Apologists for illegal immigration have long argued that illegal aliens are less prone to criminal activity and that any assertions to the contrary amount to racism (ignoring the fact that illegal aliens are not a race, and that many crimes committed by illegal aliens could have been avoided). They have been able to make these claims because of a deliberate effort on the part of many jurisdictions not to collect data about the immigration status of perpetrators.
Shortly after the last U.S. plane lifted off the runway at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, marking the end of the Biden administration’s chaotic evacuation effort, FAIR released a series of recommendations aimed at ensuring that the nation honor its commitments to Afghans who were promised Special Immigrant Visas (SIV) because they had provided critical assistance to the United States military efforts, while also protecting the vital security and economic interests of the American people.
For four years, the massively funded mass immigration lobby used activist judges to slow down or halt Trump administration policies that sought to enforce immigration laws and protect public interests. In most cases the Trump administration prevailed at the appellate court level, or at the Supreme Court, but valuable time was squandered by these tactics.
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan poses a direct threat to the security of the United States and American citizens, top Pentagon officials warned in the hours after the terrorist group took control of Kabul. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin cautioned that the country could once again become a base not just for Taliban fighters, but for other Islamist terror groups including ISIS and al-Qaeda. Moreover, as early as April, CIA Director William Burns told members of Congress, “When the time comes for the U.S. military to withdraw, the U.S.
The utter incompetence and lack of credibility was painfully on display in the Biden administration’s tragically botched withdrawal from Afghanistan played out in August. In the immediate aftermath of that debacle, the president angrily told the nation that we need to put it behind us and move on. The administration is now moving on to to a $3.5 trillion budget
A staggering 400,000 illegal aliens were ‘encountered’ (a nebulous new term employed by the Biden administration) entering the United States illegally in June and July. The brutally hot summer months historically result in an ebb in the number of people crossing the southern border, but under the Biden administration’s de facto open borders policies, the pace of illegal entries soared during the summer of 2021.
There have been a few notable figures in my life that’ve left a big impression. Richard Lamm, former governor of Colorado is one such person. One does not realize how important a person was until they are gone. Gov. Lamm passed away on July 29, just shy of his 86th birthday.