Tag: Rep. Lamar Smith

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 7: Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, leaves the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Lamar Smith: ‘Guardedly Optimistic’ Left-Wing Judges Won’t Expand Parameters of GOP DACA Amnesty Bill

In expressing support for the GOP-led Securing America’s Future (SAF) Act, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) described himself as “guardedly optimistic” that left-wing judges — in the event of the SAF Act’s passage into law — will not usher in a “massive amnesty” by expanding the proposed bill’s parameters for amnestying illegal alien recipients of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

amnesty

Rep. Lamar Smith: Amnesty Costs Workers and Taxpayers

“Immigration reform” is once again in the public spotlight. Hillary Clinton is a presidential candidate who has vowed to implement comprehensive immigration reform in her first 100 days, while Donald Trump has declared there would be no amnesty for undocumented immigrants. Regardless of the result in November, pro-amnesty advocates will continue to push for dramatic change. But what exactly is amnesty, and how does it affect American citizens?

Refugees

Texas to Obama: Certify that Refugees Do ‘Not Pose a Security Threat’

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission put the Obama Administration on notice with regard to requirements that must be met before Syrian refugees are resettled in the Lone Star State. This includes the prerequisite that the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement certify that “each refugee does not pose a security threat” to people of Texas.

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Obama Administration Surge Agenda Threatening U.S. With 100 Syrian Refugees Per Day

The Obama administration has created a “resettlement surge center” which has produced a pouring of 100 Syrian refugees in the U.S. per day. The very real risk to Americans – the lack of proper vetting of these individuals by the quick processing that is being done, almost all of them reported to be Muslims.

Mike Rawlings

Refugees Crucial to ‘Global City,’ Says Dallas Democrat Mayor

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said he believes welcoming refugees is crucial to Dallas becoming a “global city” during a recent summit on the city’s economy, its workforce, and its future. The Democratic mayor made the statement after being asked about “hosting refugees” and “bringing people inside” as “one of the building blocks of a revitalized town.”

Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, left, is escorted by U.S. Marshals from the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Houston. Al Hardan made his initial appearance in federal court in Houston Friday morning after he was indicted Wednesday on three charges related to accusations he tried …

Iraqi Refugee Appears in Court on Terror Charges

HOUSTON, Texas – The Iraqi refugee who is accused of providing material support to the Islamic State appeared before a federal judge in Houston on Friday to hear the formal charges against him. He is accused of providing material support

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Homeland Security Hearing Reveals Why Accepting Syrian Refugees Risks American Lives

A video excerpt from an October 21st House Homeland Security Committee hearing reveals exactly why Texas Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) is calling for “a screeching halt” to Syrian resettlement in the country. He and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) are sponsoring a bill which would give governors the ability to protect their states by refusing to accept Syrian refugees.