"Effective Interior Enforcement of Immigration Law Vital to National Security" – My article for CAPS

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America’s immigration laws were enacted to achieve two primary goals- protect innocent lives and the jobs of American workers.  
In the wake of recent terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California discussions about immigration have turned to failures of the immigration system that figuratively and literally, go well beyond the U.S./Mexican border that has, for decades been the focus of discussions about how to supposed “fix” the “broken” immigration system.
The key to so many of the failures of the immigration system is the need to address the lack of enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws from within the interior of the United States.  This is, as you will see in my commentary anything but a new concept.  It has been, however, an ignored concept because effective interior enforcement of our immigration laws would make it harder for employers who seek to supplant hard working American workers with foreign workers and deter illegal immigration in many other ways.
We are at war with terrorists who seek to kill as many innocent people as possible and destroy our nation and our way of life.  Effective immigration law enforcement is, as you will see, the best way to counter the threat of terrorism here, inside our nation. 
It is time for our nation’s leaders to conduct themselves as true leaders- the future of America and Americans depend on whether or not they are finally willing to demonstrate integrity and leadership.  
My commentary was posted on the CAPS (Californians for Population Stabilization) website on December 20, 2015:
 

Effective Interior Enforcement of Immigration Law Vital to Nat’l Security

For decades, discussions about the failures of the immigration system focused almost exclusively on…

Michael W. Cutler

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Here are links to a few of my recent commentaries that provide a bit of additional background into the true importance of our immigration laws.  These laws and our borders have never been more important as ISIS and other terror organizations continue their murderous rampage across the Middle East and elsewhere.  These terrorists would love nothing better than to carry out a major attack in the United States:
The Summer 2015 edition of The Social Contract included my article:

The 9/11 Commission Report and Immigration: An Assessment, Fourteen Years after the Attacks

Our borders and our immigration laws are also supposed to not only protect the lives of Americans but the livelihoods of American workers.

The importance of our borders and our immigration laws cannot be overemphasized.  In the war on terror and transnational gangs, they are our first line of defense and our last line of defense against international terrorists and transnational criminals.  They are equally important to American workers who are facing unfair competition from foreign workers, aided and abetted by the administration and advocates for “Sanctuary Cities” and Comprehensive Immigration Reform.  

On June 16, 2015 Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) posted my article:

Immigration System Must Work for Best Interests of Americans


On July 16, 2015 Californians for Population Stabilization posted my article:

Sanctuary Cities and Collateral Damage


On September 3, 2015 FrontPage Magazine posted my article:

Keeping Track of Visa Violators

The overlooked source of the nation’s illegal immigration problems that people are finally talking about.

On September 10, 2015 FrontPage magazine published my article:

Educating Our Adversaries

Why educating foreign STEM students is bad for American workers and national security.


How DHS is failing to heed its own warnings.


On October 7, 2015 FrontPage Magazine published my article:

Syrian ‘Refugees’ and Immigration Roulette

How the government is recklessly playing with American lives.


On November 12, 2015 FrontPage Magazine published my article:

Educating ‘Engineers of Jihad’ at US Universities

How the legal immigration system allowed four al-Qaeda-linked terrorists to attend U.S. colleges and roam free among us.

On January 23, 2015 FrontPage Magazine published my article: 

On October 12, 2015 FrontPage Magazine published my article:

Immigration and the Wage Race to the Bottom

On October 20, 2015 FrontPage Magazine published my article:

Immigration Law Enforcement: Why Bother?

The crucial issues at stake for American citizens.


On June 13, 2013 I was interviewed by Neil Cavuto at Fox News on the topic:

The interview ran about 4 minutes and is worth watching.


The starting point for any conversation or legislation concerning immigration must be the findings and recommendations of the 9/11 Commission which determined that a lack of border security, including the visa process. and fraud in the immigration benefits program enabled terrorists to enter and embed themselves in the United States, as they went about their deadly preparations.

In his historic speech before the 3rd Army on May 31, 1944, General George S. Patton said, on the strategy of holding a position:

We’re not holding anything, we’ll let the Hun do that. We are advancing constantly, and we’re not interested in holding onto anything except the enemy.”

Pushing back against Comprehensive Immigration Reform is the same as holding position. The time has come for us to advance by demanding that our borders be made truly secure and our immigration laws be effectively administered and enforced.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform violates all of the findings and recommendations of the 9/11 Commission but no one is willing to even consider how the lack of real border security and the lack of real integrity to the various components of the immigration system imperil national security and public safety.

Immigration is not a single issue but a singular issue that impacts nearly every challenge and threat confronting the United States today!  Simply stated, the immigration laws were enacted to save lives and protect the jobs of American workers.

It is not “Anti-Immigrant” to be “Pro-American!”

Our armed forces are charged with securing America’s borders externally while the DHS is supposed to secure those same borders from within.  The failures of the DHS to live up to its half of the equation are undermining the efforts, valor and incredible sacrifices of Americas men and women who serve in our military!

If our government’s failures to protect American jobs by securing our nation’s borders and effectively enforcing our immigration laws concerns you or especially if it angers you, I ask you to call your Senators and Congressional “Representative. This is not only your right- it is your obligation! 

All I ask is that you make it clear to our politicians that we are not as dumb as they hope we are!

We live in a perilous world and in a perilous era. The survival of our nation and the lives of our citizens hang in the balance.

This is neither a Conservative issue, nor is it a Liberal issue- simply stated, this is most certainly an AMERICAN issue!

You are either part of the solution or you are a part of the problem!

Democracy is not a spectator sport!

Lead, follow or get out of the way!

-michael cutler- 

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