We used to talk about a “surge” meaning troops to Iraq or Afghanistan. But we are having surges here in the US from outside our borders, from places we don’t even know.
Now here we are again, witnessing another surge of illegal aliens. It doesn’t matter where all they are from, they are coming. Heat or not.
DHS admits new surge of illegal immigrant families
By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Friday, August 7, 2015
The country saw another surge of illegal immigrant families crossing the border in July, a top Homeland Security official told a federal court late Thursday as the administration begged a judge not to forbid detention of new migrant mothers and children.
Deputy Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello said the number of illegal immigrant families captured at the border rose in July, bucking a trend and worrying officials who had been expecting the number of families to drop as the heat increases in late summer, just as the number of unaccompanied minors does.
Even worse, the administration fears things may get worse if illegal immigrants hear about Judge Dolly M. Gee’s July 24 ruling all but prohibiting detention of illegal immigrant families.
So how many more of these surges can we tolerate? Then shipping begins to parts unknown, all done quietly as we debate if there is a problem, what to do. This while we are under siege from sanctuary cities.
“Point: Sanctuary Policies Mainly Protect the Predators”
By Jessica Vaughan July 2015 | Center for Immigration Studies
The Obama administration has made it clear that it will not act against sanctuary jurisdictions. Instead, the president has moved to make the whole country a sanctuary by giving work permits to illegal aliens and drastically scaling back enforcement for all but the most egregious criminal offenders. And he terminated perhaps the most effective enforcement program ever (Secure Communities) and replaced it with a new program that explicitly allows localities to obstruct ICE. (more)