Coulter Warns GOP on Immigration
“On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s ‘Hannity,’ Ann Coulter, author of ‘Adios, America’ took on GOPAC chairman David Avella, who insisted that all the GOP presidential candidates were in favor of securing the southern U.S. border with Mexico. Coulter, however, argued they weren’t by saying if they’re not for at least a fence, then they’re not being forthright on the issue. She went on to say if the ‘invasion by illegals’ continues, the Republican Party will become irrelevant, as it has in California,” Breitbart News says.
Police Chief Blames DHS in Death of California Woman Raped by Illegal Alien
“When a woman died after an undocumented immigrant and another man allegedly sexually assaulted her and beat her with a hammer, a police chief wasted little time blaming the executive offices of California and the United States. ‘I think it starts in Washington, D.C., with this administration that we see and their policies. I think you can draw a direct line over to Sacramento with the policies of, I’m going to say, this governor and the Legislature,’ Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin told reporters. ‘And I am not remiss to say that from Washington, D.C., to Sacramento, there’s a blood trail into the bedroom of Marilyn Pharis,’” CNN said.
Trump Stays on Top in Polls
“Donald Trump remains the frontrunner for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination, according to a new poll taken after the first Republican debate. he NBC News/Surveymonkey.com online sampling released on Sunday found Trump atop the GOP field with 23 percent support, 10 points more than his nearest competitor,” The Hill writes.
DHS Tries PR Campaign to Discourage Central Americans from Heading to U.S.
“The Department of Homeland Security is ramping up a new campaign to try to persuade Central American families not to make the perilous journey to jump the U.S. border, as new statistics suggest that last summer’s surge could be happening again. The effort comes as the administration fights a federal judge who is trying to severely limit detention of illegal immigrant families, once again testing President Obama’s standing in the Hispanic- and immigrant rights communities,” the Washington Times reported.
Slate Blames Conservatives for the 1965 Immigration Act
“Fifty years ago a substantial number of conservative United States senators openly supported severe restrictions on legal immigration, influencing a bill that helped create the modern Mexican “illegal” immigration “crisis” as we know it,” Slate writer Ben Mathis-Lilley says.
New Poll: Only 25 Percent of Americans Want More Immigration
“One-quarter of the U.S. public favors an increase in the number of immigrants permitted into the country, while 40 percent say levels should remain steady and 34 percent would like fewer allowed in, according to the results of a new Gallup survey. The 25 percent who advocate increased immigration levels is double what it was in June 2002, less than a year after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, when that figure registered at 12 percent,” Newsmax reports.