Guest Post by John C. Velisek USN (Ret)
for the Common Constitutionalist
Immigration is once again a hot-button issue for the progressive socialist left. And it gets hotter during an election year. Once again the corporate fat cats and leftists are in an uproar over the same policies that Obama made a part of the politics of bringing down America. In the fall of 2013, unaccompanied illegal minors inundated our country and spurred the start of catch and release. Even former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson claimed just a few days ago that “catch and release” does not work.
Democrat Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar appeared on CNN and admitted that the Obama Administration also had family separations but was covered up by both the administration and the media. The policy of letting these illegals run free in our country is a detriment and a danger to the law abiding people of this country. It is not asylum that the majority of these people are looking for, but economic betterment through the largesse of the American taxpayer.
Under the former administration, the federal government unwittingly initiated, through the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, the placement of these minors into homes for child sex trafficking, forced labor, and situations that can be considered nothing more than modern day slavery.