MS-13 Operating in White House’s Shadow

MS-13 Apartment Crime Scene
Langley Park, MD., near White House, hotbed of MS-13 violence.

ICE Targeting MS13, More Enforcement Actions, Arrests Expected

Get MS-13, other dangerous gangs out of California.
The Trump administration has promised to crack down on dangerous criminal gangs, most of which operate within the nation’s sanctuary cities.

In Overpopulated California, Few Places to Escape Poverty, Gang Activity

The Southern California public radio station KPCC posted an interesting story titled Pacific Islanders Looking to Inland Empire for Affordable Housing, Escape from Gangs that underlined the state’s ever-growing population crisis.

Texas Moves to Curb Gang Crime; California Does Nothing

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott, who led the 26-state coalition’s lawsuit against President Obama’s unilateral executive action amnesty, has taken another step toward curbing illegal immigration. Abbott’s move is bold, and one that California’s Jerry Brown should, but won’t, consider.

California Prison Early Release Plan Won't Be Delayed, Supreme Court Rules

The title for my commentary was borrowed from the news report that was posted August 2, 2013, by the Huffington Post. While neither the title for the article nor the material contained in the article even mentioned immigration, in point of fact, this is an immigration story.

Mexican drug cartels fight turf battles in Chicago

A disturbing news report aired on CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley on August 23, 2012 began:

(CBS News) CHICAGO - Gun violence is out of control in Chicago. Just last night, there were eight shootings, two of them deadly.

That pushes the total so far in 2012 to 351 shooting deaths -- up 30 percent from last year. Drug gangs are a big reason.

Manager for Violent Fraudulent Document Ring Sentenced to Two Life Sentences for Murdering Rival Vendor

A news release issued on March 2, 2012 by both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) addresses the imposition of two life prison sentences on a key player in a fraud document ring that used acts of extreme violence committed within the United States as a means of protecting his turf; turf to be found in 19 American cities located in 11 American states.  Meanwhile, Janet Napol

MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Re-Entering the U.S.

Today's commentary is predicated on a news release that was posted on the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) website on February 16, 2012.

There are many reasons why this ICE news release is important.

With Friends Like These...

There is a well known expression that asks, “With friends like these, who needs enemies?”

Be Careful What You Wish For

Russell Pearce was the force behind the controversial Arizona Immigration Law, SB 1070.  He was the President of the Arizona State Senate and because of his outspoken position on the need to enforce immigration laws on the state level, he drew fire from a number of well funded organizations that oppose the enforcement of our nation's immigration laws.