“Let’s be clear: If an American were to commit a crime anywhere in the United States, they would go to jail and they would be separated from their family. This is not a controversial idea.”
Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen forcibly championed the rule of law against a roomful of elite reporters who urged her to “refrain,” “pause,” and “rethink” her execution of Congress’ laws, Breitbart reports.
“Here is the bottom line,” Nielsen told a roomful of reporters who were pushing the Democrats’ claim that President Donald Trump can and should stop the Executive Branch’s policy of enforcing Congress’ immigration laws.
“The laws prohibit us from detaining families while they go through prosecution for illegally entering the border, and while they go through prosecutions for immigration proceedings. If we close the loopholes, we can keep the families together, which is what they did in the last administration until a court ruled that we can no longer do that. After 20 days, we have to release both unaccompanied children and accompanied children — which means that we cannot detain families together. The only option is to not enforce the law at all.”
49 Democratic Senators have co-sponsored a bill which would block border enforcement.
Amid the media uproar, 49 Democratic Senators have co-sponsored a bill which would block border enforcement and allow millions of young men and women easy access to the U.S. job market, providing they also bring a child. California’s Sen. Diane Feinstein’s “Keep Families Together Act” would bar law-enforcement officials from detaining migrants who bring children northwards. The draft bill says:
An agent or officer of a designated agency shall be prohibited from removing a child from his or her parent or legal guardian, at or near the port of entry or within 100 miles of the border of the United States …
Introduced in Senate (06/07/2018)
To limit the separation of families at or near ports of entry.
Mrs. Feinstein (for herself, Mr. Schumer, Ms. Harris, Mr. Leahy, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Reed, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Carper, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Casey, Ms. Klobuchar, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Warner, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Schatz, Mr. Murphy, Ms. Hirono, Mr. King, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Warren, Mr. Markey, Mr. Booker, Ms. Cortez Masto, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Heinrich, Mr. Udall, and Mrs. Gillibrand) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
This Act may be cited as the “Keep Families Together Act”.
My Act may be cited as the “Stay The F**k Out Of Our Country Act.”
Yeah, I like mine much better.
Mainstream media is blatantly taking the illegal aliens that are being detained and in an pathetic attempt to portray President Trump as being cruel to children that parents bring them across the border illegally.
Migrant children who cross into the United States either alone or with adults have a higher standard of living once they are put into federal care than the more than 13 million American children who are living in poverty across the country. RWT report
Chris “Badger” Thomas is a Veteran who served our country as an Army Combat Medic.