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  • On Deportation: A Modest Proposal [Here's something even liberals will like]

    08/31/2015 7:33:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/31/2015 | Tom Trinko
    Liberals and the MSM constantly tell us that illegals are good for the country, that they are hardworking and pay their own way. As a result, we're told that it would be wrong to deport them. Given that "reality," even staunch conservatives should agree with the following: let's let any illegal who works hard and pays his own way stay. If illegals are all that Democrats say they are, illegals will never cross the path of any government organization and won't burden honest Americans financially. In light of that, let's consider the following deportation solution: any illegal who costs the...
  • Trump's deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals

    08/30/2015 8:38:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Bismarck Tribune ^ | August 30, 2015 | Russell Contreras, The Associated Press
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the U.S. over concerns they were taking jobs away from whites despite their legal right to stay. The result: Around 500,000 to 1 million Mexican immigrants and Mexican Americans were pushed out of the country during the...
  • Can Trump Round Up 20 Million Illegals?

    08/28/2015 6:13:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/27/2015 | Monte Kuligowski
    Donald Trump recently appeared on Bill O’Reilly’s show and was presented with an emotive scenario intended to bring Trump into the quandary of the establishment. In context of rounding up illegals for deportation, Mr. Trump was asked about the families. What about the undocumented people living in our country, working hard and raising children? Is Trump going to bust into every home Janet Reno-style and drag families, kids and all, to the southern border? This scenario creates quite the image and will be used repeatedly by the press to show just how unworkable, unfair, and heartless Trump’s idea really is....
  • Donald Trump Hopes to Ethnically Cleanse America To Make It “Great Again”

    08/26/2015 2:42:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Politicus USA - Real liberal politics ^ | August 26, 2015 | Adalia Woodbury
    Republicans, led by Donald Trump have made undocumented immigrants the central issue of their primary campaign. In reality, Trump’s rhetoric and policy proposals target one specific, ethnic group – Mexicans. David Duke and people who express their “passion” for America by chanting “white Power” are embracing these policies. They’re lapping up everything from his claims that Mexico sends the “bad” immigrants to Mexico will pay for a Trump Wall. No doubt, these are people share Trump’s view that making America “great again” entails preserving white dominance and with it, a future for the Republican Party. He wants to build a...
  • Confronted by Jorge Ramos [Trump:"I have a bigger heart than you, I want them to become legal"]

    08/26/2015 12:46:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 129 replies
    CNN Video ^ | August 25, 2015
    When Jorge Ramos [Univision] is invited back after being escorted out because he wouldn't stop interrupting, he and Donald Trump had an interesting exchange. Be sure to watch. 4:48 Video: Donald Trump Confronted by Univision Jorge Ramos at Iowa Press Before Rally Speech " Donald Trump explains that he will get rid of the gangs [which is the only group he says he will deport (if you've read it) in his plan] and then says to Ramos, "You're going to like this," "I will be humane" "I want them to come back" because "I have a bigger heart than you"...
  • Graham: If ‘Idiot’ Trump Is the GOP Nominee, We’ll Lose and We Should Lose

    08/25/2015 11:43:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies
    Breitbart Television ^ | August 25, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on CNN’s “At This Hour” Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s calls for the deportation of the 11 million illegal immigrants and their American citizen children is “Joseph McCarthy-like” and “illegal” and he added, “he’s a complete idiot when it comes to Middle East Policy” so if he is the nominee the GOP will “lose, and we should lose.” Graham said, “Well, I think Donald Trump’s pretty much an idiot on policy and Jeb Bush is a good man. What Jeb was talking about is birth right tourism. Millionaires from China and other...
  • REPORT: EVERY DEPORTED ILLEGAL HOUSEHOLD SAVES TAXPAYERS MORE THAN $700,000

    08/25/2015 6:45:47 AM PDT · by xzins · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Aug 15 | JULIA HAHN
    Advocates for mass-migration are using skewed financial claims to smear Donald Trump’s popular border proposals, which actually would help the near-bankrupt Social Security and Medicare programs. For every illegal migrant household that leaves the United States under Trump’s plan, Americans would recoup nearly three-quarters of a million dollars ($719,350), according to 2010 data collected by Heritage scholar Robert Rector. But business interests want the migrants to stay. That’s because migrants help lower the cost of Americans’ wages, but also because the migrants spend their wages — plus taxpayer aid — at retail stories and rental agencies. For example, the American...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Suspect in DC carjacking is illegal immigrant who was deported, but returned to U.S.

    08/24/2015 8:03:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    WTTG-TV ^ | August 21, 2015 | Emily Miller
    A man caught by D.C. police after carjacking a woman in the Sibley Hospital parking lot on Wednesday is an illegal immigrant who had already been deported once. He also carjacked another woman earlier in the week in Potomac, Maryland minutes after getting out of jail. On Monday, Guaymar Cabrera-Hernandez was released from the Montgomery County Detention Center where he has been since June. The charges against him for that arrest are unclear. He then showed up at an Islamic education center in Potomac and violently carjacked a 38-year-old woman. “He was standing at the driver side door -- her...
  • Report: Every Deported Illegal Household Saves Taxpayers More than $700,000

    08/24/2015 3:19:28 PM PDT · by blueyon · 24 replies
    breitbart ^ | 8/24/15 | Julia Hahn
    Advocates for mass-migration are using skewed financial claims to smear Donald Trump’s popular border proposals, which actually would help revive the near-bankrupt Social Security and Medicare programs. For every illegal migrant household that leaves the United States under Trump’s plan, Americans would recoup nearly three-quarters of a million dollars ($719,350), according to 2010 data collected by Heritage scholar Robert Rector. The lifetime savings accrued from one deported illegal household would provide funds for 125 low-income inner city students to receive the maximum Pell Grant award in 2015-2016 ($5,775); it could cover the cost of pre-kindergarten for 90 at-risk children (around...
  • Republican Elites: You Can’t Secure The Border, You can’t Deport, You Can’t Stop Illegal Aliens,….

    08/23/2015 12:02:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 117 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | August 22, 2015 | Sundance
    Charles Krauthammer and George Will continue to showcase their insane alignment with the DC Machine writ large. You might think of them as pundits, until you realize their punditry is expressed alignment with the policy positions of: John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, John Kasich, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham, Rand Paul, George Pataki and Jim Gilmore. Laura Ingraham scratches the surface on the “anchor baby” issue, but more directly frames the discussion around the larger picture of failed immigration enforcement which has led to the crisis. We are...
  • Conservatives provide a reality check on Donald Trump's mass deportation plan

    08/23/2015 12:07:09 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 174 replies
    Examiner ^ | August 22, 2015 | Mark Whittington
    Ever since Donald Trump, the mercurial businessman, media personality, and presidential candidate, proposed his immigration policy, centering on the mass deportation of up to 11 million human beings, reaction among conservatives has been decidedly mixed. Ann Coulter, for whom illegal immigration is the alpha and the omega of public policy, exalted that Trump could perform abortions in the White House, and she would not care. But Charles Krauthammer, writing in the National Review on Thursday, and George Will, in his latest column published Saturday, provided reality checks. Krauthammer wondered what the practical political effects would be of reenacting the Trail...
  • George Will: Trump’s immigration plan could spell doom for the GOP

    08/22/2015 7:13:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 145 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 08/22/2015 | George Will
    It has come to this: The GOP, formerly the party of Lincoln and ostensibly the party of liberty and limited government, is being defined by clamors for a mass roundup and deportation of millions of human beings. To will an end is to will the means for the end, so the Republican clamors are also for the requisite expansion of government’s size and coercive powers. Most of Donald Trump’s normally loquacious rivals are swaggeringly eager to confront Vladimir Putin but are too invertebrate — Lindsey Graham is an honorable exception — to voice robust disgust with Trump and the spirit...
  • The Secret to Donald Trump's Massive Rise in the Polls

    08/21/2015 4:27:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The National Interest ^ | August 22, 2015 | Matt Purple
    Trump is a deeply ridiculous individual and his presidency would be the stuff of nightmares. But it’s important to understand that he’s offering more than just violations of political correctness.The punditry’s reaction to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has come in three phases. The first was annoyed indifference, accompanied by invocations of the Manny Ramirez Defense that this was “just Trump being Trump.” Most assumed the mouthy magnate was looking for a boutique issue to exploit so he could make a brief publicity splash and get out of the race, like he did with President Obama’s birth certificate in 2011. Responses...
  • Donald Trump's Half-Serious, Half-Fantasy Immigration Plan

    08/21/2015 1:13:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/21/2015 | Michael Barone
    Donald Trump's six-page platform on immigration may not be, as Ann Coulter wrote, "the greatest political document since the Magna Carta." But given the issue's role in elevating the candidate to leading Republican polls, it merits serious attention. And at least some of the platform's planks are serious. Trump calls for nationwide use, presumably mandatory, of E-Verify, the government system that is supposed to enable prospective employers to verify a job applicant's immigration status. He also calls for completion of a visa tracking system. About half of the nation's estimated 11.3 million illegal immigrants (Pew Research Center estimates, not significantly...
  • A “Constitutional literacy adviser” seems to think the USA can’t deport anyone

    08/21/2015 9:34:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/21/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Say what you will about Donald Trump, but Mr. Bald Eagle has certainly gotten the nation talking in a very serious fashion about important nuances of constitutional law, particularly on the subject of immigration. This long overdue conversation will no doubt be tested in the courts multiple times in the coming years and perhaps we will get some clarity, but for the moment the debate continues to rage among candidates and legislators alike. Jumping into the conversation this week is “constitutional literacy adviser” for the National Constitution Center, Lyle Denniston. In an opinion piece which seems to specifically target...
  • Scott Walker Is Sounding More and More Like Ted Cruz

    08/20/2015 1:01:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Forex Report Daily ^ | August 20, 2015 | Iris Duncan
    The bottom line is this: As long as Republican politics demands extremism, some candidates are going to adopt highly controversial positions that rally conservative support while potentially driving away voters in general elections. “Would you support a change in the 14th amendment if necessary to achieve that?” Trump cited his rival’s views on immigration, Iraq and the Common Core education standards. So, I see what Mr. Trump is talking about right there. “Our country is going to hell”. Trump announced in his proposal for his policy for immigration that was released this past Sunday that he wants to put an...
  • Act Two of the Trump Epic

    08/20/2015 2:13:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Talking Point Memo's Editor's Blog ^ | August 19, 2015 | Josh Marshall, editor and publisher
    We've gone far enough now with the Trump political phenomenon to know that it is no mere or momentary matter of name recognition which has placed him as the top contender for the Republican nomination, as bizarre an eventuality as that might appear. He now leads all national polls and all polls in the key early primary and caucus states - and by significant margins. We've also witnessed key GOP stakeholder Fox News try to derail Trump's campaign and fail miserably at it. Lots of top Republicans jumped on that bum-rush Trump bandwagon only to be damaged in turn when...
  • Trump’s Immigration Plan Is Hardcore Porn For Nativists

    08/19/2015 7:27:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 19, 2015 | David Harsanyi, Senior Editor
    The billionaire's immigration positions are as ludicrous as they are destructive. Donald Trump is porn for nativists. Now, a person can derive much political self-gratification from wishful thinking, but remember porn isn’t real. So enjoy daydreaming about mass deportations and visualizing the repeal of birthright citizenship, but don’t let yourself get desensitized to reality. In the real world, Trumpism is destroying any slim hope the GOP could have a rational immigration debate or cobble together a consensus on policy. Before his fans began genuinely considering a Trump presidency, you’ll recall that the most popular justification for supporting the vanity run...
  • Bill O'Reilly confronts Donald Trump: You can't 'deport people who have American citizenship'

    08/19/2015 8:17:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 123 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/19/2015 | Colin Campbell
    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly during an interview Tuesday night repeatedly challenged a key portion of Donald Trump's immigration agenda. The real-estate magnate and Republican presidential candidate recently unveiled his multipart plan to clamp down on illegal immigration. Among other things, Trump called for ending birthright citizenship, or the right of anyone born in the US to American citizenship. As O'Reilly pointed out, however, the US Constitution's 14th Amendment enshrines birthright citizenship into US law. "That's not going to happen because the 14th Amendment says if you're born here, you're an American," O'Reilly said. "And you can't kick Americans out....
  • Good Grief–Media Lies, AGAIN, About Trump’s Illegal Alien Proposals–Completely Manufactured Claims…

    08/19/2015 1:41:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | August 17, 2015 | Sundance
    Sweet Mother of Hades this is getting beyond absurd. Another entire media cycle consisting of completely manufactured nonsense projecting their determination of ‘what is’ against the reality of ‘what isn’t’…. Having watched an entire media cycle of punditry pontificate about Donald Trump proposing to deport “by force” 11 to 42 million illegal aliens we find ourselves shaking our heads at how little the MSM think of the viewing audience. NO-WHERE in Donald Trump’s proposal does he say, or advocate for, the mass “rounding up and subsequent deportation” of millions of illegal aliens. He never said it, he never proposed it,...
  • Donald Trump — A Messiah the Angry, Frustrated and Fed-Up Wing Has Been Waiting For

    08/18/2015 8:48:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    Bernard Goldberg's website ^ | August 18, 2015 | Bernard Goldberg
    Okay, so what happens after Trump? What happens if he fades away or decides he’s had enough and drops out? What do his angry, frustrated and fed-up supporters do? Do they also drop out? Early warning: This column has more questions than answers – usually not a good thing for someone who’s at least attempting to influence the conversation. But when writing or talking about Donald Trump and his run for the presidency, there are few easy, or obvious, answers to the many questions his candidacy raises. You’ve been warned. There is a civil war raging in the Republican Party,...
  • Trump immigration plan called ‘anti-business’

    08/18/2015 7:59:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The San Antonio Express-News ^ | August 18, 2015 | Kevin Diaz, Washington Bureau
    When Donald Trump said he’d build a wall across the border and that Mexico would pay for it, some people in the South Texas wondered how the billionaire mogul would swing a deal like that. Now they know. In a newly released position paper — the first and so far only one of his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination — Trump has announced he’d slap new costs or regulations on virtually every aspect of cross-border activity, from cash wire transfers to border-crossing cards and port-of-entry fees. Trump, the front-runner in the Republican presidential race, hasn’t fleshed out his proposal...
  • Collective Punishment: Trump’s astonishingly cruel immigration plan getting rave reviews from GOP.

    08/18/2015 2:39:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Slate ^ | August 18, 2015 | Jamelle Bouie
    Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign with an ugly tirade against Mexican immigrants—“They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.”—that shot him to the top of the GOP polls. He’s been there ever since, despite racism, sexism, and open disrespect for combat veterans. Now, Trump is the center of gravity in the Republican race for president, and his antics affect every candidate, from mainstream picks like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, to more direct rivals like Scott Walker and Ted Cruz. On Monday, his pull got a little stronger. Trump published his first set of proposals, a plan for immigration...
  • Trump Says Illegal Aliens ‘Have to Go’ [What are the logistics of implementing this?]

    08/17/2015 8:24:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/17/2015 | Rick Moran
    Donald Trump told host Chuck Todd of Meet the Press that he would deport all illegal aliens if he were elected president. “They have to go,” he told Todd. “We’re going to keep the families together, but they have to go,” he said in the interview, which will air in full on NBC’s “Meet the Press” this Sunday.Pressed on what he’d do if the immigrants in question had nowhere to return to, Trump reiterated: “They have to go.”“We will work with them. They have to go. Chuck, we either have a country, or we don’t have a country,” he...
  • Immigration Officials Arrest 50 Suspected Of Human Rights Violations

    08/15/2015 4:03:37 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 14 replies
    wbur ^ | 14/08/2015 | By SCOTT NEUMAN
    Fifty foreign nationals have been arrested in several cities across the U.S. in raids this week by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on suspicion of human rights violations. ICE says the "Operation No Safe Haven II" involved arrests in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, St. Paul and Washington. All the individuals taken into custody have outstanding removal orders and are subject to deportation, the agency says. It says 10 of them are also convicted criminals. "This operation more than doubled the number of known or suspected human rights...
  • Trump CNN Interview: Deport illegals, but expedite the return of “the good ones” for legal status

    07/30/2015 10:24:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/30/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Is that a change from a hard-line immigration position, or an endorsement of it? The deport-then-immigrate position has long been the hard-line position on immigration on the Right, although it does have one twist that’s outside the orthodoxy. Donald Trump explained this to CNN’s Dana Bash in an exclusive interview last night, along with his thoughts on health care, which are decidedly less hard-line:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Trump said Wednesday in an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash that as president he would deport all undocumented immigrants and then allow the “good ones” to reenter the country through...
  • 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...
  • Donald Trump Lays Out Immigration plan On Hannity

    07/28/2015 8:58:58 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 75 replies
    Jul 27, 2015
    ABOUT https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=28&v=R43-aXfassY Donald Trump lays out his immigration (WITH DEPORTATION) plan to hannity. trump calls for good illegals to be sent back and let back in while keeping out the bad dudes.
  • 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...
  • Maid Of Bush's Son In Miami Is Deported (1991 Flashback)

    07/27/2015 4:58:38 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 8 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 1/16/1991 | Deseret News
    President Bush's son, Jeb, is looking for a maid who's a legal U.S. resident. A maid who had worked at Bush's Miami home for three years was deported back to her native Honduras last week. Bush was out jogging when immigration agents showed up so his wife, Columba, had to deal with them. "She indicated, `Yes, she works here,' brought the lady out, and the two agents showed her the deportation order,said Richard Smith, director of the INS's Miami office."
  • CNN poll: 64% of Republicans prefer securing border and deportation of illegals over legalization

    07/27/2015 10:19:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/27/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    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...
  • Court rejects climate change hearing [Global Warming Refugee Status Denied]

    07/21/2015 2:36:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Ioane Teitiota has been battling deportation to Kiribati since 2011, when he overstayed his visa. He argues he faces indirect persecution from global warming in his home country. In its decision, the Supreme Court said while Kiribati undoubtedly faces challenges, Mr Teitiota did not face serious harm if he was returned there. The court said there was no evidence the government of Kiribati was failing to take steps to protect its citizens from the effects of environmental degradation. Kiribati's president, Anote Tong, recently described climate change as the biggest humanitarian challenge of our time. He said Kiribati and other low-lying...
  • The Revolving Door of the U.S. Border

    07/08/2015 6:58:13 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | July 8, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    On Wednesday, July 1, 2015, a young American woman – Kathryn Steinle, age 32 – was shot in the back as she and her father were strolling on a pier in San Francisco. She died in his arms, pleading “Help me, help me!” The facts in the case are plain, and undisputed. We don’t even need to fill the story with the adverb “allegedly,” since the demon who did it has admitted to have done it (though he claims it was accidental, in alternate moments claiming either that the gun went off on its own or that he was just...
  • Undocumented UC San Diego student waves Mexican flag at graduation, unfurls controversy

    06/19/2015 12:19:46 AM PDT · by South40 · 34 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 18 JUNE 2015 | Matthew T. Hall
    University graduates routinely show great emotion (spontaneous and sometimes scripted) as they stand in front of crowds to mark momentous occasions. Onlookers clap and cheer, hoot and holler, and then wait to see what the next student (or student body) will do. But one UC San Diego student's Mexican flag-waving exuberance has sparked a conversation that's transcended her brief moment Sunday. Indira Esparza, a 22-year-old undocumented student who moved to the U.S. when she was 2, proudly unfurled the green, white and red flag of Mexico as she walked across the stage.
  • Hijacker "Given Anthrax Flask By Iraqi Agent"

    10/27/2001 10:27:09 PM PDT · by Fulbright · 30 replies · 821+ views
    London Times ^ | 10/27/01 | Daniel McGrory
    INTELLIGENCE agents from Prague to Swansea are uncovering a trail of clues that point to President Saddam Hussein of Iraq having a hand in al-Qaeda’s terrorist missions. Iraqi ministers have spent the week protesting Baghdad’s innocence to the United Nations, but will not say why some of its diplomats who met Mohammed Atta, one of the suspected September 11 hijackers, disappeared from their European posts after that date. Nor will Baghdad explain why Saddam’s agents were spotted at various times this year with Atta in Germany, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic. Many in the Pentagon are sure Saddam ...
  • Gang member facing murder charges was spared deportation under Obama program

    04/22/2015 1:26:15 PM PDT · by Signalman · 11 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 4/22/2015 | foxnews.com
    The Obama administration has admitted that an illegal immigrant and known gang member -- who recently was charged in the murders of four people -- was allowed to remain in the United States under President Obama's executive actions. Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez was allowed in August 2013 to remain in the U.S., following his request about seven months earlier to stay under the president's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Leon Rodriguez. Rodriquez acknowledged in a letter to a top Republican senator that Rangel-Hernandez's application was approved, even though a federal crime database...
  • U.S. appeals court judges skeptical over lifting hold on Obama immigration order

    04/17/2015 2:40:12 PM PDT · by Theoria · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | 17 April 2015 | Jonathan Kaminsky
    Two conservative U.S. appeals court judges expressed skepticism on Friday over arguments to lift an injunction blocking President Barack Obama's efforts to overhaul immigration law without congressional action. Administration lawyers were in court to ask a 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel to lift the injunction, issued in February by a federal judge in Texas, halting the president's executive action intended to shield 4.7 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. The programs angered many Republicans who accused the president of executive overreach and granting amnesty to lawbreakers, but drew praise from immigrant rights advocates, more than 100 of whom rallied...
  • Undocumented immigrant toolkit includes ‘do not deport me’ card

    04/16/2015 11:19:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Zorro Noticias Latino ^ | April 16, 2015 | Aalia Shaheed
    One congressman is spearheading an effort to help undocumented immigrants avoid deportation with what some are calling a “get out of deportation” free card. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) and other House Democrats have created the Family Defender Toolkit, an informational pamphlet that includes an “emergency card” that lists the reasons why a person should not be deported. “By using this card after you’ve been arrested or detained, you can explain that under the policy in place today, you should be released because you are not a priority for deportation,” said Rep. Gutiérrez in an introductory video. …
  • Deportations of illegal immigrants plummet on Obama’s watch

    04/13/2015 8:49:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 13, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The federal government’s chief deportation agency has seen its success plummet under President Obama, and its chief, Sarah R. Saldana, will tell Congress on Tuesday that they’ve had trouble adapting to the changing face of illegal immigration and a lack of cooperation from both American cities and from foreign countries. Ms. Saldana, director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), says in testimony prepared for the House Judiciary Committee that the dramatic drop in deportations is a reflection of a trickier set of circumstances and pressures from all sides. She said she had to pull agents off their regular duties...
  • Poll: Yes to more aggressive deportations, no to welfare, citizenship for kids of illegals

    04/06/2015 8:19:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/06/2015 | BY PAUL BEDARD
    Despite President Obama's efforts to cool the nation's views on illegal immigrants storming over the U.S.-Mexico border, Americans have reached a new level of anger over the issue, with most demanding a more aggressive deportation policy — and reversal of a law that grants citizenship to kids of illegals born in the U.S. A new Rasmussen Reports survey released Monday also finds Americans questioning spending tax dollars on government aid provided to illegal immigrants. A huge 83 percent said that anybody should be required to prove that they are "legally allowed" to be in the country before receiving local, state...
  • Murderer of Four in North Carolina Was a Drug User, Gang Member and an Obama “Dreamer”

    03/23/2015 8:51:34 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 7 replies
    Red Statements ^ | March 21, 2015 | Steven Ahle
    The man who murdered four people in North Carolina, including a former contestant on “America’s Next Top Model”. Senators Thom Tillis and Chuck Grassley, confirmed that accused murderer, Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez, was a known gang member and had been arrested on a marijuana possession charge. They also confirmed that in 2012 when Obama enacted his DACA program, the immigration service halted his deportation. Obama and the democrats believe the life of one illegal alien is worth much more than the lives of four American citizens. Grassley and Tillis wrote to Jeh Johnson:
  • Chicago-area activist given 18 months in prison for lying about terrorism role

    03/14/2015 1:06:47 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    A Chicago-area activist was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday for failing to disclose her convictions for bombings in Israel when she applied to be a U.S. citizen. Backed by dozens of supporters, Rasmieh Yousef Odeh, 67, of Evergreen Park, will remain free while she appeals. She was sentenced in Detroit's federal court. Judge Gershwin Drain noted that Odeh was a "terrorist" decades ago but has changed her ways. Nonetheless, he said she lied. Odeh faces mandatory deportation once she is done serving her time. Decades ago, Odeh was convicted of two bombings in Jerusalem, including one that killed...
  • 15 immigrants protected from deportation arrested in sweep

    03/12/2015 3:55:16 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/12/15 | Alicia A. Caldwell - AP
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents in a sweep targeting the most dangerous criminal immigrants arrested 15 people who have been allowed to remain in the U.S. under President Barack Obama's executive action intended to protect children who came to the U.S. years ago with their parents, The Associated Press has learned.</p>
  • Here's why mass deportation isn't a financially viable option

    03/11/2015 7:11:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03/11/2015 | Jason Russell
    A new study by the American Action Forum estimates that deporting every illegal immigrant, and keeping new ones from entering the country would take 20 years and cost taxpayers between $420 billion and $619 billion total. Averaging those lower and upper estimates, deporting every illegal immigrant and enforcing current immigration laws would cost about $26 billion annually.For comparison, the Department of State had a budget of $27 billion in 2014. NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency and welfare for needy families (TANF) all receive less than $20 billion in the federal budget. Food stamps cost almost three times more than what...
  • 7,000 immigrant children ordered deported without going to court

    03/06/2015 2:21:45 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 28 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 6 2015 | Kate Linthicum
    More than 7,000 immigrant children have been ordered deported without appearing in court since large numbers of minors from Central America began illegally crossing the U.S. border in 2013, federal statistics show. The high number of deportation orders has raised alarm among immigrant advocates, who say many of those children were never notified of their hearing date because of problems with the immigration court system. In interviews and court documents, attorneys said notices sometimes arrived late, at the wrong address or not at all. In some cases, children were ordered to appear in a court near where they were initially...
  • Norway Just Deported 824 Muslims, Every American Needs To See What Happened Next

    03/04/2015 7:41:38 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 23 replies
    Q Political ^ | February 27, 2015
    Norway recently made the controversial decision to deport a large amount of Muslims with ties to radical groups.
  • Norway Just Deported 824 Muslims, Every American Needs To See What Happened Next

    02/28/2015 5:02:59 PM PST · by blueyon · 77 replies
    QPolitical.com ^ | 2/27/15 | ???
    Norway recently made the controversial decision to deport a large amount of Muslims with ties to radical groups. Despite all the liberals in Norway deeming this “racist”, the logical party went ahead with it and the result almost shut down every opposing voice in the government instantly. This is one of the best stories we have eve seen come from such a liberal area of the world. Violent Crime Dropped By 30%
  • Crime Does Pay…Illegals With Three Kids Will Collect $35,000

    02/27/2015 4:56:29 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 6 replies
    Red Statements ^ | 2/26/2015 | Stephen Ahle
    The old adage that says “Crime Doesn’t Pay” is no longer operable. Illegal aliens who have invaded the country will be the beneficiaries of your tax dollars once their work permits and Social Security cards are approved. The IRS in their infinite wisdom (My tongue is planted firmly in my cheek) has decided that illegal aliens will be able to collect a fortune from US taxpayers even though they haven’t paid a penny in taxes themselves. A family of three would be eligible for just over $35,000. It’s bad enough that these criminals are allowed to stay here against duly...
  • Rep. Pete Sessions Walks Back Promise Not to Deport Illegal Aliens

    02/23/2015 2:50:20 PM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    CNSNews ^ | February 23, 2015 | Brittany M. Hughes
    (CNSNews.com) – House Rules Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Texas) told CNSNews.com that he wants to “prevent illegal immigrants from staying here unlawfully” and “guarantee that those who violate the laws of our nation are punished for doing so.” However, his comments stand in contrast to what he said last year, pledging to work with Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) to "push a bill" on immigration in 2015 whose goal “would not be to remove any person that might be here unless they were dangerous to this country and committed a crime.” CNSNews.com sent the following four questions via email to Sessions'...
  • Dems Were Asked to Support the Deportation of Illegal[s] Convicted of Violence and Sexual Abuse

    01/15/2015 12:28:02 PM PST · by Zakeet · 13 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan 14, 2015 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Complete Headline: Dems Were Asked to Support the Deportation of Illegal Immigrants Convicted of Violence and Sexual Abuse. Here’s How They Voted. Dozens of House Democrats on Wednesday voted against a legislative proposal aimed at ensuring that illegal immigrants convicted of domestic violence, sexual abuse or child abuse are a priority for deportation. The vote suggests that immigration-related issues trump other traditional Democratic priorities, such as efforts to protect people from sex or violence-related crimes, especially against women. [Snip] Pelosi explained that she opposed the amendment because it was opposed by the National Catholic Conference of Bishops.