Today’s Immigration Headlines – July 6, 2015

White House Blames GOP In Dispute of SF Murder

“White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest is blaming Republicans after an illegal immigrant who was reportedly deported five times was charged with murder in California. When asked by reporters about critics of President Obama’s immigration enforcement policies, Earnest insisted that it was actually Republicans who are fault for voting against the Gang Of Eight bill last year, pointing out that it contained funding to increase border security,” Breitbart News reports.

Killer Came to SF Due to Sanctuary Policy

“Five-time deportee, seven-time convicted felon Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez said in a new interview Sunday with a local ABC News affiliate that he came to San Francisco because he knew the sanctuary city would not hand him over to immigration officials. He also claimed that he was “looking for jobs in the restaurant or roofing, landscaping, or construction,’” Breitbart News reported.

Cruz Says He Salutes Candor of Trump on Immigration

“Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on Sunday that he admires GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump for his outspokenness on immigration. ‘I salute Donald Trump for focusing on the need to address illegal immigration,’ Cruz told host Chuck Todd on NBC’s ‘Meet The Press.’ ‘I like Donald Trump. He is bold, he is brash,’” The Hill reports.

“‘He has a colorful way of speaking, and it’s not my way of speaking, but I salute him,’ the fellow Republican White House hopeful added.”

Dinner With Hillary Contest Rules Changed to Include Illegal Aliens

“The Hillary Clinton campaign’s “Dinner With Hillary” contest has slightly different fine print than past Clinton campaign contests. The rules have been altered so as not to explicitly exclude illegal immigrants from entering. As The Daily Caller reported, the Clinton campaign’s “Meet Hillary” contest, which closed for entries June 5, prohibited DREAMers from entering or winning prizes,” the Daily Caller says.

AP Rewrites Reality

“‘Global competition,’ that is, bringing the globe’s population into the U.S. to fight Americans for jobs. AP announces there has been a revolution — a foreign-born population explosion that is purely a political phenomenon — then immediately declares it the new normal. Such language is never called out or questioned. The mainstream press practically dares its readers to come to the same conclusion that it did: That an out-of-control U.S. immigration policy is hurting the country,” says Breitbart News.

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  1. avatar Leland says:

    The Gang of Eight bill contained no substantial funding for new direct border security. If the administration truly wanted a secure border as part of that amnesty it would have put guaranteed enforcement measures like e-verify and border security first and made any amnesty contingent on that. That is not what was contained in the plan. The amnesty was to be done immediately and any border security and e-verify were merely plans to be studied and goals that would not be achieved in any less than five years and even those deadlines could be extended.

    As the killer has admitted, he went to San Francisco because he knew they were a sanctuary city. This administration has had chance after chance to crack down on sanctuary city policies, but instead they, and all the Democratic candidates, refuse to call out sanctuary cities for their protection of illegals. Just more spin and hypocrisy. It’s already their stated policy that you won’t be deported even if you have felonies on your record. It’s all documented fact for anyone who cares to look.