Pass H.R. 391 to close asylum loopholes!

The 5,000-strong caravan of illegal Honduran migrants aims to take advantage of a loophole in our immigration laws to cross the border. The Obama administration allowed asylum seekers to use a fear of crime or domestic abuse as a claim for asylum even though U.S. law clearly states that asylum seekers must have a fear of “persecution in their home country because of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.”

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Immigration and the environment

My comment relates to the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) Question 5 “Should CEQ’s NEPA regulations be revised to provide greater clarity to ensure NEPA documents better focus on significant issues that are relevant and useful to decision-makers and the public, and if so, how?”

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Oppose all amnesties

I am asking you to oppose both the Susan Collins immigration proposal and the McCain/Coons immigration proposal. I am opposed to any and all amnesties, including DACA amnesty. We need to bolster border security, mandate E-Verify, end chain migration, end the visa lottery, stop taking refugees, and cut off the flow of guest workers. Please do everything you can to eliminate illegal immigration, and to reduce legal immigration to a tiny fraction of its current value.

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No amnesty, no visa lottery, no chain migration

Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) have introduced legislation to amnesty “Dreamers” (not just DACA recipients), while only providing money for a border security study. This is clearly unacceptable. It is vital that we enforce our immigration laws, with means DACA recipients and “Dreamers” have to go.

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