Posts Tagged ‘ DHS ’

(HALT) Amnesty

(HALT) Amnesty

As those of you who’ve been followers of American Rattlesnake might know, the Obama administration’s efforts at enacting a stealth amnesty have been ongoing since at least 2010. The latest attempt to reward a broad class of illegal aliens through executive fiat involves an administrative directive issued by ICE Director John Morton which would effectively implement...
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Ban The Scan (Rally in Union Square)

Ban The Scan (Rally in Union Square)

One of the more interesting portions of Manhattan’s geography is Union Square Park, which serves as a farmer’s market, transit hub, and rallying point for political activists of varying political stripes. One of the groups that has used Union Square to showcase its views, both today and in the past, is the Communist Party.
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Secure Communities Under Attack

Secure Communities Under Attack

The assault against Secure Communities continues apace, as we learned yesterday from the Los Angeles Times. In a lopsided vote, the Los Angeles City Council decided to make participation in this successful immigration enforcement program purely voluntary; an idea that DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has already scotched, at least rhetorically.
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Thank Congressman King for standing up to President Obama

Just got an e-mail from the president of NY ICE reminding me of Peter King’s strongly worded statement about President Obama’s pathetic El Paso speech in favor of amnesty. She suggested writing an e-mail commending him for his continued stand against this betrayal of the American people.
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Barack Obama’s Alternate Reality

Barack Obama’s Alternate Reality

Yesterday the President delivered his much-anticipated address on immigration at the Chamizal National Memorial Park, a landmark that commemorates the settlement of  a century-long border dispute centered around the Rio Grande, which has traditionally served as the demarcation line between what is Mexico and what is the United States.
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Amnesty: Tales from the Crypt

Amnesty: Tales from the Crypt

For those of you who’ve been followers of this website for some time, you’ll already be aware of the extensive coverage we’ve given to the Obama administration’s repeated attempts to obtain amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. Whether it be through legislative legerdemain or administrative diktat, President Obama and his chief underlings have been...
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Agent Zapata Honored

Agent Zapata Honored

I’d just like to run down the latest news in the investigation surrounding ICE agent Jaime Zapata’s death.  Three suspects, one of whom has been linked to the gun used to shoot and kill Zapata, have been taken into federal custody.
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Bait-and-Switch

Bait-and-Switch

 An op-ed in yesterday’s USA Today by a former counsel to the September 11th Commission brings us troubling news of a recent decision by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano to discontinue a vital intelligence gathering program at the border.
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Criminals And The Communities Who Love Them

Criminals And The Communities Who Love Them

A story so familiar to us that I almost hesitate to post it. Yes, yet another community-not a community of Americans, mind you-is outraged that the federal government is enforcing laws that criminalize being a criminal.
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Setting The Record Straight

Setting The Record Straight

One of the methods the Obama administration has been employing in its multifaceted effort to enact amnesty, either through its allies in Congress or through an explicit policy of non-enforcement and non-prosecution, is highlighting the supposed progress it has had in securing the border.
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