'We might as well abolish our immigration laws altogether': Border agent

President Obama has forbidden immigration authorities to enforce the law at the border, bringing back the Bush-era "catch and release" policy that allows illegals to go their merry way after they've been caught entering the country illegally. It led one border agent to remark, "We might as well abolish our immigration laws altogether." Washington Times: The Obama administration has revived the maligned illegal immigrant “catch-and-release” policy of the Bush years, ordering Border Patrol agents not to bother arresting and deporting many new illegal immigrants, the head of the agents’ labor union revealed Thursday. Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, told Congress that Homeland Security was embarrassed by the number of illegal immigrants not showing up for their deportation hearings, but instead of cracking down on the immigrants, the department ordered agents not to arrest them in the first place...(Read Full Post)

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