Mexico Gives Illegals a Helping Hand

Washington Examiner: Mexico opens California office to provide ID for illegals

I wish we had a President who wouldn’t put up with this kind of insulting attack on our national sovereignty.

The Mexican government is opening a satellite consular office on Catalina Island — a small resort off the California coast with a history of drug smuggling and human trafficking — to provide the island’s illegal Mexican immigrants with identification cards, The Washington Examiner has learned.

And what are these national IDs useful for?  So glad you asked:

The matricular consular identification card, is issued by the Mexican government to Mexican nationals residing outside the country, regardless of immigration status. The purpose is to provide identification for opening bank accounts and obtaining other services. But the cards are usually used to skirt U.S. immigration laws, since Mexicans in the country legally have documents proving that status, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said.

But wait! ┬áThere’s more:

In 2004 testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee, FBI officials called the card an unreliable form of identification. The agency said that Mexico lacks a centralized database for them, which could lead to forgery, duplication, and other forms of abuse.

This would be bad enough if it weren’t for the fact that Mexico’s own immigration policies are



  1. Gail B. says:

    And, the United States is GIVING MEXICO MILLIONS OF DOLLARS to fight illegal immigration?

    C’mon–we’re being cobbed! And, Obama KNOWS it! Otherwise, he would see that the fence is being constructed at the border; there would be 30,000 National Guard Troops at the border instead of 1.200; there would be no restrictions on ICE and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP); Governor Jan Brewer would not have had to go to the White House to “discuss immigration;” it wouldn’t take Obama two weeks to send someone down to Arizona to talk to the governor; AND, US Attorney General Eric Holder wouldn’t be trying to see how he can cancel out AZ’s Immigration Law before it goes into effect.

  2. Gail B. says:

    Oh, cute!!! ICE and other law enforcement officers conducted a raid on the north side of Atlanta a day or two ago. There was a counterfeiting ring being run by illegal aliens who were providing driver licenses, green cards, Social Security cards, falsified documents for identification — you name it! I think there were four illegals arrested.

    Wonder how hard the slap on the wrist will be?

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