Judge Michael Baird of the federal Dallas Immigration Court said on July 22 that 18 of the children whose cases he was scheduled to hear on that day didn’t show up for court. The unaccompanied children were among 20 from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala who were set to appear in Baird’s court for initial deportation hearings.
Planned Parenthood will spend $3 million in an all-out effort to help elect a pro-abortion governor in Texas.
While there are legitimate questions as to the constitutional limits on federal authority over immigration (specifically with regard to whether the influx of illegals across the southern border constitutes an invasion), there is no question that states retain the power to secure their borders and to repel any attempt to cross them, particularly in violation of applicable law.
Regardless of the outcome of this lawsuit, the evidence of law-enforcement abuse of power is mounting.
The New American has reported on several such incidents and has pointed out similarities between the weapons and tactics being used by police and the behavior of a “standing army” so despised by our Founding Fathers.