All Issues and News

Welcome to the OFIR Issues and News page.  All issue and news articles are consolidated here for viewing. 

California Requires Aztec Prayer in Schools; Parents, Civil Rights Group Sue
the Epoch Times

Parents in California and a civil rights group are suing the state over its imposition earlier this year of a novel public school curriculum that reportedly has students praying to Aztec gods. . . .

Our official comment to DHS on 'expedited APPROVAL' instead of 'expedited REMOVAL' at border

The proposed Department of Homeland Security rule would create the worst-case situation for American workers who have to compete with the people allowed across the border. . . .

What's Next for the Tens-of-Thousands of Afghan Refugees Coming to U.S.?

As the U.S. prepares to resettle tens of thousands of evacuated Afghan nationals, but most Afghans entering the country are doing so under "humanitarian parole" and thus lack a 'pathway to citizenship' and other services offered to traditional refugees. . . .

How Does your Congressional Representative Score on Immigration Reform?
Immigration Report Card Locator
Numbers USA
C- (14% of peer group) 

Bentz, Cliff (Rep. - 2nd) R - OR 36%

F- (86% of peer group) 

Blumenauer, Earl (Rep. - 3rd) D - OR 0%
Bonamici, Suzanne (Rep. - 1st) D - OR 0%
DeFazio, Peter (Rep. - 4th) D - OR 0%
Merkley, Jeff (Sen.) D - OR 0%
Schrader, Kurt (Rep. - 5th) D - OR 0%
Wyden, Ron (Sen.) D - OR 0% . . .

Electing A New People—Why Biden Can’t Resist The Left On Immigration
Washington Watcher II

President Biden’s botched withdrawal from Afghanistan hasn’t just invited demands to resign and threats of impeachment from Republicans [McCarthy leaves door open to Biden impeachment for Afghanistan bombing, by Maria Schultz, Fox News, August 27, 2021]. . . .

Considering What Biden's State Department Just Handed Out, Will Terrorists Be Able to Simply Walk Onto Outbound US Planes?
theWestern Journal

The Biden administration’s long series of unforced errors just keeps on growing.

Former FBI Special Agent Kenneth Gray, who worked in the bureau’s counterterrorism division, warned that terrorists in Afghanistan, posing as refugees, could use one of the blank visa forms reportedly being distributed in the country by the State Department to board U.S.-bound airplanes. . . .

How Many Illegal Aliens Live in the United States?

As of 2019, FAIR estimates that there are approximately 14.3 million illegal aliens residing within the United States. This number is notably higher than FAIR’s previous estimate of 12.5 million in 2017. . . .

Administration Getting Ready for Refugee Backlash; Trump Changes his Tune; 2022 Refugee Admissions Could Hit 200,000
I’ve been in my garden trying hard to not succumb to frustration, anger and sadness about what dementia Joe (or more precisely his handlers) have done to Afghanistan and are doing to America.

I’ll post when I see something that isn’t being widely reported, but know that the refugee contractors are busier than ever readying your towns and cities for the onslaught of refugees . . .

DHS Loses Track of Thousands of Alien Minors Released via UAC

According to a recent report by Axios, Biden's DHS has lost track of thousands of working-age alien minors they released into the country under the "Unaccompanied Alien Children" loophole at the border. . . .

Snuffing out Fine Latin Cigars Strike the Match of Illegal Immigration?
Real Clear Investigations

Cigar diplomacy is back—and once again it is clouding the landscape for an American president. . . .