Yes, Virginia, It’s an Invasion

By Rick Oltman, November 15, 2018 The so-called migrant caravan is reportedly moving through Mexico again, with some leaving the trek north, and others joining the trip.  Associated Press reported Tuesday evening that an estimated 6,000 Central Americans left shelters in Guadalajara Tuesday morning and were taken by buses to a highway toll plaza to…

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The Ninth Circuit Strikes Again

By Rick Oltman, November 9, 2018 The infamous Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump cannot end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA was created, not by the Congress who is the branch of government that makes laws, but by Barack Obama’s 2012 executive branch memorandum, a type of President…

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Moving Right Along

By Rick Oltman, November 8, 2018 The Midterm Elections are over, with wins and losses for all sides.  The pontificators are in overdrive giving us their thoughts, interpretations and predictions of the outcome.  To some, it is getting a bit tedious. To add to the election drama, it was announced on Wednesday that Attorney General…

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Clarify the 14th Amendment, Finally

By Rick Oltman, October 31, 2018 With President Trump’s announcement that he intends to use an Executive Order to end so-called “birth right citizenship,” the airways and the Internet blogs have been jammed with misinformation about the 14th Amendment, Constitutional process, and every argument one can imagine from those who want to continue the process…

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Federal Law, Federal Money, Federal Judges

By Rick Oltman, October 30, 2018 Another federal district judge has ruled it unconstitutional to withhold federal money from sanctuary cities that violate federal immigration law. On October 24, the Western District Court of Washington ruled “… that Section 9(a) of Executive Order 13,768, “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” is…

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Posse Comitatus Allowed

By Rick Oltman, October 23, 2018 With the growing size of the “caravan,” or “army,” or “mob” heading north through Mexico to the United States, and presuming that hurricane Willa won’t stop them, a real discussion of solutions and enforcement is taking place within the federal government and the public domain. On Monday, President Trump…

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Criminal Caravan

By Rick Oltman, October 19, 2018 The London Daily Mail is reporting that the caravan from Honduras heading north has grown to 4,000 migrants.  Trucks and buses loaded with people have arrived at the Guatemalan/Mexican border near Hidalgo, Mexico, on the Suchiate River with many more arriving on foot. Irineo Mujica, the director of Pueblo…

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The Immigration Election

By Rick Oltman, October 15, 2018 The 2018 midterm elections are just four Tuesdays away, and one of the political parties is being advised to spend “as little time as possible” talking about the immigration issue prior to the election.  Campaign consultants have found that Democratic Party talking points and media memes about “abolishing ice,”…

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Tis the Season of Immigration and Politics

By Rick Oltman, September 24, 2018 House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield, CA) will bring a resolution on illegal aliens voting to the floor of the House of Representatives next week according to an exclusive story by Mathew Boyle of Breitbart. The resolution: Recognizing that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and…

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