ICE Begs GOP to Meet With Them – Do It! – Five Illegals at SOTU – Democrats Applaud Lawlessness

GOP, do you have even the slightest idea of the value a meeting between Republicans and ICE agents before you formalize

Chris Crane

Chris Crane

your “Immigration Principles?” ICE is begging you, for gosh’s sake. Conservatives will beg you, as well, at least this conservative is. Get this right and meet with ICE. Walk into the meeting and have cameras out front to record it. We know you won’t allow cameras inside, but outside? Do it! It will be two thumbs up for Republicans. Who better knows what has to be done to secure the borders than ICE? The answer is certainly not Congress. Another issue: Five illegal aliens were ‘in the House’ last night at the SOTU, one of them sitting next to Michelle Obama. One was allegedly arrested on the Capitol grounds in November 2013. GOP Leadership, please talk about that today — five illegals ‘in the House.’ Talk it up. The following is a message from ICE Union Council President, Chris Crane. GOP please read the last sentence and act:

According to news accounts, the President has once again invited illegal immigrants to the State of the Union – and yet the President still refuses to meet with ICE officers. We have a President who will provide those illegally in the US with the seat of honor at one of the most important events of the year, but ICE officers who serve under him are unwelcome in the White House. This is symptomatic of the President’s continued demonstration of contempt for immigration officers and his blatant disregard for Congressionally-enacted law. ICE officers are forced every day to release violent offenders back into the streets; we are prohibited from enforcing immigration violations and document fraud and from cracking down on illegal employment; we are prohibited from enforcing public charge law to protect taxpayers; and we are forced to catch-and-release illegal aliens who are not ‘priorities’ even when officers’ believe there is a threat to public safety. 

We are pleading with House Republicans to stand up to the Obama Administration’s abuses and to support ICE officers. I am therefore alarmed to read that House Republicans are working with prominent amnesty proponents instead of reaching out and working with ICE officers. Any immigration principles crafted by House Republicans should be crafted in consultation with the ICE personnel who know firsthand what is wrong with our immigration system and how to fix it. House Republicans must work with ICE officers, and investigate the abuses and misconduct at DHS, before moving any legalization bill – otherwise, they are doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past. ICE officers do not have the connections, funds or votes that powerful special interests and billionaire CEOs can deliver. We are just 5,000 law officers responsible for enforcing immigration law for tens of millions of visa holders and illegal immigrants in all 50 states and two territories — it is a losing battle that puts American safety at risk.  But we hope to have justice and a concern for public safety on our side, and I hope House Republicans will support us in our uphill fight to ensure the constitutional rule of law in America. Source: NRO, The Corner

GOP, are you working WITH prominent “amnesty proponents?” Are you working with anyone in the Senate Gang of 8? What could you possibly have to discuss with them that meets constitutional scrutiny? What are the principles you are releasing that will represent all members of our party? Start with your border safety ‘principles’ and give us a clue. We want to have confidence in your ‘small bill’ legislation.  What will you demand on our behalf?

As a side note, when America watched, hopefully only Democrats, stand and applaud the plans for lawlessness coming from the presidential podium last night, understand, that we understand, this is how countries are conquered from within.

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  • GoneWithTheWind

    We are supposed to get teary eyed over a Mexican citizen brought to this country at age two and now at 16 “deserves” to be a citizen. Which of course means you can’t deport the mother and father and siblings and once that step is taken the new citizen can apply for and receive immigration status for grandma and grandpa back in Mexico and of course uncles, aunts, cousins etc. I moved to Germany with a 2 month old child. I lived there for four years and my daughter was born there. It never occurred to me that Germany was being unfair to me because my son and daughter could not stay there. It never occurred to me to leave them there or to stay there myself. I came back to my own country and made my life here. Surely no matter how long some Mexican citizen has illegally enjoyed our country and it’s benefits there is no wrong to be done for them to be sent home. It is after all there home not prison or hell. It is their country we should be sending them back to. I smply don’t see the problem.

    • GoneWithTheWind, the problem is that we’ve let this happen. If we can’t keep visas in orders, we can’t do anything right, and we’ve sure shown that we can’t do anything right.

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