Supreme Court to Hear Trump Appeal on Criminal Aliens

from the Daily Caller:

SUPREME COURT WEIGHS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S POWER TO DETAIN CRIMINAL IMMIGRANTS

  • The Supreme Court is weighing the federal government’s power to detain migrants after they serve prison sentences.
  • Federal law allows the government to seize criminal migrants “when the alien is released” from custody.
  • Long stretches of time often elapse before the government learns a noncitizen was released from jail, in part due to sanctuary city policies.

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared closely divided Wednesday over the federal government’s power to detain criminal aliens after their release from prison. read more

In Defense of The Donald

by: the Common Constitutionalist

As republicans our number one job – our overarching, maybe our only concern is to not upset anyone – particularly protected groups. We can’t say anything about the overwhelming and disproportionate amount of black crime, black murders, etc. They say this will anger the “black community.” We can’t stand up against same-sex marriage or any LGBT cause or we’ll anger the gay community. And we darn sure can’t have anything but respect and reverence for people who cross our southern border illegally, particular Mexicans. That is certain to cause ever single person of Latin heritage to instantly and forever turn against us.

And Donald Trump has broken this most important commandment, for he dared to be brutally honest about what’s really happening on the border and who is making the crossing. read more