UN to U.S.: Why not treat these illegals crossing your border as “refugees”?

posted at 11:21 am on July 8, 2014 by Allahpundit

The bad news for illegals: Even if you qualify as a “refugee,” winning an asylum case in federal court is difficult under current law. The good news: The guy in charge right now isn’t a stickler about legal procedure. And besides, the “refugee” label is more of a political weapon under these circumstances than a legal one. It’s one thing to turn a blind eye to illegal immigrants streaming across the border, but who could be so hard-hearted as to deport a “refugee”?

Don’t fret much about the label, though. Most of these kids will never report to their immigration hearing once they’re released by the Border Patrol, so whatever you call them, they’re here to stay.

United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.

Officials with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees say they hope to see a regional agreement on that status Thursday when migration and interior department representatives from the U.S., Mexico, and Central America meet in Nicaragua. The group will discuss updating a 30-year-old declaration regarding the obligations nations have to aid refugees…

Most of the people widely considered to be refugees by the international community are fleeing more traditional political or ethnic conflicts like those in Syria or the Sudan. Central Americans would be among the first modern migrants considered refugees because they are fleeing violence and extortion at the hands of criminal gangs.

A special new category of refugee, now conveniently available for amnesty shills in the United States to argue that illegal immigration should continue unimpeded for humanitarian reasons. Assuming that a regional agreement is reached, it would have no legal weight in the U.S. — unless of course His Majesty the King declareth that it shall. Maybe that’s O’s next move if, after kinda sorta trying to slow the flow at the border, he decides there’s not much he can do after all and had better rebrand what’s happening to contain the political damage. With 300,000 more “refugees” on the way, I wonder how long he’ll give it before pivoting.

Speaking of which, Obama was planning to ask Congress for $2 billion in added border resources plus a change to federal law so that children could be deported more expeditiously. Currently, kids caught coming across the border get to stay put in the U.S. while they await an immigration hearing; because there have been so many coming recently, the White House wanted to truncate the process so that they could be sent home right away. Obama’s pro-amnesty base was unhappy about that, though, so it’s time for a new pivot:

President Barack Obama is holding off for now on seeking new legal authority to send unaccompanied migrant kids back home faster from the Southern border, following criticism that the administration’s planned changes were too harsh…

The new approach comes after the White House told Congress last week that it would seek “additional authority” for the Homeland Security secretary to quickly return the minors back home. Immigration advocates understood this to mean that the children, who currently have the right to a hearing before an immigration judge, would lose that right and instead would have to make it through an initial screening with a Border Patrol agent.

The immigrant advocacy community responded angrily, with more than 200 groups signing onto a letter last week calling on Obama to reconsider the changes.

The Orwellian irony there is that amnesty fans are pounding the table about due process for minors caught entering the U.S. illegally when, in many cases, those same minors won’t end up availing themselves of the process that’s due. The point isn’t to make sure they get a hearing before being deported, it’s to create a pretext that allows them to remain in the U.S. for the time being so that they can quietly disappear into the population while supposedly waiting for their hearing. “Due process” is, in other words, being used as a tool to abet the breakdown in process, facilitating illegal immigration. And the chief executive is happy to let that go on, at least for now. Instead of pursuing summary deportation, he’s going to ask Congress for $3.8 billion in extra resources, nearly double his initial amount, to “process” all the new cases. Even though, as we all understand, many of them will end up going unprocessed, by design.

Makes me wonder, though: Does the fact that he’s making a concession to amnesty advocates now mean that he’s planning to go slow on that mass amnesty for illegals who are already here that he reportedly promised to them last week? He doesn’t want to seem too eager about all of this with the midterms four months away; that’s why he’s asking for extra enforcement resources, to show low-information voters that he cares about border security at a moment when they’re nervous about a new wave of illegal crossings. If he suddenly turns around and pulls a double whammy, resisting summary deportation for kids and issuing an executive order that amnestizes five million adults, he’ll demolish that perception. Presumably he’s planning to placate immigration groups now by going easy on young illegals while holding off on the big amnesty until next year, when there’s less to lose politically and more to gain for 2016.


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Obama is even wrong when he wants to do what YOU say you want. You all are a bunch of whiners.

terryannonline

Finally the charade has been dropped. Does it feel like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders knowing you no longer have to pretend to be a republican? What took you so long?

xblade on July 8, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Says someone who lives comfortably in America. Easier said then done.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Yeah, what do Americans know? They’ve never fought for Independence or gone through a civil war or fought others who were tyrants.

They’ve just had it so easy.

jeez, you’re a moron.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Where did they come from, terryannonline?

rogerb on July 8, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Please explain why you send them to Mexico? They aren’t from there….their families aren’t there. Stupidest thing I’ve heard.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Looks like the RWNJs who said Obama was intentionally destroying the country were right all along.

forest on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Terryannonline, send us your address and we will be happy to make sure they move into your neighborhood since you are so accommodating.

Tater Salad on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Ok, give me $4 billion to solve a crisis I created, call the dreamers “Refugees” so I can hammer the resistant COP?

Brock Robamney on July 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Please explain why you send them to Mexico? They aren’t from there….their families aren’t there. Stupidest thing I’ve heard.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

They came *through* Mexico, and Mexico *let* them do so, you f*cking idiot.

Midas on July 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Please explain why you send them to Mexico? They aren’t from there….their families aren’t there. Stupidest thing I’ve heard.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

They came through Mexico. Mexico let them through and even assisted them. They can assist them on the way back.

darwin on July 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:55 AM

She has no real argument guys, she’s just baiting us. It’s simple, she’s hispanic, they’re hispanic, so even though it would appear she’s a right-winger from her blog, her race trumps everything. Just like most black people… unfortunate really. Would have been nice to have a real debate.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Oh gawd, too funny,..wait,(Picks up binoculars scans St.Marys
river for amphibous Illegal alien assault into Ontario)!-:0

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Just be on the lookout for anyone speaking Austrian.

Oldnuke on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Yeah, what do Americans know? They’ve never fought for Independence or gone through a civil war or fought others who were tyrants.

They’ve just had it so easy.

jeez, you’re a moron.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Did you fight in the Civil War or in the Revolution? I bet your ancestors didn’t even live in America during the Civil war or Revolution.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Says someone who lives comfortably in America. Easier said then done.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Again, completely agreed. I mean it’s not as if Americans ever rose up to fight a brutal war against the world’s foremost superpower in a bid for democracy and self-determination.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Please explain why you send them to Mexico? They aren’t from there….their families aren’t there. Stupidest thing I’ve heard.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Why? They voyaged thru Mexico to get to our border (with Mexico’s consent). Why do we owe them a paid trip back to their origination point.

Keep digging. The more you dig, the dumber you look.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

How about we set up an “adopt a migrant” program and give all these stupid people whining about the right to illegally enter the country a chance to do something about it. For just a few thousand dollars you can support one of these parasites. You’ll get a picture of your migrant and occasional updates.

Happy Nomad on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Refugees from what? So, are we going to call their home governments some kind of name or accuse them of some sort of misbehavior that would justify the refugee label? A little politically indelicate, no?

College Prof on July 8, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Did you fight in the Civil War or in the Revolution? I bet your ancestors didn’t even live in America during the Civil war or Revolution.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Mine were here for both.

F*ck you, b1tch.

Midas on July 8, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Says someone who lives comfortably in America. Easier said then done.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Have you ever asked yourself why we live so comfortable in America?

Tater Salad on July 8, 2014 at 12:03 PM

funny, in the event of a really virulent pandemic the feds are willing to kill everyone in the affected area to prevent spread yet not willing to arm the border to prevent the diseases from entering.
they are willing to kill a lot of citizens at once but not aliens one by one as they jump the border.
yeah funny…a real damned kneeslapper.

dmacleo on July 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Obama is even wrong when he wants to do what YOU say you want. You all are a bunch of whiners.

terryannonline

You make cows appear intelligent.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Did you fight in the Civil War or in the Revolution? I bet your ancestors didn’t even live in America during the Civil war or Revolution.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Actually they fought in both. And whether they did or not is irrelevant.

Sorry that you are too stupid to understand.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Have you ever asked yourself why we live so comfortable in America?

Tater Salad on July 8, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Only once, when she was swimming across the Rio Grande…

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Refugees from what?

College Prof on July 8, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Absence of entitlements. Come here and get free sh!t … courtesy of the taxpayer.

darwin on July 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Ugh. There is no winning with you guys. Obama is even wrong when he wants to do what YOU say you want. You all are a bunch of whiners.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:53 AM

terryannonline:

The children have taken over the Border Protection Traning Base,
they aren’t going anywhere as Obama plots more KAOS!!

Artesia town hall seeks to address immigration issues as undocumented are transferred to FLETC
**************************************

ARTESIA >> Some Central American immigrants who crossed the border into the United States illegally are now staying in barracks at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Artesia.

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency began transporting female adults with children to a special residential section of FLETC on Friday according to ICE. Approximately 168 immigrants were at the facility as of Tuesday afternoon according to an Immigration official.

Around 400 people attended a town hall meeting hosted by the City of Artesia and Eddy County on Tuesday evening at the Artesia Recreation Center. The standing room-only crowd filled with many concerned locals asked questions primarily focused on the security of the immigrants and the city, as well as the detainees’ health.
===================

http://www.currentargus.com/carlsbad-news/ci_26069888/artesia-town-hall-seeks-address-immigration-issues-undocumented

FLETC

https://www.fletc.gov/training/programs/artesia-fletc/

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

It’s simple, she’s hispanic, they’re hispanic, so even though it would appear she’s a right-winger from her blog, her race trumps everything. Just like most black people… unfortunate really. Would have been nice to have a real debate.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM

What does my ethnicity have anything to do with this? But thanks for bringing up my ethnicity for no reason.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

UN to U.S.: Why not treat these illegals crossing your border as “refugees”?

Fine, but only as long as we can treat the countries that they are fleeing from as our enemies, since so many need refuge, it becomes our national interest to deal with their corrupt governments.

nobar on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

She has no real argument guys, she’s just baiting us. It’s simple, she’s hispanic, they’re hispanic, so even though it would appear she’s a right-winger from her blog, her race trumps everything. Just like most black people… unfortunate really. Would have been nice to have a real debate.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:01 PM

She’s not even baiting, she’s just a race-pimp who apparently believes we have the space and finances to take anyone who waltzes over the border.

I’ve got a feeling that ol’ terry wouldn’t be so vociferous if the nations south of the United States were African rather than Latin.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

UN to U.S.: Why not treat these illegals crossing your border as “refugees”?

…Well…JugEars has checked out as far as running the country…he is voting “Present” on every problem…………..he’ll let the UN run the country.

JugEarsButtHurt on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Did you fight in the Civil War or in the Revolution? I bet your ancestors didn’t even live in America during the Civil war or Revolution.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

I bet you went “mh, I be so clever” when you submitted that drivel. Dummy!

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:06 PM

What does my ethnicity have anything to do with this? But thanks for bringing up my ethnicity for no reason.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Your ethnicity destroys any credibility you might have on this topic.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Actually they fought in both. And whether they did or not is irrelevant.

Sorry that you are too stupid to understand.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Did your ancestors want to secede from America?

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Again, completely agreed. I mean it’s not as if Americans ever rose up to fight a brutal war against the world’s foremost superpower in a bid for democracy and self-determination.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Dude, that was like two centuries ago. Those poor people in central America can’t be expected to do something like that. We need to move them all here..and take care of them.

–terryannonline

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Ding ding ding ladyingray

cmsinaz on July 8, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Obama requests $3.7 Billion for border crisis

$1.8 Billion for HHS
$1.1 Billion for ICE
$433 Million for CBP
$64 Million for DOJ

lineholder on July 8, 2014 at 12:07 PM

You gotta love terryannonline, she gives us the ability to prove why she, and her Obama sycophants, are always wrong.

Tater Salad on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

What does my ethnicity have anything to do with this? But thanks for bringing up my ethnicity for no reason.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Hey, you’re the one that starting slinging/projecting your own racism. Don’t start whining now that you’re getting called on the carpet for your sub-moronic commentary.

You can shut the f*ck up anytime.

Midas on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

What does my ethnicity have anything to do with this? But thanks for bringing up my ethnicity for no reason.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

It guides your guts because your brain it tiny.

Smart minorities are out demonstrating against the illegals.

A land ruled by men and not by laws will soon be Zimbabwe.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Your ethnicity destroys any credibility you might have on this topic.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Oh so because I am Hispanic…..I should shut my mouth? I live in America I have freedom of speech jerk.

FREEDOM RINGS!

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Did your ancestors want to secede from America?

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:06 PM

WTF are you blabbering about now?

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Dude, that was like two centuries ago. Those poor people in central America can’t be expected to do something like that. We need to move them all here..and take care of them.

–terryannonline

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 12:06 PM

It’s strange, like terry refuses to note other nations who threw off the yoke of oppression to choose their own national fate.

I’ll throw out the more recent example of “India” here but they don’t really count since they aren’t the correct type of brown people.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

I’ve got a feeling that ol’ terry wouldn’t be so vociferous if the nations south of the United States were African rather than Latin.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Or Asian. Or White. Or anything not Hispanic.

VegasRick on July 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Oh so because I am Hispanic…..I should shut my mouth? I live in America I have freedom of speech jerk.

FREEDOM RINGS!

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

You are correct, the 1st Amendment does indeed give you freedom to derp.

However, I never said you couldn’t speak on the topic, I said you had no credibility.

Perhaps you didn’t understand because English is a second language for you?

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Boy is the lsm going to bat for dear leader……sob stories and defending that ridiculous request

Those poor undocumented children….I’m sorry…..do it LEGALLY

cmsinaz on July 8, 2014 at 12:10 PM

You can shut the f*ck up anytime.

Midas on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Midas, you are winning the argument, there is no reason for the projected profanity.

Tater Salad on July 8, 2014 at 12:10 PM

A land ruled by men and not by laws will soon be Zimbabwe.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

^^^^^^^ This X 1000!!!!

lineholder on July 8, 2014 at 12:11 PM

https://twitter.com/PeterAlexan

Peter Alexander @PeterAlexander · 41s

Gov. Rick Perry has accepted Pres Obama’s invitation to meet with him in Dallas on Wed to discuss border crisis.

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Looks like the RWNJs who said Obama was intentionally destroying the country were right all along.

forest on July 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Looks like it. The NasdfSsadfaA was also a wingnut conspiracy a couple of years ago.

Look how far the we have traveled. We used to argue about how to secure the border. Drones – fence vs id cards vs interior enforcement… Now we argue with Terry and Co.(supposed republicans) about whether we even need a border. BTW – if you think America should have a border then you are a Jim Crow racist.

BoxHead1 on July 8, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Just $4 billion more and I will fundamentally change America…hopefully.

d1carter on July 8, 2014 at 12:13 PM

One can only wonder why Mexicans are such racist savages that they wouldn’t immediately accept all immigrants from the nations south of them.

Why are Mexicans so bigoted?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:13 PM

God help the rest of the world and these scumbag illegals if my garage experiments produce what I’m shooting for…this business just makes me want to redouble my efforts.

I can’t wait to see what happens when Mexico City suddenly has 30 million people added to it in an instant, and they can’t get back into the US because of some inexplicable force stopping them at the border.

I’ll blame it on Annunaki.

Diluculo on July 8, 2014 at 12:13 PM

I’ve got a feeling that ol’ terry wouldn’t be so vociferous if the nations south of the United States were African rather than Latin.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Vociferious? Lol. I don’t even have strong feelings on immigration policy. Just don’t like the stupidity in the comment section. You can be against immigration reform and not be stupid.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Oh so because I am Hispanic…..I should shut my mouth? I live in America I have freedom of speech jerk.

FREEDOM RINGS!

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

It does, for you and the slave of HA and good ol’ verbie. May you always speak. The classics of HA just add up in rogerb’s repository.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

You can shut the f*ck up anytime.

Midas on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Midas, you are winning the argument, there is no reason for the projected profanity.

Tater Salad on July 8, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Until I get a concession and an apology for wrongly being called a racist, I think there’s every reason for it.

But maybe that’s just my blood pressure getting the better of me.

Midas on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Oh so because I am Hispanic…..I should shut my mouth? I live in America I have freedom of speech jerk.

FREEDOM RINGS!

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

idiot.
you can be censored here at any time for any reason.
there is no freedom of speech here for anyone except the admins/mods.
you’re one of those speshul people…..don’t forget your helmet.

dmacleo on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Vociferious? Lol. I don’t even have strong feelings on immigration policy. Just don’t like the stupidity in the comment section. You can be against immigration reform and not be stupid.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Jeez, you make stupidity appear Einsteinian.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Latino is a male. Latina is female. I’m a female.

terryannonline

So you don’t deny your racism. Well done.

xblade on July 8, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Or Asian. Or White. Or anything not Hispanic.

VegasRick on July 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

As terry said, what the hell do you know, you grew up comfortably in America.

Or in other words: We can now end welfare and the “War On Poverty” because everyone up here has it so good.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Oh so because I am Hispanic…..I should shut my mouth? I live in America I have freedom of speech jerk.

FREEDOM RINGS!

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Thank God the House doesn’t exercise its right to shut you up. We’d be less entertained, all free.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:16 PM

So,….the number is now: 4.3 Billion Dollars:

https://twitter.com/markknoller

Mark Knoller @markknoller · 50s

Aside from migration response funding, Admin also seeking $615-million for wildfire suppression, bringing total request to $4.3-billion.

Replied to 0 times

Mark Knoller @markknoller · 22s

The request would also include $300-million to help @StateDept warn Central Americans against embarking on illegal border crossings.

Replied to 0 times

Mark Knoller @markknoller · 1m

Of the $3.7-billion, WH wants $1.8-billion for HHS to provide for care of unaccompanied children who crossed into US illegally.

Replied to 0 times

Mark Knoller @markknoller · 36s

Pres Obama asking Congress for $3.7-billion in emergency funding to respond to surge in illegal southern border crossings.

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Until I get a concession and an apology for wrongly being called a racist, I think there’s every reason for it.

But maybe that’s just my blood pressure getting the better of me.

Midas on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

I agree with you Midas, but I just tend to let the flag fly. Go ahead, call me a racist, who cares? The word is meaningless.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Or Asian. Or White. Or anything not Hispanic.

VegasRick on July 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

To be fair to terryann, I would be more relaxed on this group (but that’s for purely selfish reasons) :)

nobar on July 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

Thousands of Chinese now flood in via the Southern border, aided by Mexico.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Do you really understand the difference between legal immigration and illegal immigration?

Or that no one has a right of entry into another country?

Perhaps you can define what you call ‘immigration reform’…..

Athos on July 8, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Copy of official letter to Boehner for funds requested

lineholder on July 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

“Dear Mr. Destroyer, fu*k off” — if Boner had a bone.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Vociferious? Lol. I don’t even have strong feelings on immigration policy. Just don’t like the stupidity in the comment section. You can be against immigration reform and not be stupid.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Yeah, sure you don’t, you just threw out the racism accusations because you’re agnostic on the issue.

Stupidity, you mean like ignoring peoples from around the globe who have fought to create a better nation for themselves?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:19 PM

To be fair to terryann, I would be more relaxed on this group (but that’s for purely selfish reasons) :)

nobar on July 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

I’d be more relaxed on them too, for statistical reasons.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Do you really understand the difference between legal immigration and illegal immigration?

Athos on July 8, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Quit calling it “illegal immigration”.

Immigration implies legality.

There is legal immigration.

There is illegal invasion and robbery.

Legal entries create legal immigrants.

Illegal entries create illegals, or illegal aliens (the official gov’t designation, no matter how much the PC guards fight it).

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Guys, I think we made terryann cry — she’s a millennial, she expects everyone to think she’s speshul cuz her mommy told her she was, but we clearly don’t :(

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Yeah, sure you don’t, you just threw out the racism accusations because you’re agnostic on the issue.

I throw it out when I see it. Telling kids to “go back to Mexico” when they aren’t from there is ignorant and racist.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Oh, wouldn’t that be SWEEEET!

Too bad the man has been castrated

lineholder on July 8, 2014 at 12:21 PM

I throw it out when I see it. Telling kids to “go back to Mexico” when they aren’t from there is ignorant and racist.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Simple

All, go back where you came from illegally.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:21 PM

This is the Drudge headline – HA – you should post his click bait.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/07/08/Exclusive-Sarah-Palin-Time-to-Impeach-President-Obama

BoxHead1 on July 8, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Being called a “racist” by terrydummy is a compliment.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Just don’t like the stupidity in the comment section. You can be against immigration reform and not be stupid.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:14 PM

First, if the comment section annoys you, by all means skip it. You won’t change minds here with feeble arguments.

Second, it is stupid to not reform immigration policy, but it is a thousand times more stupid to support amnesty, which is what the progressives want and call reform.

Diluculo on July 8, 2014 at 12:22 PM

I throw it out when I see it. Telling kids to “go back to Mexico” when they aren’t from there is ignorant and racist.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

No it isn’t, several of the posts including myself have thoughtfully explained why it would make logical sense (which is often called ‘racist’ — so I’m used to it) to send them back to Mexico, regardless of their country of origin, idiot.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Telling kids to “go back to Mexico” when they aren’t from there is ignorant and racist.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

They’re invading the US from Mexico, yes?

sentinelrules on July 8, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Murder, mayhem & carnage around the world and the UN want to infuse themselves with concern as to how we treat people that unlawfully breach our borders.

RdLake on July 8, 2014 at 12:23 PM

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

ROFL. I’d say it’s more an expression of venting from people who have major concerns about watching the transformation from rule of law to rule of man in this nation.

You don’t think the Obama admin really cares about those immigrants, do you? All they are is a means to an end in accomplishing specific goals that this admin wants to achieve.

But hey, you want to call it racism, chica, have at it!

lineholder on July 8, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Murder, mayhem & carnage around the world and the UN want to infuse themselves with concern as to how we treat people that unlawfully breach our borders.

RdLake on July 8, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Yet another reason in the very long list of reasons to defund and eject the UN from this land. I wonder why the terrorists on 9/11 didn’t fly into the UN building? Because you don’t destroy a good ally in your war on America and the west, that’s why.

Diluculo on July 8, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Illegal immigration is costing tax payer money, sickening those who are forced to care for these law breakers, and tying up the patrol while scores pour over the border from God knows where…….that’s Economic, Entitlements, and Security right there. But, you know, it’s not that important, you racists! /
I’m glad to see HA finally caught up on the border invasion.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Drudge

TAINT: Colorado’s 3 top Dems to skip Obama event…

RICK PERRY REFUSES TO GREET PRESIDENT AT AIRPORT…

DEMANDS MEETING TO DISCUSS CRISIS ON BORDER…

Obama will collect political cash in Austin instead of visiting border…

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Illegal immigration is costing tax payer money, sickening those who are forced to care for these law breakers, and tying up the patrol while scores pour over the border from God knows where…….that’s Economic, Entitlements, and Security right there. But, you know, it’s not that important, you racists! /
I’m glad to see HA finally caught up on the border invasion.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 12:26 PM

There is NO “illegal immigration”. See above.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Did you fight in the Civil War or in the Revolution? I bet your ancestors didn’t even live in America during the Civil war or Revolution.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:02 PM

No – I was in the military during the Cold War.
Yes to both – some of my European ancestors have been here since the 1700s, some possibly earlier – my Narragansett/Nipmuc ancestors have been here much longer.

For the record – I think we should treat the border crossers as an invading army – as my American Indian ancestors should have, but were really not capable of doing with the Europeans from the start…

dentarthurdent on July 8, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:27 PM

I like the idea, but invasion? I mean, that’s a pretty exciting term, I wonder if one could spin that into an ‘act of war’ by Mexico against the US? That would be a sight to behold.

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:29 PM

I throw it out when I see it. Telling kids to “go back to Mexico” when they aren’t from there is ignorant and racist.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

They entered from Mexico, right, and since you have no idea what the other commenter’s ethnicity is you were throwing the racism accusation out with no proof…unless you automatically believed he’s white which would….uh…make you a racist.

Exit question for you: Are Mexicans being racist for shuttling these “refugees” through to the United States instead of accepting them into their own society?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Illegal immigration is costing tax payer money, sickening those who are forced to care for these law breakers, and tying up the patrol while scores pour over the border from God knows where…….that’s Economic, Entitlements, and Security right there. But, you know, it’s not that important, you racists! /
I’m glad to see HA finally caught up on the border invasion.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 12:26 PM

There is NO “illegal immigration”. See above.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Refugees? You know, once you’re declared a refugee, well the Boston bombers were refugees, right? They can molest, murder, and still you cannot get rid of them.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Copy of official letter to Boehner for funds requested

lineholder on July 8, 2014 at 12:17 PM

lineholder: Excellent Work:0

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Latino is a male. Latina is female. I’m a female.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Oh, but when referring to an entire culture, it is customary to use the male form of the adjective. In the usage that offended you, you were not the subject. Your cultural compatriots were the subject. Your gender and its agreement with the adjective were irrelevant.

Otherwise, your contortions are amusing me. Twist your arguments some more. You beclown yourself.

Oh, and send them back to Mexico because that’s where they came from. Or did they have proper documentation showing their national origin?

freedomfirst on July 8, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Geez, border security and deportation….isn’t that what you all want?

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:45 AM

You must know none of that be done. Obama is just saying what he thinks people want to hear.

darwin on July 8, 2014 at 12:31 PM

SO WHY DOESN’T THE UN OFFER THEM ASYLUM?

GarandFan on July 8, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Because they are CRIMINALS (Like Obama) who have broken US LAW!

How about the UN treat then like refugees and, like they did with the Jews, carve out some territory in the Middle East they can call their own and where we can fly them to and drop them off?!

easyt65 on July 8, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Latino is a male. Latina is female. I’m a female.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:57 AM

If you want all these illegals to stay, then offer to put up about 30 scabies infested tubercular kids in your own house.

I sure don’t want any of them in my neighborhood.

I bet you don’t pay any taxes are are a typical democrat welfare queen, so the extra cost won’t affect you anyway.

txdoc on July 8, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Telling kids to “go back to Mexico” when they aren’t from there is ignorant and racist.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:20 PM

If these unaccompanied kids are not from Mexico, how did they get through Mexico by themselves?

Shouldn’t runaway children be returned to their homes?

dentarthurdent on July 8, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Obama will collect political cash in Austin instead of visiting border…

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Schadenfreude:—–:)

Mark Knoller @markknoller · 1m

Pres Obama will be using trip to meet with more folks who’ve written him letters. He’ll have dinner tonight in Denver with one of them.

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Mark Knoller @markknoller · 16s

Still later, Pres Obama departs on 2-day trip to CO and TX. He’s got 4 Dem fundraisers in Denver, Dallas & Austin. Also 2 econ speeches.

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 12:33 PM

They’re invading the US from Mexico, yes?

sentinelrules on July 8, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Wow. We must be an extremely weak country if little children are “invading” us.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Geez, border security and deportation….isn’t that what you all want?

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Deportation does not mean busing them to a different US city and dumping them on the local population.

dentarthurdent on July 8, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Put them all in Alcatraz where they belong. Criminals every one

txdoc on July 8, 2014 at 12:35 PM

I bet you don’t pay any taxes are are a typical democrat welfare queen, so the extra cost won’t affect you anyway.

txdoc on July 8, 2014 at 12:32 PM

I am not a Democrat or on welfare. LOL!

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Wow. We must be an extremely weak country if little children are “invading” us.

terryannonline on July 8, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Yes – under the command of the current regime.

dentarthurdent on July 8, 2014 at 12:36 PM

The San Francisco libs and Queen Pelosi can attend to them. Maybe after a couple of years in prison, going home would seem like a good deal to them.

txdoc on July 8, 2014 at 12:37 PM

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