue for political gain, ' compared to 34 percent who said Democrats are more interested in 'resolving the nation's immigration issue'.
KUT's Jennifer Stayton spoke to O'Rourke on his way to campaign in Austin on Wednesday. "ICE is simply not doing that", Blumenauer said in a statement.
This transcript has been lightly edited for clarity. The order also vastly expanded Ice's immigration enforcement powers. "I am pleased that ICE will continue to be led by an experienced and well-respected career lawenforcement officer who will be a strong advocate for the agency's workforce".
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 25% of Likely U.S. Voters favor getting rid of ICE whose duties include border control.
This comes in response to far-left attacks and mass protests against immigration enforcement.
Over the weekend and into this week, Trump tweeted about it repeatedly, saying Democrats want to get rid of ICE so they can have open borders and more crime. And more recently, ICE allegedly detained 92 immigrants on a plane for almost two days in what advocates called "slave ship" conditions.
O'Rourke said the first step would be for Congress to re-write the laws "to reflect the reality on the ground, to reflect our interests, to reflect our values". Sixty percent (92 percent of Republicans, 39 percent of Democrats, and 54 percent of independents) supported the barriers, while 40 percent did not.
Stayton: So what would you want to see in new immigration legislation specifically? According to their website, they are a "a network of volunteer lawyers and community organizers who stand ready to respond to immigration raids and increased enforcement affecting Los Angeles County and beyond".