Several recent high-profile controversies involving the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency have led to calls for abolishing it entirely, while most lawmakers argue for its importance in dealing with the nation’s immigration issues or urge moderate reforms. The Onion breaks down the pros and cons of abolishing ICE.

PROS


Could provide nice break from pictures of children in cages.


Would offer employees opportunity to take their passion for ethnic cleansing in exciting new directions.

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Lulls immigrants into false sense of security so those bastards won’t even see nation’s racist policing, housing, and employment practices coming.


There absolutely no place in today’s America for agency that doesn’t just shoot immigrants on sight.

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Could give us chance to build moral, compassionate immigration system that better represents a nation built by immigrants, if that’s something we’d be interested in.



CONS


All those sociopaths have to work somewhere.


America could be viewed as going soft on asylum seekers.


Rampant intermarriage between native-born Americans and persons of German and Irish ancestry will continue unabated.

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Lot of real top-shelf cage construction all for nought.


People who don’t look exactly like you might be able to get jobs, build homes, and have families.

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