A report issued on February 6 by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General identified “security issues” (such as inoperable security cameras) at six Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Forward Operating Bases (FOB) along our nation’s Southwest border.
At a summit in Austin, Texas, last week underwitten by the Ford Foundation, speakers called for immigration reform (amnesty) in order to gain more efficiencies in the system, and touted the importance of immigrants to the economy of Texas.
Recent figures released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) showed the Golden State issued driver’s licenses to 605,000 illegal aliens last year.
In Missoula, Montana, all eyes are focused on President Obama's foreign refugee controversy, as the administration and its loyal army of community organizers are attempting to spread masses of these “refugees” into small towns throughout the United States, and Missoula residents are hotly debating the issue.
The president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), testifying before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security on February 4, stated that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Attorney’s office has come up with a new policy that undermines immigration law enforcement.
The border fence between Texas and Mexico has utterly failed to check illegal immigration and drug and human trafficking, or to bolster security, but it has succeeded in forcing at least one Texas business to shut down.
Of course, the initiative isn’t just about illegal residents. There are an estimated 700,000 legal non-citizen residents in the Los Angeles area alone, These are of great interest to the Democrats in particular, who in California and elsewhere have dangled all sorts of enticing government services — like healthcare and other taxpayer-funded benefits — as inducements to sign up for citizenship.
On January 25, two former IT employees at Walt Disney World in Orlando filed lawsuits in federal court in Tampa against Walt Disney Company and two global consulting companies, HCL and Cognizant, which brought in foreign H-1B visa workers to replace them.
Obama's unilateral executive order on immigration will be reviewed by the Supreme Court to determine if he violated the Constitution's requirement that a president "take care" that the laws are faithfully executed.