Guard The Border But Don`t Forget Deportation Enforcement!
by Juan Mann: 08/22/05 –
Coming from California: An Immigration Reform Tsunami?]
Citizen outrage over the illegal
alien invasion is now at an all-time high. The chance
for real immigration reform on two parts of the
immigration law enforcement triad—border
interior enforcement—has never been better.
But there`s a forgotten third part
of the immigration law enforcement triad: deportation
That is, whether the federal
government will actually
deport aliens after apprehending them.
Huh, what? . . . Deportation
Here`s my executive summary:
Expedited removal of illegal aliens and criminal
alien residents now!
- Abolish the Department of
Justice`s Executive Office for Immigration Review [EOIR]
Doesn`t make much of a jingle. And
the (EOIR) Immigration Court system, expedited removal
of illegal aliens [Immigration Act Section
235(b)], and mandatory immigration detention of
criminal aliens [Section
236(c)], aren`t sexy topics.
But they should be!
Because summary removal of illegal
aliens and criminal alien residents is the magic bullet
for real immigration reform. As I`ve been
writing for about four years now, the
federal immigration bureaucracy and the Immigration
and Nationality Act are the biggest obstacles to
immigration enforcement in existence today.
Deportation enforcement legislation
from Congress expanding summary removal would be the
proverbial laser-guided missile down the main air
conditioning vent of the federal immigration
bureaucracy. It would be the vampire-repelling
garlic to ward off the
Treason Lobby`s legions of
henchmen lawyers. It would upset the
rigged immigration litigation apple cart by simply
kicking their illegal alien and criminal alien resident
clients out of the country.
It would be the Treason Lobby`s
But alas, deportation enforcement
is a long way off.
Few Americans even recognize that
there`s any problem at all with HOW the federal
government goes about deporting aliens. Securing the
Arizona desert was a piece of cake in
comparison—remember the volunteer Minutemen showed the
world that they could do it in a month!
With rare exceptions (American
Michelle Malkin, and
Michelle Malkin again), few even in the
real immigration reform movement are able to define
the deportation enforcement problem, or propose
solutions that could be translated into specific
It has taken years for border
enforcement and interior enforcement to build up the
steam of citizen outrage. The deliberate
judicial-politico mugging of California`s
Proposition 187 saw to it that the borders were kept
open for another ten years, and that American citizen
reformers were stopped in their tracks.
It took the heroic passage of
Arizona`s Proposition 200 to get the action going again.
The issues of border enforcement
and interior enforcement have both spawned their own
genuine grass-roots citizen movements and American
On the interior enforcement front,
California Border Police Initiative is the
embodiment of citizen outrage over the permanent illegal
alien and criminal alien amnesty zone that is every
non-border city and town in the entire United States.
The initiative`s author, California State Assemblyman
Ray Haynes, is destined for American hero status…if
Californians support the initiative with both signatures
So where is the citizen movement
for deportation enforcement?
Answer: it`s right
here. By reading this article, you are in the
And if you`re already aware that
Immigration Reform Tsunami coming from
California—the California Border Police
initiative—you`re at the tip of the spear!
So now that the efforts to see to
it that illegal aliens get arrested are reaching
critical mass, recognition of America`s deportation
enforcement problem is more important than ever.
Because without detention and
summary removal at the federal level, the Treason Lobby
will still be able effectively to keep the borders open
with the EOIR Immigration Court`s non-deportation system
Peter Brimelow once noted that "one
of the few rational justifications for writing books is
that you get to
I`ll offer my own
quote from March, 2002, which was published by
Michelle Malkin in her book,
"Between the incompetence of the INS, the complete lack
detention center space, and the bureaucracy of the
EOIR, our system for deporting known illegal aliens and
criminal alien residents is a sad joke. But no one is
all of the illegal aliens and deportable resident alien
criminals were rounded up tomorrow, the system would not
be capable of handling them. It would be an absolute
disaster. The INS and EOIR wouldn`t have the foggiest
idea of what to do with them! The aliens would all be
released back out on the street on immigration bonds and
go back right where they were as if nothing happened,
while their cases would grind on through the system of
Immigration Court hearings and endless appeals."
Yes, the same problem exists today
with the EOIR and the new Department of Homeland
And that`s why deportation
enforcement and the success of the California Border
Police initiative are so vital.
The blaze will really erupt when
people start finding out what happens to removable
aliens after being arrested in droves by a brand new
Border Police." (Watch this space, and I`ll give
you the exact details of what happens to aliens arrested
under current immigration law. It`s not pretty.)
That`s what Americans—and
legally in the United States want—right? They want
the lawbreakers arrested . . . and taken out of the
country! Period. End of story.
So let`s make it happen.
Everyone (that means you, Congress)
repeat after me: Abolish the E.O.I.R.!