‘Total Failure’ — House Republicans Call On Biden To Invoke Clause That Would Provide Protection Against Foreign Invasion From Mexican Cartels

Republican Texas Rep. Troy Nehls sent a letter Thursday to President Joe Biden, calling on him to invoke the Guarantee Clause that would require the Executive Branch to protect the states from a foreign invasion.

The Daily Caller first obtained the letter that was signed by 32 other Republicans. In the letter, the GOP lawmakers mention 2.6 million encounters with migrants, reports of cartel members shooting at border enforcement and the over 100,000 Americans who have died from drug overdoses in a 12-month period.

“The Constitution clearly states that the President must guarantee states protection from invasion,” Nehls told the Daily Caller before sending the letter.

“With 2.6 million encounters at our border since President Biden took office, over 100,000 fatal fentanyl overdoses at the hands of the drug-traffickers, and numerous violent attacks on our brave border enforcement, it is clear the United States is facing invasion from the South. President Biden has turned his back on his constitutional duty to stop this border invasion — if he does not act, Republicans will when we take back Congress in November,” he added.

READ THE LETTER HERE: 

Border agents encountered a record two million migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021. In fiscal 2021, they seized $3.31 billion in counterfeit goods, over 319,000 pounds of marijuana, over 190,000 pounds of methamphetamine and over 97,000 pounds of cocaine.

The letter also received support from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and Citizens for Renewing America.

“For the past year, we have encouraged border state governors to acknowledge an invasion is occurring on our southern border due to the intentional non-enforcement of our laws and a total failure of the Federal government to uphold Article 4, Section 4 of the Constitution. What is transpiring on our border constitutes an invasion, and to date, the actions taken by governors has not alleviated or remedied the problem. Cartels maintain operational control of our unsecured order, facilitating an ongoing invasion that harms American communities. However, if these governors would use their authority to invoke the Self Defense Clause, it would be a gamechanger and stop the flow of devastation ruining our country,” Wade Miller, the executive director of Citizens for Renewing for America, told the Daily Caller.

Dan Stein, president of FAIR, also shared his support for Nehls’ letter.

“There is no question that border states are still in the middle of a historic crisis with no end sight, and sadly, Texas is the epicenter. Dangerous drugs and unknown individuals flood across our southern border every single day. Congressman Nehls outlines a persuasive case for why the federal government has abandoned its duties under the Constitution to protect the states from invasion, and FAIR supports his reasoning wholeheartedly,” Stein said.

The Daily Caller contacted the White House about the letter, to which White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre referred the Caller to the National Security Council (NSC). The NSC did immediately not provide a comment about the letter.

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Title 42 and Chaos on the Border

Mayorkas is not America’s guardian — he’s its innkeeper.


On May 15, 2022 Fox News reported, The end of Title 42 will create ‘chaos all across the border,’ former ICE director warns.  That report began with the following:

Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan warned on Sunday that the Biden administration’s move to end the use of the Title 42 public health order to expel migrants at the border will create “chaos all across the border.”

The policy, used since March 2020 under both Presidents Trump and Biden, provided the ability for American officials to bar migrants from entering the country during a health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last month, the Biden administration confirmed it will terminate the policy at the end of May despite objections from both Democrats and Republicans warning that it would trigger a massive migrant wave.

Those very serious concerns are well founded, nevertheless, the Biden Administration appears determined to go forward with its plan of ending Title 42.

Under Title 42 illegal aliens who apply for political asylum can be turned around at the border out of public health concerns.  Once Title 42, which was imposed by the Trump administration I terminated, the Biden administration will welcome all illegal aliens into the United States even though there is no way to properly vet these aliens.  Consider this warning contained in the official report, 9/11 and  Terrorist Travel:

Terrorists in the 1990s, as well as the September 11 hijackers, needed to find a way to stay in or embed themselves in the United States if their operational plans were to come to fruition. As already discussed, this could be accomplished legally by marrying an American citizen, achieving temporary worker status, or applying for asylum after entering. In many cases, the act of filing for an immigration benefit sufficed to permit the alien to remain in the country until the petition was adjudicated. Terrorists were free to conduct surveillance, coordinate operations, obtain and receive funding, go to school and learn English, make contacts in the United States, acquire necessary materials, and execute an attack.

Because of the huge numbers of illegal aliens who have been welcomed into the United State, most will not be required to go before an immigration judge for many years.  And, if they fail to show up for their hearings years from now, what resources will the U.S. have to search for them?  We are talking about millions of illegal aliens.

The obvious question is why the hell would the Biden administration refuse to secure our borders against the entry of record number of illegal aliens and refuse to enforce our immigration laws from within the interior of the United States- thus endangering national security, public safety, public health and the jobs and wages of Americans?

My recent article, Mayorkas Lives Up to Expectations as Zealous Opponent of Immigration Law Enforcement was predicated on his checkered past and his recent Congressional testimony about how DHS released terrorists who were apprehended recently attempting to enter the United States along with his policies to permit and not deter illegal aliens from  entering the United States.

This lunacy not only runs contrary to the findings and recommendations of the 9/11 Commission, and our laws and the Constitution (Article IV  Relationships Between the States- Section 4 Obligations of United States to States) which states:

The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.

The actions and policies of the Biden administration also run contrary to the findings and concerns provided at numerous Congressional hearings in both the House and Senate.  Consider, for example a hearing that was conducted on April 17, 2018 by the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on the topic: State Sponsors Of Terrorism: An Examination Of Iran’s Global Terrorism Network.  Here is the Link to YouTube Video and a Link to the video provided on Congressional website.

Here is an important and chilling excerpt of the prepared testimony of one of the witnesses, Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies:

In recent years, Hezbollahs Latin American networks have also increasingly cooperated with violent drug cartels and criminal syndicates, often with the assistance of local corrupt political elites. Cooperation includes laundering of drug money; arranging multi-ton shipments of cocaine to the United States and Europe; and directly distributing and selling illicit substances to distant markets. Proceeds from these activities finance Hezbollahs arms procurement; its terror activities overseas; its hold on Lebanons political system; and its efforts, both in Lebanon and overseas, to keep Shia communities loyal to its cause and complicit in its endeavors.

This toxic crime-terror nexus is fueling both the rising threat of global jihadism and the collapse of law and order across Latin America that is helping drive drugs and people northward into the United States. It is sustaining Hezbollahs growing financial needs. It is helping Iran and Hezbollah consolidate a local constituency in multiple countries across Latin America. It is thus facilitating their efforts to build safe havens for terrorists and a continent-wide terror infrastructure that they could use to strike U.S. targets.

Shortly after the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, following my appearance before numerous Congressional hearings to provide expert testimony about the nexus between immigration and national security, I was a frequent guest on most of the major news program on many networks.

During one of my first appearance on Lou Dobbs program on CNN Lou asked me to explain what what going on that convinced so many illegal aliens to head for the United States borders.  My off the cuff answer became one of my most frequently plagiarized statements, “No one would break into the amusement park if they could not get to go on the rides.  Today American taxpayers are paying for them to get on those rides, so why should anyone be surprised that they are coming?”

Today the Biden administration is so absolutely determined to provide for the needs of illegal aliens that includes baby formulas when Americans are unable to find it on the store shelves in their neighborhoods.

On May 12, 2022 Fox News reported:  GOP rep says illegal migrants sent ‘pallets’ of hard-to-find baby formula.

The issue is not that the administration is providing formula for alien infants- but that there is an abject shortage of vital nutrients for American infants.  Parents are expected to care for their own children before providing for others.  Governments are similarly compelled prioritize their own citizens before they help others.

Clearly the Biden administration and the radicals who now control the Democrat Party seek to “fundamentally change America” as I previous observed, For Dems to Succeed, Americans Must Fail

But there may well be another motivation.  My recent article, Biden Administration Providing the Best Government Money Can Buy may help to explain an additional motivation by this administration to undermine national security, public safety and the future of our nation and our citizens- good, old-fashioned CORRUPTION!

Here is an excerpt from my article:

There are many potential reasons the administration is eager to remove one of the barriers to unfettered illegal immigration.  Judicial Watch Corruption Chronicles recently published an article that may explain at least one of the motivations for this impending betrayal of America to be launched by the Biden administration.

Here is how the Judicial Watch report began:

A nonprofit that hired a Biden administration official received a huge no-bid government contract that wasted $17 million on unused hotel rooms for illegal immigrants, a federal audit reveals. The politically connected group, which had no experience providing the services covered by the sole source federal contract, also failed to meet COVID-19 health protocols required by the government when the deal was signed. The highly questionable arrangement was executed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Homeland Security agency responsible for housing migrant families in detention. The agency typically uses Family Residential Centers (FRC) to house family units, but in early 2021 ICE anticipated increased apprehensions of illegal immigrant families along the southern border and awarded a contract to harbor them in hotels while completing intake processing, auditors from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General explain in a recent report.

The group that received the lucrative no-bid award, Endeavors, had never provided beds or all-inclusive emergency family residential services when ICE hired it to do so, auditors found. Formerly known as Family Endeavors, the Texas based nonprofit claims to passionately serve vulnerable people in crisis through its innovative, personalized approach. Last year a national news outlet reported that Endeavors won a colossal $530 million government contract just months after it hired Biden administration official Andrew Lorenzen-Straight as its senior director for migrant services and federal affairs. The contract is by far the largest ever awarded to the nonprofit, according to the article, and is potentially worth more than 12 times the groups most recently reported annual budget. Lorenzen-Strait, a former ICE official who also advised the Biden-Harris transition team on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policy and staffing matters, must have pulled some strings.

The report was predicated on a report issued by the Office of Inspector General on April 22, 2022.

It has been estimated that termination of Title 42 could result in at least the doubling of the number of illegal aliens who would flood across the border.  Imagine how much more money would be given to the “non-profit” NGOs (Non-Government Organizations) turning DHS into America’s “Inn Keeper!”  I used to refer to DHS as the Department of Homeland Surrender under Biden and Mayorkas- perhaps DHS also stands for Department of Hospitality Services!

The Biden administration needs a new cabinet level official- the Official Auctioneer!

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U.S. Census Bureau Keeps Hiring ‘Unsuitable Individuals’ with Criminal Records

Thirteen years after a federal investigation blasted the U.S. Census Bureau for hiring criminals to enter American homes to gather statistics for the decennial count, a new audit reveals the disturbing practice continues. In fact, more than a decade after the problem was exposed workers for the 2020 count were not properly vetted and many with criminal records had direct interactions with the public. The most recent probe, conducted by the Department of Commerce Inspector General, found that “dozens of employees who worked on address canvassing in advance of the 2020 census had major issues flagged on their investigations, which typically means employees are automatically disqualified from their federal jobs.”

Chunks of the 28-page report are redacted but the gist is well conveyed, that the Census Bureau has long failed to screen its workforce and therefore endangers the public. It’s not like there isn’t a vetting system in place. When one of the 248 regional offices recruit a candidate, the Census Investigative Services (CIS) at the agency’s headquarters in Suitland, Maryland is charged with conducting a pre-employment suitability review. The process includes sending fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and a credit history as well as self-disclosed criminal record to CIS for review. Nevertheless, the Bureau still hires felons—including sex offenders—at regional offices nationwide. As an example, a few years ago the Charlotte, North Carolina Area Census Office (ACO) employed a man convicted of a felony involving sex with a child as a regional recruiting manager because despite his criminal record, he passed the Census Bureau’s background check.

The Bureau’s negligent security practices have been on the radar of federal lawmakers for years. Over a decade ago, Congressional investigators slammed the agency for failing to adequately conduct mandatory background checks for tens of thousands of workers, resulting in the hiring of hundreds of violent criminals. At the time, the probe found that more than 35,000 temporary census workers were employed without the proper criminal background check, which includes fingerprinting. That means that more than one-fifth of the canvassing workforce did not get properly processed or fully screened for employment eligibility, creating an obvious security risk. More than 200 of those were subsequently determined to have criminal records yet were in constant contact with the public while canvassing for the 2010 census. Investigators said the criminal record checks were bungled because the Census Bureau’s incompetent staff was poorly trained to conduct them.

Twelve years ago Judicial Watch reported that the Census Bureau knowingly hired a registered sex offender with a long criminal history to make home visits even though such convicts are banned from working for the agency. The embarrassing gaffe came to light when a young mother in a New Jersey suburb recognized the census worker who came to her home from the state’s registered sex offender database. She initially thought it was safe to provide the man with information because he was a legitimate government worker with a badge and bag sporting the U.S. Census Bureau’s official logo. Incredibly, the sex offender used a fake name to get the census job but failed a fingerprint check after getting hired. The agency still let him to complete four days of training and allowed him to visit homes even though he did not pass the background check.

The latest audit, released last week, shows that virtually nothing has changed after all these years and that the Bureau has done little to improve its derelict hiring practices. Investigators found that at least 6,802 census workers were not properly adjudicated, “resulting in persons with significant issues working for the Bureau and, in some instances, contacting households during the 2020 Census NRFU [Nonresponse Followup] operation.” In cases when CIS adjudicators actually vetted employees, the watchdog found that they often failed to request necessary documentation to assess the severity of the issues raised. Stressing that background checks are a critical process to help protect the nation’s interests by establishing trust in the federal workforce, the IG points out the obvious in its recent report: “The lack of oversight increases the risk of unknowingly allowing unsuitable individuals into positions of public trust, which could cause harm to the bureau.”

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Massive Drug Smuggling Tunnel Found Between Mexico And U.S.

Authorities discovered a large cross-border drug smuggling tunnel in California, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California announced Monday.

The tunnel, linking Otay Mesa, California and Tijuana, Mexico, was 1,744 feet long, 61 feet deep and 4 feet in diameter, and had reinforced walls, a rail system and electricity, according to the Attorney’s Office. The tunnel was about 350 feet from the border with Mexico, U.S. Attorney Randy Grossman said during a press conference.

Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) agents discovered the tunnel Friday while on surveillance of a residence that was used for cocaine smuggling in March, according to the Attorney’s Office. As a result of the bust, six people were charged with conspiring to distribute 1,762 pounds of cocaine.

“There is no more light at the end of this narco-tunnel. We will take down every subterranean smuggling route we find to keep illicit drugs from reaching our streets and destroying our families and communities,” Grossman said in a statement.

Authorities were able to make several arrests while following vehicles going in and out of the warehouse to pick up drugs, according to a complaint. Agents pulled over the individuals, finding narcotics in their cars.

“The San Diego law enforcement community has multiple investigative task forces that highly prioritize tunnel detection- exemplified by this tunnel discovery by the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) San Diego led Costa Pacifico Money Laundering Task Force. The San Diego law enforcement community throughout the years has consistently shown its ability to detect and remediate tunnels while bringing those responsible to justice,” HSI San Diego Special Agent in Charge Chad Plantz said in a statement.

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FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Documents Show Biden, Mayorkas Knew Their Border Policies Help Drug Cartels, Hurt the U.S.

President Biden and his Homeland Security chief, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, are knowingly engaging in policymaking that benefits transnational smuggling cartels and endangers the homeland of the United States, despite both men’s statements to the contrary, Florida officials said Friday.

Treason is now the state of play for Democrats.

Florida AG: Docs uncovered showing Biden, Mayorkas know their border policies help cartels, hurt US

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody said the White House is engaged in an ‘unconscionable cover-up’

BY Charles Creitz | Fox News May 15, 2022:

Florida AG rips White House for causing mass migration: ‘It’s an unconscionable coverup’

Documents show President Biden and his Homeland Security chief, Alejandro Mayorkas, are knowingly engaging in policymaking that benefits transnational smuggling cartels and endangers the United States, Florida’s attorney general said Friday.

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced on “America Reports” that her office has obtained documents she said show Mayorkas did not tell the truth when he testified to Congress that DHS was effectively managing the Mexican border.

Biden, she said, is the ringleader of an “unconscionable cover-up” of immigration policy breakdowns, telling Fox News the documents she obtained through FOIA show he understands his policies are enriching cartels and failing the homeland.

“[Mayorkas] testified under oath to Congress, and I showed last week that that was a lie when he said the policies were not affecting this historic illegal immigration into our country,” Moody said.

“And now we have uncovered through Florida’s litigation that not only does Biden understand that the transnational criminal organizations are facilitating, organizing and profiting millions from the illegal immigration into our country, they also understand with the cancelation of Title 42, – and this is, in CBP’s words – ‘there will be significant safety implications’.”

Last week, a DHS official responded to illegal immigration-related questions from Sen. Joshua Hawley, R-Mo., – pledging to the Republican lawmaker collective migration figures will ultimately decrease after Title 42 is rescinded.

On “America Reports,” Moody said Mayorkas has repeatedly claimed his office is effectively handling the border crisis, but cited one document gleaned from the FOIA request explaining that a “worst case scenario” would be a “pause in the use of removal pathway such as … ‘Remain in Mexico’” and Title 42 “impacts [USCBP] ability to expel subjects…”

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VIDEO REPORT: Afghan Refugees Given $400,000 To Purchase Houses In Florida As Americans Go Homeless

The published this video report on relocating Afghan refugees.

On September 7th, 2021 USA Today in an article titled, “White House asks Congress for billions in emergency funds for Afghan resettlementJoey Garrison reported:

WASHINGTON — The White House is seeking billions in emergency funds this month from Congress to help resettle tens of thousands of Afghan immigrants into the U.S.

In a spending request Tuesday outlining “urgent needs,” President Joe Biden’s administration asked Congress to authorize $6.4 billion for Afghan resettlement efforts one week after the U.S. ended its military effort in Afghanistan. The U.S. is currently working to resettle Afghan allies evacuated from the war-torn country.

White House officials also requested “at least $10 billion” for recovery efforts from Hurricane Ida, and an additional $14 billion for other recent natural disasters – including Hurricanes Laura and Delta from last year.

Shalanda Young, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, made the budget request Tuesday, less than four weeks before the current 2021 fiscal year ends Sept. 30. Together the requests total more than $30 billion.

[ … ]

The funding for Afghan refugees would support U.S. resettlement operations overseas and plans for as many as 65,000 vulnerable Afghans to arrive in the U.S. by the end of his month, according to the White House, and up to 30,000 additional Afghans over the next year.

Read the full article.

On September 16th, 2021 Nexstar Media Wire in an article titled “Florida to receive over 1,000 Afghan refugees in coming weeks, report says” reported:

The Biden administration began notifying governors and state refugee coordinators across the country about how many Afghan evacuees from among the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals are slated to be resettled in their states.

California is projected to take more arrivals than any other — more than 5,200 people, according to State Department data for the Afghan Placement and Assistance program obtained by The Associated Press.

Alabama and Mississippi are each slated to welcome 10, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Hawaii, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming and the District of Columbia are not expected to resettle anyone from the first group of evacuees who fled during the final days of the chaotic U.S. withdrawal last month.

Read the full article.

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Mayorkas Lives Up to Expectations as Zealous Opponent of Immigration Law Enforcement

Department of Homeland Security Secretary (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas testified last week before Congress about the immigration crisis and the administration’s plans to terminate Title 42, which would likely amp up the entry of illegal aliens even when such numbers are already at unprecedented levels.

As we shall see, no one should be surprised at the level of nonfeasance, misfeasance and malfeasance demonstrated on a daily basis by Mayorkas. They are all too predictable!

Fox News reported on a particularly heated exchange between Mayorkas and Congressman Jim Jordan, ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee.

Here is a jaw-dropping excerpt from the report:

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan was cut off and left seemingly stunned while grilling Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on whether 42 illegal immigrants on the terror watch list have been released into the United States.

“Forty-two illegal immigrants were encountered at our border are on the terrorist and no-fly list. Are any of them still in our country?” House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jordan asked Mayorkas Thursday during a Capitol hearing.

Jordan was then informed that his time has expired, but the Ohio Republican continued pressing Mayorkas to respond.

“This is an important question for this committee,” Jordan continued.

“Congressman, I will deliver to you a response with respect…” Mayorkas said while Jordan kept pressing him. Mayorkas added that “some of them may still be in detention.”

The fact that known terrorists have apparently been released from custody by what is supposed to be the “Department of Homeland Security” is beyond comprehension!

As I noted in a previous article:

On October 13, 2021 the Washington Times reported, EXCLUSIVE: DHS drafts plan to allow fraudsters to keep citizenship: Memo would constrain ability to pursue denaturalization cases.

Here is how that report begins:
The Homeland Security Department is circulating a draft proposal that would severely curtail its attempts to strip citizenship from people who were naturalized based on fraud.

The Washington Times saw a draft of the memo, from Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the heads of the three immigration agencies. The memo says people might not apply for citizenship because they worry about losing it in the future.

“Naturalized citizens deserve finality and security in their rights as citizens,” the memo says. “Department policies should not cause a chilling effect or barriers for lawful permanent residents seeking to naturalize.”

The 9/11 Commission was crystal clear in warning that the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, and other terror attacks were made possible by multiple failures of the immigration system – including border security and fraud committed in visa applications and in applications for immigration benefits.

Perhaps the DHS chief should be a bit more concerned about undermining national security, public safety and the survival of Americans than he is about the “chilling effect” for immigrants seeking United States citizenship!

Nevertheless, the Biden administration has blithely and, indeed, intentionally acted in apparent violation of both 8 U.S. Code § 1324 and the Constitution of the United States, specifically Article IV, Section 4 which states:

The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence.

Predicting the future is a dicey undertaking.

Jules Verne was one of the rare authors who accurately predicted the creation of submarines
(Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea) and even predicted manned spaceflight to the moon in 1865 (From the Earth to the Moon) which, incredibly, depicted a space cannon erected in Florida that would send three men on a voyage to the moon.

However, Verne was the exception. Think of how many predictions made by “futurists” have been flat-out wrong. Think of how many pollsters failed to predict that Donald Trump would win the 2016 Presidential Election.

Many investment companies, in advertising their successes, frequently include the disclaimer, “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.”

Therefore I am more than a bit reluctant to predict the future. However, while I did make a prediction that has proven to be all too accurate, I take absolutely no satisfaction in getting it right.

In December of 2020, I predicted that, if Alejandro Mayorkas was appointed DHS Secretary, he would take a wrecking ball to that vital but overwhelmed and beleaguered agency and turn it into the Department of Homeland Surrender.

It has become abundantly clear that the Biden administration hand-selected Mr. Mayorkas precisely because of his multiple failures when he was the Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and also when he was promoted to the position of Deputy Director of Homeland Security during the Obama administration.

As I noted in my articles, Mayorkas was investigated by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) during his tenure in the Obama administration and found to have improperly approved visas for aliens who had links to terrorism and others who had ties to Terry McAuliffe’s electric-car company.

Yet Mayorkas was confirmed by the Senate and he is now blatantly endangering national security, public safety and public health with the apparent blessings of the administration.

The senators who voted to confirm Mayorkas’ appointment as the head of DHS need to be held accountable by their respective constituents in light of his open hostility to immigration law enforcement during his stint with the Obama administration.

Those senators did not need a crystal ball, they only needed to take seriously the objections raised by some of their colleagues or, perhaps, they should have just read the OIG report.

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VIDEO: Suspected and Known Terrorists Walking Freely in the U.S.

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A source within the Federal Government has come forward to reveal suspected and known terrorists are roaming freely in the United States following the Biden administration’s exit strategy in Afghanistan, and subsequent initiatives launched by the Department of Homeland Security [DHS] to shelter fleeing refugees, known as Operation Allies Welcome.

Here are some of the highlights from today’s video:

  • The records obtained by Project Veritas confirm numerous suspected terrorists are currently living throughout the country, many of whom have work visas despite being flagged by the Terrorist Watchlist for violent offenses like murder and using explosive devices and arms.
  • Project Veritas published redacted government records of suspected terrorists who fall under the “Tier 1” threat level which is labelled as “Armed and Dangerous.” Most of these individuals flagged by the Department of Homeland Security were admitted because of an initiative to shelter fleeing refugees called Operation Allies Welcome.
  • The whistleblower inside the Federal Government has identified numerous cases. The suspected terrorists verified by Project Veritas appear to only be a small sample size. These threats live throughout the country including the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

You can watch the full video HERE.

The video includes never-before-seen footage of current Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [USCIS], Ur Jaddou, touting the Biden administration’s efforts to expedite the adjudication process of Afghanistan refugees. USCIS is a division within the Department of Homeland Security.

In the footage, Jaddou appears to be giving a speech to other government employees saying, “I am so proud. So, so proud, of what we were capable of doing and what we did in Operation Allies Welcome. Thousands of our Afghan allies paroled into the United States swiftly received employment authorization.”

She goes on to add that the agency is “continuing to work with the State Department to improve the efficacy, integrity, security, and transparency of the U.S. refugee admissions program.”

To date, Operation Allies Welcome has brought over 84,000 Afghan refugees into the United States.


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2021 Update: How Many Illegal Aliens Live in the United States?

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As of the end of 2021, FAIR estimates that approximately 15.5 million illegal aliens reside within the United States. This number is substantially higher than FAIR’s previous estimate of 14.5 million in 2020.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE INFOGRAPHIC: ILLEGAL ALIEN POPLULATION SINCE 2010

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE INFOGRAPHIC: TOTAL NET COST OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION SINCE 2010

Based on FAIR’s most recent comprehensive fiscal cost study, illegal aliens are likely imposing a net fiscal burden of at least $143.1 billion.[1] That’s an increase of approximately $9.4 billion over the past year.

This alarming increase in the illegal alien population can be attributed largely to two significant developments:

  • The improvement of the United States’ economy as the country re-opens after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic:
    • Businesses are once again hiring, and many unscrupulous employers are using this as an opportunity to turn to reliably cheap labor to undercut the market and make up for lost profits resulting from economic shutdowns stemming from the pandemic. [2]
    • These unethical hiring practices occur even though millions of Americans remain unemployed or underemployed.[3]
  • A more significant factor fueling this increase is that the Biden administration has effectively abolished the mission of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), preventing the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from securing our southern border, and implementing measures that encourage mass illegal immigration. Some of these policy changes include:
    • Record apprehensions at both the southern and northern Borders. A total of more than 1.9 million illegal aliens were apprehended at U.S. land borders in FY 2021 – the most on record. Hundreds of thousands of these individuals were released into the country.[4]

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE INFOGRAPHIC: CBP NATIONWIDE APPREHENSIONS SINCE PRESIDENT BIDEN TOOK OFFICE.

    • Releasing tens of thousands of ICE-detained illegal aliens. In FY 2021, the administration released more than 143,000 detained illegal aliens into the interior of the country. Additionally, ICE arrested fewer than 60,000 illegal aliens. When more illegal aliens are released into the interior of the country than removed, the illegal alien population is almost certain to grow.[5]
    • Reinstating the Obama-era policy of catch-and-release. This dramatically increases the illegal alien population as it allows unlawful migrants to enter the country undetained while they await their court hearings.[6] Many of these individuals fail to appear at their hearings.[7] Those that do appear typically remain in the country for years until their proceedings conclude due to a massive, and growing, backlog of immigration cases.[8]
    • Halting Construction of the Border Wall. President Biden made good on his campaign promise to end the construction of a barrier along the Southwest border. Predictably, this has made it easier for illegal aliens and human smugglers to unlawfully enter the U.S. undetected. [9]
    • Gutting the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) and Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs). The administration initially cancelled MPP soon after President Biden’s inauguration. Even though a federal judge has since instructed the administration to restart the program, very few migrants have been required to follow the protocols set forth in the rule.[10] The administration has also cancelled the ACAs, which allows for third-country nationals to now asylum shop their way to the U.S. instead of requiring them to apply in the first possible nation.[11]
    • Promising amnesty. Since early in his campaign, President Biden has promised to extend amnesty to essentially all illegal aliens in the United States. Since taking office, Congress has tried (and failed) multiple times to pass such an amnesty. Soon after his election, the number of illegal border crossings rose exponentially. Many migrants explicitly claimed that they were entering the United States solely because they felt like President Biden was inviting them.[12]
    • Forbidding ICE from arresting immigration lawbreakers. Soon after taking office, President Biden took steps to severely limit ICE officials from detaining and removing most non-criminal immigration lawbreakers.[13] In September of 2021, these limits were expanded to also protect most criminal illegal aliens from deportation.[14]
    • Continued abuse of Temporary Protection Status (TPS) programs. The administration has implemented TPS for various new countries, while failing to end any existing designations – even in situations where the original reason for implementation have long been resolved.[15] TPS recipients do not technically hold lawful status in the country, and therefore are included in our estimates. As residents from more and more countries are offered TPS, fewer illegal aliens will be eligible for removal from the country.

Where do Illegal Aliens Live in the United States

Unsurprisingly, most illegal aliens tend to live near the United States’ border with Mexico or in states with sanctuary policies that offer welcoming environments and protection from immigration enforcement. The ten states with the largest estimated illegal alien populations account for just under three-fourths (70.6%) of the national illegal alien total.

However, this does not mean that states which hold a comparatively small share of the illegal alien population are unaffected by its negative effects. In fact, as FAIR has pointed out in other studies, illegal immigration often hits these states the hardest, as it is more difficult for low-population areas to absorb the impacts of illegal immigration.[16]

The following graphics estimate how many illegal aliens reside in each state, as well as the total number of illegal aliens and their children.

2021 Illegal Alien Population Estimate by State

State

 Total Number of Illegal Aliens by State  Total Number of Illegal Aliens and Their U.S. Born Children
California                3,266,000                      4,373,000
Texas                2,226,000                      2,992,000
Florida                1,185,000                      1,595,000
New York                1,081,000                      1,453,000
New Jersey                   697,000                         937,000
Illinois                   628,000                         845,000
Georgia                   514,000                         692,000
North Carolina                   488,000                         657,000
Arizona                   453,000                         610,000
Virginia                   419,000                         563,000
Maryland                   350,000                         471,000
Washington                   346,000                         466,000
Nevada                   293,000                         395,000
Massachusetts                   292,000                         393,000
Colorado                   278,000                         374,000
Pennsylvania                   251,000                         338,000
Michigan                   185,000                         248,000
Oregon                   181,000                         243,000
Connecticut                   167,000                         225,000
Tennessee                   162,000                         218,000
Indiana                   154,000                         207,000
Minnesota                   140,000                         187,000
Utah                   137,000                         185,000
Oklahoma                   136,000                         183,000
Ohio                   132,000                         178,000
New Mexico                   119,000                         160,000
South Carolina                   117,000                         157,000
Wisconsin                   111,000                         150,000
Kansas                   104,000                         140,000
Arkansas                    97,000                         131,000
Louisiana                    97,000                         131,000
Alabama                    91,000                         122,000
Missouri                    77,000                         104,000
Kentucky                    69,000                           94,000
Hawaii                    63,000                           84,000
Idaho                    62,000                           83,000
Nebraska                    56,000                           75,000
Iowa                    55,000                           74,000
Rhode Island                    42,000                           57,000
Washington DC                    38,000                           51,000
Delaware                    35,000                           47,000
Mississippi                    34,000                           45,000
Alaska                    15,000                           21,000
New Hampshire                    14,000                           19,000
Maine                    12,000                           16,000
Vermont                    10,000                           13,000
South Dakota                      9,000                           12,000
Wyoming                      8,000                           10,000
Montana                      8,000                           10,000
North Dakota                      6,000                             9,000
West Virginia                      6,000                             9,000
*              15,516,000                     20,852,000
 *Totals rounded to the nearest thousand.

Local Populations:

Most of the attention regarding the impact of illegal immigration is placed on the Southern border, as well as national figures. However, our research shows that illegal aliens reside throughout the nation, not just near the border. According to a FAIR report, states that are nowhere near the Southern border and have relatively small foreign-born populations have slowly become ideal destinations for illegal aliens.[17]

The various employment opportunities in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors and the lower cost of living in these states are attracting migrants, including illegal aliens. As a result, unlawful migrants have cost Americans fiscally, economically, and socially in these jurisdictions.[18]

For example, despite its relatively small population, FAIR estimates that approximately 6,700 illegal aliens now live in Portland, ME.[19] This has resulted in thousands of lawful and illegal aliens being forced to live in temporary shelters, as well as a drastic increase in crime.[20] So, while that may appear to be a miniscule figure when compared to the illegal alien population in places like Miami, FL, its affects are more acutely felt by local residents.

Listed below is a selection of localities and the number of illegal aliens who are estimated to live there:

Illegal Alien Population in Select U.S. Cities
Location Total Illegal Aliens Percentage of Population
Miami, FL*                        626,596 11.1%
Houston, TX                        413,316 5.8%
Atlanta, GA                        211,491 3.5%
San Diego County, CA                        188,847 5.7%
Fairfax County, VA                           88,861 7.7%
Tucson, AZ                           32,607 3.1%
Loudoun County, VA                           26,521 6.3%
Reno, NV                           17,566 3.6%
Greensboro, NC                           17,413 2.2%
Colorado Springs, CO                           12,918 1.7%
Columbus, OH                           11,890 0.6%
Scranton, PA                             8,805 1.6%
Lincoln, NE                             8,636 2.5%
Portland, ME                             6,722 1.2%
*All totals are for metro areas as defined by the federal government unless otherwise noted

Who is an Illegal Alien?

An illegal alien is anyone who:

  • Entered the United States without authorization, or
  • Anyone who unlawfully remained in the United States once their authorized time of stay expired.

It is important to define exactly who is and is not an illegal alien because many organizations deliberately misclassify some illegal aliens in a dishonest effort to portray that population as smaller than it actually is. Many organizations and mainstream media sources incorrectly classify unaccompanied alien minors (UAMs), recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and/or those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as being lawfully present in the United States.

Such classifications are inaccurate. Individuals who have been granted any form of deferred action or who have received TPS have not been granted “lawful status.” Rather, federal immigration authorities have acknowledged their unlawful presence and are opting to temporarily defer their removal from the country. These types of limited deportation deferrals are subject to revocation in a wide variety of circumstances.

FAIR offers additional details on who should be considered an illegal alien in our study titled “Why ‘Illegal Alien’ is the Correct Term.”[21]

Difficulty in Estimating the Illegal Alien Population

Estimating the size, distribution, and characteristics of the illegal alien population is an inexact science. The methods used by those claiming to have calculated a definitive figure should be viewed skeptically as there is no completely reliable source of information on illegal aliens. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) only (loosely) counts foreign nationals who enter and leave the United States in a lawful manner. In truth, we do not know exactly how many people cross the border unlawfully and evade immigration authorities. We can only estimate these figures based on changes in annual census data, along with how many individuals CBP and ICE believe slip through their detection.

Most current estimates regarding the total number of illegal aliens are based on U.S. Census Bureau data. Far too many of these tallies presume that essentially all unlawful migrants are willing to respond to demographic questionnaires and that they provide accurate information to federal officials. As people whose very presence in the United States is an ongoing violation of law, many illegal aliens understandably see no personal value in revealing any information about their nativity. Therefore, when asked about how, when, and why they entered the United States, illegal aliens have a strong motive to either lie, claiming they are lawful migrants or citizens, or refuse to respond at all. There are no repercussions for illegal aliens who fail to respond to annual Census Bureau survey programs such as the American Community Survey (ACS) or the Current Population Survey (CPS).

Indeed, there are few mechanisms in place to verify the accuracy of the information respondents provide. In fact, the Census Bureau’s weighted results from the ACS can vary by millions, depending on what information is requested and how questions are phrased.[22] Because of this, it is important to not solely rely on raw totals from the Census Bureau.

How We Reached our Estimate

To determine FAIR’s estimate of the total number of illegal aliens in the United States, we first calculated an approximate total number of all foreign-born residents currently presumed to be living here. In order to do this, we first analyzed the latest relevant information available from the Census Bureau’s 2020 ACS and 2021 CPS.[23]

Again, it’s important to realize that the ACS and CPS do not capture the entire illegal alien population in the United States. In the past, most reputable research organizations have considered a raw calculation based on these data to be anywhere from 15-35 percent lower than the actual suspected total illegal alien population. This is also in line with the most recent estimates from the federal government.[24] However, most research organizations that produce estimates of the illegal alien population are pro-mass migration, and they dishonestly purport that Census data is almost fully accurate to create a false impression that the illegal alien population in the United States is smaller than it really is.

So, after we subtracted the total number of lawfully present migrants in the country from the total foreign-born population to reach our base illegal alien population, we assume that this total is underestimated by approximately 30 percent. This makes our estimate compatible to the general consensus of non-partisan experts regarding the accuracy of Census data.[25] [26] Using this method, we reached our estimate of 15.5 million.

References


[1] Matt O’Brien and Spencer Raley, “The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on United States Taxpayers,” Federation for American Immigration Reform, September 2017, https://www.fairus.org/issue/publications-resources/fiscal-burden-illegal-immigration-united-states-taxpayers.

[2] Bob Dane, “Mayorkas Does Congress’ Work, Issues More Cheap Labor Visas,” ImmigrationReform.com, “March 18, 2022, https://www.immigrationreform.com/2022/03/18/dhs-again-raises-foreign-worker-cap-immigrationreform-com/.

[3] Bureau of Labor Statistics, “The Unemployment Situation – February 2022,” March 4, 2022, https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/empsit.pdf.

[4] FAIR Research Team, “2021 Year in Review: Biden’s Immigration Numbers Reveal Record Failures, Costs and to Americans,” Federation for American Immigration Reform, December 2021, https://www.fairus.org/issue/border-security/2021-year-review-biden-immigration-numbers-record-failures-costs.

[5] FAIR Research Team, “FAIR Uncovers Bombshell ICE Report Revealing Record Low Removals in Fiscal Year 2021,” Federation for American Immigration Reform, February 2022, https://www.fairus.org/issue/illegal-immigration/fair-uncovers-bombshell-ice-report-revealing-record-low-removals-fiscal.

[6] Todd Bensman, “ ‘Catch and Release’ Resumes on Texas Border in the Face of Rising Migrant Numbers,” Center for Immigration Studies, February 3, 2021, https://cis.org/Bensman/Catch-and-Release-Resumes-Texas-Border-Face-Rising-Migrant-Numbers.

[7] Adam Shaw, “DHS Chief Reveals Startling Stat on Asylum Seekers Who Skip Hearings, Disappear,” Fox News, June 11, 2019, https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dhs-secretary-reveals-startling-stat-on-asylum-seekers-who-skip-hearings-disappear/

[8] Muzaffar Chishti and Julia Gelatt, “Mounting Backlogs Undermine U.S. Immigration System and Impede Biden Policy Changes,’” Migration Policy institute, February 2022, https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/us-immigration-backlogs-mounting-undermine-biden.

[9] Stephen Dinan, “Joe Biden Border Wall Halt Creates Smugglers’ Highway, Sheriff Says,” The Washington Times, March 3, 2021, https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/mar/3/joe-biden-border-wall-halt-creates-smugglers-highw/.

[10] Adam Shaw, “Biden Admin Enrolled Fewer Than 300 Migrants in ‘Remain in Mexico’ in December,” Fox News, January 25, 2022, https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-admin-enrolled-fewer-migrants-in-remain-in-mexico-in-december.

[11] Madison McQueen and Jason Pena, “Biden’s Border Crisis 101: How This Administration’s Policies Created a Self-Inflicted Crisis,” Federation for American Immigration Reform, April 2021, https://www.fairus.org/issue/border-security/bidens-border-crisis-101.

[12] John Kass, “Column: Biden Called for the Border Surge. And Now he Owns It.” Chicago Tribune, March 24, 2021,https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-prem-biden-border-crisis-john-kass-20210324-s6nxh76uofgs3n53xtxcmdpjty-story.html.

[13] Congressional Research Service, “The Biden Administration’s Immigration Enforcement Priorities: Background and Legal Considerations,” Updated December 10, 2021, https://sgp.fas.org/crs/homesec/LSB10578.pdf.

[14] Alejandro N. Mayorkas to Tae D. Johnson, September 30, 2021, in Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law, https://www.ice.gov/doclib/news/guidelines-civilimmigrationlaw.pdf.

[15] Preston Huennekens, “Mayorkas Grants TPS to Rapidly Resettled Afghans,” Federation for American Immigration Reform, March 2022, https://www.fairus.org/legislation/presidential-administration/amnesty/mayorkas-grants-tps-rapidly-resettled-afghans.

[16] Matt O’Brien, Spencer Raley, and Casey Ryan, “Small Migrant Populations, Huge Impacts,” Federation for American Immigration Reform, February 2020, https://www.fairus.org/issue/societal-impact/small-migrant-populations-huge-impacts-even-states-few-immigrants-hit-costs.

[17] Matt O’Brien, Spencer Raley, and Casey Ryan, “Small Migrant Populations, Huge Impacts: Even States with Few Immigrants Hit with Costs, Lost Jobs, “Federation for American Immigration Reform,” January 2020, https://www.fairus.org/press-releases/mass-immigration-has-oversized-negative-impact-low-immigration-states-finds-new-fair.

[18] Ibid.

[19] FAIR’s estimate of the illegal alien population at the local level is conducted in a similar manner to how we calculate totals at the national and state level. However, since less data is available regarding the distribution of illegal aliens within states, the margin of error for these estimates are higher (approximately +/-8 percent).

[20] Spencer Raley, “A Small Town Is Paying a Big Price When It Comes to Unplanned, Unvetted Mass Immigration,” ImmigrationReform.com, February 28, 2022, https://www.immigrationreform.com/2022/02/28/mass-migration-small-cities-immigrationreform-com/.

[21] Matt O’Brien, Spencer Raley, and Casey Ryan, “Why ‘Illegal Alien’ is the Correct Term,” Federation for American Immigration Reform, July 2018, https://www.fairus.org/issue/border-security/why-illegal-alien-correct-term.

[22] Basing the total number of foreign-born residents in the United States on responses to the ACS question requesting citizenship information typically yields a weighted total that is more than two million individuals lower than when the estimate is based on survey questions regarding how long respondents have lived in the country.

[23] United States Census Bureau, “American Community Survey,” Accessed December 30, 2020,  https://www.census.gov/acs/www/data/data-tables-and-tools/data-profiles/2018/.

[24] U.S. Department of Homeland Security, “Population Estimates,” December 2018, https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/18_1214_PLCY_pops-est-report.pdf.

[25] To estimate the total number of lawful migrants in the United States, we examined both data from the ACSCPS, and the comprehensive “Yearbook of Immigration Statistics” published annually by the DHS. This is the approach most commonly used by other reputable organizations that produce estimates on this matter. Our totals closely resemble the most commonly cited estimate of roughly 35.8 million.

[26] As noted earlier in this study, most professional statisticians once considered somewhere around 30 percent to be the most accurate assumption for how many illegal aliens are typically missed by the Census. This is also approximately the figure used by the federal government in their most recent projections.

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MAR-A-LAGO: Watch as a solemn and respectful President Donald J. Trump attends a Defend the Border & Save Lives event

Recently, The United West and JEXIT USA held an event for Tom Homan, the former Director of ICE and author of Defend the Border & Save Lives. During the event a two-minute video memorial was played to honor recently deceased patriots and friends, Barry Fernandez and Roger Gangitano.

As the video memorial started, President Donald J. Trump entered the room.

Normally, the audience would start cheering and yelling to welcome the President and he would return the acknowledgement, but in this case, the President became very solemn and respectfully waited until the video memorial ended.

NEVER will you see this, sensitive, human side of Donald Trump presented in the Trump-Deranged media.

PLEASE TAKE 2 MINUTES AND WATCH THE VIDEO:

ABOUT DEFEND THE BORDER & SAVE LIVES

JEXIT and The United West are collaborating with Tom Homan, former Director of ICE under president Trump, in order to shine the light on the catastrophe unfolding at the border. The Fake News won’t report on it, the Swamp won’t tell you, but we’re here to show the World what’s really going on. We have launched a two year campaign of fundraising for the production of a series and a movie based Tom Homan’s Book, “Defend the Border & Save Lives“. We opened our campaign with a successful fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago, where president Donald J. Trump and Tom Homan both spoke about this urgent issue which is crucial to the survival of our nation, of our Judeo-Christian values as well as the safety of our people and of those victims being trafficked. We will keep you updated on this project meant to help conservatives win the 2022 and 2024 elections.

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Former University of Alabama student hid funding of al-Qaeda, lawyers say she’s mentally ill

Yes, of course. Authorities the world over have decided that it’s far easier to pretend that jihadis and their supporters are mentally ill than to confront the reality of jihad.

Former University of Alabama student sentenced for hiding funding to al Qaeda

by Kenneth Garger, New York Post, April 28, 2022:

A former University of Alabama student was sentenced to more than seven years behind bars Wednesday for hiding financing to al Qaeda.

Alaa Mohd Abusaad, 26, had pleaded guilty in 2019 to a charge of concealing terrorism financing after telling an undercover FBI employee how to send money to terrorist fighters.

Abusaad also told the undercover fed that “money” for the terrorists “is always needed.”…

The woman’s lawyers argued she was left vulnerable to the dangers of the interest due to her mental health issues, WBMA-TV reported.

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Rep. Gaetz to Mayorkas: ‘You Actually Don’t Want to Remove’ Illegals

During a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on  Thursday, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) confronted Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary and open-borders fanatic Alejandro Mayorkas about the 1.2 million illegal aliens in America who have received final deportation orders.

“One point two million people are undetained, free, roaming about the country,” Gaetz began. “They’ve gone before a judge. A judge has issued a final order of removal. How many ICE agents do you need to deport them?”

Mayorkas responded, “Congressman, I think what we need is legislation to fix a broken immigration system—”

ICE, however, does not rely on Congress to carry out deportations of those who have gone before a judge and received final orders of removal, Gaetz noted, asking again if Mayorkas planned to remove the 1.2 million.

Mayorkas dodged the question and instead indicated “resources” were impeding his ability to carry out deportations.

Gaetz then asked, “How much money do you need to deport all of them? How much money? How many agents to deport the 1.2 million who a judge has said have no right to be here?”

Mayorkas replied, “Congressman, there are a number of questions that your question raises with respect to whether all of those individuals actually have been given due process—”

Gaetz interrupted the border chief to correct him, saying, “No, no, no, they have. These are the people who have had their due process, ok? And here’s the point. You have no plan to remove them. You don’t know how many ICE agents it would take and you don’t know how much money it would take because you actually don’t want to remove them.”

Read more of the exchange below:

GAETZ: So, do you think that it just might be the case that one reason that we will encounter the highest number of illegal immigrations in our nation’s history this month and next month is because everybody knows that even if they come here, even if they go through the removal procedures, even if a judge issues a final order, you [Mayorkas] still think that there might be more due process? And you have no plan to remove them, and when I ask you what the plan is, you say, “Oh, well, resources.”

GAETZ: I go back to my first question, how many ICE agents to remove the 1.2 million?

MAYORKAS: I’d be pleased to provide you with the resourcing data subsequent to this hearing, if I may—”

GAETZ: I think it’s telling that you’ve got plans for pronouns and you’ve got plans for misinformation, but when it comes to the plan to remove the people that have had due process, you don’t have one at all.

[ … ]

MAYORKAS: So if I could return to data because I want to make sure that you have accurate information—

GAETZ: Everyone knows that you have more people coming in than ever and you’re removing fewer people than ever and it’s because you have no plan and because it’s on purpose. See, I don’t buy the theory that you don’t know how to do this. I think you’re actually a highly competent dude. But the reality is your plan is to bring these people in and to send the message to the smugglers and the criminals that they will never have to leave.

Gaetz concluded, “I think we ought to use the best tools in the country to find these folks, round them up like they were at the Capitol on January 6, and deport every last one of them.”


Alejandro Mayorkas

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Promising “Justice and Equity” for Illegal Aliens

Addressing the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C. in January 2022, Mayorkas proudly boasted that the Biden Administration had issued orders preventing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency from arresting and deporting most illegal aliens residing in the United States: “On September 30 of this past year … I issued new immigration enforcement guidelines. And in those guidelines, I articulated what I think is a very important principle. That we will not dedicate our limited enforcement resources to apprehend individuals who have been here in this country for many years who have been contributing members of our communities. Unlawful presence in the United States, alone, will not be a basis for immigration enforcement action … it is a matter of justice and equity as well.”

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Jayapal to Democrats Against Lifting Title 42: ‘Lean Into’ Open Borders

Wednesday on MSNBC’s Jose Diaz-Balart Reports, radical Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) praised the Biden administration for its plans to lift Title 42 border restrictions and said that Democrats who “criticized the previous administration, but [are] now saying, oh, there’s a problem here” have “to lean into the fact that we are a country that has prided ourselves on allowing immigrants to come from all over the world.”

Jayapal said, “I think it’s important that the Biden administration has moved on this. But I wish they were standing up for it and really defending it through the logic of what we are doing. And I think every Democrat who criticized the previous administration, but is now saying, oh, there’s a problem here, and going to the border and making it seem like there’s a problem here has to lean into the fact that we are a country that has prided ourselves on allowing immigrants to come from all over the world. I am a product of that.”

No one is saying we shouldn’t allow immigrants. The issue Jayapal pretends doesn’t exist is that our border is being overrun. We have literally no immigration controls being enforced now at all. And that is what globalist Jayapal wants.

“And I think we need to make sure that we continue to focus on the need to reform the system and not penalize asylum seekers who are trying to legitimately seek entry into this country,” she added.

Title 42 does not “penalize” legitimate asylum seekers. But lifting those restrictions will throw open the borders to a tsunami of illegitimate migrants. And that is what globalist Jayapal wants.


Pramila Jayapal

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In an August 9, 2015 editorial lamenting the “centuries of racism” that have plagued America, Jayapal wrote: “As a country, we still have not recognized or acknowledged what we have wrought and continue to inflict on black people. The bigger results are how black kids as young as two are being disciplined differently in their daycares and pre-k classes. That black people are routinely denied jobs that white people get with the same set of experiences and skills. That black people … continue to die at the hands of police, in domestic violence, on the streets. That black mothers must tell their children as young as seven or eight that they have to be careful about what pants or hoodies they wear or to not assert their rights if stopped. That this country supports an institutionalized form of racism called the criminal justice system that makes profit … on jailing black and brown people.” She also suggested that as recompense for historical wrongs, the U.S. government should pay “reparations for slavery” to black people.

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Study: Biden’s Policies Fueled One Million New Illegal Aliens

And added Nearly $10 Billion in Costs During Biden’s First Year in Office.


Washington, D.C. — A new analysis by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that during the first year of the Biden administration, the illegal alien population of the United States has increased by about 1 million, adding an additional $9.4 billion in costs to American taxpayers. In total, some 15.5 million illegal aliens now reside in the United States, while costs of providing taxpayer-funded services and benefits to illegal aliens and their U.S.-born children now stands at $143.1 billion a year. These staggering increases in both the size of the illegal alien population and the cost to the American public are a direct result of policies put in place since President Biden took office, concludes the report.

The report, 2021 Update: How Many Illegal Aliens Live in the United States?, reveals how a slew of policy changes both at the border and in the interior of the country propelled rapid surges in both the magnitude and the costs of illegal immigration. Specifically, upon taking office, the Biden administration canceled agreements with Mexico and governments in Central America, and terminated border wall construction. These policies were effectively deterring new illegal immigration before President Biden came to office, and allowed for the expedited return of most of those caught entering the country illegally.

Similarly, the administration abandoned nearly all immigration enforcement in the interior of the country, resulting in record low numbers of illegal aliens who were removed from the country. Under these policies, which directly defy federal laws, nearly all illegal aliens in the U.S. are off-limits to apprehension by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which is also severely constrained in where they can arrest even the small segment of the illegal population still subject to removal.

“President Biden and the people he appointed to key positions in his administration have pursued the most radical open-borders policies in the history of any sovereign nation, and these new numbers bear that out,” stated Dan Stein, president of FAIR. “If not for the COVID pandemic, which forced the administration to keep Title 42 in place last year, the additional influx and costs to American taxpayers would have been far greater.

“Rather than reinstate effective border and interior enforcement policies, the administration is doubling down on its ruinous open-border policies and is set to end Title 42 on May 23. These new illegal alien population and cost estimates by FAIR, and the imminent removal of the last effective border enforcement mechanism, leave no doubt that unchecked illegal immigration and staggering cost burdens to the American public are the explicit goals of the Biden administration,” Stein concluded.

FAIR’s new estimates of the illegal alien population are based on analysis of relevant information available from the Census Bureau’s 2020 and 2021 data.

The full report can be found here.

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Don’t Wait for November, Let’s Work on Closing the Border Now

Calls are growing for the impeachment of DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas – if Republicans take back the House – for failing to faithfully execute the nation’s immigration laws and leaving the southern border wide open.  Mayorkas, you will recall, keeps yapping about “equity” which, when translated into the immigration context, means bringing as many nonwhites into the country as possible to fight the evil white supremacist American people.  Apparently, he believes his own propaganda, making him a deeply troubled man willing to ignore or break any law to implement his vision of racial payback.

His brand of equity comes at a cost, however.  Mayorkas’ policies have effectively put drug cartels in control of the southern border.  Border agents seized 123 pounds of heroin, cocaine and marijuana in the El Paso area earlier this month.  That’s just the tip of the iceberg.  The cartels are using thousands of drone flights to spot gaps in border enforcement, thus informing them where to concentrate their drug smuggling and human trafficking activities.  The drones are also used to get fentanyl across the border, since it doesn’t take big amounts of that drug to get a big pay-off.  The DEA is warning about a spike in “mass-overdose events”, clusters of fentanyl overdoses and deaths in Austin, Omaha, and other cities.

Another cost of pursuing racial payback is the growing national security threat from an open border.  Twenty-three illegal aliens caught crossing the border last year were on the terrorist watch list.  We still don’t know what the Biden administration did with them, despite people asking questions.  Were they released into the interior of the country like so many other illegal aliens?  We don’t know; the Biden administration isn’t saying.

The administration is also hiding the ball on data regarding arrests and deportations, information that was routinely released in previous years.  The lack of data allows criminal illegal aliens to run free in the country and prevents analysis of the true effects of the government’s immigration policies, critics say.  They also say this suits Secretary Mayorkas and his colleagues just fine because they oppose their own Department’s mission, and don’t care who gets hurt in the process of pursuing racial payback.

The administration also continues to keep illegal alien night flights secret.  Critics say the activity shows a systematic plan to move illegal aliens by the hundreds of thousands – or millions – to multiple states around the country, many of them unaccompanied children.

But the ideologues at DHS aren’t done, yet.  After the pushback on lifting Title 42 COVID restrictions at the border, the Biden administration has already started letting more illegal aliens into the country by exempting them from health regulations.  A memo went out instructing the Border Patrol to work with advocacy groups to get as many illegal aliens as possible into the country using the exemption process.  This means the expected Title 42 avalanche of new arrivals is already starting.  By the way, exemption from health regulations means not only more COVID, but more Ebola, yellow and dengue fever, and drug-resistant tuberculosis being brought into the country in the name of ‘equity’.  [Frank Gaffney’s Secure America show, 4/26/22]

Some states are fighting back. Texas Governor Greg Abbott made news when he put illegal aliens on buses to drop them off in Washington, D.C. Twenty-six Republican-led states have joined forces to share intelligence and fight drug and human trafficking.  But there’s only so much states can do, after the Supreme Court told Arizona it could not enforce federal immigration laws on its own ten years ago.

If you are an activist fighting the open borders crazies in DHS and the Biden administration, get in touch with me at tips@liberato.us.  I can amplify your work through my network of more than a thousand activists, many of whom have substantial activism and media platforms of their own.  We don’t have to wait for the Republicans to take back the House. We can put our heads together and figure out ways to get better enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws now.

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