Feds won't deport arrested O.C. illegal immigrant
WASHINGTON Federal immigration officials will not be taking custody of Antonia Rivera of Santa Ana and her fellow illegal immigrants arrested on Capitol Hill Tuesday for demonstrating for a bill that would give her and others brought to the United States as children the chance to live here legally.
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#1 Jul 22, 2010
The Obama administration sues Arizona for interfering with Federal Enforcement of immigration law while ICE takes no action against foreign nationals confessing their immigration crime in front of the White House.
What a bunch of Hypocrites we have in Washington.
#2 Jul 22, 2010
It is like someone robbing a bank ... and then protesting that there wasn't enough money ... and indignant they were arrested.
We need much better representation than this. All incumbants must be voted from office.
It is a travesty illegals get away with this.
“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”
Since: Nov 07
Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska
#3 Jul 22, 2010
8 USC Sec. 1324 EXPCITE
TITLE 8 - ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
CHAPTER 12 - IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY
SUBCHAPTER II - IMMIGRATION
Part VIII - General Penalty Provisions
Sec. 1324a. Unlawful employment of aliens
Sec. 1324b. Unfair immigration-related employment practices
Sec. 1324c. Penalties for document fraud
Sec. 1324d. Civil penalties for failure to depart
Sec. 1324. Bringing in and harboring certain aliens
(a) Criminal penalties
(1)(A) Any person who -
(i) knowing that a person is an alien, brings to or attempts to
bring to the United States in any manner whatsoever such person
at a place other than a designated port of entry or place other
than as designated by the Commissioner, regardless of whether
such alien has received prior official authorization to come to,
enter, or reside in the United States and regardless of any
future official action which may be taken with respect to such
(ii) knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that an alien
has come to, entered, or remains in the United States in
violation of law, transports, or moves or attempts to transport
or move such alien within the United States by means of
transportation or otherwise, in furtherance of such violation of
(iii) knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that an
alien has come to, entered, or remains in the United States in
violation of law, conceals, harbors, or shields from detection,
or attempts to conceal, harbor, or shield from detection, such
alien in any place, including any building or any means of
(iv) encourages or induces an alien to come to, enter, or
reside in the United States, knowing or in reckless disregard of
the fact that such coming to, entry, or residence is or will be
in violation of law; or
(v)(I) engages in any conspiracy to commit any of the preceding
(II) aids or abets the commission of any of the preceding acts,
shall be punished as provided in subparagraph (B).
#4 Jul 22, 2010
Break the law and the USA gives the world to illegals.
How sad to see that we are supporting law breakers.
BACKING ARIZONA 100%
#5 Jul 22, 2010
THEY WON'T DEPORT HER? If they won't deport her then they should be arrested under Title 8.
Any person who-
(ii) knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that an alien has come to, entered, or remains in the United States in violation of law, transports, or moves or attempts to transport or move such alien within the United States by means of transportation or otherwise, in furtherance of such violation of law;
#6 Jul 22, 2010
(iv) encourages or induces an alien to come to, enter, or reside in the United States, knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that such coming to, entry, or residence is or will be in violation of law;
#7 Jul 22, 2010
Ahe's been here since she was a child and hasen't become a citizen yet?
Obviously she doesn't feel becoming a citizen is very important or she would Be One BY NOW!!
#8 Jul 22, 2010
More shameless bribetaking by our immigration officials.
#9 Jul 22, 2010
It's time Americans take back their country from the corrupt anti-America politicians who are allowing illegal immigrants and the corrupt Mexican government to dictate our laws.The Obama administration claims they lack resources to aprehend illegals who committed crimes.By being in the U.S., illegals have already committed a crime. Will they be allowed to stay here until they have robbed,killed, or raped an American citizen? If the federal government does not have the funds to enforce our laws, how are they going to construct the fence, have workplace enforcement, which they promise they will and can do, if only Republicans will support amnesty?
As long as Obama, and radical Democrats are in power, we will never see enforcemnet of our immigrantion laws. Remember Obama's aunt was given legal residency,after she was ordered deported several times.
Since: Jun 08
#10 Jul 22, 2010
Last year, DC Police Chief Cathy Lenier signed a Secure Communities agreement - 287g and was REAMED by the DC City Council and some of her own officers. She wants to do her job and gets stymied, then when something happens, she gets the fall out for not doing enough.
From the looks of it, it would have been Capitol Police who took custody and not DC Police. This is appalling. We need to make it known to all our legislators that this act will not be tolerated and all those who support or will not speak out against what happened will have their jobs seriously on the line. My Legislidiots and Congressass will be hearing about this.
Since: Jan 10
#11 Jul 22, 2010
The headline should read: "Feds brazenly REFUSE to enforce immigration laws!"
#12 Jul 22, 2010
I emailed my heated regards to Warner Webb and Wolf this morning and am NOT expecting any responses. Sometimes I get a snail mail from wolf in about a month.
#13 Jul 22, 2010
What can we expect?... Odumbo put a sanctuary city advocate in charge of immigration enforcement.
Since: Jun 08
#14 Jul 22, 2010
Luckily you are not in Connolly's district. I get replies from him THANKING me for my support. Well, maybe if it is Opposite Day...
#15 Jul 22, 2010
Connolly the toad hasn't changed at all since he funded the Herndon Day Labor Site. I sure hope you force him to retire at the earliest opportunity.
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