Law Enforcement Demands Real Reform

ArrestIn the summer of 2015, the Obama administration began implementing PEP, the Priority Enforcement Program. Created to replace the well-known Secure Communities program, PEP should actually be called the “Pretend Enforcement Program.” It requires that an alien already have a prior criminal conviction on record before ICE can take any action; consequently, ICE generally ignores illegal aliens regardless of how many times they have been arrested.

This creates a revolving door of criminal aliens being released back onto the streets, burdening state and local law enforcement and threatening public safety.  Thankfully, sheriffs are not taking the administration’s feigned attempt at immigration enforcement lying down.  Read the latest op-ed in the Washington Examiner from executive director of the National Sheriffs’ Association, Jonathan Thompson, and Yuma County Sheriff, Leon Wilmot, to hear their take on the program: The worst of the worst slip through immigration loopholes.

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    Ligaya Fabian of 1631 El Camino Real #8 Tustin Ca 92780 submitted fake documents and paid money to obtain a driver’s license but the dmv found out and revoked the license. She jumpshipped her flight from Germany to Canada at lax to get here. She now has a green card. …

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    The Democratic party has become the party of favoring lawbreakers over law enforcement. ICE is prevented from doing their jobs and punished when they attempt to do them. Michael Brown’s mother spoke at the Democratic national convention at Hillary’s invitation, even after we all saw the video of him robbing a store, while a good cop had his life ruined even though both a local grand jury in Ferguson Missouri and the federal Justice Dept. found that all the forensic evidence supported Officer Wilson’s story.

    A lot of cops in Chicago now say they avoid certain situations because they don’t want to end up on some edited video and risk being charged. Hillary has plenty of time for the mothers of thugs but not for cops trying to do an almost impossible job.

    Little noted in the October employment release was the fact that included in those figures was a 103,000 decrease in full time jobs and a 90,000 increase in part time jobs. This is another area where the books are being cooked. A lot of people must work two jobs now because full time jobs are on a rapid decline.

    This is another reason why business, supported by Wall Street puppet Hillary, wants a never ending flow of immigrants because it reduces the bargaining power of US citizens. Business wants you thinking you better take what they offer because an immigrant standing behind you will be applying for the job next.

    Hillary keeps running ads at all hours saying the “children are listening” to Trump’s salty language. Ok, why are running them when kids can see them. Never mind the Obamas have had numerous rappers to the White House whose lyrics are degrading to women in the extreme.