Skip to comments.Disgusted ICE Agent Faces Down ‘Gang of Eight’ in Dramatic Senate Testimony (Video)
Posted on 04/27/2013 10:01:13 AM PDT by montag813
Never before have I seen such contempt for law enforcement officers
as what Ive seen from the Gang of Eight
- Chris Crane, ICE Agent union president.
Last week, ICE union chief Chris Crane won a stunning initial court victory in his lawsuit against the Obama Administration. As we reported, Federal Judge Federal Judge Reed OConnor told the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that they had no power to refuse to deport illegal aliens, and that he was likely to strike down Obama's virtual "DACA" amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. The ruling stunned Washington, and Crane's lawsuit could derail Obama's four-year effort to undermine immigration enforcement nationwide.
In Senate testimony (video below), President of the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council Crane slammed the Obama administration and the Senates Gang of Eight for including advocates for illegal aliens, but excluding law enforcement from providing input on the new 'immigration reform' legislation.
Crane testified before the Senate expressing his disgust that law enforcement was shut out of the negotiations on immigration reform. Crane was sitting right next to National Council of La Raza ("The Race") president Janet Murguia when he made his comments. La Raza - a racist intimidation group originally funded by the Mexican Government - was outrageously welcomed to help write the immigration bill, while law enforcement agents were shunned.
Crane recounted to the Judiciary Committee how he was physically escorted out of a Gang of Eight press conference last week and spoken to with anger and disrespect.
Never before have I seen such contempt for law enforcement officers as what Ive seen from the Gang of Eight, he said.
Crane told the Judiciary Committee:
Lawmaking in our nation has indeed taken a strange twist. Senators invite illegal aliens to testify before Congress but American citizens working as law enforcement officers within our nations broken immigration system are purposely excluded from the process and prohibited from providing input.Crane criticized Obama and Congress for choosing a path of legalization for illegals rather than allowing immigration agents to crackdown on enforcement.
Suffice it to say, following the Boston terrorist attack, I was appalled to hear the Gang of Eight telling America that its legislation was what American law enforcement needs.
Unbelievably, [this bill] gives far greater authority to the president and secretary of DHS. Exactly the opposite of what our country needs to create a consistent and effective immigration system, Crane concluded.
Watch video below of ICE union chief Cranes stunning testimony before the Senate Judiciary committee:
Excerpt...click here for the full article
Within six months from enactment, during which time the Department of Homeland Security would set out its border security plan, the threat of deportation could end for most illegal immigrants. They would be allowed to work legally in the United States once they pay an initial $500 penalty and any back taxes, and if they can show they have not been convicted of a serious crime in the United States.
After 10 years the immigrants could apply for a “green card,” or permanent resident status, through an expanded merit-based immigration system. Those applications could be processed whether or not the government achieved a 90 percent success rate in securing border hot spots.
The green card would not be automatic, although a Senate aide said the majority of the 11 million illegal immigrants would likely get it via the merit-based visa. The total amount of penalties paid would amount to $2,000.
It is the provinces versus the entrenched hacks and entrenched bureaucracy in the Imperial City of Washington DC. In Washington DC they laugh at us and think we are idiots for demanding our nations immigration laws enforced. They ignore us and have nothing but contempt for us. We are only good for the taxes we are forced to send to DC to keep them in the grand lifestyle they are used to
Rubio is such a tool of the left now.
Principle matters? Who knew? I heard the opposite from many psuedocons.
Glad this man missed their memo.
May God give you many blessings, Mr. Crane. We see that He has already given you courage.
I suggest he make sure the room is unoccupied before entering, no matter where he is.
Meanwhile, the testimony of illegals is welcomed.
Yeah, pretty much.
The GOP would have to hold 70 senate seats in order to have 51 who MIGHT vote conservative.
It is very apropos to call a group of DC politicians a gang. A very accurate description.
Wow, that was excellent!
So, how in the world did this guy get to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee?
Ironically, they were dubbed that by the Democrat "mainstream" newsrooms.
And, the "Gang" is proud of it!
I guess at some point, you can only push a man so far. Being a close friend of Brian Terry as someone stated previously, I’m sure he knows the full story of what happened and how it happened.
Obviously, he’s had enough of the egotistical, blowhards we call senators.
Just think, if more like him started taling about F&F and Benghazi, this country might stand a chance.
Nobody ia paying attention to what the DOJ is doing to local law enforcement with bullshit consent decrees.....aclu and la raz as well as every other insane liberal agitator group is remaking policing into their vision.
This country has no idea the damagr that is being done to law enforcement.
If my suspicions are correct this sort of insanity is going on in the very facet of government from the top down.....coast to coast....and the damage will be irrepareable.
If liberal immigration is passed as proposed there will be civil war. People have had enough. Legislators will have to flee the anger.
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Shocking that there is not a single Republican politician in either the House or Senate who is capable of articulating the case against the Gang of Eight with the clarity that this guy displayed. He speaks the truth. The charges he has levied against the Obama administration and the Gang of Eight are irrefutable. And all we get is a collective shrug from those who swore to defend the Constitution. Bizzaro World.