Tuesday, July 7, 2015

HEROIN: MEXICO FLOODS AMERICA'S OPEN and UNDEFENDED BORDERS

WE HAND INVADING MEXICANS MILLIONS OF OUR JOBS AND BILLIONS IN "FREE" MEDICAL, EDUCTION and ANCHOR BABY WELFARE.... THEY GIVE US CRIMINALS, MEXICAN FLAG WAVERS and HEROIN.



Heroin death rate in America QUADRUPLES in last decade - and the numbers of women and middle class addicts are up too 

  • Number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade 
  • Nearly 3 in every 1,000 Americans used heroin in the previous year
  • Heroin use more than doubled among whites, leveled off in other groups
  • Heroin death rate quadrupled over a decade, reaching nearly 8,300 in 2013
  • Heroin has become a popular, cheaper alternative to more opiod prescriptions like OxyContin, which have become more tightly regulated


The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to a new government report.

Experts think the increase was driven by people switching from opioid painkillers to cheaper heroin.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the report Tuesday. It's based on annual face-to-face surveys of about 67,000 Americans — the government's main source of data on use of illegal drugs.

In recent surveys, nearly 3 in every 1,000 Americans said they used heroin in the previous year. That's up from under 2 per 1,000 about a decade ago, a 62 percent increase which translates to hundreds of thousands more people, government researchers said.

The findings mirror trends seen in earlier reports, which noted marked increases in heroin use in people who are white and living outside of major cities, said Katherine Keyes, a Columbia University who researches drug abuse issues.

But the new report offers some additional details about people using heroin, government scientists said.

While heroin use more than doubled among whites, it seemed to level off in other racial and ethnic groups, the report found.

But it grew among different income levels, in different parts of the country. And the rate of heroin use doubled in women — a more dramatic rise than what was seen in men.

For years, officials have focused their worry on misuse of prescription 'opioid' painkillers like Vicodin and OxyContin. Experts say recent restrictions on prescribing such painkillers may be reducing illicit supplies of them at a time when the heroin supply has been increasing.

Heroin has become a popular alternative. It is essentially the same chemical as that in the prescription painkillers, but it costs roughly five times less on the street, said CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden.

'An increasing number of people are primed for heroin use because they were addicted to an opioid painkiller,' Frieden said.

The new report found that people who abused opioid painkillers were 40 times more likely to abuse heroin.

The heroin death rate quadrupled over a decade, reaching nearly 8,300 in 2013, with most of the fatal overdoses involving other drugs at the same time — most often cocaine.

Deaths involving opioid painkillers have been leveling off but continue to be more common than heroin-related deaths, government statistics show.

 



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SOMEDAY IS HERE TODAY!

A NATION SURRENDERS TO LA RAZA SUPREMACY!

HOW MANY ILLEGALS WERE DEPORTED FROM YOUR COUNTY?

A county by county chart:




THE REALITY OF OPEN BORDERS: The La Raza Crime Tidal Wave!

That total includes 476 illegal aliens (23%) who had re-entered the United States after previously being deported, federal officials said Monday at a joint press conference by ICE and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Of the 2,059 criminals arrested, 1,013 -- almost half -- had been convicted of more than one crime; and 1,036 had been convicted of a felony, including voluntary manslaughter, child pornography, robbery and kidnapping.

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Of the total 2,059 criminals arrested, 58 are known gang members or affiliates, and 89 are convicted sex offenders.

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An additional 912 illegal aliens were arrested for multiple "significant misdemeanors," mostly repeated convictions for driving under the influence.

 


BARACK OBAMA’S LA RAZA “The Race” CRIME TIDAL WAVE… How much does this Cretan hate America?






OBAMA’S OPEN BORDERS

SOARING DEATH IN AMERICA: MEXICO DELIVERS THE HEROIN.


 

Democrats, Republicans attack municipal pensions in Pennsylvania

Democrats, Republicans attack municipal pensions in Pennsylvania

Democrats, Republicans attack municipal pensions in Pennsylvania

By Douglas Lyons
7 July 2015
State politicians in Pennsylvania are on the verge of passing municipal pension “reform” that would terminate defined-benefit pension plans for all future city, township and other municipal firefighters, emergency medical service (EMS) personnel and cops. Pennsylvania officials claim that the cutbacks are needed to “save” the municipal pension system, which they claim has an aggregate debt of $8 billion.
Democratic Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, backed by Governor Tom Wolf, also a Democrat, is going further, demanding that pensions for all municipal workers be drastically reduced.
The bills known as HB 316 and SB 755, if passed and approved by Wolf, will force new hires to be enrolled into a 401k-style plan as early as 2016. They will not be eligible for the defined-benefit pension plan that workers now receive. In addition, benefits for current employees will be frozen and pension benefits will be removed from collective bargaining. The retirement age will also be pushed back by five years.
State House and Senate Republicans have introduced the bill, but Democratic mayors have thrown their full support behind it. In a written statement, Mayor Kim Bracey of York City wrote, “I am thrilled to see movement and leadership by our Republican House members on this municipal pension reform bill. Since 2011 we have only ever asked for the tools needed to control the spiraling costs mandated by the state legislation. We are not, and have not, asked for funding, only for needed structural reform.”
The Democratic mayor of Lancaster, Rick Gray, admonished politicians who have not supported the bill yet and cynically claimed that public services could not be provided without curtailing supposedly unsustainable pension costs. “Democratic lawmakers do not understand that cities can no longer afford to pay guaranteed pensions,” Gray stated.
The Pennsylvania Municipal League, which includes elected officials from both major parties, is ecstatic over the pending passage of the bills. On its website, the PML declares that the organization “has been working hard to deliver much needed municipal pension reform.”
Business leaders are also praising the bills. Ellen Horan, President and CEO of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry, issued a public statement saying, “We in the business community are proud to be partnering with our municipal leaders on the issue of municipal public safety pension reform… These reforms are critical to helping our struggling, local economies, all of which are negatively affected by rapidly increasing municipal distress. No one wants to live, work, or grow a business in an over-taxed, under-served, and fiscally unstable community.”
Both of these bills come after a municipal pension debt report issued by Democratic Auditor General Eugene DePasquale in which he detailed the debts that some municipalities are facing. The frontrunners are major cities such as Scranton, Philadelphia, York, Pittsburgh, and Reading. Scranton, the sixth-largest city in the state, will face bankruptcy in a couple of years due to pensions being underfunded by 77 percent, DePasquale claimed.
Appointed by Wolf to head a task force to remedy the pension debt, DePasquale has made public his findings on how to solve the pension debt in the report, Pennsylvania’s Municipal Pension Challenges: Recommendations from Governor Tom Wolf’s Task Force on Municipal Pensions. The auditor plays fast and loose with supposed unfunded pension figures, the modus operandi of every politician across the country who equates long-term debt with immediate deficits.
Moreover, DePasquale says nothing about the loss of tax revenue from corporate tax breaks and the economic downturn, or the diversion of pension resources to cover budget shortfalls, which are at the heart of problem. Rejecting any proposals to raise corporate taxes, he declares, “The task force recommends that any proposed revenue enhancements be considered only if structural changes are made to the plans.”
In the proposals themselves, all municipal pension plans will be removed from collective bargaining, and different accounting and management practices will be used. More extreme measures are proposed for underfunded plans, such as capping overtime used to determine pension payments, adopting “realistic rate-of-return assumptions,” forbidding any pension increase if plans are not solvent and forbidding lump-sum payments.
Perhaps the harshest measure is the creation of a new statewide benefit structure for new hires that will significantly pay less per month upon retirement compared to current and retired workers. The rate will be determined after “consulting with a public employee pension design expert who can recommend a fair and predictable benefit plan design based on nationally accepted best practices and tailored to our specific circumstances.”
Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, if refusing to join the recommendations above, will need to formulate their own plans or face the threat that state aid will dry up. These cities represent a combined $6 billion of the debt. City officials could recommend 401k-style plans to workers.
Municipal workers are generally lower-paid workers, but they rely on better benefits such as pensions. These payments, which entire networks of family members rely on, are already woefully inadequate. According to the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System (PMRS), a non-uniformed worker who makes $25,000 a year and has 20 years of service only receives a yearly pension income of $6,250. By doubling the salary and stretching the years of service to four decades, a retiree will still receive just $25,000 a year.
The political establishment is using the example of Detroit, where state and local officials conspired to force the city into bankruptcy to tear up the city’s pension obligations. Republican Seth Grove, a sponsor of the bill, has said, “This is a tough one. I don’t think we want to see a Detroit coming to Pennsylvania.”
On the federal level, the Obama administration has recently announced plans to eviscerate pension benefits of hundreds of thousands workers invested in multiemployer pension funds.
Last month, the Pennsylvania Senate passed a pension reform bill that would impact over 350,000 state workers and public school employees. Like the bills for municipal workers, the Senate plan would end the defined benefit pension and force workers into a 401k-style plan with vastly reduced benefits.
Reports have indicated that municipal pension reform will not be a part of the budget negotiations, which have already passed the June 30 deadline, potentially impacting state employees who depend on state funds for their jobs. Wolf and the state legislature have pledged to come to an agreement in the near future.


THE OBAMA ASSAULT ON OUR PENSIONS

BIGGER PROFITS FOR HIS WALL STREET DONORS IF PENSIONS ARE SLASHED


“Feinberg, who as the Obama administration’s “pay tsar” rubber-  stamped multimillion-dollar executive bonuses to Wall Street  banks bailed out with taxpayer funds, will now be given power to slash workers’ benefits at his discretion.”

 

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OBAMA-CLINTONomics: the never end war on the American middle-class. But we still get the tax bills for the looting of their Wall Street cronies and their bailouts and billions for Mexico’s welfare state in our borders.

While the wealth of the rich is growing at a breakneck pace, there is a stratification of growth within the super wealthy, skewed towards the very top.

                                                                                                     


 

In 2014, those with over $100 million in private wealth saw their wealth increase 11 percent in one year alone. Collectively, these households owned $10 trillion in 2014, 6 percent of the world’s private wealth. According to the report, “This top segment is expected to be the fastest growing, in both the number of households and total wealth.” They are expected to see 12 percent compound growth on their wealth in the next five years.

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In 2014 the Russell Sage Foundation found that between 2003 and 2013, the median household net worth of those in the United States fell from $87,992 to $56,335—a drop of 36 percent. While the rich also saw their wealth drop during the recession, they are more than making that money back. Between 2009 and 2012, 95 percent of all the income gains in the US went to the top 1 percent. This is the most distorted post-recession income gain on record.

 

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OBAMA: SERVANT OF THE 1%


Richest one percent controls nearly half of global wealth


The richest one percent of the world’s population now controls 48.2 percent of global wealth, up from 46 percent last year.

 


 

The report found that the growth of global inequality has accelerated sharply since the 2008 financial crisis, as the values of financial assets have soared while wages have stagnated and declined.

 

Did California Attorney General Kamala Harris Murder An Innocent American Mother -

American Kathryn Steinle's family should blame CA ATTORNEY GEN. KAMALA HARRIS (LA RAZA SUPREMACY DEM FOR OPEN BORDERS) for the death of their beloved daughter and mother!

Harris, a LA RAZA hispandering Dem as corrupt as FEINSTEIN, BOXER and PELOSI, made San Francisco into a FREE SANCTUARY CITY for Mexican criminals!

As Attorney Gen., it was Harris who declared that half the murders in California were by Mexican gangs. She is fully acquainted with the fact that California has the largest and most expensive prison system in the nation and half the inmates are MEXICANS.

HARRIS THINKS SHE WILL REPLACE LA RAZA BARBARA "BRIBES" BOXER IN THE SENATE!


REALLY WANT TO HAND THESE PEOPLE AMNESTY? THEY ALREADY GET OUR JOBS AND BILLIONS IN WELFARE!


The woman, 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle (“Kate”), was struck in the chest with a bullet while visiting Pier 14 on the Embarcadero with her family. She was rushed to a nearby hospital but doctors were unable to save her, as she died in her parents’ arms a few hours later.

The suspect, Francisco Sanchez, was identified as being in his mid-40s and on probation from Texas due to previous, undisclosed crimes. He was arrested after tips from passers-by. Officials said that the killing appeared to be random.
 

PATRICK BUCHANAN: OBAMA’S ASSAULT  ON AMERICA BEGINS AT OUR BORDERS


“Yet nothing that happens on these borders
 
imperils America so much as what is

happening on our own bleeding border with

 Mexico.” Patrick Buchanan

SOMEDAY IS HERE TODAY!

A NATION SURRENDERS TO LA RAZA SUPREMACY!

HOW MANY ILLEGALS WERE DEPORTED FROM YOUR COUNTY?

A county by county chart:



FOR EVERY MEXICAN CRIMINAL CAUGHT, RELEASED AND REGISTERED TO VOTE DEM, THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 8 THAT ARE ! NEVER ! APPREHENDED.

THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN 2,000 CALIFORNIANS MURDERED BY MEXICANS THAT FLED BACK OVER THE BORDER TO AVOID PROSECUTION. HALF THE MURDERS IN CA ARE NOW BY MEXICAN GANGS!

WHERE’S THE OUTRAGE? NOT WITH DEMOCRAT POLITICIANS!!!

 
A GLIMPSE OF MEX CRIMINALS IN LOS
ANGELES ALONE:

Why do Americans still protect the illegals??



THE REALITY OF OPEN BORDERS: The La Raza Crime Tidal Wave!

That total includes 476 illegal aliens (23%) who had re-entered the United
States after previously being deported, federal officials said Monday at a joint
press conference by ICE and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Of the 2,059 criminals arrested, 1,013 -- almost half -- had been convicted of
more than one crime; and 1,036 had been convicted of a felony, including
voluntary manslaughter, child pornography, robbery and kidnapping.

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Of the total 2,059 criminals arrested, 58 are known gang members or affiliates,
 and 89 are convicted sex offenders.

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An additional 912 illegal aliens were arrested for multiple "significant
misdemeanors," mostly repeated convictions for driving under the influence.

 


 
BARACK OBAMA’S LA RAZA “The Race”
 
CRIME TIDAL WAVE… How much does this
 
Cretan hate America?


Perhaps because of all of these factos, a Reuters poll found that 70% of Americans, including 86% of Republicans, believe illegal immigrants "threaten traditional U.S. beliefs and customs," while 63% believe that "immigrants place a burden on the economy."

 

Byron York: What is the real number of illegal border crossings? Washington Examiner

                                                                                                                                                                                  




JUDICIAL WATCH:

165,000 MEX CRIMINALS ON THE LOOSE.

IT’S ALL PART OF OBAMA’S CATCH, RELEASE, LOOT AND VOTE DEM PROGRAM!



“Until lawmakers end the catch-and-release policies of the Obama administration,” said Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies, “any infrastructure improvements, new strategies, and better metrics are pointless.”


MEXICO’S BIGGEST EXPORT NEXT TO DRUGS: criminals!


 
MORE MEX CRIMINALS RELEASED ON US BY OBAMA’S LA RAZA-CONTROLLED DHS

GUILTY! OBAMA AND THE MEXICAN CRIME TIDAL WAVE HE INVITES



How San Francisco Aided and Abetted the Murder of Kate Steinle


http://dailysignal.com/2015/07/07/how-san-francisco-aided-and-abetted-the-murder-of-kate-steinle/?



Hans von Spakovsky / Rachel S. Landsman

After admitting to shooting and killing 32-year-old Kate Steinle, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an illegal alien, was asked why he had come to San Francisco.

He responded that “he knew San Francisco was a sanctuary city where he would not be pursued by immigration officials.”

“Sanctuary cities” are cities within the United States that refuse to comply with federal immigration laws and authorities—similar to the defiance of Southern states to federal law during the civil rights era.

By some estimates, there are more than 150 U.S. cities that are endangering the safety of their citizens by refusing to turn over dangerous, criminal aliens to the Department of Homeland Security or inquiring about the immigration status of suspects when they are arrested.

So when Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, seven-time convicted felon and five-time deportee, arrived in San Francisco, authorities were none too concerned with complying with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Although ICE had Lopez-Sanchez in custody in March 2015, the agency transferred him to local authorities in San Francisco to be prosecuted on a drug-related charge.

ICE filed an “immigration detainer,” and requested that the San Francisco authorities notify them before releasing Lopez-Sanchez after his prosecution.

For reasons unknown, San Francisco authorities decided not to prosecute Lopez-Sanchez on the drug charge and then blatantly ignored the detainer and the prior request by ICE to return Lopez-Sanchez to its custody.

Instead, they let this killer walk free. Now, Kate Steinle is dead, and her family is left to grieve.
While it was Lopez-Sanchez who pulled the trigger, it was the city council of San Francisco and its mayor who aided and abetted her murder through their defiant, reckless, and dangerous sanctuary policy.

There is no question that this tragedy could have been avoided if not for the San Francisco policy, particularly given that even ICE characterized Lopez-Sanchez as an “enforcement priority,” according to a spokeswoman for the agency.

But San Francisco’s policy is to refuse to “honor U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers unless they are supported by a judicial determination of probable cause or with a warrant of arrest.”
What should really infuriate the family of Kate Steinle is that this horrible, tragedy could have been prevented.

Not the First Time

It is not the first time convicted felons have been shielded from deportation by sanctuary cities, only to commit violent crimes following their release from prison. It is not even the first time it has happened in San Francisco.

In 2008, the Bologna family suffered the same tragedy. Edwin Ramos, a member of the notorious MS-13 gang, cold-bloodedly murdered three innocent residents, Tony Bologna and his two teenage sons, Michael and Matthew Bologna, on the streets of San Francisco as they came home from a family barbecue.

Like Lopez-Sanchez, Ramos was an illegal alien who took full advantage of San Francisco’s sanctuary policy.

Prior to committing the triple murder, Ramos had been convicted of two violent felonies as a juvenile: a gang-related assault and the attempted robbery of a pregnant woman.

But because the city’s policy is to ignore immigration status, federal immigration authorities were never informed that two-time felon Ramos was in the country illegally.

If San Francisco had informed federal authorities of Ramos’ presence and if ICE had picked him up, the murders of three innocent people could have been avoided, just as the murder of Kate Steinle could have been avoided.

Instead, San Francisco along with other cities have created sanctuaries for criminal conduct by aliens, shielding them from the federal government, and enabling them to continue to victimize innocent Americans.

San Francisco and Other Sanctuary Cities Are Breaking the Law

San Francisco is directly violating federal law, as are all of the other sanctuary cities. Under Section 642 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. §1373), it is a violation of federal law for any state or local government to “prohibit, or in any way restrict” law enforcement or other government officials from sending or receiving information from the federal government on the “citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual.”
Instead of comforting the bereaved Steinle family in the wake of this terrible tragedy, President Obama has sought to shift the blame for this incident.

In a statement, White House press secretary Josh Earnest blamed Republican lawmakers for Kate Steinle’s death. “It’s because of the political efforts of Republicans that we have not been able to make the kind of investment that we would like to make in securing our border and keeping our communities safe,” he said.

However, it is the Obama administration that announced in 2010 that it would not sue sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with the federal government on immigration enforcement.

It was the Obama administration that axed a program that made it easier for immigration authorities to find and deport illegal immigrants who had committed local crimes.

Under the Secure Communities program, local jurisdictions had the ability to check whether individuals they arrested were illegally in the U.S. or were “otherwise removable due to a criminal conviction.” If an individual was found to be illegally present, “ICE [would take] enforcement action—prioritizing the removal of individuals who present the most significant threats to public safety.”

But in 2014, the Obama administration got rid of the Secure Communities program, making the bizarre claim that the program’s “very name ha[d] become a symbol for general hostility toward the enforcement of [the nation’s] immigration laws.”

It put in a new, much more limited program, the Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), which only allows ICE to ask local jurisdictions for “voluntary” notification or detainment.

Under the Priority Enforcement Program, ICE has much narrower enforcement priorities and reasons for removing an illegal alien.

In fact, ICE’s enforcement priorities are so narrow today that it has released tens of thousands of dangerous, violent, criminal aliens, from murderers and drug dealers, to kidnappers and robbers, onto the streets—almost 70,000 in just the past two years.

Yet, even with this weakened standard, ICE still issued a detainer for Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, recognizing that he posed a threat to public safety if he remained in the United States.

San Francisco disregarded that detainer, washing its hands of a seven-time felon, and releasing him into an unsuspecting populace.

It seems San Francisco and other sanctuary cities are more

concerned with protecting illegal aliens, even those with criminal

records, than with protecting innocent citizens like Kate Steinle or

Tony, Michael, and Matthew Bologna. 


HISPANDERING OBAMA HAS NEVER HAD ANYONE AS

SEC. OF HOMELAND SECURITY THAT WAS NOT AN

ADVOCATE FOR OPEN BORDERS AND LA RAZA

SUPREMACY ABOVE THE LAW!!!


OBAMA’S OPEN BORDERS AGENDA WITH NARCOMEX:


Sarah SaldaƱa, who will head Immigration and Customs and Enforcement (ICE). She will be the  first Hispanic woman to lead the agency.

 
“She will continue the pattern of lawlessness perpetuated by the president and the political leadership at the Department of Homeland Security,” Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said. Congress cannot and must not confirm anyone to lead an agency in DHS or other law enforcement agency who supports executive amnesty.”

According to DHS’s own reports, very little of our nation’s borders (Southwestern or otherwise) are secure, and gaining control is not even a goal of the department.


Obama’s Promise of Homeland Security to Americans (Legals) and his Vow to Illegals of Open and Undefended Borders With Narcomex


 
 
ARE WE A NATION OF LAWS, OR A BORDERLESS ENTITY FOR EASY LA RAZA MEXICAN INVASION , OCCUPATION AND LOOTING???


MARK LEVIN on the GOP surrendering to Obama’s LA RAZA SUPREMACY:
"We are not a nation of immigrants. We are a nation of citizens," Levin said to applause. "I am sick and tired of the American citizen being demeaned and treated as a second-class citizen while anybody who crosses the border is treated as the most virtuous human being on the face of the earth."
MICHELLE MALKIN:
Is Your Church Abetting Sanctuary Nation?
By Michelle Malkin | July 8, 2015
July 7, 2015, in San Francisco. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool)
The random, heartless murder of a young tourist on San Francisco's Pier 14 by a five-time illegal alien deportee who benefited from the "progressive" city's sanctuary policy has law-abiding Americans, law enforcement officials and political opportunists of all stripes up in arms.

But for decades, feckless government leaders ignored the pleas of families who suffered the bloody consequences of open borders.

For every Kate Steinle who died at the hands of an illegal alien sanctuary beneficiary, there is a Tony, Michael and Matthew Bologna in San Francisco.

A Jamiel Shaw (age 17) or Xinran Ji (age 24) in Los Angeles.

A Martin Kudlis (age 3) in Denver.

An Iofemi Hightower, Dashon Harvey, Terrance Aeriel, or Natasha Aeriel in Newark.

A Zina Linnik (age 12) in Tacoma.

A Vanessa Pham (age 19) in Fairfax County, Va.


As I've reported time and again, liberal "sanctuary" programs in these metropolitan areas have protected, harbored and enabled criminal illegal aliens who disappeared into the deportation abyss. Both Democrats and Republicans, goaded by Big Government and Big Business interests, collaborated to turn America into a collective sanctuary nation. Non-enforcement is the rule, deportation evasion is the game, and the country is a safe haven — for law-breakers from around the world.

Yet, even as born-again tough-on-borders grandstanders now race in front of cameras to condemn these dangerous policies, churches across the country are brazenly thumbing their noses at our immigration laws. And political phonies are doing nothing to stop them.

In Northeast Portland, Ore., the Augustana Lutheran Church is shielding illegal alien Francisco Aguirre-Velasquez after he committed drunk driving and drug crimes and violated deportation rules.

In Tucson, Ariz., illegal alien Daniel Neyoy Ruiz took open, public refuge at Southside Presbyterian Church and then First Christian Church to avoid deportation. Fellow illegal alien Rosa Robles Loreto has been living at First Christian for nearly a year.

In Austin, Texas, First Unitarian Universalist church is harboring illegal alien Sulma Franco after the feds denied her deportation appeal.

In Denver, illegal alien Arturo Armando Hernandez Garcia has taken up long-term residence at First Unitarian Society of Denver church.

In Chicago, illegal alien Elvira Arellano settled at the United Methodist Church of Adalberto for a year before finally being ejected back to Mexico. Last year, the serial law-breaker somehow returned to the Windy City to protest her status "in the shadows."

The Catholic Church has been at the forefront of the 1960s-era sanctuary movement, with top officials openly promoting immigration anarchy and lawlessness among their flock in the name of "humanity" and "compassion."

As I've long noted, it's one thing to show compassion to legal immigrants, legitimate refugees and asylees, and those abused and mistreated by smugglers. It's quite another to conspire against an orderly immigration and entrance system that imposes common-sense limits, eligibility requirements, criminal background checks, medical screening and a commitment to assimilation. Catholic groups have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to building shelters for illegal aliens from Central America and way stations in southern Mexico.

The unholy alliance between church leaders and the open-borders lobby extends from the Vatican to Rev. Jim Wallis' Faith in Public Life (FPL) network, the Los Angeles-based Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE) and the George Soros-tied Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ). It's a web of nearly 100 interfaith committees, campus agitators and "workers centers" steeped in the organizing tactics of Saul Alinsky on behalf of millions of illegal aliens filling the pews and coffers of their abettors.

Capitol Hill's abdication of its duties to protect and defend our borders is bad enough. But if people of faith choose to sit silently as a "new sanctuary movement" of tax-exempt houses of worship defiantly and recklessly undermines our immigration laws, our national sovereignty doesn't have a prayer.