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December 3, 2021


AZ Mirror publication the voice of the far, far left is at it again, spreading the same old lies and quoting the open border, far, far left Randy Parraz. As they attack me and SB1070. Apparently standing up for the rule of law is racist, standing up for secure borders is raciest, and protecting American lives is raciest. Let me set the record straight. 

Let me be clear. Russell Pearce is the most effective legislator on immigration issues in the country….state or federal! For starters, he is the architect of SB 1070—the most effective piece of legislation against illegal immigration ever written and passed. It is so powerful a tool against illegal immigration that Open Borders Obama sued Arizona in federal court to try and block it,” Team America, Co-Chairs Bay Buchanan, Congressman Tom Tancredo.  

In the age of Joe Biden, it is even more critical that it has fallen to conservative states to uphold our values and traditions. And among the states fighting to protect our Constitution, our freedoms and protect our citizens from those who break our laws. States must take their place at the head of the family and must nullify any acts by the federal government not enumerated in the Constitution.

SB1070 that passed in 2010, I fought the ACLU, Chamber of Corruption, Obama’s Dept. of Justice and others all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court where SB1070 was upheld (11 of the 14 sections) including 11-1051 sec. 2a and 2b were upheld unanimously and made it clear law enforcement has authority must enforce the immigration laws, including Employer Sanctions (passed in 2007, HB2779) all found Constitutional, legal and necessary recognizing states inherent authority to arrest, hold and remove those in our country illegally.

Phoenix Law Enforcement Association stated; “Since SB1070, Phoenix has a 30-year low crime rate … When hard-working rank-and-file Phoenix Police Officers were given access to the tool of SB1070, the deterrence factor this legislation brought about was clearly instrumental in our unprecedented drop in crime. ... To ignore the positive impact of SB1070 in the City of Phoenix is to ignore the huge elephant in the middle of the room.” Press Release from Phoenix Law Enforcement Association Sept. 2011, and 

Arizona law upheld by the u.s. supreme court:

SB1070, ARS 11-1051 A.  No official or agency of this state or a county, city, town or other political subdivision of this state may limit or restrict the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law.

B.  For any lawful contact made by a law enforcement official or a law enforcement agency of this state or a law enforcement official or a law enforcement agency of a county, city, town or other political subdivision of this state where reasonable suspicion exists that the person is an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States, a reasonable attempt shall be made, when practicable, to determine the immigration status of the person, except if the determination may hinder or obstruct an investigation. Any person who is arrested shall have the person's immigration status determined before the person is released. The person's immigration status shall be verified with the federal government pursuant to 8 United States code section 1373(c). A law enforcement official or agency of this state or a county, city, town or other political subdivision of this state may not solely consider race, color or national origin in implementing the requirements of this subsection except to the extent permitted by the United States or Arizona Constitution, (THIS SECTION UPHELD UNANIMOUSLY by the u.s. supreme court), and Arizona’s Legal Workers Act 2007, Chapter 2 – Mandatory use of EVerify, and ARS 23-212 Arizona law that can revoke the business licensed of anyone who knowingly hires an illegal alien, 41-4401. Government procurement; e-verify requirement; definitions.  

Article IV Section 4 of the U.S. Constitution states that, "The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican form of Government, and shall protect each of them against invasion,"

the states are guaranteed a REPUBLICAN form of government. This means the states are sovereign and have the right to pass any laws deemed necessary to protect their citizens against any form of crime or economic loss.  

Supreme Court Justice Scalia made it clear: “Are the sovereign states at the mercy of the federal executive's refusal to enforce the nation's immigration laws?" The answer is clearly “NO”, and "... the Federal Government must live with the inconvenient fact that it is a Union of independent States, who have their own sovereign powers.... the States have the right to protect their borders against foreign nationals, just as they have the right to execute foreign nationals for murder …" and he continues; 

·      "Arizona is entitled to have 'its own immigration policy' including a more rigorous enforcement policy ... there is no reason Arizona cannot make it a state crime for ... any illegal alien ... to remain in Arizona.”

·      "The State has the sovereign power to protect its borders more rigorously if it wishes ....

·      "But to say, that Arizona contradicts federal law by enforcing applications of [federal law] that the President declines to enforce boggles the mind.

·      And he raises the question that needs to be faced by everyone who cares about our freedom: "Are the sovereign States at the mercy of the Federal Executive's refusal to enforce the Nation's immigration laws, the answer is NO?

Our elected leaders continue to betray law abiding citizens by rewarding law breakers all in violation of the sacred Oath they take. What is our remedy? FIRE THEM ALL!!

 If it be asked, what is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be an inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws” — Alexander Hamilton

 Federal courts have consistently held that the local law enforcement has the authority to investigate and make arrests for immigration law. (See Gonzalez v. City of Peoria, 722 F.2d 468 (9th Cir. 1983) and United States v. Santana – Garcia, 264 F.3d 1188 (10th Cir. 2001).                                                                          

8 USC Sec. 1324 (Hiring an ILLEGAL) "Any person who knowingly hires/harbors/transports any illegal alien is guilty of a felony punishable by 10 years jail +$2000 fine per illegal alien".  

8 USC Sec. 1325 (ILLEGAL ENTRY) "All officers whose duty it is to enforce criminal laws shall have authority to make arrests for a violation of any provision of this section" (affirmed US v Perez-Gonzalez 2002 Fed App 0360, 6th Circ.). 

8 USC Sec. 1644 ("No local ordinance, rule, or measure shall stop law enforcement officers from enforcement of this section," affirmed Southern District Court of NY, US v Rudy Guiliani.  

We know that it is "illegal", illegals are probably responsible for more deaths in the U.S. each year than we lost at Pearl Harbor, or in the Iraq war or the 9-11 attack on the U.S. and yet where is the outrage of our government? Where they are on this? Why is it controversial to protect Americans and allow law enforcement to do the job they were hired to do is controversial. 

 We are a Nation of Laws. Our elected and appointed officials, must have the courage – the fortitude – to enforce, with compassion but without apology, those laws that protect the integrity of our borders and the rights of our lawful citizens” – Senator Russell Pearce 

We must put America and Americans First. Nowhere in the Constitution are there limitations on states power, and Amendments 9 and 10 affirm state’s rights.

The Seven Myths of Illegal Immigration:

Myth #1: States need permission from the Feds to enforce immigration laws. NOT TRUE,

Myth #2: Border security is just a federal issue. NOT TRUE, it is also Arizona’s border.

Myth #3: Illegal aliens take jobs Americans won’t do. SIMPLY NOT TRUE. The truth is they take jobs from Americans and depress wages.

Myth #4: Illegal aliens contribute more to the economy and tax base than they take. NOT TURE, the cost is in Billions of dollars.

·      Illegal aliens use social services at 3 to 4 times that of a native born Americans. In Arizona they cost $2.6 billion annually just to educate, medicate and incarcerate illegal aliens. Not counting deaths, rapes, maimings, property crime, welfare, food stamps, etc.

Myth 5: Without illegal aliens' farm labor, a head of lettuce would cost you $3. SIMPLY NOT TRUE.

Myth #6: Most illegal aliens come here only to seek work and are law-abiding people. NOT TRUE.

Los Angeles, as of Jan. 2004:

·      95% of all outstanding warrants for homicide, illegal aliens. 

·      66% of all fugitive felony warrants, illegal aliens. 

·      Over 1 million sex crime, illegal aliens. 

     Over 9,000 Americans killed every year by illegal aliens, according a Homeland Security Congressional Report.

Myth #7: Fed’s solely responsibility to enforce all immigration laws.

NOT TRUE. The 1996 Immigration Control Act made it clear local law enforcement has authority to enforce all immigration law.

Muehler v Mena: A 9-0 landmark Supreme Court Decision (April 1st) stated the officers didn’t need to have reasonable suspicion, any decision by law enforcement not to enforce immigration laws is a political decision by politicians and local police chiefs, not a lack of authority. 

A Memo by the U.S. Justice Dept. under General Ashcroft makes it clear local law enforcement can enforce immigration laws without restriction or permission.

Illegal aliens kill more people per year than killed at Pearl Harbor, killed in the 9-11 attack on America, those killed in Katrina’s waters, and

                              In 1996 mandatory impoundment of vehicle driven by anyone who has never had a driver’s license for 30 days, ARS-Sec. 10.  Section 28-3511, says “SHALL” impound if never having had a driver’s license (that is almost all illegal aliens).

It is a Class 3 felony for anyone who commits ID theft to get a job, ARS Chapter 20, 13-2008. A. 

1996, it is illegal for anyone not in the U.S. legally to get and Arizona driver license or ID card from MVD.

It’s illegal to give welfare benefits to anyone in the U.S. illegally, 2004: ARS 1-502. ARS Chapter 5.

It’s illegal to grant instate tuition, grants, scholarships, tax dollars directly or indirectly for any illegal alien, including so called DACA, 2006: ARS Chapter 14 – Provisions Relating to Both Community Colleges and Universities. Article 1 – Classification of Students for Tuition Purposes 15-1803. (PASSED BY 73% OF VOTERS).

A person (including a group of persons, business, organization or local government) commits a federal felony when they assists an alien whom they should reasonably know is illegally in the U.S. or who lacks employment authorization, by transporting, sheltering, or assisting him to obtain employment, The employer acts with reckless disregard.  

What we have is the Ultimate Betrayal of our elected leaders, with their refusal to enforce our laws, secure our border, protect American jobs and protect Americans from those who break our laws.  We must demand our elected officials keep their Oaths' of Office. “Undocumented Immigrant” is a euphemism that suggests the problem with immigrants is the lack of documentation. ACTUALLY, they are citizenship deficient, in the same way that a residential burglar is key deficient. To call an illegal immigrant an undocumented immigrant is to call a residential burglar an uninvited house guest. 

Former President of the Arizona Senate, Chief Deputy of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Judge and author of landmark legislation, SB1108 The Freedom to Carry Act, SB1070, Arizona’s Legal Workers Act, and English as Arizona’s Official Language

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