Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
People who snuck into the country should be deported; but if they’re law-abiding while here, there’s no urgency.
People who snuck into the country and committed crimes while here are worse, so President Trump has prioritized them for deportation.
Lawyers for illegal immigrants are now seeking pardons for their state crimes, so criminal illegals can stay in the pool of not-urgent deportations. Governor Brown of California issued pardons specifically to interfere with federal immigration enforcement efforts.
Just as Not Guilty doesn’t equal Innocent, Pardoned doesn’t equal Law-Abiding. We were willing to cut you a break for compassionate reasons but this kind of gamesmanship underscores the seriousness of the problem of immigration abuse by immigrants and Liberals alike, and my sympathy flies out the window.
You don’t like us going after criminals first? Fine. We’ll go after every illegal immigrant but only in states that defy us. Pull every Border Patrol agent out of every other state for a two week sweep through California. Start with nannies and gardeners in Hollywood and Sacramento but don’t just pick up the illegals, go after their employers too. Let’s see if they still think resistance is fun when their legal defense bills arrive.
And when Congress gets back in town, we demand special legislation that makes receipt of federal funds dependent on cooperation with federal immigration officials. No more sanctuary cities, or no more money.
The Resistance is a big swamp and it’s not just in Washington. Drain the whole thing.
Lots of training to do.
Too much even for two terms.