Illegal immigration is finally being handled as seriously as it should thanks to our new administration.
Reforming the Department of Homeland Security has resulted in the arrests of over 66,000 known illegals that the Obama administration willingly ignored. 48,000 are known criminals that Ibama just let back in the streets at the risk of American citizens. Not anymore, DHS secretary John Kelly isn’t playing around and it’s time Congress does the same.
The reformed Department of Homeland Security has arrested nearly 66,000 individuals who are either known or suspected of being in the country illegally, Secretary John Kelly declared Thursday at a press event intended to tout GOP progress against illegal immigration.
The 66,000 arrested since January include 48,000 convicted criminals, he said. “Many of the rest are charged with crimes, often multiple ones, or had gang affiliations,” Kelly said.
But Kelly also slammed congressional legislators who are quietly trying to roll back enforcement of the popular immigration laws, saying:
DHS does not make the laws. Congress does, and we will enforce the laws that are passed by Congress, and I am offended when members of this institution [the House of Representatives] exert pressure and often threaten me and my officers to ignore the laws they make and I am sworn to uphold.