Obama’s Amnesty Threatens National Security and Congress Must Defund It

homepage_opedOn Tuesday, the Senate defeated an effort to include provisions defunding President Obama’s massive executive amnesty program in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill. This move sets up a showdown with the House, which has already moved to defund the amnesty.

In an op-ed published on the Townhall.com blog site, I discuss why allowing the president’s amnesty to move forward with his amnesty plan poses a greater danger to homeland security than the consequences of a budget impasse.

The complete op-ed can be read here.

About Author


Ira joined the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in 1986 with experience as a journalist, professor of journalism, special assistant to Gov. Richard Lamm (Colorado), and press secretary of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. His columns have appeared in National Review, LA Times, NY Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, and more. He is an experienced TV and radio commentator.


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    As well as their legitimate duties for national security are the sacrificial lambs and imposed efficiency slowdown to perform critical work, all for the sequestration threat to get the amnesty approved.