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FactCheck: Operation Talon postponed by ICE, not Biden

Campaign website: When Biden halted the Trump Administration's Operation Talon, he endangered Americans by emboldening convicted sex offenders and human traffickers to cross our borders. Eric pushed back against President Biden, urging him to reverse his order in the interest of American lives.

FactCheck by Reuters News Service: Posts circulated on social media claiming that the new president had canceled Operation Talon, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) initiative aimed at deporting sex offenders living in the United States illegally. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) told Reuters the operation was not canceled but postponed, and the logistical decision to do so was made by ICE operators, not the president.

Source: Reuters FactCheck on campaign website SchmittForSenate.com , Mar 1, 2021

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