DHS Prescribes Deterrence

By Rick Oltman, April 27, 2018 A surprising but correct and long overdue change in the policy dealing with adults bringing children illegally across the border may be about to occur.  Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kristjen Nielsen is being urged by acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan, Director of…

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California Governor Moonbeam Gets Whiplash

By Rick Oltman, April 26, 2018 On April 11, California Governor Jerry Brown agreed to increase California National Guard operations along the border with Mexico in what was characterized as, “… an apparent de-escalation of the raging conflict between California and President Donald Trump over immigration … .”  But he insisted the National Guard would…

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A Third Federal Court Rules in Favor of DACA

By Rick Oltman, April 25, 2018 A U.S. District Judge (aka the Washington, D.C. Swamp court) ruled on Tuesday that the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was “virtually unexplained” and, therefore, “unlawful.”  He did, however, give Department of Homeland Security (DHS) three months to provide better reasons…

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Immigrant Food Stamp Cost Triples in a Decade

By Rick Oltman, April 24, 2018 Food stamp usage by legal immigrants to the United States over the past 10 years has more than tripled.  Thirteen percent of legal immigrants were on food stamps in 2017 according to the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). Not surprisingly, the number of American’s using food stamps increased during…

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Young People Respond to the Cost of Illegal Immigration

By Rick Oltman, April 19, 2018 Something very interesting recently happened on the way to the Casting Call.  Some young actors who were auditioning to present an “Honest PSA (Public Service Announcement)” were recorded reading a teleprompter about the costs of illegal aliens to the taxpayer.  Presumably these are young people from California, the “Illegal…

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Jumping the Wall

By Rick Oltman, April 12, 2018 Some media outlets were howling at the pictures of an illegal alien jumping the wall along the Mexican border recently, as if that has any bearing or relevance to the wall that President Trump is supporting, and many of us have been calling for, for well over a quarter…

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What Does Race Have to do With It?

By Rick Oltman, April 10, 2018 Whenever the open-border/pro-illegal alien forces comment, whine, and complain about Americans who want to secure our borders and have our immigration laws enforced, they inevitably always invoke the cry of “racism.” Want to build a wall on the border?  It’s racist. Want to send the military to support the…

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The Border Rape Reality

By Rick Oltman, April 6, 2018 President Trump discussed a grim reality on Thursday in West Virginia, once again decrying the rapes that occur as people from around the world surge toward our southern border.  “… and yesterday it came out … women are raped at levels that nobody’s ever seen before,” the president said.…

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U.S. Military to the Border

By Rick Oltman, April 5, 2018 The U.S. military is headed to the Mexican border because of the inexplicably, but thankfully and widely reported news that over a thousand migrants are headed north, and Mexico isn’t their desired destination.  This reporting is a blessing to those who want our border secured. President Trump warned Mexico…

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