Easy Solution for Sanctuary Cities Facing Defunding: Stop Filing Lawsuits, Start Obeying the Law

Once again, California has made headline news in the sizzling-hot sanctuary city debate. The latest: Santa Clara County, population 1.9 million, petitioned a federal district court to block President Donald Trump from implementing his executive order that would withhold funding from sanctuary cities. Earlier this year, San Francisco filed a similar action.

‘Rogue’ ICE Agents Protecting Americans

Publicity hound Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Hispanic Congressional Congress are in freefall about the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that netted about 700 deportable criminal aliens.

In 2017, Trump Needs to Deliver on his Campaign Pledges

For the first time in history, a presidential candidate ran on a platform that espoused as its central theme immigration enforcement.

Pro-Amnesty Boehner Retires

Now that House Speak John Boehner has unexpectedly stepped down, the GOP has a chance to redeem itself. Despite an overwhelming mandate from voters in 2014, Republicans have done nothing to warrant the trust voters placed in them to defund President Obama’s unconstitutional amnesty or block Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s confirmation. At her hearing, Lynch said she supported Obama’s amnesty.

PEP Helps Ensure No Immigration Enforcement

President Franklin Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941, the date of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, as “a day that would live in infamy.” A much more recent infamous day involving a U.S. president was November 20, 2014, when Barack Obama ignored the constitutional separation of powers and unilaterally proclaimed legal status (amnesty) for approximately 5 million illegal aliens. That was the major infamy that day, but not the only one. Obama also ended the congressionally mandated Secure Communities Program.

Obama Administration: A World Class Two-Faced Competitor

If hypocrisy were an Olympic event, President Obama and key members of his administration would be leading contenders for gold medals. Their athletic duplicity shines most clearly on the field of immigration policy. Most outstanding among their exertions, noted by Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute, was their race to trample the Secure Communities program.

In the Front Door, Out the Back Door – DHS Released 30,000+ Criminal Aliens in 2014

The DHS is reported to have released 30,558 aliens who had criminal histories in fiscal year 2014. This infuriating situation was reported by The Washington Times in a March 18, 2015, news report, “DHS released another 30,000 criminal aliens onto streets.”

Immigration Enforcement in State of Collapse

“There can be no doubt that immigration enforcement is in a state of collapse.” So said Jessica Vaughan, an analyst for the Center for Immigration Studies, in her opening remarks of testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. During the course of her testimony, Vaughan outlined how the Obama Administration has caused that collapse. “This state of affairs,” she said, “can be traced directly to policy changes brought about by the Obama Administration.”

Border Patrol Stripping Agents of Rifles

On November 9, television station News 4 KVOA in Tucson, Arizona, reported that some Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Tucson Sector had their M4 Carbines taken from them, purportedly to carry out a “safety inspection” of the weapons, but that the weapons have neither been returned nor replaced.

Hide & Seek

Edward Snowden has been credited with leaking more than 1.7 million government documents and exposing the extent of the National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance program. This release of information is considered the largest breach of national security data in history.