(CNSNews.com) – The Obama administration’s new manual for detaining illegal aliens “reads more like a hospitality guideline for illegal immigrants,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said on Wednesday.

“Under this administration, detention looks more like recess,” Smith told an oversight hearing mockingly entitled “Holiday on ICE.” ICE is the acronym for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.

“While funds for American students’ physical education classes are being cut, the new detention standards expand recreation for illegal immigrants,” Smith said in his opening statement.

“For instance, illegal and criminal immigrants in ICE custody will have options such as soccer, volleyball and basketball. It would be nice if all American students got those options.”

Smith said federal law enforcement agents should not act be acting as concierges, and he criticized the Obama administration for putting the interests of illegal immigrants ahead of those of American taxpayers.

Read More at CNS News. By Edwin Mora.

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