Tancredo: America Needs New Sheriffs

Local sheriffs traditionally have been among the strongest advocates for robust enforcement of federal immigration law, but the Obama years have left a legacy of nonenforcement masquerading as a “Priority Enforcement Program.”

Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (Mark Ralston / Getty)

Border Sheriffs Express Frustration Over Lack of Support from DC

Sierra Vista, Arizona — Sheriffs from across the border and western states have gathered here to present a unified front on the many issues affecting the border-area law enforcement community. The sentiments shared by the many speakers at the conference deal with the apparent lack of support from the federal government on border security issues, a lack of regard for law enforcement in general, and the constant danger presented by Mexican drug cartels.