Category: Immigration

Addressing the “Root Cause” of illegal immigration

Reno Gazette Journal October 3, 2021 Our southern border is overrun by immigrants, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has had over a million and a half “encounters” in the past 11 months. Meanwhile, “Border Czar” Kamala Harris, has often talked about solving for the “root cause” of illegal immigration. The “root cause” is the […]

Biden’s man-made illegal immigration crisis

Reno Gazette Journal July 25, 2021 US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has made more than 1 million arrests of illegal immigrants at the US-Mexico border this fiscal year (starting October 1, 2020). This is the highest number of arrests since 2000. This past June, 188,829 illegal immigrants were arrested, the highest monthly tally […]

Current Immigration Laws Intentionally Encourage Illegal Immigration

Reno Gazette Journal January 27, 2019 As the government shutdown continues over President Trump’s funding request of $5 billion for the border wall, Crying Chuck and Speaker Pelosi have come up with many reasons to deny this funding even though it is less than .125% of the total budget. Arguments against the wall are […]

Taxpayer is Forgotten Man in Border Debate

Reno Gazette Journal January 13, 2019 The US government shutdown over the budget impasse involving the border wall went into effect on December 22, 2018. 420,000 federal employees working in agencies categorized as “essential” will show up to work but will not get paid immediately (they will receive back pay once the government shutdown […]

Rosen, what’s your border solution?

Reno Gazette Journal August 12, 2018 Dear Jacky Rosen, based on your non-response to my column on immigrants’ need to learn English, I am guessing you are not really into policy discussions and prefer one-liners on Twitter. The tactic of using one-liners work in the House where you can disappear into a crowd of […]

Kumar responds to Jacky Rosen’s ‘idiot’ comment

Reno Gazette Journal July 8, 2018 Dear Jacky, Let me start by thanking you for taking the time to respond to my column from two weeks back. I wasn’t expecting a response and was surprised by it. Given that my reference to you was only a sliver of my column, I had no reason […]

A DACA immigration compromise

Reno Gazette Journal January 28, 2018 Last week, the Senate Democrats, led by Chuck Schumer, shut down the government, denied healthcare for 9 million children, and withheld paychecks for our military demanding that we grant amnesty for DACA illegals. Crying Chuck and other liberals grossly misrepresented the facts about these illegal aliens who fall […]

Time to end diversity visas

Reno Gazette Journal November 12, 2017 Last week, Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, an immigrant from Uzbekistan, who entered this country on a diversity visa, used a rented Home Depot truck to plow through a popular lower Manhattan bike path killing 8 people and injuring 12 others. Saipov, who entered the U.S. through a Diversity Visa […]

Sanctuary Cities send wrong message

Reno Gazette Journal April 9, 2017 The federal government is considering withholding grant money from cities that do not cooperate in enforcing immigration laws. In response to this possible federal action, some cities and states, including Nevada, have attempted to pass legislation declaring themselves as sanctuary cities or states. Let us start by understanding […]

Obama’s views on immigration are divisive and irresponsible

Reno Gazette Journal July 10, 2016 Last month the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against President Obama in the United States v. Texas lawsuit. The suit challenged a Department of Homeland Security program to provide undocumented immigrant parents of U.S. citizen children temporary protection against involuntary removal. In addition to his executive orders being confirmed to be unconstitutional […]