Artesia mayor: 95 percent of families of illegals being released


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washingtontimes.com/news/2014/nov/18/artesia-mayor-95-pct-families-illegals-released/

< Almost all of the illegal immigrant families traveling from Central America to the U.S. are being released from the special facility meant to hold them in New Mexico, according to the mayor of the town where the special facility is located.

Mayor Phillip S. Burch told KSVP radio in Artesia, New Mexico, last week that the releases defy Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s own pledge in July to make sure those who ended up at the facility were quickly deported from the U.S. >


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:hmmm: While pondering the complexities of this conundrum I will buy time by uttering

– an “Artesian” … well, well, well. :ouch: - groooan!

On one hand I don’t blame anyone for:

– trying to better themselves

– wanting to become part of America (come here, live here, aspire to citizenship)

– and staying connected to one’s family (many of our “American ancestors” came here as families).

On the other hand - Nations have the right to regulate immigration, and people should obey laws.

John 10:1 "Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever does not enter a sheepfold through the gate but climbs over elsewhere is a thief and a robber.

True … the above was not specifically about immigration (not earthly immigration) … or … would it apply somewhat nonetheless?

:hmmm: - still pondering, but thanks for the post. :wave:


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