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  • As Predicted, Obama Weak on Immigration Enforcement

    As reported Friday in “Administration’s ‘Silent Raids’ Lead to Firings, Not Deportations,” and previously predicted on The Foundry, the Obama Administration’s year-old worksite audit policy is resulting in far fewer deportations of illegal immigrants, which means that those illegal immigrants are simply moving to different jobs elsewhere in America.

    With America’s high unemployment rate, the Obama Administration’s continued blind eye approach to illegal immigration only undermines the ability of citizens and those in the United States legally to find work. This outcome shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone with an ounce of common sense and places even greater doubt on the non-political aspect of President Barack Obama’s call for “comprehensive immigration reform” (aka, amnesty).

    Rather than politicize the issue by moving toward amnesty, President Obama should adopt the approach outlined by The Heritage Foundation in Time to Stop the Rush for ‘Amnesty’ Immigration Reform: secure the border, enforce the laws on the books, and reform our current visa system.

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    14 Responses to As Predicted, Obama Weak on Immigration Enforcement

    1. Warof2010 USA says:

      if you want more info http://bit.ly/9mlTEu

      Apprehensions

      In the last 23 years, since the 1986, Reagan, one-time amnesty http://n.pr/9IMtLO

      over 27 million illegals have been apprehended,

      as they crossed the border into our United States.

      UNFORTUNATELY, far less than half of illegals are apprehended at the border.

      Before the recent addition (over the last two years) of 10,000 Border Patrol agents,

      313.9 miles of Pedestrian Fence, 34 miles of the legislated double-layered fence,

      and 298.5 miles of Vehicle Barriers. it was estimated, by the border patrol agents,

      that less than 1, out of 7, illegals, were apprehended at the border.

      Some border patrol agents said less than 1, out of 10.

      Now, they say they catch about 1, out of 4.

      12 million illegals is a boldfaced lie to all Americans

      in all likelihood, 30 million illegals, is much closer to the truth

      UNITED STATES BORDER APPREHENSIONS

      (Source DHS/CBP)

      1987–1,190,488——1995–1,394,554——2003—-931,557

      1988–1,008,145——1996–1,649,986——2004–1,160,395

      1989—-954,243——1997–1,412,953——2005–1,189,075

      1990–1,169,939——1998–1,555,776——2006–1,089,902

      1991–1,197,875——1999–1,579,010——2007—-876,704

      1992–1,258,482——2000–1,676,438——2008—-723,825

      1993–1,327,259——2001–1,266,213——2009—-556,041

      1994–1,094,717——2002—-955,310——2010—-beg. 10/01/09

      Southwest Border Patrol Sector Apprehensions

      (Source DHS/CBP)

      In Order From the Highest Sector in Apprehensions to the Lowest

      Fiscal Year————-2005———–2006———2007———2008——–2009

      Tucson —————439,053——-392,074—–378,239—- 317,696—- 241,673

      San Diego————126,879——-142,104—–152,460—- 162,390—- 118,721

      Rio Grande Valley– 134,136——-110,528——-73,430—– 75,473—— 60,989

      Laredo —————-75,268———74,840——-56,714——43,658——-40,569

      El Centro————–55,725———61,465——-55,883——-40,961—— 33,521

      El Paso————–122,624——–122,256——-75,464—— 30,312——-14,999

      Del Rio —————-68,547———42,636—— 22,920——-20,761—— 17,082

      Yuma————– –138,492——-118,549——-37,992——– 8,363——–6,951

      Marfa ——————10,532———-7,520——- 5,536———5,391———6,360

      Apprehensions—-1,171,386—-1,071,972—–858,638——705,005——540,865

    2. Warof2010 USA says:

      Apprehensions

      In the last 23 years, since the 1986, Reagan, one-time amnesty

      over 27 million illegals have been apprehended,

      as they crossed the border into our United States.

      UNFORTUNATELY, far less than half of illegals are apprehended at the border.

      Before the recent addition (over the last two years) of 10,000 Border Patrol agents,

      313.9 miles of Pedestrian Fence, 34 miles of the legislated double-layered fence,

      and 298.5 miles of Vehicle Barriers. it was estimated, by the border patrol agents,

      that less than 1, out of 7, illegals, were apprehended at the border.

      Some border patrol agents said less than 1, out of 10.

      Now, they say they catch about 1, out of 4.

      12 million illegals is a boldfaced lie to all Americans

      in all likelihood, 30 million illegals, is much closer to the truth

      UNITED STATES BORDER APPREHENSIONS

      (Source DHS/CBP)

      1987–1,190,488——1995–1,394,554——2003—-931,557

      1988–1,008,145——1996–1,649,986——2004–1,160,395

      1989—-954,243——1997–1,412,953——2005–1,189,075

      1990–1,169,939——1998–1,555,776——2006–1,089,902

      1991–1,197,875——1999–1,579,010——2007—-876,704

      1992–1,258,482——2000–1,676,438——2008—-723,825

      1993–1,327,259——2001–1,266,213——2009—-556,041

      1994–1,094,717——2002—-955,310——2010—-beg. 10/01/09

    3. MadMommy Los Angeles says:

      As the illegal immigrant numbers grow with every passing year, citizens are left with the impression that our leaders don't care about the citizens. In fact they are more concerned with the feelings of illegal immigrants than those of the citizens who are paying the taxes and casting the deciding votes.

      Since the 1986 legislation and the broken promises from that amnesty bill, citizens have watched the federal government speak out of both sides of their mouths over this issue while turning a blind eye to the effects of inaction at the federal level. Our schools and communities are overcrowded with illegal immigrants marching in our streets demanding rights that they have no right to ask for.

      If there is anyone who thinks the US cannot deport 12-20 million illegal immigrants, I ask you if they can't deport them because of their enormous numbers, how do you plan to naturalize them? How do you plan to organize the massive structure of management for that? How do you think the US taxpayer can afford to pay for their needs in medical and educational facilities? What about their family members in other countries that want to join them here? Won't they be lining up at the trough for social services too? Do the leaders of this country think that it's okay to force these costs on the American taxpayer?

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    6. G-Man, Chesapeake, V says:

      How about some more numbers? Check out the House Report entitled "A Line in the Sand: Securing Our Southwest Border" (web address included below). You will notice that the Democrat-controlled Congress has known about the problem for way too long as the Report is dated 2006 (Bush Administration).

      You will also note from this report that Mexican nationals aren't the only ones crossing into the country. Other-than-Mexicans (OTMs) are crossing in through our porous Southwest Border; some with ties to terrorist organizations.

      A read of this very interesting Government Report will convince the honest American that Jan Brewer and the Arizona legislature was 'spot on' with their illegal immigration law! Viva la Arizona! Some real Americans!

      I can't wait until November!

      G-Man

      Chesapeake, VA

      http://www.house.gov/sites/members/tx10_mccaul/pd

    7. H. Steudemier, New Y says:

      Obama has never made a secret of his priority to reform immigration. If we, as US citizens, could not take the trouble to read what was barely hidden between the lines (amnesty), we've earned the trouble he's bringing on us.

      http://rubylee1776.wordpress.com/2010/07/04/obama

    8. Alex Nowrasteh, Wash says:

      Your blog post does not comport with reality. Obama has been an aggressive immigration enforcer.

      http://www.openmarket.org/2010/07/13/heritage-fou

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    10. Carol, AZ says:

      Alex from D.C you have landed in Avatar over this issue for the truth about illegal immigration an how deep the corruption goes.

      All being backed by our current leadersip.

      All aspect for" the truth" over this issue was engineered by D.C and the pres for weeks, for silence. .

      The Att. General Eric Holder should be, along with other agencies to protect America , tied to the border fence as a reminder to all OF America, of what they have failed to do to protect all of us.

      Here is some Intel for you, READ AND LEARN..

      Unsecured border= unsecured nation. .

      One out of ten illegal crossers get interdicted.

      Known illegals crossers (OTM"S) with ties to all countries with terrorist ties that sponser terror are here.

      Around 500,000 we think we know about have gotten through.

      The are here and living somewhere.

      Literature on bomb makiing and other terrorist plots have been discovered and disclosed to D.C.

      All Federal Agencies , ATF, ICE, NIS, FBI and special units under these agencies testified before Homeland Security as proof to secure our border.

      NARCO WAR of terror in MX

      Over 27000 MX ciitzens have been murdered.

      The corrupt counrty of MX was given money in support by Obama and the fence funding for AZ canceled.

      There are more be-headings in MX then in all other third world counutry .

      There are more kidnappings in AZ the second highest in the WORLD.

      MX is number one.

      All form of counterband are being run across the Americn borders.

      All forms of senmi -and automactic weapons have been cached and found on both side of the border to suppy the Cartels.

      Where is the INTEL from banking? which we utilized after 911? to stop the billlions a day flowing from N.A to all points in the world?

      AZ has been slammed with lawsuits and slammed after all disclosure sent there and further ignored for all request for help to put boots on the ground..

      American citizens have been killed.

      In CA over 1000 have gone missing after leaving there for Buss., vactation, for visting relatives.

      But CA isn't talking about their dirty secrets. They have millions flowing inot their ACORN style programs under the banner of Sanctuary. .

      AZ now has a portion of its State under Cartel control for moving drugs.

      We have signs as the answer form H.Land Security, posted." Danger drug smuggling area."

      If this adminsistration ever thinks in terms of amnesty there will be anarchy here in America.

      What AZ has taught the rest of America is this.

      When your own counrty refuses to help one of it 's States begging for help,

      and further stands in support of a corrupt third world nation who also bashed our laws and was allowed to do so in public, we will not forget.

      The short list for" time" is treason on every level.

      The contract broken is the American Constitution.

      The moral contract is burning down the house tht has protecting the rest of us.

      Every aspect of this war has filled ciies across America where thousands hooked on black tar herion, cocaine, weed,, crack,meth. and perscription drug have died..

      Gang related violane as the spill -over from this war has filled American streets

      How's D.C doing on this issue. No violence there?

      . There are over 600 gangs in CA. .

      The recent aborted plot to blow the Falcon Dam in TX , on the TX/MX border.

      ( Houston Chronicle for ref) if that happened thousands would of been killed..

      These are acts of terrorism all silenced by D.C.

      .If amnesty is ever thought about in America it would be social suicide.

      Econmonic suicide.and Fiscal suicide.

      Go educate yourself and read and learn the closck is ticking. If tis could happen to AZ , it could happen anywhere in the USA.

    11. G-Man, Chesapeake, V says:

      Way to go Carol! Excellent response and being from AZ your comments have an added credibility to them! Thank you my fellow American!

      G-Man

    12. Alex Nowrasteh, Wash says:

      Carol, your response did not address any of the facts I posted here:

      http://www.openmarket.org/2010/07/13/heritage-fou

      Enforcement is up, both internally and on the border. If you think unauthorized immigration is a big threat, then you should love Obama. He's actually deploying Predator drones on the border. Does that sound like he's shirking?

      Of course, the answer is to expand legal immigration not waste time on big government anti-immigration schemes.

      Alex

    13. Randy, Arlington, VA says:

      If Obama is weak on immigration, how was Bush? Deportations were at a record high in 2009. It seems that no political party has the answer. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/arti

    14. Carol,AZ says:

      RSVP:

      Yes! we certainly can utlize "eyes in the sky " on the border in the form of drone planes.

      Where are they? Another promise while the Mad Hatter plays with the mouse? .

      We need boots on the ground and have made that point clear for months.Where are they?

      Most of America KNOW why we are being punished here,

      So please lets have some honesty for open discussion since we all own this problem..

      This is beyond sameful here in America , it''s treason.

      Do not quote me the stat from G.Bush.

      It is a moot pt. compared to the crisis here and growing more voilent every day.

      Have you looked at a map of the thousands miles of hostile desert terrain ?.

      Or perhap you can justify the Cartel contoling the desert (Federal Preserve lands) that cut from the border all the way through three counties inside of AZ?.

      This has never been a test of well in AZ on this issue.

      WE need help here.

      60% of all illegals enter through AZ's broken border areas.

      We have ~ 400,000 illegal living here who are sucking our state dry.

      Yes we utlize E-Verify and passed in 2007,and Yes, we have cut-off all freebies to illegals

      .But the fraud cuts so deep that a recent cell for this fraud had ties right to the DMV. One S.S number reported to be utlized nine times.

      But most importantly, the arrogance of all leadership not to secure any US border is insane.

      Have we learned nothing since 911?

      How does this translate to you there, when our law enforcers how have sworn prices on their heads from the Cartels with known ties to terroism. ?

      What would D.C and VA do to thwart these threats there?

      What part of the word terrorism can't you understand there?

      Beheadings perhaps?

      OTM's with know ties to terrorist cells?

      22,700 MX citizens slaughtered?

      Mass graves?

      Automatic weapons cached on both sides of the border supplying the cartels?

      Kidnappings in MX and in the USA that are ranked 1 and 2 in the World?

      The millions in cash- flow/ through our banking sys. ea day?

      And the bodies recovery's being picked-up daily in our desert areas where the temps are in the mid triple digits ever day.

      Men, women and children.

      The greed of Buss. and certainly impowered by Chamber of Commerce lobby's / an unions/ who have been allowed to to negate all law on illegal immigration?

      The insanity of NOT requiring all foreign nationals to carry I.D and also requiring this to be a National law to further help all law enforcement agencies to fairly do their jobs, and also speed-up all access for information when someone is a person who would harm you / or not.

      Where do you go in the WORLD where you can enter or exit, without proof of some kind?

      You must decide there, on all levels how we can fix this pervasive problem.

      You are certainly as disconnected there for the reality of what all border states have been left to clean-up with no real help from the fedeal Gov't.

      We in AZ will not allow that to happen to our State.

      Sancturary status is out-lawed here and we certainly used CA an examples of What NOT to become.

      CA has allowed that State to become a cesspool because of Sanctuary status ( which is against Fed Law)

      You can smell it from the East Coast

      .Sections of all cities look like any any third world counrty around the world.

      But you know that already..

      You also know that it has been keystones as a major swing state for 2012, utilizing the ethnic base as a major voting block.

      That is how deep the duplicity goes and please , some honest disclosure on this issue..

      My question to you and others who are blindsided on this issue. How could this happen in America?

      FYI: BorderReport.org

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