The Drug War Being Waged Against U.S.

By Rick Oltman, August 29, 2019 The Mexican Navy has reported a major fentanyl seizure at the West Coast Mexican port of Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán.  Lázaro Cárdenas is about 380 miles west of Mexico City, and about 200 miles northeast of Acapulco, along the coast. By major, they mean 23,368 kilograms, over 51,000 pounds, almost…

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9th Circuit Surprise

By Rick Oltman, August 23, 2019 As the end of summer nears and the 2020 election cycle begins in earnest following Labor Day, actions on immigration law enforcement are likely to accelerate as the federal government moves to increase enforcement and put into place policies that will, among other things, send a deterrent message to…

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Tired, Poor and Yearning to Work and Be Free

By Rick Oltman, August 15, 2019 For those of us who have been working on the immigration issue for decades, seeking to have our immigration laws enforced and/or modified so that our immigration policies actually benefit America and Americans, the current near non-stop discussion about immigration issues is a wonderful target-rich environment. The ignorance of…

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Attempting to Stop 287(g) in Georgia

By Rick Oltman, August 12, 2019 Another assault on local immigration law enforcement, specifically 287(g), is being fought in Gwinnett County, Georgia’s second largest of 159 counties.  About 30 miles northeast of Atlanta, Gwinnett is one of the frontlines in the immigration law enforcement war being waged in America.  Local enforcement of our immigration laws…

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The Correct Term is Illegal Alien, “Professor”

By Rick Oltman, August 9, 2019 A lot of stupidity has exposed itself since two homicidal maniacs murdered at least 31 people in separate incidents last weekend.  There should be sincere discussions about how to predict and prevent future mayhem of this kind. But in addition to those sincerely trying to find some workable prevention…

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Immigration Control:  Remember What They Said

By Rick Oltman, August 5, 2019 Some quotes from the past. “We simply cannot allow people to pour into the United States undetected, undocumented, unchecked and circumventing the line of people who are waiting patiently, diligently and lawfully to become immigrants in this country.” – Sen. Barack Obama, 2005; “Our message absolutely is; Don’t send…

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Why All the Border Visits?

By Rick Oltman, August 1, 2019 Twenty-four Democrat congressmen are scheduled to visit the southern border this week.  They are headed to El Paso to be hosted by Congresswoman Veronica Escobar who represents the 16th Congressional District, the greater El Paso area. Representatives slated for the upcoming trip this week, including their NumbersUSA Immigration-Reduction grades: …

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