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ICE:This agency now has 52,398 migrants in custody, a new record

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“ICE requested funding for 52,000 detention beds; Congress only agreed to fund an average of 45,000 beds till the end of September,” Huffington Post reports. Trump has the authority to expand the number of beds by transferring money to ICE from other security programs. “This record continues ICE’s now historical habit of ignoring congressional limitations on its budget and unilaterally increasing its detention bedspace,” Migration Policy Institute analyst Sarah Pierce said. “This should raise red flags in Congress. This is a threat to Congress’s power of the purse.”

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