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Aug 8, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON - Four years ago, an Afghan translator known as “Hafez” charged into enemy fire to help Marine Corporal Dakota Meyer rescue wounded American soldiers during one of the most famous battles in the Afghanistan war. Meyer received the Medal of Honor for his courage in the battle of Ganjgal—the first ...

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Aug 8, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIG GOVERNMENT - In an open letter to the public in late July, several retired Border Patrol agents wrote on behalf of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers to warn that Mexican drug cartels are actively operating inside the United States spending millions every year to try to build their ...

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Aug 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE HILL - Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), one of the lead players in the push to reform the nation’s immigration system, expressed optimism on Wednesday that the House can pass a deal. “I actually am optimistic that we will get this done,” Schumer said about a bill taking shape in the House ...

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Aug 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO - Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) made his clearest indication yet that he would be fine with a piecemeal approach to immigration reform preferred by the Republican-led House. Schumer, the leader of the Gang of Eight whose comprehensive immigration reform legislation passed the Senate in June, said even if the House passes separate ...

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Aug 5, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Aug 4, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

This posture, this absolute scam going on before your eyes, allows him to later say with a straight face that the House version of amnesty is somehow meaningfully different from the Senate's. Republicans are so terrified of not passing amnesty that even Paul Ryan feels he has to lie to you for your own good.

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Aug 3, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Washington Post: Security has grown so dire in Mexican border towns that U.S. immigration authorities have begun flying some deportees to Mexico City, rather than releasing them into areas where they could be targeted by kidnappers and smuggling gangs. The twice-weekly flights operated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) carry only a ...

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Aug 3, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: The Mexican government is pledging to bring order to its wild southern border. The stakes couldn't be higher, and the job couldn't be more difficult. The proof lies in this dusty border town of 14,000 people. Here, unmonitored goods and travelers float across the wide Suchiate River — the boundary ...

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Aug 2, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from Breitbart: The Senate’s immigration bill contains a tech industry handout for some companies like IBM and Accenture. It would virtually eliminate competitors in the market for highly-skilled immigrant labor. Multiple sources close to the immigration debate have told Breitbart News that the provision is a key reason the corporate titans helped build support ...

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Aug 1, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Washington Times: Dozens of immigration-rights activists were arrested outside the Capitol on Thursday in a civil-disobedience action they said marked an escalation in their push to get Congress to pass an immigration bill this year. Chanting slogans and demanding an end to deportations, more than 40 activists, including some major figures in ...

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Aug 1, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

(CNSNews.com) – In a July 28 letter addressed to “fellow Americans,” the union of former Border Patrol agents called for Congress to deny amnesty to illegal aliens and cited “transnational criminal businesses” that have “representatives” in 2,000 American cities. “Transnational criminal enterprises have annually invested millions of dollars ...

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Aug 1, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: More GOP-leaning voters want the party to become more conservative than want it to become more progressive, according to a new survey by the Pew Center for the People & the Press. Overall, “by 54 percent to 40 percent, Republican and Republican-leaning voters want the party’s leaders to move further ...

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Jul 31, 2013 Comments Off Toro520

Excerpted from Breitbart: A Mexican national living illegally in the United States has been sentenced for extreme child pornography, but might not be deported after he serves his federal prison sentence due to possible changes surrounding comprehensive immigration reform, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Ricardo Reyes was sentenced to seven years in federal prison for receipt ...

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Jul 30, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from National Journal: House Republicans head home for the August break having done little to pass immigration reform, falling well short of Speaker John Boehner’s goal to vote on legislation before next week’s monthlong recess begins. But far from a failure of leadership, top House Republicans are casting the inaction as a tactical play ...

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Jul 30, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Washington Times: Nearly a hundred top Republican donors and Bush administration officials sent a letter to the House GOP on Tuesday urging lawmakers to pass a bill that legalizes illegal immigrants, arguing that the current system is already allowing them to stay and so it makes sense to register them and ...

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Jul 29, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Weekly Standard: In a sharp memo sent this morning to fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill, Senator Jeff Sessions argues that the GOP elite view on immigration--shared by President Barack Obama and Senator Chuck Schumer--is "nonsense." Instead, Sessions, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, advises his fellow Republicans to adopt a ...

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Jul 29, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Breitbart: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), a proponent of tenets of the “Dream Act” for young illegal immigrants spoke before attendees at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York on Saturday. Cantor and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) were the only two Republicans at the event, which was organized by ...

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Jul 28, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

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Jul 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Examiner: Several liberal-leaning groups are calling for House Republican leaders to remove Rep. Steve King from an immigration subcommittee, a response to the Iowa Republican’s recent comments that young illegal immigrants routinely smuggle drugs into the U.S. from Mexico. The United Farm Workers, Dream Action Coalition, Credo, presente.org and others have organized ...

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Jul 27, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

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Jul 26, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: Rep. Steve King on Friday warned Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) he "should not speak" about the controversy swirling over the Iowa Republican's depiction of many young illegal immigrants as drug runners. . "I still do not believe that he has seen the video, and I really don't believe he's read the text of ...

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Jul 26, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Roll Call: Rep. Paul D. Ryan might have just given away the road map for House consideration of immigration reform. “Tentatively, in October, we’re going to vote on a border security bill, an interior enforcement bill, a bill for legal immigration,” the Wisconsin Republican and Budget Committee chairman told constituents at a district town ...

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Jul 26, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from RT: Mobile billboards calling on illegal immigrants to leave the UK have been criticized as a step too far by politicians. Campaign backers have hailed the initiative as an “alternative to arrest,” while critics decry the adverts as outright “intimidation.” As part of a pilot scheme to help reduce illegal immigration in Britain, vans ...

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Jul 25, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from Politico: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) joined several of his colleagues in denouncing controversial comments from Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on immigration, calling them “inappropriate” in an interview with Telemundo set to air Sunday. King last week suggested that children of undocumented immigrants were being used as drug mules. House Speaker John ...

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Jul 25, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Speaker of the House John Boehner attacked Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King’s comments on immigration, Thursday, calling them “hateful” and “ignorant.” King caused a stir this week over comments about the so-called DREAMers, people who were brought into the country illegally when they were young children. “For everyone who’s a valedictorian, there’s ...

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