Report: 90% of Illegals Skip Immigration Court Appearances; 135,000 Will Go Missing

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner, June 26, 2014

Ninety percent of the mostly-teen illegal immigrants flooding over the Mexico-U.S. border won’t show up for their immigration court hearing, meaning at least 135,000 of the youths will simply vanish into the country this year alone, according to a key House committee chairman.

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, who on Wednesday held a hearing to raise national security concerns about the new wave of illegals, revealed Thursday that many of the teens are placed with relatives, including parents who are in the U.S. illegally, and then ignore court orders to appear for immigration hearings.

Once they are picked up by immigration officials, “they are given a court date, expected to return, a year or more later,” said the Virginia lawmaker. “The overwhelming majority of them, more than 90 percent, do not return for their hearings and as a result we have a problem,” he added.

Goodlatte estimated that 150,000 of the youths will cross the border this year, 10 times last year’s number, and virtually all are claiming to be crime victims in their home countries. {snip}

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  • TruthBeTold

    It’s called Catch and Release and it’s all done for show.

    • r j p

      So it’s like fishing?

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      When “catch and release” is done with stray dogs and cats, they’re all sterilized before they’re let go. Ought to work with stray frijoleros, too.

  • MekongDelta69

    JUST 90%?!?

    • propagandaoftruth

      Read more carefully, MD…

      “The overwhelming majority of them, more than 90 percent, do not return for their hearings and as a result we have a problem,” he added.

      I know. Pfff!

  • ATBOTL

    Goodlatte is one of the ring leaders of the amnesty push. His role is to dissimulate and put on a show of false opposition.

    • Puggg

      That and he’s probably trying to make some partisan hay, finding a bad thing that happened and blaming it on the other party when he himself deserves a lot of the blame.

  • Samuel_Morton

    What a shocker! How could it be that, after breaking the law to get into the country, that they would break the law after getting into the country??

    It must be somehow the fault of white people that these poor undocumented dreamers are missing their court dates. Maybe we should change to the Aztec calendar?

  • Frank_DeScushin

    The word “illegal” in illegal immigrant gives a pretty good indication that they’re probably not going to respect our legal process.

  • Anon

    Not even close to being the entire story. You see, once an illegal is processed, his citizenship status is frozen and he becomes a defacto resident alien. He can not be arrested for being an illegal. He cannot be deported. None of this can be settled until his hearing. It takes 2 to 5 years to get a hearing. If you simply don’t show, you can then be arrested as a fugitive. But that’s not what these people do. Instead, they call up and give some very unlikely excuses as to why they missed their hearing and ask for another one. Two to five years later, they do it again. Note that a person of this status has full access to welfare and other gimmees.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Just try to skip a court date as a White citizen–a warrant for arrest would be issued.

    Meanwhile, illegal vermin are given a pass and more benefits than Military Veterans.

    The outrage must escalate to demonstrations and a groundswell of action to force politicians to ENFORCE OUR LAWS.

    Right now, illegals have more clout with politicians than citizens—it MUST BE STOPPED.

    • MBlanc46

      Court date? Just try to skip jury duty in Cook County.

  • IKUredux

    Well, fing duh. Is “duh” pronounced differently in Spanish? We are forked. We are done. There is no way to change what is happening. Unless, how about we claim to be converts to Islam. Go overseas to learn about jihad, then, become apostates and use our new found skills for something else entirely. Screw the gay, transgendered military. Weren’t the colonists engaging in guerrilla warfare? This invasion is never going to cease. Not under this status quo government. Time to change the status quo.

    • MBlanc46

      Jihadists. I don’t think it’s going to happen, but it’s delightful to think about.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Don’t forget that illegals, as Obama and his ilk honestly believe, make better Americans than the legal citizens and the a White forefathers who built this country.

    • The Verdict of History

      Raycist!

      Duh blakkk man built murika!

  • John R

    They think people who are in this country illegally are going to show up for court? Are they SERIOUS? You can’t make this stuff up.

  • r j p

    Since when did a 30 year old become a teen?
    Oh, since they are brown.
    Just like them mischievous blacks.

  • Well, they’re lawbreakers . . . what did you expect?

  • Annabelle Pettyjohn

    Another point of
    view…..time is of the essence.

    The frog in the boiling
    water metaphor.

    There were once a
    bunch of white Christian frogs existing as a majority in a homogeneous
    Christian world with our black brothers and sisters. The Jews the world did not
    want took refuge in our country and created the Utopia of Multiculturalism. The
    blacks and Jews got together and decided that white frogs were the evil majority
    who had oppressed the world and could not have the same opportunities as the
    Jews, the black frogs and the brown frogs. Laws were passed stripping the white
    frogs of all power. The Southern Poverty Law Center was established to make
    sure no white frog rebelled. Fox news was created to help the white frogs form
    politically correct attitudes. Rush and Glen helped the white frogs control
    their white anger. The Jews passed laws to immigrate only brown frogs into
    America. Oprah said all the old white frogs must die before we have the end of
    racism. Our African born black POTUS came from the land of Black Liberation
    Theology and totally agreed. The privileged white Jew, Tim Wise wrote books and
    gave lectures about the “evil weak- willed, genetically defective, culturally
    retarded white privileged European peasant frogs”…. The reasonable white
    frogs brought into the tyranny of Multiculturalism. You know the story.

    If you drop a frog in
    a pot of boiling water, it will of course frantically try to clamber out. But
    if you place it gently in a pot of tepid water and turn the heat on low, it
    will float there quite placidly. As the water gradually heats up, the frog will
    sink into a tranquil stupor, exactly like one of us in a hot bath, and before
    long, with a smile on its face, it will allow itself to be boiled to death.

    Version of the story
    from Daniel Quinn’s The Story of B

    As the heat is slowly
    turned up, something happens. One of the frogs looks around, and actually
    notices the heat. He begins analyzing and forecasting what this rising
    temperature means for his future. He jumps out of the pot and encourages others
    to do the same. While the others are afraid of the risk of leaving,
    he is afraid of the risk of becoming extinct due to inaction.
    (Copied from the website Patriot Page)

    The time is now, we either
    JUMP or DIE.

    This is the first time
    in the history of civilization that a majority population has given up its
    sovereignty without a bloody battle.

    If we remain on this path
    the destiny of America will be parallel to the destiny of Russia. What a cataclysmic disaster the Jewish
    provoked Russian Revolution was for humanity! Were the Jews incapable of foreseeing
    the outcome of their actions or was the USSR the desired outcome. What will be
    the future of America, Europe, Australia and Canada? The Western world is being
    deconstructed by the Jews just as Russia was. What will be our future? Will we
    have a future?

    To stop the Jews we must
    convince the decent Jews of the world to stand up to their fellow Jews. Harry
    Pottery is an allegory of the Jewish struggle of good and evil. Our only hope
    is that the decent Jews of the world will stop the insanity to save the muggles.
    Whites are powerless to stand against the tide of destiny which is engulfing
    the Western World.

    God bless the shrewdness of the Jew. God bless
    the ignorance of Christianity. Without the manipulation of Christianity, the
    Jews could not have pulled off this debacle.

    • antiquesunlight

      That was pretty entertaining.

    • Alexandra1973

      And you fall for the old “Jews did everything” line. Papal court Jews.

  • OhWow

    They wouldn’t be able to get away so easily if we weren’t a soft, PC country. We could easily just use the eye test and demand a visa or proof of citizenship. If they couldn’t provide it then give them a 1 way boat ride to Africa. Why Africa? No way they would make their way back from there. Plus it’s just a big backyard for garbage…and there are lions, tigers, and leopards, and cheetahs.

  • OhWow

    I’m going to go break into a Wall Street banker’s Ferrari and when he catches me I’ll tell him I was fleeing poverty in my Honda Civic. I’d tell him he would be a racist if he doesn’t let me stay in his Ferrari and keep it.

    Now this would be a great video.