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Exclusive: Illegal Border Crossings Double, Border Becomes Less Secure as Beltway Gets Close to Deal on Immigration Reform

cmiller442 Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 5:03 PM
Now, this is coming from a handful of members of a Congress that has NEVER been able to secure our borders. This is coming from a handful of members of a Congress that claimed there was NO WAY to determine how many illegal aliens were in the USA or where to FIND them. This is coming from a handful of members of a Congress that, in the majority, have NO IDEA of what the Gang of Eight are talking about behind closed doors. The Gang of Eight have NOT disclosed exactly HOW they intend to make this all work when it's never worked before.
sopfi Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 5:20 PM
Looks like the adapted the new way of negotiations - everything g is done in secret by selective group of people ..like in Healthcare reform when ALL republicans were EXCLUDED from any discussions???Is that how they subvert the Constitution and get away with it!!!

As the immigration reform Gang of Eight inside the Beltway prepares to announce a deal later this week, claiming border security will come before a path to citizenship for millions of illegals, Border Patrol agents have seen illegal border crossings double and warn the cutting of agent work hours will only result in less border security, not more.

"We've seen the number of illegal aliens double, maybe even triple since amnesty talk started happening," an agent told Townhall, who asked to remain unnamed due to fears of retaliation within Customs and Border Protection [CBP], something he said is common. "A lot...