Acting ICE Director Matthew Albence traveled to Rensselaer County on Thursday to speak out against the state's ban on sharing DMV data with immigration authorities.
In announcing the move, acting ICE Director Matthew Albence said additional forces are needed because sanctuary cities are releasing people in the country without legal authorization from local jails before his agents can take them into custody.
Today, ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence, along with @DHS_Wolf , @CBPMarkMorgan and Dr. Peter Navarro, announced a new strategy to combat trafficking in counterfeit and pirated goods at the ICE #HSI-led @IPRCenter . #iprtheft #ipr
#KnowtheFacts Regardless of what you may have heard, ICE does not hold anyone indefinitely. Hear directly from ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence.
ICE Acting Director Albence: "For those who think that sanctuary policies will keep ICE out of their communities, nothing could be further from the truth." (14/)
As a nation of laws, we owe it to the citizens of our country to maintain the integrity of our immigration system, especially when faced with a serious and ongoing national crisis.” - Acting ICE Director Matt Albence
“People think this is just a border security issue— it's not. These individuals are not staying at the border… They are coming to every community in this country.” -Matthew Albence, Acting ICE Director