Gov't spent $18 billion on immigratio...

Gov't spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement

There are 9 comments on the WFAA-TV Dallas story from Jan 7, 2013, titled Gov't spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement. In it, WFAA-TV Dallas reports that:

A report on immigration enforcement from a Washington think tank says the Obama administration spent more money on enforcement efforts in the last fiscal year than all other federal law enforcement agencies combined.

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ima

El Paso, TX

#1 Jan 7, 2013
is this why illegals are everywhere and KEEP COMING IN? perhaps this $18 billion is for their full support... meaning food, section 8 housing medical and dental necessities for their kids, education, their phones and paid minutes each month, and now they can even compete where jobs are concerned! IT'S NO WONDER WE CAN'T KEEP THEM OUT!!! example: juan from Pearland Tex.
Nanuq

Kennesaw, GA

#2 Jan 7, 2013
Where are tea beggers or republicans? They suppose to praise Obama on this one...ooops they already did praise him by voting him in the office for another 4 more years ....beahahaha... bwahahaha .Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power... And yeah racism!
ronnie

Salt Lake City, UT

#3 Jan 7, 2013
And I get a kick when I hear people tell me illegal immigration is revenue Neutral. There is no way when you add up the cost's to remove them, feed them, give them freebies and now DACA privileges they are not revenue neutral. I guess we should be glad they are spending so much as we are already broke, but believe me Obama's constiuent's aren't Mexican, so some of this makes some sense.

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

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Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#4 Jan 8, 2013
Nanuq wrote:
Where are tea beggers or republicans? They suppose to praise Obama on this one...ooops they already did praise him by voting him in the office for another 4 more years ....beahahaha... bwahahaha .Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power...

And yeah racism!
LOL!!!

RACISIM AND ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

Written by Rita Bonilla Thursday, 03 June 2010 15:02

One of the 'founders' of the Reconquista (reconquer) Movement some years back said:

"We call things RACISM just to get attention. We reduce
complicated problems to RACISM, not because IT IS RACISM, but because it works."

Alfredo Gutierrez, political consultant, as quoted by Richard de
Uriarte, The Phoenix Gazette, March 14, 1992 (quoted in The Pro English Advocate, 1st Quarter, 2002).

http://www.lasvegastribune.com/index.php...

“Work hard at work worth doing.”

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Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#5 Jan 8, 2013
I wish the government would own up to the real cost of having to support this dependant group of interlopers. Giving them amnesty will not change their mindset or their station in life. They will still be dependant upon the government, because they will still be unskilled workers who will still be making peanuts and still won't be paying much taxes for the services they use. When the next wave of illegals undercuts them of their jobs, they will be in the unemployment line sucking even more life out of the few Americans who have been able to keep their jobs.

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Level 8

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#6 Jan 8, 2013
President Bush Signs Secure Fence Act

Speech:

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Thanks. Please be seated. I'm pleased that you
all are here to witness the signature of the Secure Fence Act of 2006. This
bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders
more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform.

I want to thank the members of Congress for their work on this important
piece of legislation. I welcome you here to the White House. I'm looking
forward to signing this bill.

President George W. Bush signs H.R. 6061, the Secure Fence Act of 2006, in
the Roosevelt Room Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. Pictured with the President are,
from left: Commissioner Ralph Basham of U.S. Customs and Border Protection;
Chief David Aguilar of U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Congressman Peter
King, R-N.Y.; Congressman John Boehner, R-Ohio; and Deputy Secretary Michael
Jackson of the Department of Homeland Security; and Senator Bill Frist,
R-Tenn. White House photo by Kimberlee HewittI appreciate the Vice President
joining us today. I thank the Deputy Secretary, Michael Jackson, of the
Department of Homeland Security. Rob Portman -- he happens to be the
Director of OMB. I want to thank Ralph Basham, who is the Commissioner of
the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. David Aguilar is the Chief of the
U.S. Border Patrol.

I appreciate the fact that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has joined us,
as well as House Majority Leader John Boehner. I appreciate them coming in
from their respective states as I sign this piece of legislation. I want to
thank Congressman Peter King, who's the Chairman of the Homeland Security
Committee in the House of Representatives. I appreciate you being here,
Peter.

Ours is a nation of immigrants. We're also a nation of law. Unfortunately,
the United States has not been in complete control of its borders for
decades and, therefore, illegal immigration has been on the rise. We have a
responsibility to address these challenges. We have a responsibility to
enforce our laws. We have a responsibility to secure our borders. We take
this responsibility seriously.

Earlier this year, I addressed the nation from the Oval Office. I laid out
our strategy for immigration reform. Part of that strategy begins with
securing the border. Since I took office we have more than doubled funding
for border security -- from $4.6 billion in 2001 to $10.4 billion this year.
We've increased the number of Border Patrol agents from about 9,000 to more
than 12,000, and by the end of 2008, we will have doubled the number of
Border Patrol agents during my presidency.

We've deployed thousands of National Guard members to assist the Border
Patrol. We've upgraded technology at our borders. We've added
infrastructure, including new fencing and vehicle barriers. We're adding
thousands of new beds in our detention facilities so we can continue working
to end catch and release at our southern border. During the course of my
administration we have apprehended and sent home more 6 million people
entering our country illegally. And I thank the Border Patrol for their hard
work.

http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/ne ...

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Level 8

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#7 Jan 8, 2013
ICE Allowed the Release of 890 Imprisoned Deportable Aliens, Convicted of
Serious Crimes, Into U.S. in FY 2009

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

By Edwin Mora

( CNSNews.com )- Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) failed to identify
more than 800 criminal alien convicts eligible for deportation before they
were released from U.S. prisons, including "many" of "the most egregious
criminal aliens, who pose a significant pubic safety risk," according to a
report by the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security
(DHS).

According to the report, released on Feb. 4, ICE's Criminal Alien Program,
or CAP, "is responsible for identifying criminal aliens incarcerated in
federal, state, and local prisons and jails who are eligible for removal
from the United States."

In fiscal year 2009, CAP failed to identify 890 criminal aliens eligible for
removal from the United States, according to the report. These criminals had
been incarcerated in facilities in Texas and California and were released
back into U.S. society.

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ice-let-8...

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Level 8

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#8 Jan 10, 2013
teddyr4me wrote:
I wish the government would own up to the real cost of having to support this dependant group of interlopers. Giving them amnesty will not change their mindset or their station in life. They will still be dependant upon the government, because they will still be unskilled workers who will still be making peanuts and still won't be paying much taxes for the services they use. When the next wave of illegals undercuts them of their jobs, they will be in the unemployment line sucking even more life out of the few Americans who have been able to keep their jobs.
B.O. could care less,what's he's doing is trolling for future voters!

“Work hard at work worth doing.”

Level 10

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#9 Jan 11, 2013
Cricket 23 wrote:
<quoted text>
B.O. could care less,what's he's doing is trolling for future voters!
I really don't like the direction in which is moving. I am getting so tired of the bickering, posturing and the pitting of one group against another. I'm just tired of worrying about what bad news tomorrow will bring.

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