Articles Posted in the " Immigration " Category

  • You can’t compare refugees

    By Ian Linker | The Save Jersey Blog I am appalled by those of you who are comparing the arguments against admitting Syrian refugees into the U.S. today to the arguments against admitting Central European Jewish refugees into the U.S. who were fleeing the Nazis during the late 1930s. Other than that both groups are […]

  • Syrian refugees vs. New Jersey’s hungry and homeless

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog We can’t take care of our own, Save Jerseyans, and we wonder why we pay higher taxes, go deeper in debt, continue to fund what we can’t afford, and have no money left to fund our own humanitarian problems. Let’s look at the numbers behind Syrian refugee […]

  • Weekend TV: Rooney debates Syrian refugee crisis with ACLU on ‘Power and Politics’

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Decision-makers in Washington, D.C. and Trenton, New Jersey were consumed this week with the Syrian refugee debacle. Are you ready for some informed but brutally honest perspective, Save Jerseyans? Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney is on News12’s ‘Power and Politics‘ program this weekend debating the moral and legal implications with […]

  • Pascrell gets weepy over refugee bill but adds little to the debate

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Well, the House overwhelmingly passed H.R. 4038 (by 287 to 147) on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, giving the “American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act” designed to stop the Obama Administration’s plan to continue resettling unvetted Syrian “refugees” in our county a veto-proof majority on the same day that DHS caught eight […]

  • VIDEO: Save Jersey’s Rooney wades into Syrian refugee controversy

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog As the debate over resettlement of Syrian refugees continues to roil America and New Jersey’s political leadership begins to weigh in, Save Jerseyans, Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney was a guest on Tuesday evening’s edition of Chasing News on Fox29/My9 to offer some perspective… WATCH: _____

  • MacArthur joins chorus demanding Syrian resettlement program suspension

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) and a bipartisan coalition of House members have joined the growing chorus calling for a freeze to the Obama Administration’s resettlement program from Syria and Iraq. “My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and the entire nation of France,” said Congressman MacArthur in a […]

  • An unspoken truth: Obama’s behavior doomed the Syrian refugees

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Almost exactly one year ago today, Save Jerseyans, when President Barack Obama usurped Congress’s constitutional authority to set U.S. immigration policy in a manner unprecedented in American history, New Jersey’s Leonard Lance warned us that the President had “brought us closer to a constitutional confrontation” through his alarmingly poor behavior: […]

  • N.J. Congressman calls for suspension of Obama’s Syrian refugee program

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Ahead of a classified brief with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and FBI Director James Comey on the Paris terrorist attacks, Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) issued a statement on Tuesday afternoon announcing his support for two bills he’s cosponsoring – H.R. 3314 and H.R. 3573 – designed to stop President Obama’s […]

  • Christie “disturbed” by Legislature’s illegal alien driver’s license bill

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Democrats pushing an illegal immigrant driver’s license bill in committee on Monday are likely to enounter a gubernatorial veto, Save Jerseyans. “I am disturbed by the Legislature even considering making undocumented individuals eligible for New Jersey driver’s licenses,” declared the Governor in a statement released by his […]

  • Assemblyman takes aim at New Jersey’s “Sanctuary City” holdouts

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblyman Ron Dancer (R-Ocean) is doing today what New Jersey Republicans NEED to start doing, NOW (!), if they ever want a legislative majority again in our lifetimes, Save Jerseyans: creating a stark contrast between us and the entrenched ruling party. He’s pushing pending legislation which would, among other changes, direct […]

  • Menendez and his buddies will be responsible for the next Kate Steinle

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The “Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act” is common sense, Save Jerseyans. We still have a Supremacy Clause? Correct? And I suspect that if, hypothetically, counties began opting out of issuing same sex marriage licenses, future federal inmate Bob Menendez (D-Dominican Republic, Ecuador) and his liberal buddies would […]