Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Jenna McGuire, staff writer
During 2018, 396,448 people were booked into ICE custody: A daily average of 42,188 immigrants. 256,000 were deported the same year. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
In 2019, a record-breaking 70,000 children were held in ICE custody.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
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After her laser-like questioning of Michael Cohen to prep for going after Trump's taxes and other financial misdeeds, what better day to reveal "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force," a comic honoring the fierce AOC - a big comics nerd - as the standard-bearer for young lawmakers promising a progressive "new party." With a cover featuring a triumphant AOC, a felled elephant, and an anxious donkey, the project celebrates AOC as "a jolt of smelling salts to a comatose system.”