Does Soros Want Revolution Through Immigration?
“‘Everything which is now taking place before our eyes threatens to have explosive consequences for the whole of Europe,’ Orbán wrote recently in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. ‘Europe’s response is madness. We must acknowledge that the European Union’s misguided immigration policy is responsible for this situation,’” notes an article in The American Conservative.
“‘[Orbán's] plan treats the protection of national borders as the objective and the refugees as an obstacle. Our plan treats the protection of refugees as the objective and national borders as the obstacle,’ the billionaire investor said in an email to Bloomberg News.”
Cruz, Rubio Duel on Immigration
“A primary war over immigration was inevitable and now it’s finally here. Free advice: Duck and cover. Via the Right Scoop, enjoy six minutes below of Cruz laying Rubio out this morning on Laura Ingraham’s show, replete with a scriptural reference. Not only was Rubio’s Gang of Eight bill the same old comprehensive garbage that screwed border hawks in 1986, Cruz says, but Rubio joined with the other seven members in opposing all of his amendments to strengthen the security parts of the bill,” says Allahpundit at Hotair.com.
Slovenia Builds Fence
“Tiny Slovenia has become the latest in a line of nations putting up barriers against a surge of asylum-seekers seeking to reach Western Europe. Slovenian police said Thursday they have erected five kilometers (three miles) of the fence in one day despite a border spat with neighboring Croatia. Slovenia insists will not seal off entry but the move shows European countries are increasingly acting on their own,” Breitbart News says.
Large Companies Dominate H-1b Process
“Many of the visas are given out through a lottery, and a small number of giant global outsourcing companies had flooded the system with applications, significantly increasing their chances of success. While he had one application in last year’s lottery and lost, one of the outsourcing companies applied for at least 14,000. The companies were squeezing out American employers,” says the New York Times.
New Mexico Officials Unaware of New DHS Deportation System
“The federal government’s one-year-old plan to work with local law enforcement to deport violent illegal aliens nabbed by police and held in lockups is news to jail officials in one key border state, according to one top administrator, who said his colleagues in New Mexico only know what reporters have told them,” Fox News says.
“The Priority Enforcement Program, rolled out by the Department of Homeland Security one year ago, implemented in July and later cited repeatedly as the agency defended its handling of violent illegal immigrants in the wake of several high-profile crimes, is virtually unknown in a state that shares a 180-mile border with Mexico, said Matt Elwell, director of the Luna County Detention Center and chairman of the New Mexico Counties Detention Administrators Affiliate.”
Senators Want Answers on Amnesty Memo Leak
“Senate Republicans are asking the Department of Homeland Security to explain a leaked agency memo reportedly revealing that federal officials are planning to evade a federal court order barring pieces of President Barack Obama’s executive immigration actions,” the Daily Signal says.