Post Tagged with: "catch and release"

March 23, 2010 08:26

Time to Stop the Rush for “Amnesty” Immigration Reform

The Obama Administration is pushing amnesty for illegal immigrants. The Administration has also reversed a number of policies that had improved enforcement. These changes have included ending work­place raids and a shift toward “catch and release” of illegal immigrants, instead of detaining them and deporting them. Rather than pursue comprehensive immigration reform, the Administration and Congress should ensure that the existing policies on border security, interior enforcement, and non-immigrant visas are working.

February 16, 2010 06:21

Obama’s Border Insecurity Budget

Obama’s budget would actually reduce the size of the Border Patrol. The budget calls for cutting 180 officers of this agency. That’s the absolute wrong direction when the Southwest border continues to be breached hundreds of thousands of times every year. And many of the people illegally crossing the border, including people who’ve paid a professional human smuggler, are packing guns, drugs and other things you don’t want entering uncontrolled.