The nation’s porous borders took front and center stage this week, as unconnected, but surprisingly related, news items highlighted the lack of political will at the top to stem illegal immigration or even provide a credible approach to national security.
Three judges of the leftist Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have joined the Obama administration's war against Arizona and its people. A three-judge panel of the court upheld a lower federal court's decision, pursuant to a lawsuit filed by the administration, to nullify most of Arizona's now-famous immigration law.
The Obama administration improperly prosecuted an American Border Patrol agent at the behest of the Mexican government, national correspondent Andy Ramirez of the Liberty News Network said in an exclusive video report. He also had an exclusive interview with the jailed agent’s wife, Diana (picture, left), who lamented the fact that his six children may not have their father around for 10 years.
Barely a week after local authorities shut down an illegal "birth tourism" center in San Gabriel, (Los Angeles County) Calif., federal immigration agents arrested an "Orange County" family at their home in nearby Yorba Linda for ginning up bogus marriages for much the same purpose: smuggling illegals into the country through loopholes in the law.
Ten Republican members of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee have asked President Obama to leave 1,200 National Guardsmen on the border with Mexico to continue their role interdicting drugs coming into the United States.
Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss., picture, left) is chairman of the House Administration Committee and he is concerned about the number of illegal aliens casting votes in elections around the country.
Illinois Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez advocates a “parole-in-place” program that would allow illegal aliens with children to remain in the United States.
As details continue to emerge in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry (picture, left) in Arizona late last year, more questions and suspicions are being raised as well, reports Liberty News Network national correspondent Andy Ramirez.
The New York Times story sets the scene of a shocking situation in the foothills of San Gabriel, California: