WHAT CAN WE DO TO STRENGTHEN OUR SOUTHERN BORDER?
Here is some weekend reading. Delegate Bob Marshall sent out this email Tuesday. He posted it here on his website too. Since Marshall has given the matter a lot of thought, and he an expert legal matters, what he wrote is worth taking the time to read.
Southern Border Crisis Alert
Between October, 2013 and May, 2014 more than 47,000 unaccompanied minors, mostly Central Americans, crossed our border without authorization and over 100,000 more are expected by the end of the year. Unlike illegal entrants from Mexico or Canada who can be legally deported immediately by our Border Patrol without a hearing, persons from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, etc. must be given a hearing before deportation under a Bush-era law.
Foreign Governments Undermine US Immigration Law
The presidents of Mexico and Guatemala have agreed to expedite safe and assisted 72 hour passage for even more unaccompanied minors and…
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