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Johnson credits Trump’s rhetoric for decline in illegal immigrants crossing border

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday that the decreasing number of illegal immigrants crossing the southwestern U.S. border is partly due to President Trump’s rhetoric. The Washington Examiner has the story: While working for former President Barack Obama, Johnson and other officials worked for years to reduce illegal immigration after the 2014 border crisis that saw thousands of unaccompanied children try to enter the country. Illegal immigration fell in 2015 after the Obama administration worked closely with Central American countries in an effort to get their help in reducing the flow of people, but it rose again in ...

ICYMI: House passes Kate’s Law, a bill that would ‘crack down on illegal immigrants and the cities that shelter them’

Yesterday, the House passed legislation that would deny federal grants to sanctuary cities and increase the penalties for deported immigrants who try to return to the U.S. The bill was named after Kate Steinle, a woman murdered two years ago in ‘sanctuary city’ San Francisco by an illegal immigrant who went through multiple deportations. Fox News has the story: He should not have been here, and she should not have died,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday, in a final push for Kate’s Law, an earlier version of which was blocked in the Senate last year. “Our job here is to make sure that those professionals have the tools that they ...

Tea Party Patriots Urge Senate to “Keep Its Foot on the Gas” to Repeal Obamacare

  Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, urging the Senate to keep moving forward on the Obamacare repeal bill. “The Senate needs to keep its foot on the gas and build on the momentum for an Obamacare repeal bill that conservatives can enthusiastically support.  That’s what Senate Republicans promised and voted for in past years, that’s what they were re-elected on in 2016, and that’s what they need to deliver now.  There’s no turning back on this, if Senate Republicans don’t repeal Obamacare their majority will be in jeopardy and the last thing they want is to ...

1.4 million legal identities stolen by immigrants

According to a new IRS report, about 1.4 million illegals are working under stolen social security numbers. Unfortunately, the IRS managed to identify only half of the 1.4 million people affected in 2015. The Washington Times has the full story: The IRS knows of 2.4 million people a year who file taxes using an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, which is generally given out to immigrants who aren’t authorized to work. But the IRS is not allowed to talk with Homeland Security to help agents identify who and where those taxpayers are. The migrants file their forms with their ITINs, but the W-2 forms they submit show valid Social ...

Rep. Jeff Denham: Integrating VA, DOD electronic health records system ‘paramount’ to fixing care gap

Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) says the Trump administration decision to integrate the Department of Veterans Affairs electronic health records system with the same system used by the Department of Defense is exactly the kind of update that is overdue and a move that will help fulfill our commitment to ‘accessible, timely and quality healthcare’ for our veterans. The Washington Examiner has the commentary:   The decision to integrate systems between the two agencies will not only ensure expediency in transferring and updating records as soon as possible, but it will also ease the transition for those retiring from active duty. Having ...

DHS rescinds DAPA policy that would have shielded illegal-immigrant parents whose children are lawful residents

The Department of Homeland Security this week rescinded DAPA, an Obama-era immigration policy that – if it weren’t in limbo per a Supreme Court stay on a lower-court injunction – would have authorized three-year work permits for the illegal-immigrant parents of children who are lawful U.S. residents. The Washington Examiner has the details: DHS Secretary John Kelly signed a memo on Thursday directing his employees not to carry out an instruction his predecessor, Jeh Johnson, had put in writing in November 2014 that sought to extend a 2012 program aimed at the illegal immigrant community. Kelly made the decision to revoke the policy ...

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson: There is a ‘simple fix’ to cities disregarding federal immigration law

As Democrats continue to defend sanctuary cities, local law-enforcement officials suffer from liability lawsuits – something that needs to be addressed says Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) adding there is a “pretty simple fix” to the sanctuary-city tug-of-wars raging across the country. The Washington Times has the details: “Let’s pass a law to give those local law enforcement officials liability protection,” the Wisconsin Republican and chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee said. “That could clear up this whole difference.” Sanctuary cities vary in their degree of refusal to cooperate with federal deportation efforts. ...

Republicans are pushing back against liberals intent on stifling free speech

The fuel and spirit to fight on the right is coming from many corners following the liberal attack to silence Fox News’ Sean Hannity. After the news broke that a couple of Hannity’s advertisers were pulling their content from Hannity’s show, Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin sprang into action, asking thousands of members to call both Cars.com and USAA. PoliZette has the commentary: "A new attack on our First Amendment rights is happening right now, and we must engage!" she wrote. "The far Left has lost its mind in the wake of President Donald Trump's historic victory, and they are lashing out in an attempt to undermine his ...

Tea Party Patriots Asks Intel Committees to Investigate Illegal Leaks

March 23, 2017 Chairman Burr, Vice Chairman Warner, Rep. Conaway and Ranking Member Schiff: I write as president of an organization with over 2 million supporters nationwide, an organization that has directly felt the heavy hand of persecution by the very government we support with our taxes. With respect, our question to you with regard to the investigation into alleged Russian interference and meddling in the last presidential election – on behalf of all law-abiding Americans – is what happened to the emphasis and focus on a) the illegal release of classified information to the news media, and b) the unmasking of law-abiding American ...

TPP requests intel committees investigate illegal leaks

March 23, 2017 Chairman Burr, Vice Chairman Warner, Rep. Conaway and Ranking Member Schiff: I write as president of an organization with over 2 million supporters nationwide, an organization that has directly felt the heavy hand of persecution by the very government we support with our taxes. With respect, our question to you with regard to the investigation into alleged Russian interference and meddling in the last presidential election – on behalf of all law-abiding Americans – is what happened to the emphasis and focus on a) the illegal release of classified information to the news media, and b) the unmasking of law-abiding American ...