Even Federal Employees Revolt Against Bush`s “SBI” Big Lie

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The Bush Administration`s ongoing

public relations offensive
for its

massive illegal alien non-deportation plan
resurrected recently with the testimony of Department of
Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff
before the

Senate Judiciary Committee
on October 18.

Now Secretary Chertoff is bringing
the "Secure
Border Initiative
(SBI) propaganda push to a
new audience—his own DHS employees.

It`s not working.

Secretary Chertoff addressed the
DHS organization through a memorandum dated November 2,
peddling the Bush Administration`s Big Lie that a
"temporary worker program”
would "help us

interior enforcement
and "increase our
A VDARE.com reader provided a copy of the
memo via e-mail on November 4. [PDF]

Chertoff`s DHS memorandum claims
that the SBI "is built on a foundation of border
security, interior enforcement, and a temporary worker

Chertoff pays lip service to "a
comprehensive view of immigration that aims for nothing
less than to gain

full control of our borders.
He goes on to
mention the components of "border enforcement”
and "interior enforcement.” But then he delivers
the kicker—"the
Temporary Worker Program.”
Astute readers will
now realize that the "Secure Border Initiative”
is nothing more than a smokescreen for selling this

amnesty program.

Secretary Chertoff wrote:

Temporary Worker Program, proposed by President Bush
last year, will help us strengthen interior enforcement.

[Translation: by
making deportable illegal aliens legal, there won`t be
anyone to arrest!
The Temporary Worker
Program will enable migrants to work in regulated, legal
channels and will increase our security by giving us a
better idea of

who is entering our country
and for what purpose.”
the "better idea” about who is here will be
apparent only after the fact, when illegal aliens are
given legal status through employment authorization

Despite the "better idea” of
how many illegal aliens will be given legal status
through the "Temporary Worker Program”, the
federal government will still have no idea at all

how many
illegal aliens have already invaded the
United States and remain at large.

Giving illegal aliens legal status
amnesty through work authorization and a de facto

pass will do absolutely nothing
to "increase our security.” Another amnesty
will simply allow

non-immigrant visa violators
and over-stayers—like

9/11 terrorist cadre
—the opportunity to

gain legal status
and remain in the United States to
pursue whatever hidden agenda they choose, including


“SBI” is the Bush
Administration`s Big Lie.

And not just the American public is

getting angry
—so, based on the e-mail I receive, are
federal government employees.

Since they`re

, they know with quiet desperation that
something had better be done to actually

illegal aliens and

criminal alien residents
from these United States
before it`s too late. Another

massive amnesty
of work authorization and
non-deportation is the last thing on their minds.

For example, I received this e-mail
from one of these VDARE.com readers after my last

on Secretary Chertoff`s recent testimony.

11/2/05— "I retired from the Patrol
in 1994, after 26 years of service; all in the trenches,

none in management.
For the record, it`s my personal
opinion that control of the border was lost in about
1972, and it`s been on a down-hill skid ever since that
time. I also think that it is the singularly most
serious problem facing this country today. Many times, I
have opined that only the

agents on the immediate line
really give a damn
about I&NS enforcement.”

After my

on MS-13 fallout in Virginia, another
VDARE.com reader in the civil service gave some advice

reporting illegal aliens
to the

Immigration and Customs
Enforcement agency [ICE].

10/31/05—"Well, given current ICE
investigative priorities, if
[the illegal alien
harassing a reader`s daughter] was selling fake Louis
Vuittons, downloading illegal movies, selling fake
Viagra or evading a Customs tariff, then ICE
Investigations would be all over him.

"Yes, yes, sad, I know. But what do
you expect when you have an agency dedicated to
immigration enforcement and merge it with a totally
unrelated agency spread out among financial crimes,
cyber crimes, child porn, etc? What become the
priorities? Whatever is `sexy` at the moment and
whatever generates money—not

mussing yourself
up picking off the decidedly
un-sexy illegal aliens.

"Seriously, if you want to get an
illegal —particularly a criminal—arrested by ICE? Get
him arrested by any other agency.

"Call the cops and press charges if
they break the law—don`t blow it off, or change your
mind, or feel sorry for them. If an alien goes to
jail—local, county, etc.—there is a good chance the
alien will be encountered by an ICE agent, or the LESC
[Law Enforcement Service Center] will come across
them and put a `hold` on them, depending on the charge,
immigration status and immigration and criminal history.
Maybe not the first or second time, but eventually, if
illegal, and depending on the crime, they will come to
ICE`s attention.

So if the DHS` ICE division is not
necessarily in the business of arresting and detaining
run-of-the-mill un-"sexy" illegal aliens now,
what makes anyone think that "interior enforcement"
would change overnight because of the Bush
Administration`s SBI promises?

The danger in this latest
propaganda effort is that, if Congress believes the Big
Lie of SBI, then America may one day wake up with:

  • and a massive,
    fully-implemented illegal alien amnesty free-for-all
    by stealth under the guise of a "temporary

"SBI" is the
thinly-veiled harbinger of another disastrous

amnesty betrayal

But outside the Bushbunker, even
the civil service is in revolt against it.

Juan Mann [send him
] is a lawyer and the proprietor of