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DHS Takes Right Step, But It Should NOT Have Publicized It

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took the right immigration enforcement action recently, but, in my view, it should have done so quietly so as not to alert the bad guys. I was genuinely pleased at first to learn that DHS had decided to take a long-needed step in enforcing the law regarding the extensions of L-1A visas in one of the nation's many temporary nonimmigrant worker programs.

Coming Soon: The First Case of Same-Sex Marriage-Related Immigration Fraud

We all have started hearing about same-sex divorces, so I suspect we will soon hear of a case of same-sex marriage/immigration fraud.

It will involve a citizen and an alien, married to each other in one of the states that currently permits it, followed by an effort to secure a conditional green card for the alien spouse, and then the discovery that the marriage was phony to begin with.

The headline writers will have a field day.

Topics: Marriage Fraud

Demonizing the Border Patrol Is Part of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

President Obama has taken extraordinary steps to restrict immigration law enforcement in our nation's interior. Ex-DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano was all too willing to support Obama's anti-enforcement ideology by implementing enforcement policies that effectively gifted amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have had their hands tied to such an extent that an illegal alien who slips past the Border Patrol now faces little risk of being arrested and deported.

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