Inside the San Bernardino Shooter’s Immigration File
“The San Bernardino shooters — Tashfeen Malik and her husband Syed Farook — emailed for several weeks before deciding to meet each other for the first time, according to Malik’s immigration file, portions of which were released today by the House Judiciary Committee,” ABC News reports.
“The 21-page file reveals information Syed Farook submitted to United States officials to prove that he and Malik had met in person within two years of the application -– a requirement for the visa — and planned to get married.”
Cruz Moves Up in Polls, Draws More Heat on Immigration
“Ted Cruz has sought to establish himself, first in the Senate and now as a presidential candidate, as a hard-line opponent of granting citizenship to undocumented immigrants — but his broader views on immigration reform have recently come under fire, with opponents suggesting his views have evolved for political expediency,” RealClearPolitics wrote.
“Marco Rubio said last week on the campaign trail in Iowa that Cruz has ‘not told the truth about his position in the past on legalization.’”
Sessions Says Cruz Fought Gang of Eight Bill
“Sen. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) of Alabama is warning that the 2016 election could determine whether the Gang of Eight, a group of senators who pushed for allowing greater immigration, runs the White House,” Breitbart News says.
“Presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) was a key member of the Gang. Sessions is emphasizing that powerful forces behind the Gang of Eight are only getting started, and the same special interest coalition is already planning its next push for open borders.”
Media Sorry to See Graham Drop Out Due to Amnesty Support
“Several would-be presidential candidates have dropped out from the 2016 race, but none have left the press so glum as the exit of Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Though many in media were careful to note that they disagreed with him on many issues, they also admitted they were sad to see the South Carolina lawmaker and his pro-immigration platform go,” the Washington Examiner wrote.
Zuckerberg Group Revamping Message for 2016
“Fwd.us, the well-funded immigration advocacy group launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2013, is revamping its message in the midst of a presidential campaign that has seen the pendulum abruptly swing the other way on the issue,” Associationsnow.com says.
“After a year in which Donald Trump and other presidential candidates have significantly changed the tenor of the conversation around immigration policy, the pro-immigration group Fwd.us suddenly finds itself taking on a different fight.”
Czech Prime Minister Says Germany Encouraged Migration Crisis
“Germany encouraged illegal immigration to Europe with its humanitarian response to the refugee crisis, the Czech prime minister was cited as saying by a German newspaper on Wednesday,” Reuters reported.
“Around 1 million refugees and migrants, many fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, entered the European Union this year, according to the United Nations. The influx has caused a rift between eastern and western members, who disagree on how to respond.”