E-Verify can act as a major deterrent for future illegal immigration. As long as employers are able to hire illegal workers, foreign nationals will continue to attempt to enter the country illegally, either through illegal border crossings or overstaying a visa.Continue reading “E-Verify as a deterrent”
I hope you are contemplating what can be done to prevent the caravan of Central American economic migrants from illegally entering the U.S. and claiming asylum.
As a candidate, you made numerous promises regarding illegal immigration, including building a wall. Clearly, you are not going to make good on that promise any time soon.
A few weeks ago, the House Judiciary Committee has approved H.R. 2431, the Davis-Oliver Act, that would strengthen interior enforcement. This critical piece of legislation is badly needed to ensure that the Executive Branch upholds its duty to enforce federal immigration laws.
I cannot fathom why the Senate is considering legislation to further shield criminal aliens from deportation. How many more like Kate Steinle have to die before California leaders understand that criminal aliens must be removed, not released. Use the authority of your office to end debate on SB 54. You’ll also be helping to prevent the budget meltdown that will occur when the Trump Administration cuts our federal funds.
I hope you will study the recommendations made by the Jordan Commission on Immigration Reform before voting on immigration bills during the 115th Congress. The commission, headed by civil rights activist Barbara Jordan and endorsed by then-President Bill Clinton, recommended that immigration laws be enforced and immigration levels be reduced to secure our nation and improve the lives of all Americans.