Skip to comments.Department of Justice Cuts, Reassigns 81 Immigration Prosecutors
Posted on 10/02/2011 8:25:41 PM PDT by Nachum
WICHITA, Kan. -- As the first and only federal prosecutor in Kansas dedicated solely to handling criminal immigration cases, Barry Disney took a pragmatic approach to filing charges in an interior state that has become a mecca for immigrant labor drawn to its massive meatpacking plants and other food processing industries.
Limited resources were spent on the worst criminals who had been deported and then come back to the United States. Disney's first trial in federal court dealt with two illegal immigrants found speeding through Kansas with an assault rifle wedged in the back seat of a truck and loaded pistols hidden in the vehicle's speaker compartments. Agents had seized $16,000 in drug-tainted currency.
Disney's job as an assistant U.S. attorney in Kansas was created under a supplemental appropriation passed last year in the Southwest Border Security Bill, an initiative targeting criminal immigration cases and Mexican drug cartels. With the end of the federal fiscal year on Friday, the temporary funding for 81 immigration-dedicated federal prosecutors like him has also ended, Justice Department spokeswoman Jessica Smith said in Washington. Disney is one of 13 whose jobs were cut, while 68 others are being reassigned within the Justice Department.
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I wonder how many of the terminated were Republicans?
Makes me wonder if he was fired, and not reassigned, because he had the temerity to actually do his job and prosecute cases?
Obama is not going to enforce the laws. It’s his way around Congress for amnesty.
“Makes me wonder if he was fired, and not reassigned, because he had the temerity to actually do his job and prosecute cases? “
This makes as much sense a Napolitano shifting several hundred border agents from the Southern Border , up to the Canadian Border. Obviously , we have Canadians sneaking into the United States for our undervalued dollar and for jobs that we don’t have.
Precisely. DOJ is essentially announcing that it will no longer prosecute immigration cases. Our immigration laws are thus rendered null and void.
It's a signal to employers, illegals and drug cartels: "Come and get it!"
Perry would probably approve, these prosecutors were all “HEARTLESS”
It will take decades to undo the damage of this term
More evidence that the Obummer administration is continuing to dismantle our federal immigration enforcement system. Step by step by step as in drip...drip....drip....