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  • How to Deport Millions of Illegal Aliens, Without Employing a Single Stormtrooper.

    12/08/2016 8:23:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 53 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/08/16 | Greg Penglis
    Sanctuary City policies encourage human trafficking of illegal aliens and whether mayors, supervisors and complicit law enforcement officers are also complicit in those crimes? Every time the issue of illegal aliens or deportation comes up, the Left, argues against something they know isnít going to happen. But the reason the Left always brings the conversation to the line, ďhow are you going to round up and deport 15 million undocumented immigrants?Ē is not to get an answer, It is to get you to feel bad for even thinking about deporting anyone. Because they know it isnít going to happen the...
  • Trump's plan to deport criminals won't be easy. Just ask Obama

    11/29/2016 10:20:28 PM PST · by b4me · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov 29, 2016 | Catherine E. Shoichet & Aaron Kessler
    Donald Trump has vowed to kick off his presidency by swiftly kicking out one segment of the immigrant population: criminals. But that's exactly what the Obama administration says it's been doing for eight years.(snip) Deportations of criminals rose under Obama The number of deportations went up from President George W. Bushís final year after Obama made deporting criminals a top priority.(snip)
  • Trump calls for mass deportations. This Indian state is already weeding out undocumented Muslims.

    11/27/2016 8:55:18 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 31 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Sunday, November 27, 2016 | Rama Lakshmi
    HATIMURIA, India -- Eight years ago, a dozen families showed up at this quiet farming village, saying floodwaters had washed away their homes. They spoke with a different accent, and the villagers wondered if they might be illegal Muslim immigrants who had crossed the porous border from neighboring Bangladesh. Illegal immigration has been a contentious,issue in this northeastern state of Assam for more than three decades. Yet "we pitied them and gave them refuge," said Lavanya Bisaya, the 56-year-old mother of the village headman. But as the newcomers' numbers swelled to 200 families, tensions began to mount, until finally villagers...
  • Migrants in Bulgaria: Riots, Drug Trafficking, and Deportation

    11/26/2016 8:29:31 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 7 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 26 Nov, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    After the latest uprising in the Harmanli asylum center, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is now considering deporting the entire population of the camp. Below is a panel discussion from Bulgarian television about the logistics of deportation, and the migrant role in drug trafficking. Many thanks to Tanya T for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:
  • Illegals advised on how to escape deportation

    11/25/2016 7:51:12 AM PST · by kevcol · 81 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 25, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    Foreign ministers of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras met this week to address concerns about President-elect Trump's plan to deport illegals, mostly those with criminal records. Their goal: Calm the fears of illegals, help them avoid deportation, and keep the flood of money they send home going. Mexico and Guatemala announced plans to expand immigration services at their dozens of offices in the United States.
  • Cal State Will Not Help Deport Undocumented Students Under Trump, Chancellor Says [Nation's Largest]

    11/16/2016 7:27:10 PM PST · by Steelfish · 63 replies
    LA Times ^ | November 16, 2016 | Rosanna Xia
    Cal State Will Not Help Deport Undocumented Students Under Trump, Chancellor Says [Largest Public University] (11/16-2016) by Rosanna Xia In the face of Donald Trumpís pledge to start large-scale deportations, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White reaffirmed on Wednesday the university's commitment to fostering a learning community that is "safe and welcoming" for its thousands of students who came to the U.S. illegally. As the largest public university system in the nation, Cal State's mission to provide accessibility to higher education and embrace the diversity of its 470,000 students remains unchanged, White said during a Board of Trustees meeting...
  • Chicago Mayor vows to protect illegal alien criminals and gangs from deportation

    11/16/2016 9:58:51 AM PST · by Starman417 · 31 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-16-16 | DrJohn
    The mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, has announced that Chicago will remain a sanctuary city and that it will not cooperate with ICE and defy any orders given by a President Donald Trump. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised Monday to defy President-elect Donald Trumpís deportation orders and vowed that the city will always be a so-called sanctuary city. Chicago laws prohibit government workers and police officers from asking the locals about their immigration status, according to the Chicago Tribune. Emanuel reaffirmed that the policy will continue. "To all those who are, after Tuesday's election, very nervous and filled with anxiety...
  • Illegals demand Obama issue mass pardons amid Trump deportation fears

    11/16/2016 3:02:32 AM PST · by BradtotheBone · 58 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Illegal immigrants are preparing to ask President Obama to pardon some 750,000 Dreamers, saying such a move is their last, best hope to stave off what they fear will be a wave of deportations once Donald Trump takes the Oval Office. Community leaders have planned a rally in New York on Wednesday to make the request. ďMillions of law abiding undocumented immigrants are fearful of what will happen when the new Administration takes control in January,Ē the group of New York state lawmakers and immigration advocates said in a statement announcing the rally. ďHowever, President Obama has the power of...
  • Internet posts telling illegal aliens they'll be deported and lose everything

    11/15/2016 5:28:24 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 51 replies
    On the street | 15 November 2016 | menemenetekelupharsin
    Illegal aliens are reading on the internet that they are about to be deported en masse and will lose all possessions. Must be propaganda from the left to terrorize them. All lies. This stuff has to be stopped by someone. It plays into the hands of the leftists.
  • Wary of Trump immigration threat, NY may erase ID card data

    11/15/2016 6:55:28 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 15, 2016 9:32 PM EST | Deepti Hajela and Jennifer Peltz
    When New York City launched the nationís biggest municipal ID card program last year, advocates said it would help people living in the U.S. illegally to venture out of the shadows. But since Donald Trump was elected president, city officials are instead fielding questions about whether the cards could put those same people at greater risk of being deported. The city has vowed to protect cardholdersí personal records and might even delete them using a kind of self-destruct provision that allows for the information to be destroyed at the end of the year. At least one state lawmaker has criticized...
  • Ryan: 'We are not planning on erecting a deportation force'

    11/13/2016 8:06:44 AM PST · by Pinkbell · 164 replies
    CNN ^ | November 13, 2016 | Eric Bradner
    (CNN)House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday despite Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric, lawmakers are not prepared to form a deportation force to round-up and deport undocumented immigrants. "We are not planning on erecting a deportation force. Donald Trump's not planning on that," Ryan told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." "I think we should put people's minds at ease: That is not what our focus is. That is not what we're focused on. We're focused on securing the border. We think that's first and foremost, before we get into any other immigration issue, we've got to know who's coming...
  • BREAKING: Trump says he will 'immediately' deport two to three million illegal immigrants

    11/13/2016 8:12:20 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 348 replies
    President-elect Donald Trump has said that he plans to deport two to three million undocumented immigrants immediately - and that he will be building his wall along the US-Mexico border. In an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes that airs on Sunday - his first since winning the election - Trump insisted that he will build the wall that was a vital part of his presidential campaign. 'What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably two million, it could be even...
  • N.J. dad: Why my daughter asked, 'Will President Trump deport my friend?' | Opinion

    11/13/2016 5:09:35 AM PST · by SMGFan · 64 replies
    Over the past week, my eight-year-old daughter had a persistent worry which my wife and I kept trying to tamp down: that if Donald Trump got elected, her friends with immigrant parents would be forced to leave the country.† We tried to reassure her that that was unlikely ó†even if Trump won. But on Wednesday morning, after we told her Trump was indeed headed to the White House, there were tears nonetheless, and another heartbreaking expression of worry for her friends. Parenting and politics collide. I hadn't even made a pot of coffee yet. There's been a lot written in...
  • Bay Area immigrants fear deportation after Trump victory

    11/12/2016 8:38:49 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 87 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | November 12, 2016 | Tatiana Sanchez
    When Donald Trump was elected president, Esmeralda Soto was stunned. Then the fear began. The 24-year-old undocumented resident worries she will be deported under a president who has vowed to crack down on illegal immigration when he takes office.
  • RNC chair Reince Priebus insists Trump is 'not calling for mass deportation'

    11/09/2016 11:33:54 PM PST · by eekitsagreek · 89 replies
    The Week ^ | Nov. 9, 2016 | Becca Stanek
    Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus assured America on Wednesday morning that its next president, Donald Trump, does not actually want to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. "He's not calling for mass deportation. He said, 'no, only people who have committed crimes and only until all of that has been taken care of do we look at what we do next,'" Priebus said during an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe after Election Day. Priebus also clarified that Trump wasn't actually proposing to temporarily ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. Though Trump has explicitly said we must have a "total...
  • Authorities Tried Twice To Deport Man Shot By PoliceÖ

    09/29/2016 6:56:25 PM PDT · by BAW · 13 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 9/29/2016 | Sundance
    EL CAJON, Calif. ó US authorities tried twice to deport the unarmed black man fatally shot by police in El Cajon, California, but his native Uganda refused to take him. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday in a statement to the Associated Press that Alfred Olango stopped reporting to officers in February 2015. Spokeswoman Virginia Kice didnít know if officers tried to find him after that. Olango arrived as a refugee in 1991 and was ordered deported in 2002 after being convicted on drug charges. He was released under a US Supreme Court ruling barring detention of foreign nationals...
  • How Other Nations Stop US From Deporting Criminal Illegal Immigrants

    07/28/2016 6:12:24 AM PDT · by milton23 · 18 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/27/16 | Josh Siegel
    Susanna Ruth Makinson can blame a lot of things for why her then-husband was shot dead eight years ago while patrolling the streets of Fort Myers, Florida, the first time since 1930 a police officer had been gunned down in the city. Thatís because, in a distant way out of heróand hisócontrol, Andrew Widmanís death felt preventable; his killer, Abel Arango, was an illegal immigrant and convicted felon who was released from detention because his native Cuba wouldnít take him back. But though Makinson wishes the government would do more to fix this little-known problem in the immigration system, to...
  • Latino activists vow more Trump protests as tensions heighten

    04/30/2016 9:59:14 AM PDT · by Innovative · 92 replies
    LA Times ^ | Apr. 30, 2016 | Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times) By Cindy Carcamo , Richard Winton and Ruben Vives
    Latino activists said they expect more large protests as Donald Trump moves his presidential campaign into California. Trump faced large and hostile demonstrations outside a rally Thursday night in Costa Mesa and at the Burlingame hotel where he delivered a speech to the California Republican Convention on Friday. ďI think itís going to get worse if he gets the nomination and is the front-runner. I think itís going to escalate,Ē said Luis Serrano, an organizer with California Immigration Youth Justice Alliance. ďWeíre going to keep showing up and standing against the actions and the hate Donald Trump is creating. We...
  • FRAUD: Michelle Fieldsís Honduran Born Mama Is Pro-Amnesty, Anti-Trump Activist #GrabGate

    03/31/2016 8:31:05 AM PDT · by musicman · 80 replies
    Got ^ | 03-30-16 | Charles C. Johnson
    Michelle Fieldsís mother, Xiomara, is a Honduran-born activist who opposed Donald Trump long before her daughterís alleged incident. The elder Fields runs a nonprofit for illegal immigrants in Los Angeles that receives a substantial portion of its funding from the U.S. and California tax payers.
  • Trump and Cruz Want to Deport 11 Million Immigrants. Thatís Literally Impossible.

    03/29/2016 3:51:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 139 replies
    Foreign Policy In Focus ^ | March 29, 2016 | Tanya Golash-Boza
    In a purely practical way, the present deportation debate is simply the essence of demagoguery. In 2006, when I first began researching deportations, George W. Bush was president and quietly building a deportation machine in the Department of Homeland Security. Outside of small activist circles, few Americans knew that deportations had been rising since 1996 due to legislation signed by President Bill Clinton. Nor could anyone then have imagined that the next president would be a Democrat, the son of a Kenyan immigrant, and would make Bush look like a piker when it came to record-high deportations. Nor, for that...
  • Border agents: DHS has Ďno intentioní of deporting illegals

    03/21/2016 10:27:55 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 03/21/16 | Stephen Dinan
    A top Homeland Security official told Border Patrol agents the Obama administration has ‚Äúno intention of deporting‚ÄĚ many of the illegal immigrants caught trying to sneak into the country, ordering instead that they be released so they don‚Äôt clog up the courts, a leading advocate for agents testified to Congress.Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, said the orders are a new ‚Äúcatch and release‚ÄĚ policy, which he said ‚Äúamounts to amnesty‚ÄĚ because it means many illegal immigrants are never asked to leave the country. It also suggests the Border Patrol is being ordered to break President Obama‚Äôs...
  • Fighting Illegal Alien Voting

    02/25/2016 8:28:14 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/25/16 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Our federal government is once again pushing the Constitution aside and using federal agencies to manufacture laws against the will of the American People. Our President-in conjunction with the Justice Department-is attempting to give illegal aliens the right to vote. It is a proven fact that over 1.4 million non-citizens were allowed to vote in the 2008 elections. Of those who voted in 2008, over 80% voted for Democrats, thanks to promises of free, taxpayer funded benefits being given away by the federal government. The non-citizen vote may well have delivered North Carolina to Obama in 2012. If this is...
  • CNN Republican Presidential Debate (kiddies at 6:30ET, main event at 8:30 post 1001 ) LIVE THREAD

    12/15/2015 2:31:26 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 4,079 replies
    CNN ^ | December 15, 2015
    GOP candidates debate for first time since terror attacks.
  • Liberal Feminist Joy Brighton: Deport Entire Families of Terrorists from U.S.

    12/10/2015 10:03:48 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 10,2015 | DAN RIEHL
    ‚ÄúThere‚Äôs a few things we should be doing to protect our country,‚ÄĚ Brighton said. ‚ÄúWhen a terrorist kills someone in this country or terrorizes someone in this country, the entire extended family must be deported. That way it is very humane‚ÄĒyou just get everybody and you put them on a plane. It‚Äôs only the family members, and extended family members, who want to stay in this country who can police their own family members.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Muslim Brotherhood‚ÄĒyou talk about a ban‚ÄĒthe Muslim Brotherhood needs to be shut down in this country. We look at our coalition leaders‚ÄĒSaudi Arabia, the [United...
  • Rapid rise of the death cult: Graphic shows the terrifying spread of ISIS across the globe

    12/08/2015 7:56:30 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 8, 2015 | Corey Charlton
    The full scale of Islamic State's influence can today be laid bare as it's revealed dozens of terror groups worldwide have pledged their allegiance to the barbaric extremists. From militia lurking in the jungles of the Philippines to sleeper cells training in the deserts of Libya, a vast array of groups are now claiming to be operating alongside the jihadis' notorious black and white banner. It is clear the groups have little in common except their desire to establish their own kingdoms governed by a traditional interpretation of Sharia law. But they are united by one other common principle -...
  • Yes, Self Repatriation Will Work (Cruz's Plan)

    12/02/2015 9:53:47 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 63 replies
    Barbwire ^ | 12/2/2015 | Bryan Fischer
    The question that continues to nag at everyone in the immigration debate is what to do with the 11-12 million illegal aliens who are already in the country. (Some estimates run that number up to as many as 30 million.) Ted Cruz outlined his approach to this problem on Hugh Hewitt's radio program on Monday night. It essentially involves voluntary self-repatriation. Here's what Cruz said: "Once we secure the border, you stop filling the boat that's sinking, a number of people start to go home voluntarily every year to be with their families. That population will start shrinking. After that,...
  • 'Unprecedented': What ISIS Looks Like In America (NPR)

    12/01/2015 11:30:58 AM PST · by Drango · 66 replies
    NPR ^ | 12/1/15 | Bill Chappel
    They connect via online services ‚ÄĒ especially Twitter ‚ÄĒ and in everyday life. Their ages range from 15 to 47, and their roles range from cheering attacks to plotting violence. And curbing their growth is a dynamic challenge without a simple solution: There are currently 900 active investigations into ISIS sympathizers in every American state. Those are some of the findings of a new study that glimpses life "inside the bubble of American ISIS sympathizers, a diverse and diffuse scene that the FBI estimates include hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals." Titled "ISIS in America: From Retweets to Raqqa," the...
  • Reporter asks Ted Cruz four times: ‚ÄúHow do you define amnesty?‚ÄĚ

    12/01/2015 10:41:52 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 358 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/01/2015
    The best part is when she asks the obvious follow-up -- is a path to legalization "amnesty"? -- and he won't even make eye contact. There's a spectrum of answers to this question on the right, of course: 1. Amnesty is citizenship without preconditions. That's the strictest definition, and naturally the one preferred by Beltway Republicans like Marco Rubio in his Gang of Eight days. (Marco Rubio circa 2010 had a different view.) As long as you're forcing illegals to jump through some sort of hoop, be it learning English, paying back taxes, going to the back of the line,...
  • Americans agree with Trump: The illegal immigrants must go

    11/25/2015 4:43:37 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 48 replies ^ | Todd Starnes
    Most Americans agree with Donald Trump -- the illegal aliens have to go. Head 'em up, move 'em out. A new Fox News poll shows 52 percent of the nation favors deporting the millions of illegals back to their home countries. Republicans and Democrats support Mr. Trump’s plan. But the numbers among Republicans are astronomical. Seventy percent agree with Mr. Trump -- a super-majority. So why does the Republican establishment continue to support pro-amnesty candidates? Jeb Bush accused Mr. Trump of preying on people's deep-seated fears. “This whole idea of preying on people’s deep-seated fears of what the future looks...
  • Rush Limbaugh: ‚ÄėCompared To Reagan, Trump Is Not A Conservative

    11/25/2015 3:40:28 AM PST · by Kartographer · 197 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/24/015 | Steve Guest
    Elections Rush Limbaugh: ‚ÄėCompared To Reagan, Trump Is Not A Conservative‚Äô [VIDEO] Photo of Steve Guest Steve Guest Media Reporter 3:59 PM 11/24/2015 981 Radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday that Donald Trump is ‚Äúnot a conservative‚ÄĚ when compared with former President Ronald Reagan. Limbaugh explained, that ‚Äúcompared to Reagan, Trump is not a conservative, and the bulk of Trump‚Äôs support is not the Republican base.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúAs we mentioned yesterday, if you look at the demographics, at least as expressed polling data, the bulk of Trump support is what we all have been led to believe the Republican Party wants:...
  • POLL: 48% of Americans Favor Closing Borders, Halting ALL Immigration NOW

    11/24/2015 6:00:23 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 30 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 24 November 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    According to a new Ipsos-MORI poll, 48% of Americans -and 44% Britons- now favor halting all immigration into their besieged countries... stopping not just Muslims, but everybody. These numbers represent about a five-point jump... Other fun facts: 95% of people in the UK -and 91% of Americans- expect there to be a major terrorist strike on their respective homeland over the coming 12 months... that's a pretty dark outlook to have to get up and face everyday, and over time it's bound to take a toll on you. Hillary and Obama sure are fond of telling us how 'un-American'...
  • Trump: 'Absolutely no choice' but to close mosques

    11/18/2015 10:53:07 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 105 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/18/15 | Bradford Richardson
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump says the United States has "absolutely no choice" but to close down mosques where "some bad things are happening." "Nobody wants to say this and nobody wants to shut down religious institutions or anything, but you know, you understand it," Trump said on Fox News's "Hannity" on Tuesday. "A lot of people understand it. We're going to have no choice." Trump said on Monday he would "strongly consider" closing mosques if elected in response to the terrorist attacks in France last Friday that killed at least 129 people and injured hundreds more. Pressed to explain...
  • Donald Trump had it right on Vladimir Putin and ISIS; Chris Christie didn't have a clue

    11/17/2015 9:03:21 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 38 replies
    The Star Ledger ^ | November 17, 2015 at 10:28 AM | Paul Mulshine
    Donald Trump had it right on Vladimir Putin and ISIS; Chris Christie didn't have a clue By Paul Mulshine | The Star Ledger on November 17, 2015 at 7:46 AM, updated November 17, 2015 at 10:28 AM Chris Christie reacted to those terror attacks in Paris on Friday by trying to turn them to his political advantage at a campaign event in Florida on Saturday. "The world is desperate for a strong, secure, smart and tested American president," Christie said. "The hour is too late for people to be trained. We need a president who is ready to serve." We...
  • GOP Voters Trust Donald Trump to Keep Our Country Safe. That‚Äôs Not Changing.

    11/17/2015 7:12:10 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 28 replies
    Slate ^ | 11/16/2015 | Josh Voorhees
    In the days since Friday's horrific attacks in Paris‚ÄĒthe most deadly act of terrorism on European soil in more than a decade‚ÄĒsomething approaching a consensus has emerged among politicos, pundits, and the political press corps in Washington: The fear-inducing violence in France could bring order to what has been a chaotic Republican presidential campaign here at home. The New York Times reports that the attacks have "thrust national security to the heart of the presidential race, forcing candidates to scramble and possibly prompting voters to reconsider their flirtations with unconventional candidates." Bloomberg Politics calls it "an important gut-check moment for...
  • What does cheap foreign labor cost? Ask France. [FReepathon thread XLVIII]

    11/17/2015 6:46:00 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 196 replies
    France imported cheap foreign labor (Muslim in this case) for decades and didn't care too much about the culture clash. Then the Muslims did what they've always done for 1400 years in the middle east, in Africa, Asia Minor, Asia, Europe, etc.: Infiltrate, immigrate, increase in numbers, make demands, activate politically, implement Sharia law, take over militarily and or via violence and terrorism. France has now lost their sovereignty, lost their culture, lost their religion, lost their freedom. If they don't wake up and kick out the Muslims soon, they're going to lose their nation and their heads. Islam is...
  • The Gloves Are Coming Off in the U.S. War Against the Islamic State‚Äôs Oil

    11/17/2015 5:24:06 AM PST · by thackney · 52 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 16 NOV 2015 | Paul McLeary
    American military officials have come to the conclusion that the U.S.-led air campaign targeting Syria‚Äôs oil infrastructure ‚ÄĒ which has provided the Islamic State with hundreds of millions of dollars over the past two years ‚ÄĒ has been too cautious. A new offensive aims to change that. Officials would not say if the rules of engagement for the U.S.-led air war against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, have changed to allow for a new and more aggressive round of strikes. But there was little doubt that the U.S. aerial assault that tore through 116 ISIS oil tankers parked...
  • Obama admin 'lied' about vetting Syrian refugees

    11/17/2015 4:13:56 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 38 replies
    WND ^ | November 16, 2015 | Greg Corombos
    The former chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence says President Obama has no coherent strategy to defeat ISIS, and he alleges one of Obama‚Äôs top advisers ‚Äúlied to the American people‚ÄĚ to perpetuate a misguided program allowing tens of thousands of refugees into the U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes appeared on multiples Sunday morning news shows. When asked whether the news that one and possibly two of the Paris terrorists came to Europe as refugees would alter the Obama administration‚Äôs plan to accept tens of thousands of refugees, Rhodes said there would be no re-evaluation....
  • Poll: Terrorism surges to No. 1 issue, most want ISIS attacked

    11/16/2015 9:26:24 PM PST · by GonzoII · 76 replies ^ | 11/16/15 | Paul Bedard
    Terrorism has vaulted to the nation's No. 1 issue as Americans say they are as concerned about attacks as they were after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, according to a new poll. A Reuters/Ipsos poll said that virtually everybody has heard of the ISIS attacks in Paris, pushing terrorism into a tie with the economy, not global warming as Democratic candidates have claimed. The poll also found that 60 percent of Americans want Washington to do more to attack ISIS, though they prefer air strikes over troop involvement. The details of the poll:
  • Sorry, Republican Governors: It‚Äôs Illegal To Not Accept Syrian Refugees Into Your State

    11/16/2015 6:09:32 PM PST · by Maceman · 179 replies ^ | November 16, 2015 | Colin Taylor
    The far-right wing in both America and Europe have seized on the Paris terror attacks as an excuse to turn away the thousands of desperate refugees who are fleeing the terror and violence of ISIS. Thirteen American governors (all Republican) have announced they will refuse to accept Syrian refugees in their states, demonstrating a remarkable ignorance of Constitutional law. As ThinkProgress noted, "the Supreme Court explained in Hines v. Davidowitz, "the supremacy of the national power in the general field of foreign affairs, including power over immigration, naturalization and deportation, is made clear by the Constitution." States do not get...
  • Growing number of states refuse refugees

    11/16/2015 1:26:39 PM PST · by antonia · 41 replies ^ | 11/16/2015 | Antonia
    At least 15 Republican governors and one Democratic governor have announced plans to block Syrian refugees from resettling in their states in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued statements Sunday saying that they wanted to prioritize the safety of the residents in their states. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a GOP presidential candidate; Arkansas Gov. Gov. Asa Hutchinson; Indiana Gov. Mike Pence; Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant; Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner; Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker; Florida Gov. Rick Scott; North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory; Ohio...
  • Islamic State Terrorist Attack Proves Donald Trump was Right About Border and Immigration

    11/16/2015 12:20:29 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/16/15 | Wayne Route
    Donald Trump is brilliant. Trump is a chess master. His instincts about immigration and the border were 100 percent on the money. First of all, with the terrible Islamic State terrorist attack in Paris, immigration and our open border with Mexico just became the No. 1 issue in America. All the presidential candidates are now playing on Trump‚Äôs home turf. Trump is in command of the most important issue in America. Next, always remember Trump wrote the book on negotiation. It‚Äôs called ‚ÄúThe Art of the Deal.‚ÄĚ Well his new book should be called ‚ÄúThe Art of the Immigration Deal.‚ÄĚ...
  • Two Paris Terrorists Lived in Supposedly Mythical 'No-Go Zone' Neighborhood in Brussels

    11/16/2015 12:01:12 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 7 replies
    Shortly after the Charlie Hebdo Islamic terrorist murders in Paris in January, the establishment press attacked those who dared to state something quite obvious about "no-go zones" in parts of Europe, i.e., that they exist. The media summarily and unilaterally declared that "no-go zones" were a myth propagated by the likes of Fox News, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, longtime terror expert Steven Emerson, and others ‚ÄĒ despite several direct references to them in media accounts, including the New York Times, going back as far as 2002. Well, a not very funny thing has happened during the attempt to hunt down...
  • Reuters Daily Tracking (Trump 33-16)

    11/16/2015 3:50:52 PM PST · by usafa92 · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/16/2015 | Reuters
    Support for Donald Trump surges in November while Ben Carson, Marco Rubio holding steady..
  • Marco Rubio All In To Bring More Syrian ‚ÄúRefugees‚ÄĚ To America

    11/16/2015 8:44:52 AM PST · by xzins · 35 replies
    CHQ ^ | 11/16/2015 | CHQ Staff
    In the wake of the Islamic terrorist attack establishment Republican presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio is standing by his support for bringing Syrian refugees into the United States of America, despite the evidence that the Paris murder-rampage involved at least one Muslim terrorist who had infiltrated Europe among the thousands of ‚Äúrefugees‚ÄĚ now leaving the Middle East. Rubio‚Äôs astonishing doubling down on his support for this policy of national suicide was documented in a weekend article by our friend Matthew Boyle of Breitbart. When Boyle asked Rubio if after the Paris attack he still supported bringing more Syrian ‚Äúrefugees‚ÄĚ to...
  • 28 states refuse Syrian refugees - AL, MI, TX, LA, AR, IN, IL, MA, MS, OH, FL, WI, NC, AZ, ME, NH...

    11/16/2015 9:47:39 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 443 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 16, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    "Slamming the door in their faces would be a betrayal of our values," [Obama] said.Six Republican governors have announced that Syrian refugees won't be allowed to resettle in their states in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued statements Sunday saying that they wanted to prioritize the safety of the residents in their states. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a GOP presidential candidate; Arkansas Gov. Gov. Asa Hutchinson; and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined them on Monday. "Michigan is a welcoming state and we are...
  • Obama: "Un-American" Not To Take In More Muslim Refugees

    11/16/2015 1:32:31 PM PST · by Biggirl · 105 replies ^ | November 16, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    President Obama wants more Syrian Muslim refugees in the West. Speaking in Turkey on Monday, Obama explained that the West needed to open its heart to Muslim refugees, who after all were fleeing from terrorism in the Middle East to the safe and warm arms of the West. Meanwhile, Obama continued to maintain that Islamic radicalism presents no threat to the world.
  • Obama rules out putting U.S. troops on the ground to fight Islamic State

    11/16/2015 7:29:47 AM PST · by maggief · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 16, 2015
    EXCERPT "There will be an intensification of the strategy that we put forward but the strategy they we put forward is the strategy that ultimately is going to work," Obama told reporters at a news conference at the close of a Group of 20 summit.
  • Rubio‚Äôs Bill Would Have Opened Floodgates to Islamic Refugees ( Gang of 8 )

    11/16/2015 7:19:05 AM PST · by george76 · 3 replies
    CR ^ | November 15th, 2015 | Daniel Horowitz
    Here's a question an incisive debate moderator ought to ask Marco Rubio: are you happy Senators Sessions and Cruz helped defeat your Gang of 8 immigration bill? One of the more obscure yet destructive provisions of the Gang of 8 bill I wrote about in 2013 was section 3405 (page 693), which created an entire new pipeline for refugees. This bill would have concocted an unconditional right to immediate legal permanent resident status for any person in the world who declares himself "stateless." Had the bill passed in 2013, it would have given the Obama administration power to define who...
  • Trump, Cruz Hit Rubio on Amnesty

    11/15/2015 3:02:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | November 15, 2015 | Fuzzy Slippers
    As the Republican presidential primary heats up, illegal immigration is again taking center stage. While this is nothing new (as we know President Reagan attempted to address it in the ’80s, John McCain made it a priority in ’08, and on), the discussion has taken an interesting turn this election cycle. At issue, of course, are Obama’s executive amnesty, the recent influx of illegal immigrants (including huge numbers of children), the vast number of illegals currently living and working in the U.S., border security (such as it is), and a host of related issues including the burden of illegal immigration...
  • Jihadis sneaked into Europe as fake Syrian refugees:

    11/14/2015 9:21:16 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 66 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 14 November 2015 | By Ian Gallagher and Martin Beckford for The Mail on Sunday and Darren Boyle
    Two of the suicide bombers who caused carnage in the Paris massacre are thought to have sneaked into France by posing as refugees from Syria. The disclosure, which came amid claims of French intelligence failures, inevitably raised new security concerns about Europe‚Äôs borders. Police said the two men, who arrived in Greece last month, were among seven attackers, one as young as 15. One of the attackers was last night named by French media as Mostefai Isma√ęl Omar, 29, from Courcouronnes, in Essonne. Serbian media last night reported that one of the terrorists was named as Ahmed Almuhamed. The newspaper,...