Rush Limbaugh said on his radio show today that there are three reasons for this wave of unfettered illegal immigration: to gain new Democrat voters, acquire cheap labor, and radically transform our country. Whatever the reasons, the federal, state and local governments are violating the immigration laws we have. In fact, when Arizona tried to follow the law they were sued by the federal government. Juan Williams was asked to weigh in on The O’Reilly show last night and he was more than fine with the lawlessness of it, adding that we are safer since the illegal immigrants flooded into the country.
In 1996, then-President Bill Clinton passed The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act that addressed the relationship between the federal government and local governments. Minor crimes, such as shoplifting, became grounds for possible deportation. The legislation outlawed cities’ bans against municipal workers’ reporting persons’ immigration status to federal authorities.
It’s illegal for states and cities to set up their own immigration laws in defiance of federal law. States are not allowed to aid, harbor, protect illegal immigrants from deportation.
Under this administration and the Bush administration, more than 160 cities and states have become sanctuaries.
The map of sanctuary states pictured below doesn’t include some states that have very liberal policies but haven’t officially declared like New York.
The government wants new legislation to “fix” our broken system but they won’t enforce laws we have that would protect us from illegal criminal aliens.
Unsurprisingly, Juan Williams favors breaking the law. We are just lawless now.
Juan says whatever the administration expects him to say.
He has no problem with the city of San Francisco doing nothing in the wake of the murder of a young woman by a five-times deported illegal alien felon. He went off into the nether zone and talked about our being safer with illegal immigrants flooding into the country. He says crime has gone down with illegal immigration.
We need to see those stats Juan!
O’Reilly called him an anarchist. What do you think?