With the federal government failing in its responsibility to secure our borders, many states began enacting fair and appropriate measures to protect their citizens. Instead of applauding the state laws, Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, and the Department of Justice sued to stop them.
This week the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on Arizona’s immigration law. We must make our voices heard now. Let the DOJ know that we will not stand by as they obstruct our states' right to lawfully protect their citizens and secure their borders.
To: Attorney General Eric Holder
Our entire nation’s security and economy depends on securing our borders. The laws passed in states like Arizona, Alabama, and others are consistent with federal law and are constitutional. Focus the Department of Justice’s resources on securing our borders, not on obstructing our states’ right to protect their citizens.
Already this year, we are surpassing the combined total of the last three years of encounters at the Southern border of the United States. And what has the Biden Administration done about this surge? They stopped the construction of the border wall and pulled back on enforcement and border patrol.
President Biden’s border crisis continues to escalate. Currently, 12,000 people are living under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas. In the month of August alone, there were more than 200,000 migrant encounters at the border – a 317% increase from what Customs and Border Protection encountered last August.
We haven’t seen numbers like this in 21 years at the border. In July alone, Customs and Border Protection encountered approximately 200,000 people at our southern border – the highest number since the year 2000. On top of that, the Biden Administration’s grand idea to solve this crisis at the...
After nearly six months of avoiding it like the plague, Vice President Kamala Harris finally went to the southern border. On June 25th, instead of going to the epicenter of the crisis, she visited an El Paso border facility where the atmosphere was quiet and calm. Not far from there, in the Rio...