Hillary Wants End to DHS Raids
“Democrat Hillary Clinton on Monday called on the Obama administration to stop raids at homes of Central American immigrant families and provide attorneys for all children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border without parents,” NBC News says.
“Clinton had been facing criticism from her Democratic primary rivals Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley for not taking a tough stand against the raids that the administration began New Year’s weekend and have led to the arrest of at least 121 individuals.”
Montgomery County MD Says No Cooperation With DHS Raids
“Montgomery County leaders offering a blunt warning to the Obama Administration: Local police will not cooperate with new immigration raids to deport women and children who have fled violence in Central America,” WUSA9.com says.
“The raids continue across the country despite new criticism in Montgomery County and on the presidential campaign trail from Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.”
Obama Expected to Talk Immigration in State of the Union
“Seven years after a junior senator from Illinois took over the Oval Office, President Barack Obama on Tuesday will deliver the final State of the Union address of his tenure,’ US News says.
“The president will address a very different America than the one he inherited in the midst of the worst domestic economic downturn since the Great Depression. During his tenure, the U.S. health care system was revamped, China continued its rise to economic prominence and the Islamic State group emerged as a global threat whose violence in the Middle East has spurred an influx of international militaries and an exodus of civilians.”
Immigration is Disrupting the Nation State
“In America, Donald Trump’s shockingly successful campaign has been built around the issue, and restricting immigration may rapidly become a litmus test for conservatives. In the U.K., immigration has detached the Labour Party from working class white Britons, possibly forever. On the European continent, reaction to mass immigration has caused a spiritual rift between Eastern and Western Europe’s respective political classes. The issue inspires the fortunes of populist parties in Sweden and Switzerland,” says Michael Brendan Dougherty at The Week.
Cruz, Sessions Want Answers on 100+ Terrorists Since 2014
“Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) are renewing their call for the Obama administration to reveal the immigration histories of individuals recently implicated in terrorism,” Breitbart News says.
“’The American people are entitled to information on the immigration history of terrorists seeking to harm them,’ the pair wrote in a letter to Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday.”
Bush Super PAC Attacks Rubio on Immigration
“Jeb Bush’s super PAC is slamming Republican rival Marco Rubio on the contentious issue of illegal immigration and amnesty. The 30-second ad by Right to Rise USA, called “Vane,” depicts Rubio as a weather vane turning in the wind,” Fox News reported.
“’Marco Rubio. He ran for Senate saying he opposed amnesty, then he flipped and worked with liberal Chuck Schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill,’ the narrator says as the Rubio animation swivels around.”