Despite numerous problems in the prosecution’s case, Border Patrol agent Jesus "Chito" Diaz was sentenced to two years in federal prison for convictions stemming from his supposedly rough treatment of an illegal immigrant caught smuggling drugs.
The Department of Homeland Security is authorizing illegal aliens to work in the United States, a Senate commitee learned October 19. According to CNSNews.com, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, got confirmation of this news in response to a question he asked Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano (photo at left).
The nation's capital will continue to be a sanctuary for illegal aliens. Washington, D.C.'s mayor has ordered police to ignore the immigration status of those they stop or arrest.
The executive order of D.C. Mayor William Gray (left) bucks a nationwide trend. Many states, most notably and recently Alabama, are defending immigration laws that permit police to check the status of suspected illegals.