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Democratic New Mexico house candidates endorsed Obama calls for elimination of ICE

Deb Haaland is running for Congress in New Mexico’s First district.

(Deb Haaland Campaign)

A Democratic congressional candidate from New Mexico with the support of former US-President Barack Obama came in favor of the abolition of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency in response to President trump the immigration policy.

In an E-Mail to Fox News, Debra Haaland said she was “troubled deeply” about what they described as the trump card, the “efforts for humanity and violated the immigrants from caged hens, small children and arrest parents outside of the churches and ban people from our country on the basis of their religion.”

“I have not called for the abolition of ICE cream, because it lives up to its mission,” Haaland went on. “The violence and terror of the ICE promotes stop the need, and we need to get this out-of-control Agency is responsible.”

Haaland, a former Chairman of the Democratic party of New Mexico, is one of the 81 candidates, where Obama formally for public office Wednesday. In response, she tweeted: “Thank you so much President Obama! … Your approval means the world to me.”

Thank You President Obama! @BarackObama your approval means the world to me. https://t.co/5JglSebglw

— Deb Haaland (@Deb4CongressNM) August 1, 2018

If he is elected to serve Haaland, the first Native American woman in Congress.

In a statement announcing its endorsements, Obama said: “I am confident that you will be together will deepen this country we love, by the restoration of opportunity, which are broadly shared, to repair our alliances and standing in the world and the preservation of our fundamental commitment to justice, fairness, responsibility and the rule of law.”

The former office of the President noted that some of the comments were given “several promising Obama Administration and campaign alumni that the attention of the President grab the call in his farewell speech to” a clipboard and get some signatures, and run for office.'”

According to its campaign website, Haaland volunteer for Obama’s first presidential campaign in 2008. Four years later, she was hired by his organizing For America group as his Native American Vote Director.

Haaland is running around New Mexico the First constituency in democratic hands. The incumbent, Michelle Lujan Grisham, is stepping down to run for governor.

Fox News’ Alex Pfeiffer and Brooke Singman contributed to this report.

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