L.A. Mayor Invites a Riot

By Rick Oltman, May 31, 2017 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appears to be setting the stage for riots in Los Angeles because of federal immigration law enforcement.  In response to a comment about ICE officers wearing uniforms that say “POLICE” in an interview on Friday’s NPR’s “Latino USA” podcast Garcetti said it is dangerous…

Details

Mandatory E-Verify May Be Coming

By Rick Oltman, May 25, 2017 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Chief Information Officer Mark Schwartz said last month that his agency is “… streamlining the [E-Verify] process and making it capable of scaling if we bring more employers,” indicating that soon, all employers across the U.S. could be subject to E-Verify, as reported…

Details

Haitians Told to Start Packing

By Rick Oltman, May 24, 2017 The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians granted in January of 2010 is now scheduled to end in January 2018.  This is the result of a six-month extension and, apparently, the last extension. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced this week: “This six-month extension should allow Haitian…

Details

Dealing with Voter Fraud

By Rick Oltman, May 23, 2017 The announcement of the creation of the “Commission on Election Integrity” by President Trump has been met with – what else – outrage by civil rights groups and all the other usual suspects who claim there is no voter fraud.  For anyone to claim there is no voter fraud…

Details

The Mentality of Illegal Alien Supporters

By Rick Oltman, May 18, 2017 The excuses that illegal alien and open border supporters come up with to defend and excuse illegal immigration are sometimes truly unhinged.  Case in point:  a Marin County illegal alien detained by ICE is getting widespread attention in northern California, complete with fake headlines and demonstrations and fantastically stupid…

Details

Superfluous Sanctimony in Sacramento

By Rick Oltman, May 8, 2017 The pro-illegal alien chorus is busy creating another verse in the ridiculous effort to shield those illegally in our country from the law. California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) have co-authored a piece of California legislation to additionally protect illegal aliens…

Details

Changes Coming to Congress in 2018

By Rick Oltman, May 3, 2017 Two members of the House of Representatives have announced their retirements from Congress, which will lead to open seats in the 2018 mid-term elections.  One is excellent on immigration law enforcement and border security, the other is awful. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), who is terrible on immigration law enforcement, has…

Details