CAPS Blog - Michael W. Cutler

Controversy over Birthright Citizenship

Donald Trump’s entrance into the Presidential campaign has turned the world of career politicians, and the lobbyists who support their campaigns, upside down and inside out. At the root of their consternation is immigration, a topic that most politicians and journalists have tried their best to avoid and the issue that Trump has focused on with laser-like intensity.   Immigration has...

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The Immigration Tipping Point

For decades many Americans were ambivalent about immigration. The false arguments made by the open borders advocates – whom I have come to refer to as the “Immigration Anarchists” – succeeded in suppressing the truth from the majority of American citizens.   The notion that the United States has just four “border states” was blindly accepted by many...

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Heroin Epidemic: The Real Metric for Determining Border Security

With the exception of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, all other candidates have made securing the U.S.-Mexican border a priority. While the U.S.-Mexican border must be made secure, the goal of securing that border is as deceptive as are the claims of the administration that the borders have never been more secure. Purely focusing on the U.S.-Mexican border ignores the fact that, as I have...

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Categories: crime Tags: Drugs, Drug Cartels, heroin, crime

Sanctuary Cities and Collateral Damage

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “collateral damage” as “deaths, injuries, and damage to the property of people who are not in the military that happen as a result of the fighting in a war.” Our nation’s military services have deployed extremely expensive and increasingly sophisticated “smart weapons” to all but eliminate collateral damage among...

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Prosecutorial Deception: The $21 Billion DHS Betrayal

On June 17, 2015, the House Subcommittee on National Security and the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules, conducted a joint oversight hearing concerning “A Review of the President’s Executive Actions on Immigration.” IG John Roth of DHS. DHS Inspector General (IG) John Roth testified at this hearing along with the directors...

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Immigration System Must Work for Best Interests of Americans

America's immigration laws were originally enacted to protect innocent lives and the jobs of American workers by preventing the entry and continued presence of aliens engaged in crime, espionage and terrorism and aliens who would provide unfair competition for American workers. Today the administration seems focused on how to enable immigration policies to provide for the needs of aliens,...

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A Recap: Obama's Unlawful Immigration Amnesty Has No Appeal

For years the Obama administration has run roughshod over the immigration system. It is inconceivable that any rational leader would refuse to enforce immigration laws that serve as America’s first line of defense and last line of defense against international terrorists and transnational criminals, especially in this perilous era. At a time when tens of millions of American workers,...

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Bin Laden, The 9/11 Commission Report and Immigration

On May 2, 2011, a team of highly skilled and incredibly courageous U.S. Navy SEALS staged a raid on the Pakistani compound of Osama bin Laden, the terrorist behind the mass killings in the United States on September 11, 2001. He and others in the compound were killed, and a huge treasure-trove of documents was seized. It has been widely reported that a review of these documents uncovered that...

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Immigration: Supply & Demand and Rampant Greed

There is an expression that it makes no sense to bring sand to the beach. In other words, you don’t look to acquire more of a commodity when you have a surplus. Today every politician running for office promises to help create jobs. Whether that politician is running for a minor county position or for the Presidency, the promise is the same: “If elected, I will help create jobs.” In the wake of...

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Prosecutorial Discretion Would Enable Terrorist to Remain in the U.S.

On April 16, 2015, a Federal Grand Jury in the Southern District of Ohio (Eastern Division) handed up a criminal indictment charging a naturalized United States citizen, Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud a/k/a “Ayanle,” a native of Somalia, with three federal crimes: 18 U.S.C. 2339A - Providing Material Support to Terrorists (Count 1) 18 U.S.C. 2339B - Providing Material Support to a...

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