Skip to comments.Tancredo furious with Hutchinson comment on immigration
Posted on 09/14/2004 5:17:54 PM PDT by 4.1O dana super trac pak
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You also have a lot of pressure from rights groups, immigration lawyers, humanitarian groups that work constantly to make it difficult to deport illegal immigrants and make the border patrol's job harder to do.
We all want the same thing. No illegal entry in the USA. We have to deal with reality in order to make this work better in the future.
Our Commander in Chief, Congress, Governors, and Mayors have ignored illegal immigration for votes and business.
When we have a terrorist attack from someone coming across the border, the blood will be on their hands. It will take an attack before they will get serious about this issue. It's sad but reality. Republicans have failed us on this issue. We must act to get the Republicans back on track.
I agree with everything you said. But we also need to make it easier to immigrate to the US. A big part of the reason we have 3 million people illegally crossing the border every year, is because there is something like a 10 year wait for citizenship.
I'd much rather make it easier for foreigners to become US citizens, than have them illegall crossing the borders. If they become citizens, they are documented, and we can keep track of what is actually happening.
It's kind of like the gun control argument. If you make it too difficult to get a firearm license, only outlaws will have firearms. If you make it too difficult for people to immigrate, all you get is a bunch of illegal immigrants.
Actually you see the direction of improvement.
Up until homeland sec. dpt. Border patrol and the immigration courts were under different departments.
One of the LARGEST problems with "rights groups" is that you do not have to be a laywer to represent people in immigration matters. You can be "recognized" by BCIS (aka INS) and thus do all sorts of michief. Eliminate the non-lawyer rights groups and zap the busybodies are out of business.
I think this needs a two pronged attack. (bear with me this is a bit simplistic) 1. keep further illegal aliens out and 2. deal with those that are here.
1. Keep them out. This means build a border. In some places the rights groups have used environmental impact to prevent fence building. I say exempt border fences from environamental impact law. built a high tech fence.
Allow for instant deportation. DNA sample all those caught. Create permanent blacklists of repeat offenders and exlcude them EVEN IF THEY MARRY A US CITIZEN.
Deputize citizen patrols along the border. They want to help. TRAIN THEM.
Deploy UAV's and USE them.
Provide Border patrol with video cameras so they can provide proof of being shot at.
(I also think the USA needs to pressure mexico to allow US citizens to own land in mexico. SOMEHOW that might help)
2. Dealing with those here: Put overstay final deportation orders on the NCIC. REQUIRE local police to keep illegals in custody. AKA Immigration hold. Since these have already had hearings deport them stat.
Record departures of all visitors, those with no recorded departure also go on the NCIC as overstay warrents. Put them in the deportation system when they get caught for anything from tickets to crimes to applying for a DL.
REQUIRE ALL DMV do a legal status check, if illegal again into the deportation system.
Basically manadate any government interaction require a imigration status check FOR all aplicants. Gradually you will have deportations and legalizations of those here.
#2 is dependent on information sharing. This is what the ACLU opposes.
The President has already taken a stand...You can't believe Asa H is making policy...He's just repeating it...From his and Ridge's boss...
Can you put that into the form of a motion?
Second the motion!
Can you put that into the form of a motion?
I second the motion!
I wish someone would explain to me how we have the resources to fight an unconstitutional War on Drugs, are able to enforce every single unconstitutional gun law, can send aid to every foreign pest-hole on the planet, and cannot enforce our immigration laws.
I would rather we eliminate the socialist agenda and focus on securing our porous borders.
what you said : )
I know if it was within my power to simply "call on Hutchison to step down" I certainly would. Tancredo has that ability, he should do it.
G. Bush will not have to pander to the middle after we re-elect him. Hopefully he will start dragging this country away from the abyss.
Are you implying that the war on drugs, and gun control laws are effective? If you ask me they are about as effective as our immigration laws. Our biggest argument against Gun control laws is first and foremost that they violate the 2nd ammendment. That argument is closely followed by the fact that they are ineffective.
Saying repeal the ineffective gun laws is a good argument. Let's be consistent and say repeal the ineffective immigration laws, or at least replace them with something that's effective.
I remember how close the 2000 election was. Bush does too. He cannot alienate a large segment of our society-the middle- by doing what is right before this election.
Anyway, he is the only candidate we have.
You're asking someone to explain the inexplicable... and defend the indefensible... Won't ever happen. The same ones who cheer on the WOsD and the BATFags will defend to the death (YOURS, for a preference) the way the borders are "sealed" and the use of illegals as cheap labor. Same old crowd!
Yes I am. They achieve the purpose of funding a standing army among us (law enforcment) and weakening the ability of the citizens to resisit tyranny.
Too true. Conservatives are the blacks of the Republican Party.
I think we will never be rid of those of that ilk. During the Revolution of 1776 there were many who supported the King. Freedom won then, and can win again.
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