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  • Illegal Alien with Multiple DUIs Killed in Colorado Highway Accident

    07/31/2015 2:05:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jul y 31st, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Illegal alien Jose Triana-Valenzuela was killed this week when the car he lost control of his car Monday morning. ... Triana-Valenzuela was arrested in 2003 for driving under the influence, speeding and driving without a license. He was turned over to immigration authorities after his 2003 arrest. ... A Weld County man killed in a rollover accident earlier this week had been arrested multiple times, but none of the arresting agencies linked him to an active warrant out of Morgan County dating back to 2003. ... Triana-Valenzuela was first arrested in Morgan County on May 1, 2003 for Driving Under...
  • Jeb Bush to Lester Holt: Donald Trump's Surge in the Polls Is a 'Phenomenon'

    07/31/2015 12:17:24 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/31/15 | Elizabeth Chuck
    Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush called Donald Trump's candidacy a "phenomenon," and said his outspoken rival has "appealed to people's anger" as he has skyrocketed to the top of the polls. "I was surprised that Donald Trump has surged. I think he's captured the deep frustration that people feel," Bush told NBC News' Lester Holt in an exclusive interview on Friday. Trump — who kicked off his campaign with controversial comments accusing Mexico of sending its rapists and murderers to the U.S. — has a large lead over the GOP presidential field, a Quinnipiac poll released Thursday showed. "I get...
  • Jeb Bush was director of philanthropy that gave tens of millions to Planned Parenthood

    07/30/2015 5:07:31 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 242 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Ben Johnson
    NEW YORK, July 30, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - Until the eve of his presidential campaign, Jeb Bush was director of a philanthropy that gave tens of millions of dollars to Planned Parenthood and financed its advocacy of "unrestricted access to abortion" around the world. The charity also approved money to global abortion providers while he sat on its board. In 2010, Jeb was named one of the founding directors of the Bloomberg Family Foundation, established as a tax-exempt foundation to advance the vision of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. He resigned from the board at the end of 2014...
  • SCHUMER ADMITS: ‘I RECRUITED MARCO RUBIO TO BE PART OF OUR GROUP OF EIGHT’

    07/29/2015 6:56:36 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 64 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 29,2015 | Julia Hahn
    The immigration plan proposed by the Gang of Eight would have dispensed more than 30 million green cards in its first ten years. A green card is an immigration document that authorizes immigrants to collect welfare and become voting citizens, among other things. In a recent but overlooked interview on MSNBC’s Up With Steve Kornacki, Sen. Schumer (D-NY) explained how he was personally responsible for “recruiting” Sen. Rubio to flood the U.S. labor markets: “I recruited Marco Rubio to be part of our group of eight being in the gym. [Democratic Senator] Dick Durbin was in the gym… and he...
  • TRUMP: MOVE NON-CRIMINAL ILLEGALS ‘BACK IN’ LEGALLY, I’LL ‘DO SOMETHING’ WITH DREAMERS

    07/29/2015 7:09:14 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 107 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 29,2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Trump stated, “Number one, the first thing we do, is get the bad ones out. we have a lot of bad dudes as I said, you have a lot of really bad people here. They’re in our prisons, and they’re clogging up our prisons. I want to them to go back — and not only Mexico, I want to get them back to the country…and I want them to be in their prisons.” Trump, then stated that he could find these illegal immigrants and “get them out,” a process that he argued is “feasible He added, “We have to bring...
  • Mark Steyn : Pathway to Codswallop

    07/29/2015 10:37:52 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 19 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 29 July 2015 | Mark Steyn
    In a thoughtful review of Ann Coulter's splendid new book, iconoclastic Democrat Mickey Kaus lists the open-borders advocates in American politics: ...the entire Democratic party, half the Republican party, half (secretly) of the politicians who claim to represent the other half of the Republican party, virtually the entire press (including Fox), virtually all of business, and virtually all big money political donors (including the Kochs!). The bit I've bolded helps explain the Trump bump in the GOP polls. A significant part of the Republican base thinks half their candidates are just schmoozing them to get through primary season, genuflecting toward...
  • VOTERS TO G.O.P.: WE'RE JUST NOT THAT INTO IMMIGRANTS

    07/30/2015 12:36:26 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 37 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 30 July 2015 | Ann Coulter
    For years, Republican candidates have been assured by their political consultants that amnesty is a runaway hit with the public. Then they always come in for a zinger of a surprise when the American people are finally able to express themselves on the subject. (Sometimes it seems as if political consultants are in the game only to make money.) Washington has tried to sneak through three amnesties in the last decade -- in 2006, 2007 and 2013. Each time, amnesty had the full support of the media, the White House, leaders of both political parties, big campaign donors and lobbyists....
  • Steve King says Boehner wing of party is to left of Bernie Sanders on immigration

    "Bernie Sanders is closer 2 my position on immigration than a wing of GOP. Avowed socialist is opposed 2 open borders." http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2014/01/17/rep-joaquin-castro-boehner-called-steve-king-a-hole-to-house-dems/
  • Jeb Bush Insists on ‘Path to Citizenship,’ Says Deportation Is Not an ‘American Value’

    07/28/2015 9:37:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 28, 2015 | Katie McHugh
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told a Hispanic audience on Monday that illegal aliens must be given U.S. citizenship, and encouraging them to “self-deport” is not an American value. Bush made his remarks at church in Orlando, where he discussed his Christian faith and support for amnesty for illegal aliens, the same day a CNN poll showed that 64 percent of Republican voter support deporting illegals. Self-deportation is another matter: Since the vast majority of illegal aliens commit felonies in order to forge their documents, something like E-Verify could halt fraud in its tracks. No fake Social Security Card, no...
  • Jeb Bush vows to enact comprehensive immigration reform. To Telemundo. In Spanish.

    07/28/2015 6:43:26 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 7/28/15 | Jazz Shaw
    A story about Jeb Bush being in favor of amnesty, er… sorry, “comprehensive immigration reform” shouldn’t be anything new. But at the same time, the candidate seems to have been sending some mixed messages to the base over the course of his 2016 campaign. Not that long ago he said that he would rescind the President’s executive amnesty program, but speaking to a different outlet during that same week he hinted pretty much the exact opposite. It can all be so confusing, can’t it? But this week he did an interview for a Spanish speaking outlet where he seems to...
  • Donald Trump: Send Illegals Back Home!… You Either Have Laws Or You Don’t Have Laws

    07/28/2015 5:52:13 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/27/15 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump laid out his immigration plan on Hannity Monday night. Trump called for “good illegals” to be sent back and let back in while keeping out the bad dudes. "Trump: You got to build a wall. It’s not an easy thing to do. And I’ll get it done. And believe me, I’ll do it for the right but I’m also going to have Mexico pay for it. Mexico is making a fortune off of us. They will pay for it. So, just mark my word. That’s called “negotiation.” …Before I even start a wall we’d get rid of the...
  • Immigration enforcement changes could shield 9.6M undocumented immigrants from deportation

    07/28/2015 6:29:23 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 9 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 07/23/15, | By Brenda Gazzar,
    Lesser-known changes in immigration enforcement announced by President Barack Obama in November could offer a “degree of protection” from deportation for up to 9.6 million of the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally, according to a new report by the Migration Policy Institute. In contrast, the highly publicized deferred action programs known by the acronyms DAPA and expanded DACA, which have garnered most of the public’s attention and are on hold by a federal court, could grant temporary relief from deportation to as many as 5.2 million undocumented immigrants if implemented. The Department of Homeland Security recently adopted new...
  • Sen. Cruz Continues Investigation into Administration’s Handling of Unaccompanied Alien Children

    07/27/2015 4:48:02 PM PDT · by Isara · 6 replies
    Cruz.senate.gov ^ | July 27, 2015
    Sends letter to Secretary Kerry questioning inappropriate use of UAC funds among other concernsWASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) recently sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry asking more questions about a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) document that appears to contradict key aspects of the Administration’s policy regarding the handling of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC). This letter represents the latest step in Sen. Cruz’s thorough examination of the Administration’s multi-agency approach to last year’s UAC influx, and follows two prior letters to HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on the subject: Sen. Cruz’s...
  • Obama’s Asymmetrical Warfare Against The United States

    07/27/2015 5:07:13 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 14 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | 07/27/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    Last year a retired Border Patrol Officer by the name of Zach Taylor went on camera to explain the driving force behind the unprecedented surge in illegal immigration happening on our southern border. Taylor went on to note that what was happening at our border was not due to a spur of the moment event, or “a humanitarian crisis”, but asymmetrical warfare. The surge we saw at the border was a part of a larger, more chilling event that served one purpose and one purpose only, to show our enemies that our southern border had been compromised and the government...
  • Bush lays out his immigration plan in Spanish (Pay a small fine...)

    07/27/2015 6:04:40 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 18 replies
    CNN KCCI ^ | 7/27/15 | Daniella Diaz
    Jeb Bush told Telemundo he wants a pathway to legal status for all 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. The former Florida governor granted his first Spanish-language interview as a presidential candidate to Telemundo Monday evening. In the interview, he talked about his immigration policies, his thoughts on Donald Trump and Cuba, and his home life and family. "First, coming here legally has to be easier than coming here illegally," he said. "So there needs to be an agreement with the border ... for the 11 million people (who are here illegally), they must come out of the...
  • CNN poll: 64% of Republicans prefer securing border and deportation of illegals over legalization

    07/27/2015 6:29:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 27, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    This should answer the question of why Donald Trump resonates with the Republican base. Despite having criticized Mitt Romney for being too hardline on immigration in 2012, Trump has until very recently embraced the hardline positions — and those turn out to be very popular among GOP voters. A new poll from CNN shows that normalizing the illegals who have been living here gets 55% support from the general public, but 64% of Republicans prefer deportation: The poll also finds Trump’s positions on immigration are at odds with those of most Americans, but may be providing him a boost in...
  • SOROS NAILED: Liberal Sugar Daddy George Soros May Face A ‘Monster’ Named, “Tax Evasion

    07/27/2015 9:35:51 PM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    Tea Party Crusaders ^ | July 27th, 2015 | crusader
    SOROS NAILED: Liberal Sugar Daddy George Soros May Face A ‘Monster’ Named, “Tax Evasion.” Which will Eat Away his Political Power. [ Full title]. George Soros is one of the left’s most powerful money men. In January of this year, Western Journalism reported on the millions of dollars that liberal billionaire George Soros and his politically involved foundations gave to help various groups of Ferguson protesters. “Buses of activists from a litany of organizations — all funded in part by Mr. Soros” showed up in the Missouri city scorched by riots related to the police-involved death of Michael Brown. Soros,...
  • Bush: Trump's Words 'Vulgar,' Huckabee's Comment 'Doesn't Help'

    07/27/2015 6:31:12 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    LA Times ^ | July 27, 2015 | KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
    KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Bush: Trump's Words 'Vulgar,' Huckabee's Comment 'Doesn't Help' In his first Spanish-language interview since launching his bid for the White House, the former Florida governor said he was optimistic about passing comprehensive immigration reform, saying, "I know we can do it," according to excerpts of the interview released by Telemundo on Monday evening. Bush's definition of comprehensive reform is different from some others. He has said he supports a path to legal status for immigrants living in the country illegally, but not a path to citizenship as backed by most immigration advocates, Democrats and some Republicans. The candidate...
  • Donald Trump Calls for Amnesty

    07/27/2015 8:14:32 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 125 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | July 27, 2015 | Dave Blount
    I hope Trump’s MSNBC interview doesn’t surprise too many people: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a softer stance [on] immigration during a television interview Friday, saying he believes in a “merit system” for undocumented immigrants already living in the U.S. … During Friday’s interview, Trump said the U.S. should take a two-step approach to the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the country. Wouldn’t it be nice if there really were only 11 million? The actual number is probably at least three times that high and rocketing upward every moment. Meanwhile, we can’t find even a loose cannon,...
  • Sowell: Documented Irresponsibility

    07/27/2015 12:51:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 28, 2015 | Thomas Sowell
    People who entered the United States illegally may be called "undocumented" in politically correct circles, but what is all too well documented is the utter irresponsibility of both political parties in dealing with immigration issues. Both Democratic and Republican administrations have left the border with Mexico porous for years — porous not just for Mexicans but for anybody else, including terrorists from the Middle East. Two very different issues have gotten jumbled together in the political stew called "comprehensive immigration reform." The first and most fundamental issue is whether we are going to have an immigration policy at all. The...
  • New California: Mass Immigration Turning Virginia Blue

    07/26/2015 7:44:08 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Jul 2015 | Julia Hahn
    A remarkable transformation is underway in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The birthplace and final resting place of George Washington, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson—and once one of the most reliably-red of red states—is being rapidly turned into a progressive stronghold. These changes are not the result of an inside agency, or a natural evolution in political thinking, but rather the result of one of the most impactful yet least-discussed policies of the federal government. Each year the federal government prints millions of visas and distributes these admission tickets to the poorest and least-developed nations in the world. A middle-aged person living...
  • DONALD TRUMP ENDORSES AMNESTY FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS [DISAPPOINTING, BUT NOT SURPRISING]

    07/26/2015 5:49:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 211 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 07/26/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Disappointing, but not surprising. The depressing reality though that is that most of the Republican field has endorsed amnesty in one form or another. So this isn't much of a surprise. Trump is using his own vocabulary, but he's echoing the same amnesty talking points you could hear from Marco Rubio... or Barack Obama. During Friday's interview, Trump said the U.S. should take a two-step approach to the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the country. "Well, the first thing we do is take the bad ones — of which there are, unfortunately, quite a few," said Trump,...
  • John McCain: Delivering Results for Arizona

    07/26/2015 10:34:06 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 90 replies
    Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ^ | 7/21/15 | Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Real leadership means delivering results. It means fighting to protect our country, support our veterans, tackle wasteful spending, and advance common-sense solutions that put jobs and growth first. That’s what John McCain provides in the U.S. Senate every day. And it’s why we’re partnering with the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to launch a new ad and stand with McCain in 2016. Re-electing John McCain is critical to maintaining our pro-jobs majority in the U.S. Senate and building on the progress we’ve made in Congress this year.
  • Judge Orders Release of Immigrant Children Detained by U.S. (Mothers to be released, too)

    07/26/2015 8:09:57 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 18 replies
    NY Times ^ | 7/25/15 | JULIA PRESTON
    A federal judge in California has ruled that the Obama administration’s detention of children and their mothers who were caught crossing the border illegally is a serious violation of a longstanding court settlement, and that the families should be released as quickly as possible. In a decision late Friday roundly rejecting the administration’s arguments for holding the families, Judge Dolly M. Gee of Federal District Court for the Central District of California found that two detention centers in Texas that the administration opened last summer fail to meet minimum legal requirements of the 1997 settlement for facilities housing children. -snip-...
  • Martin O’Malley sides with illegal immigrants in lawsuit against Texas

    07/25/2015 8:57:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 24, 2015 | S. A. Miller
    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley on Friday blasted Texas for denying birth certificates to some U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants without valid identification documents, declaring that “citizenship is a human right.” “Denying birth certificates to U.S, citizens is not only outrageous, it’s unconstitutional,” the former Maryland governor said in a statement released in English and Spanish. “The 14th amendment of the U.S. Constitution could not be clearer. It states that ‘all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside,’ ” he...
  • Donald Trump suggests 'merit system' for undocumented immigrants

    07/25/2015 3:45:02 PM PDT · by familyop · 76 replies
    NJ Advance Media, NJ.com ^ | July 25, 2015 | Brent Johnson
    But he said the country should take a different approach with "the other ones" — i.e., undocumented immigrants who are already in the country who have "done a good job." "I'm a very big believer in merit system," Trump said. "I have to tell you ... some of these people have been here, they've done a good job. You know, in some cases, sadly, they've been living under the shadows, etc., etc. We have to do something. So whether it's merit or whether it's whatever, but I'm a believer in the merit system. If somebody's been outstanding, we try and...
  • Judge rules illegal immigrant parents with children should be released

    07/25/2015 10:36:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 25, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Illegal immigrant parents and children should usually be released rather than held in custody, a federal judge ruled late Friday in a decision that could put thousands more illegal immigrants out on the streets, where they’re less likely to return for their deportation hearings. The sweeping decision, by U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee, gives the Obama administration 90 days to object, but otherwise she said she’ll order that the government quickly move to release all illegal immigrant children and try to release their parents as well. Judge McGee also ruled that the facilities Homeland Security set up to house...
  • The ‘Donald Trump Act’ Just Passed The House By A Landslide, And Obama Doesn’t Like It One Bit

    07/24/2015 8:31:46 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 125 replies
    Western Journalism Center ^ | 07/24/2015 | James Beattie
    H.R. 3009 passed easily in the lower chamber 241 to 179.James Beattie July 24, 2015 at 6:22pm Share on Facebook29k Tweet260 Email The House passed a bill Thursday which would punish cities that refuse to enforce federal immigration law.H.R. 3009 passed easily in the lower chamber 241 to 179, The Hill reported. The bill would force local law enforcement agencies to notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement if they have an illegal immigrant in custody; otherwise, certain federal law enforcement grants would be withheld. Advertisement Related Stories The ‘Donald Trump Act’ Just Passed The House By A Landslide, And Obama Doesn’t...
  • Get Your Angle Wings Here

    07/25/2015 4:47:15 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-25-2015 | MOTUS
    From the fine mind of Trey Gowdy, "The president said that … in Trayvon Martin he saw a son. I can tell you those of us who have daughters saw our daughters in Kate Steinle." And the equally talented Big Fur Hat at iOTW, we have this “We’ll Claim Kate” memorial.And now, because it’s the weekend, and because we all deserve a break, let’s make this recipe weekend (and remember, every time a recipe is posted an angel gets his wings).Chrusciki, aka Angel’s Wings Or at least they get a drink:An old fashioned Angel’s tip, perhaps?Angel's Tip 3/4 oz dark creme...
  • President Obama's Sanctuary For Killers?

    07/24/2015 5:24:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Investors.com ^ | July 24, 2015 | IBD Editorial
    Border Policy: President Obama vowed to veto a House bill to pull cash from cities that flout federal immigration laws. He's given a lot of odd excuses, but in the end he's siding with criminal illegals who now plague the U.S. There was the wrenching testimony of Jim Steinle, who just this month was walking down a San Francisco tourist pier with his daughter Kate in broad daylight as she was gunned down at his side by a five-times-deported illegal alien. The gunman, Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, told investigators that he lived in the city because its sanctuary city policies shielded him...
  • War: Chamber of Commerce gearing up to take out conservative incumbents in the House next year

    07/24/2015 2:15:41 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 24, 2015 | Allahpundit
    This strategy isn’t entirely new. They started talking about targeting tea partiers in primaries in late 2013 and followed through in last year’s midterms... The difference last year was that they stuck to open seats rather than going after incumbents. Evidently they’ve decided now that “progress” towards the dream of renewing the Ex-Im bank and passing a gigantic amnesty ensuring all the cheap legal labor they could possibly want isn’t happening fast enough. It’s simply not sufficient to fill vacancies in the House with corporatist business-class Republicans. To move their agenda, they need to start replacing some of the people...
  • O'Malley: American citizenship is 'a human right'

    07/24/2015 11:27:30 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 24, 2015 | Ariel Cohen
    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley took his pro-immigration stance to a new level Friday by declaring citizenship "a human right." O'Malley, who has long been an advocate for illegal immigrant rights, has made amnesty a centerpiece of his campaign since he declared two months ago. His comments come in response to Texas health officials asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by immigrant parents who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children. "Denying birth certificates to U.S. citizens is not only outrageous, it's unconstitutional," O'Malley said in a statement on Friday. "The 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution...
  • Obama Renews His Amnesty Tyranny

    07/24/2015 6:10:40 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/24/15 | Arnoild Ahlert
    And how the Congress is collaborating President Obama and other administration officials continue to push their thumb-in-the-eye approach to legal and illegal immigration with a series of unilateral moves that once again reveal their contempt for the American public and the rule of law—when they’re not busy engaging in outright extortion. The first insult comes courtesy of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This week they “clarified” the requirements necessary for becoming naturalized citizens. The clarification involved modifications to the Oath of Allegiance every would-be citizen must recite. The USCIS determined that two clauses contained in that Oath,...
  • Trump Suggests He May Be Open to Amnesty

    07/23/2015 7:12:26 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 100 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 23, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    At a campaign event today at the U.S.-Mexico border, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump left the door open to amnesty. He did so at a press conference on the border: ...
  • Undocumented Steinmetz grad to attend White House summit

    07/23/2015 4:12:33 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 22, 2015 | BY JORDYN HOLMAN
    A couple of missed calls, a voicemail — even a Snapchat — from his teacher notified Steinmetz College Prep graduate Cesar Bustos, 18, that he was headed to the White House. Bustos, who was at work when he got the news, is one of 130 students selected to attend first lady Michelle Obama’s Beating the Odds Summit on Thursday. The summit is part of the first lady’s Reach Higher initiative, which is intended to get more U.S. students to continue their education after high school. “The experience sounds so surreal,” Bustos said. “Being undocumented, I never believed I would ever...
  • Briefing Highlights Positive Voter Attitudes Toward Undocumented Immigrants

    07/23/2015 3:56:39 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    PR Newswire ^ | July 23, 2015 | National Council of La Raza
    A briefing today at NCLR (National Council of La Raza) addressed new data from The George Washington University (GW) which show that most U.S. voters have positive views of undocumented immigrants. Most voters surveyed consider undocumented immigrants "family and community oriented" (71%) and agreed they "fill jobs Americans don't want" (67%). A majority disagreed that undocumented immigrants "are 'cheaters' here just to help themselves" (59 percent), "belong to gangs and commit many crimes" (56 percent), or "threaten our traditional American culture" (56 percent). "Among American voters today, there is a substantial, multidimensional and widespread favorable attitude toward undocumented immigrants," said...
  • Up to 87 pct. of undocumented migrants could stay in U.S., study says

    07/23/2015 3:48:30 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    FOX News Latino ^ | July 23, 2015
    Up to 87 percent of undocumented immigrants will be able to remain in the United States if the executive action measures on immigration taken by President Barack Obama are implemented without modifications, according to a study published by the Migration Policy Institute. The report by the independent immigration study center said that the net effect of the new policies will be a reduction in deportations from the United States. In all, 5.2 million immigrants would benefit from these immigration relief measures, but the MPI notes that the implementation of new guidelines for law enforcement and immigration authorities would broaden the...
  • Republicans Pass 'Donald Trump Act' As Obama Vows Veto

    07/23/2015 2:53:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 63 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 23, 2015 | By BENJAMIN SIEGEL
    Donald Trump may be thousands of miles from Washington on the Texas-Mexico border, but on Capitol Hill he's center stage in the fight over illegal immigration. The bill, which is formally called the "Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act," would block states and cities from receiving federal law enforcement funding if they have so-called “sanctuary city” practices in place, blocking the enforcement of certain federal immigration laws. It passed today in the House with overwhelming Republican support in a 241-179 vote, with only six Democrats joining the majority. Democrats have pejoratively labeled the legislation “The Donald Trump Act,” tying...
  • House votes to punish sanctuary cities

    07/23/2015 2:21:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 23, 2015 | Cristina Marcos
    House Republicans passed legislation on Thursday that would deny federal funds to sanctuary cities. The bill, passed 241-179, would withhold certain federal law enforcement grants to cities that have policies designed to shelter illegal immigrants from deportation. Sanctuary cities have come under heavy scrutiny in the wake of Kathryn Steinle’s death on July 1 in San Francisco. Authorities charged Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez with her killing. Lopez-Sanchez, who is in the U.S. illegally, has a history of felony convictions and has been deported five times. Critics of the sanctuary laws say such policies encourage people to immigrate to the U.S. illegally...
  • Obama shielding 80 percent of nation’s illegals from deportation

    07/23/2015 11:38:01 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 22, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    President Obama’s executive actions on immigration shield more than 80 percent of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the country from any danger of being deported, a top immigration think tank reported Thursday. As part of his November amnesty Mr. Obama announced a program to proactively grant a temporary deportation amnesty to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants. But he also directed immigration agents not to bother...
  • White House defends sanctuary cities, threatens to veto crackdown bill

    07/23/2015 9:13:37 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 45 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 23, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Says legalization is best way to deal with criminalsThe White House vowed Thursday to veto a bill to punish sanctuary cities, instead calling on Congress to legalize illegal immigrants as the way to solve the problem of criminals who shouldn’t be on the streets. The threat came just hours before the House was expected to pass a bill that would withhold money from states or localities that don’t abide by a federal law that requires them to cooperate when federal immigration authorities request help identifying illegal immigrants. But the White House Office of Management and Budget said that “threatens the...
  • Local Border Patrol Union Pulls Out of Trump Border Event

    07/23/2015 7:39:40 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/23/15 | CARRIE DANN
    The local branch of a union of border patrol agents slated to host Donald Trump's visit to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday has pulled out of the event. In a statement, National Border Patrol Council Local 2455 said: "After careful consideration of all the factors involved in this event and communicating with members of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) at the National level, it has been decided by Local 2455 to pull out of all events involving Donald Trump." Trump's campaign says it will proceed with his visit in Laredo, Texas, as planned.
  • Most Undocumented Immigrants (87%) Will Stay Under Obama’s New Policies, Report Says

    07/23/2015 5:40:31 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 10 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 23, 2015 | Julia Preston
    Under new immigration enforcement programs the Obama administration is putting in place across the country, the vast majority of unauthorized immigrants — up to 87 percent — would not be the focus of deportation operations and would have “a degree of protection” to remain in the United States, according to a report published Thursday by the Migration Policy Institute, a nonpartisan research group in Washington. The report found that about 13 percent of an estimated 11 million immigrants without papers, or about 1.4 million people, have criminal records or recently crossed the border illegally, making them priorities for deportation under...
  • On this day in history - Future Edition.

    07/23/2015 5:48:58 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-23-2015 | MOTUS
    On this day in history - July 23, 2015:  On this date in 2015, The Obama began what would be hailed as the final phase of his fundamental transformation of Amerika. Without as much as a peep from the “loyal opposition” The Obama advanced his assault on the Constitution by continuing to write his own laws and treaties and by re-writing existing immigration law in his own image and likeness. It was a bloodless coup, directed by his long-term consigliere “Got that Barry?” “Yes Mommy.”and executed with nothing more than this pen and and his phone - again, thanks in...
  • RedState's Erick Erickson and Leon H Wolf also supported amnesty like Trump

    07/22/2015 11:52:35 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    Trump wasn't that involved in politics and certainly not in congress when he said hipster things about immigration reform. Wolf and Erickson were already schooled on it and still pushed it. Trump never fired someone for holding "rightwing views". Leon Wolf did which is why Daniel Horowitz posts on the much better Conservative Review. Erickson also defended Liz Mair Walker's fired feminazi amnesty pusher. http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2013/04/17/177640184/immigration-proves-a-rubiks-cube-for-many-republicans "I think the Tom Tancredo days within the party are over," says conservative radio host Erick Erickson, who also runs the blog RedState, "if only because of the shell-shock results of 2012 that the base...
  • Lawmakers: Thousands Of Violent Felons To Be Released In November Under New Sentencing Guidelines

    07/22/2015 3:58:09 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    dc ^ | 07/22/2015 | Kerry Picket
    Thousands of dangerous federal prison inmates will be released in November as a result of the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s decision to lower federal sentencing for all drug trafficking and distribution crimes, two Republican lawmakers warned Tuesday. According to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, the release will include inmates with violent criminal histories who committed crimes involving assault, firearms, and even murder. ... the Sentencing Commission has estimated that 46,376 prisoners are eligible for early release under Amendment 782 — with nearly 8,000 offenders eligible for immediate release on November 1, 2015.
  • Obama Admin Plans More Executive Action on Immigration

    07/22/2015 8:57:34 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 33 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | Jul 22, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Obama administration is moving forward with plans to expand a waiver program that will allow additional illegal aliens to remain in the country rather than apply for legal status from abroad. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule on Tuesday that would make changes to a waiver program created by President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration in 2013. The new rule expands eligibility to a host of other categories of illegal immigrants beyond those with citizen spouses and parents.
  • More Extremist, Anti-Immigrant Legislation Imminent Says Anti-Immigrant Spokesman Rep. Steve King

    07/22/2015 6:12:47 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies
    Democratic Leader ^ | Nancy Pelosi
    The ‘Donald Trump Act’ scheduled for a vote tomorrow on the House Floor just won the major endorsement of anti-immigrant Spokesman Rep. Steve King. There’s one condition: so as long as the House Republican leadership brings more anti-Latino, anti-immigrant measures. House Republicans plan more immigration legislation House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has promised lawmakers that he’ll bring more measures aimed at strengthening immigration enforcement to the House floor later this year, according to a top GOP immigration foe. In an email sent to GOP lawmakers, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) details a conversation he had with the No. 2 House...
  • Obama’s ICE Director: No Immigration Enforcement Until Amnesty Is Passed

    07/22/2015 6:11:50 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jul 21, 2015 | Julia Hahn
    Obama’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director tells lawmakers that no consequences are planned for sanctuary cities until Congress first passes “comprehensive immigration reform.” Sarah Saldańa testified before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on criminal alien violence.
  • Ice Director Forced to tell Cruz He's "Absolutely Right" After He Disputes Her Claim

    07/22/2015 2:46:29 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 7 replies
    http://www.theblaze.com ^ | 7/21/2015 | Jason Howerton
    Watch as ICE Director Is Forced to Tell Ted Cruz He’s ‘Absolutely Right’ After He Disputes Her Claim During Hearing Jul. 21, 2015 10:20pm Jason Howerton Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) interrogated the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement director in a contentious exchange during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration policy on Tuesday. One particularly interesting back-and-forth occurred when ICE Director Sarah Saldana disputed Cruz’s assertion that the Obama administration released 104,000 “criminal illegal aliens.” “When I asked you how many criminals ICE released in 2013, you were off by a factor of three,” Cruz said. “You said 30,000 —...