Posts Tagged ‘ Janice Kephart ’

Stopping The Next 9/11

Twelve years on, and this nation’s caretakers still have not absorbed the lessons of that day. Don’t let their sacrifices be in vain.
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Border Insecurity

The House Oversight Subcommittee on National Security held hearings on the glaring failure of the Obama administration to secure this nation’s borders and the dysfunctional nature of the Department of Homeland Security under Janet Napolitano’s leadership last month. You can hear Chairman Chaffetz’s opening remarks beginning at the 3:20 mark.  This is must-see viewing...
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Focus

Focus

It’s nice to know that as our nation’s immigration enforcement mechanisms are being systematically dismantled, ICE has its priorities in order. Even as the latest iteration of an economically backbreaking, national security imperiling amnesty is cooked up by esteemed members of the United States Senate, John Morton is once again hard at work ordering his bureaucrats...
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License to Kill

While news of the disposition of Uncle Onyango’s immigration status vary, with Limits to Growth reporting that President Obama’s uncle has been granted a hardship license after his Mr. Toadesque adventure with Massachusetts law enforcement, even as “sources” inform the Boston Herald that he’s about to be deported-over a decade after the government told...
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The Life, and Death, of a Rancher

The Life, and Death, of a Rancher

Today marks a deeply sad anniversary that will go unnoticed by most Americans, unfortunately, but which we must acknowledge if we ever hope to prevent such tragedies from recurring in the future. I speak, of course, of the murder of Arizona rancher Robert N. Krentz Jr., who was shot to death on his Cochise...
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Immigration and Borders News Roundup

Today’s roundup is chock full of news, including a laughable attempt by the Mexican government to demonstrate its bona fides on border security by arresting a potential border-crosser from an infamous family. However, we begin with a much more serious story involving the continued obstruction of Congress by this administration with regard to the...
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A Day in the Life of an Arizona Rancher

A Day in the Life of an Arizona Rancher

The death of Arizona rancher Robert Krentz, who was most likely killed by an illegal alien coming over the Mexican border, served as the catalyst for the passage of SB 1070 and the ensuing nationwide debate over border security. Now the  Center for Immigration Studies has released its first Web-based film exploring the difficulties...
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Changing Tides

Changing Tides

For someone who up until relatively recently had a rather anemic record in support of immigration enforcement, Orrin Hatch has proven himself to be a reliable voice in the United States for more robust immigration controls.
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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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Turning Over A New Leaf?

Turning Over A New Leaf?

I’m always sceptical of open-borders politicians who suddenly have epiphanies related to immigration the minute their careers are imperiled. Such is the case with Senator John McCain, who’s decided to call out President Obama for his administration’s indifference to border issues.
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