I wrote about this incident this weekend and there is still fallout over it. It all centers around skewed headlines and media bias over illegal immigration. The left is in full spin mode when it comes to ICE and that includes the media. Unfortunately for the leftists and their propaganda artists, many times their attacks backfire on them. It sure did this weekend as they launched a massive attack against ICE agents… big time.
The whole story centers around ICE agents apprehending Joel Arrona Lara last Wednesday at a gas station in San Bernardino, California, while on his way to the hospital. His wife, Maria del Carmen Venegas, was scheduled to deliver their child via cesarean section. It wasn’t an emergency, it was an appointment. What the media left out of their screaming headlines was the fact that the man was wanted for murder in Mexico and that since the C-section was scheduled, the mother and child were never in danger. Leftists immediately took to Twitter to vent their rage over this action.
Washington correspondent Daniel Dale reported thusly: “ICE arrested a California man on Wednesday when he stopped for gas while driving his wife to the hospital for her C-section. She ended up driving herself the rest of the way, giving birth alone.” Which in turn caused Rep. Joe Kennedy III to decry ICE, “There’s heartless and then there’s whatever the hell this is.” Oh, the humanity and the fake news!
There’s heartless and then there’s whatever the hell this is. https://t.co/qWgPoJ2ABe
— Rep. Joe Kennedy III (@RepJoeKennedy) August 18, 2018
As far as I saw over the weekend, the only media outlets that got this right were NBC News and Fox News. That’s just sad. The Huffington Post reported, “ICE defended its officers’ decision to detain a man whose wife was about to give birth, referencing Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy.” It’s too bad the supposed victims here were not actually victims at all.
And even those who should know better chimed in. The Rev. Cornell Wm. Brooks, Esq. tweeted, “#ICE arrests a man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital to deliver their first son—leaving mom to drive herself & deliver the baby ALONE. No doubt, rule-loving legalistas will say this “illegal” couple got what they deserved. STONE COLD HEARTLESS.” I fail to see how that is in the least true or accurate here. But it is emotional and dramatic, not to mention political.
From Louder with Crowder:
“Standard leftist talking points, really. “ICE are inhuman Nazi bastards who just ruined that peaceful illegal’s big day by detaining him.” There’s just one little problem with that:
“The media freaked out on Saturday after ICE arrested a man in southern California while taking his pregnant wife to the hospital, only for the agency to later announce he is wanted for murder in Mexico.
“Joel Arrona Lara, 36, was detained at a gas station in San Bernardino, California, while he and his wife were on their way to the hospital for her cesarean section. He reportedly had been living in the U.S. illegally for 12 years.
“Mr. Arrona-Lara was brought to ICE’s attention due to an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Mexico on homicide charges.
“The foot-in-mouthiness of these leftists is just glorious. “Can’t you ICE asshats put your douchery on hold for five minutes? What you’re doing is just mean. He’s about to be a daddy. It’s not like he did anything illegal, besides the whole living in America illegally part. Wait, he’s a murder suspect? Oh…’”
ICE defended its officers' decision to detain a man whose wife was about to give birth, referencing Trump's "zero tolerance" policy. https://t.co/JiUy6srTSy
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) August 18, 2018
ICE detained a man while he was driving his pregnant wife to the hospital. He was taken when they stopped for gas.
"My husband needs to be here," Maria del Carmen Venegas said. "He had to wait for his son for so long, and someone just took him away."https://t.co/rpD8WKwaJZ
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 18, 2018
ICE arrested a California man on Wednesday when he stopped for gas while driving his wife to the hospital for her C-section. She ended up driving herself the rest of the way, giving birth alone. https://t.co/T7MHsWvGVS
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) August 18, 2018
OMFG. ICE detained a husband as he was driving his wife for a C-section. She had to drive herself to hospital. The cruelty and inhumanity of this regime! https://t.co/lkZljMVq8I
— Amy Siskind (@Amy_Siskind) August 18, 2018
This is so so wrong. https://t.co/l1DBUDpMbN
— Mary Murray (@MaryMurrayNBC) August 18, 2018
The suspect’s wife got to the hospital just fine and in time, while a murder suspect and an illegal alien is now in custody. Since when are police mandated to have a heart when it comes to arresting those that break the law? Get real. Sometimes it seems that the left will side with illegal aliens no matter the crimes they commit simply because they despise President Trump. I highly doubt these media outlets were unaware that this man had been charged with murder and that makes this even worse.
Allegedly, this guy has lived in the U.S. illegally for twelve years in addition to being wanted for murder in Mexico. ICE released the following statement concerning his arrest:
“Mr. Arrona-Lara, a citizen of Mexico illegally residing in the United States, was taken into custody Wednesday by ICE Fugitive Operations Team officers in San Bernardino, Calif. Mr. Arrona-Lara is currently in ICE custody pending removal proceedings with the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).”
“ICE continues to focus its enforcement resources on individuals who pose a threat to national security, public safety, and border security. ICE conducts targeted immigration enforcement in compliance with federal law and agency policy. However, ICE will no longer exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement. All of those in violation of the immigration laws may be subject to immigration arrest, detention and, if found removable by final order, removal from the United States.”
#ICE arrests a man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital to deliver their first son—leaving mom to drive herself & deliver the baby ALONE.
No doubt, rule-loving legalistas will say this “illegal” couple got what they deserved.
STONE COLD HEARTLESS https://t.co/5bUljMYl5s
— Rev. Cornell Wm. Brooks, Esq. (@CornellWBrooks) August 18, 2018
To be fair here, an attorney with the San Bernardino Community Service Center who is representing Arrona Lara said the homicide charges are “unconfirmed,” KCBS reported. The attorney claims that the Mexican consulate says it currently has no information about ICE’s claim. That’s not the same as “unconfirmed” by the way.
The problem I have with that claim is that ICE says the opposite. If I have to choose between an illegal alien’s attorney and ICE in this situation on who to believe, I choose ICE. ICE, however, did not mention in their statement anything about the murder charge, so I guess we’ll have to wait and see. That doesn’t mean much in my viewpoint. He still broke the law and ICE told The Daily Caller that they arrested Arrona Lara in conjunction with Mexican authorities on homicide charges. That’s good enough for me.
This is a great example of why the media has lost credibility. What possible justification can there be for multiple news organization omitting that the person ICE arrested was wanted for murder? pic.twitter.com/dtg2Jo2JsR
— (((AG))) (@AG_Conservative) August 19, 2018
Hurricane Looters Stealing $100K In Diamonds And Gold Blindsided With Insane Dose Of Karma
Forget Hurricane Florence, what we really need to be concerned about is the damage the looters cause after the storm passes. While people are desperately trying to pick up the pieces.
As the devastating storm was passing, during the height of the terrifying winds and rain, someone actually broke in and smashed through cases and stole more than $100,000 worth of jewelry at Snowden’s Jewelers in North Carolina.
The store owner, Chris Snowden, confirmed the looters took bridal sets, they took gold chains, and they took some watches. He then added that his store probably took a loss in excess of $100,000, plus what the actual storm damage caused.
“They busted up my cases, they busted up my front door, I walked in and the storm did a whole bunch of damage from roof leaks, but on top of that, all of the glass damage that we’re going have to replace. It’s just devastating.” Snowden said. He also said that he knew this was happening since right as the eye of the storm was passing through his store alarm went off and he got a call from the alarm company. But he couldn’t get to it because of the 100 miles per hour winds and the police weren’t available.
Here is more on this via Fox 8:
“Left helpless to stop the criminals taking advantage of his store in the middle of one of the worst natural disasters North Carolina has ever seen, Snowden could only wait as the tempest thrashed. What he found knocked the wind right out him.
“I showed up and my heart just sank, my front door was busted out, several of my showcases were busted and jewelry was taken from it, with everything that was going on, I just found it hard to believe that someone would take advantage of us in that type of a situation,” Snowden said.
The business owner alerted pawn shops who are keeping an eye out for the jewelry that was swiped from his store, but he still can’t figure out why someone would exploit an already desperate situation.
“My father and I started this business 28 years ago. We’ve worked day in and day out in the store every day of the week for the last 28 years,” he said. “You know there’s desperation going on and people are using the excuse of needing necessity, but this isn’t something that someone needs for survival.”
Through the prism of the shards of glass left by the thieves, Snowden is hopeful something will give and that someone will speak up.
Snowden is determined to reopen despite the thousands upon thousands of dollars that were pilfered in the middle of the storm. He says he is providing a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest.
Apparently, this wasn’t an isolated case according to WITN:
“Police say they arrested three looters after setting up an online undercover sting operation.
“Jacksonville police say during the height of the hurricane, officers saw a broken out front window at The Athlete’s Foot on North Marine Boulevard. Because of the hurricane, police had to put their investigation on hold until they could contact the owners and find out if anything was taken.
“On Tuesday, police say the suspects were using the online app “Letgo” to sell the stolen goods to undercover officers.
“Jalen Martin, 18, Nahriek Dorsey, 23, and James Brooks, 18, were charged with felony breaking and entering, looting, larceny after breaking and entering, obtaining property by false pretenses, injury to real property, and curfew violation.
“Dozens of pairs of stolen shoes, along with dozens of clothing articles were recovered, police say, many with security devices and tags still attached.
“The three Jacksonville men were all given $70,000 secured bonds.”
Seriously though, what kind of people do this? It has to be the lowest form of scum on earth. They wait for a disaster like this to go steal things from their neighbors and local businesses? This here is why we need the Second Amendment and a law should be attached to it that in cases of emergency like this anyone caught looting their fellow man’s property has every right to protect their property by any means necessary. No questions asked.
If you want to act like a savage, you should be treated like one, don’t you agree?
BREAKING NOW: 139 Arrested In Just TWO Hours – It’s About Time!
Isn’t it great to finally have a president who actually keeps the promises he made during the campaign?
The Daily Caller is reporting that Arizona Border Patrol agents are now confirming that on Sunday 193 illegal aliens were arrested in two separate instances and within two hours of each other.
A spokesperson for the agency confirmed that most of the illegals traveling as families were determined to be unaccompanied children. The first encounter of the morning had 102 illegal immigrants surrender to Border Patrol officials and 91 illegal immigrants were found an hour later in the same area.
Children as little as 1-years old were confirmed as being part of the group. And the adults of the group are said to have originally come from El Salvador and Honduras. The illegal aliens were processed for immigration violations.
Here is more on this via U.S Customs and Border Protection:
“Trend Continues as Agents Arrest 193 Aliens in Ajo Within 2 Hours
Release Date: September 19, 2018
“TUCSON, Ariz. – Ajo Station Border Patrol agents patrolling along the border several miles west of Arizona’s Port of Lukeville encountered two large groups of illegal aliens Sunday, consisting of a combined 193 adults and children.
“In the first incident, 102 people surrendered to Border Patrol agents. About an hour later, agents encountered another 91 illegal aliens in the same area. Both groups were comprised of adults and children, some as young as 1, from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Agents determined most of the people were traveling as families, but 11 children were unaccompanied.
“Agents evaluated the 193 illegal aliens and determined no further medical attention was needed. After transporting everyone to the Ajo Border Patrol Station, they were processed for immigration violations.
“Transnational criminal organizations exploit the vulnerability of foreign nationals with false promises of legal status and encourage dangerous border crossings, placing lives at risk.
“The Border Patrol’s mission is to protect U.S. borders between official ports of entry but agents are equally concerned with the safety of anyone they encounter. Tucson Sector Border Patrol officials continue to publicize warnings about the dangers of entering the U.S. illegally; especially during the summer months when temperatures can exceed 120 degrees.”
The arrest of over 190 illegal aliens in Arizona didn’t stop there. It was followed by another group of 170 unaccompanied illegal immigrant children and families who turned themselves into Texas Border Patrol agents on Tuesday.
Here is more on this via The Daily Caller:
“A group of 170 unaccompanied illegal immigrant children and families turned themselves into Border Patrol officials in Texas on Tuesday.
“The smuggled group sought the first agents they could find after midnight, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported Tuesday. The illegal immigrants are being processed by Border Patrol officials.
“As agents prepared the group for transport, the criminal organizations took advantage of the limited resources and simultaneously attempted to smuggle multiple other groups whom actively attempted to evade apprehension,” according to CBP.
“A combined total of over 16,000 unaccompanied youth and people traveling in family units were either detained along the southwest border or were deemed inadmissible at entry ports in August, according to CBP figures released Sept. 12. Family unit apprehensions were 38 percent higher than in July.
“Smugglers and traffickers understand our broken immigration laws better than most and know that if a family unit illegally enters the U.S. they are likely to be released into the interior,” Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spokesman Tyler Houlton said in a statement, The Daily Caller News Foundation previously reported. (RELATED: Illegal Immigration By Family Units Surges To Highest-Ever August Total)
“The 1997 Flores Settlement, a federal court order that laid the foundation for immigration detention, requires children accompanying families entering the U.S. illegally to be released within 20 days of apprehension, TheDCNF reported.
“CBP did not immediately respond to TheDCNF’s request for comment in time for press.”
The Border Patrol confirmed that nearly 27 percent of the people arrested are 16-year-old and around 37 percent are 17-year-old unaccompanied children for the fiscal year 2018 to date. 3 percent of the unaccompanied children have been at or below 3-years-old.
Those traveling in families, or what they claim are families, however, had younger children that were arrested. Over 50 percent of children at or below 7-years-old who came with their parents illegally were arrested as of April.
God Bless President Trump for having the guts to actually put a stop to this lawlessness and for protecting our nation’s sovereignty which has been ignored for decades. A nation with no borders isn’t a nation and we need to know who is coming here, no matter what the age.
Mexico understands this issue, and they prove it by having and strictly enforcing laws that make our laws look like they were written by Mickey Mouse. If you get caught there as an illegal alien, chances are you will be slapped with a jail sentence of two years. But somehow it’s us here in America who are the “nationalists!”
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