Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Ron Vitiello sounded off Thursday on Fox News Channel about the border crisis.
Vitiello said the situation at the border is a crisis that is “getting worse” every day.
“It’s an absolute crisis down there. It has humanitarian aspects, it has border security aspects. This policy can’t continue. … The system is in a meltdown. It’s just getting worse day by day,” Vitiello stated.
Vitiello addressed critics who call the crisis at the border “manufactured.”
“It’s not a fair characterization,” he said. “We’re maxed out in ICE capacity. We’re looking for more detention beds across the country. The system is overflowing. … It’s a terrible situation for the folks that are down there.”
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