These men, women, and children need to come here legally, or be stopped at the border. Period. What with all this talk of Governor Perry that he will be sending Texas National Guard to the borders to stop this? What the hell is wrong with stopping the buses at the border and making them turn around? There is nothing that says we need to escort the buses in and process these people. They are not our problem, they are the problem of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Hello?
If you are thinking this illegal immigration issue will go away with all the talk of amnesty, you would be grossly mistaken. As the morons in Washington DC utter that dirty A-word, they appear to be forcing a manufactured crisis, and we the people will pay for it for decades, if not a lifetime.
You can watch a recent Phoenix Arizona Fox 10 News story on this issue by clicking this link as they deal with their own busloads from the Texas border.
As an American citizen, you should be absolutely outraged by the collusion of your federal government to force a crisis on its people. The news story indicates that nobody knows who is making the decision to send these illegals to Arizona but I can pretty much show you who is making that decision.
A Little History Lesson
On August 1, 2001 a bill was introduced known as the DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors, which dealt with alien students who were long-term residents that entered as children. The DREAM Act, though never passed, opened up the doors for everything taking place today as the steps toward forcing amnesty become crystal clear. Plain and simple, this act was issued to ignore the current immigration laws of the United States, and they tugged at citizen's heartstrings using children as fodder.
Again the DREAM Act was taken up in 2009 and 2010 no surprise, after Obamacare was finished forcing that other dirty word on us in his attempt to make us a socialist nation. So the next task as hand by our POS president would be amnesty. In short, his liberal pals argued that military enlistment was down and they needed illegals to help fill the void.
It should be no surprise to anyone that the little twerp Senator Harry Reid reintroduced the DREAM act. About this time various liberal states such as California and Illinois began jumping on the bandwagon to provide illegals with free college. Surprised?
On June 15, 2012 Obama signed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). It defers deportation of illegals under the age of 31 who meet certain criteria. Well then that pesky campaigning got in the way and Obama hit the skids on amnesty that is until January 2014. Conveniently as we head into midterm elections so that it assists in erasing the NSA, IRS, Fast and Furious, and Benghazi scandals from the minds of voters.
On January 29, 2014 the Obama Administration published Solicitation Number: BERKS-RFI through the Department of Homeland Security to seek contractors to provide escort services for unaccompanied alien children. Nice huh?
Here is the actual RFI showing they expected transportation of 65K illegal children. I made the paragraph containing the details on this in bold below:
Procurement Type: Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought
Title: Escort Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children
Classification Code: V- Transportation/Travel/Relocation
NAICS code: 561612
Primary POC: Rachel Ali, Contract Specialist/ Rachel.Ali@ice.dhs.gov
Secondary POC: Tony Ross, Contracting Officer/ Tony.Ross@ice.dhs.gov
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has a continuing and mission critical responsibility for accepting custody of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) from U.S. Border Patrol and other Federal agencies and transporting these juveniles to Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) shelters located throughout the continental United States. ICE is seeking the services of a responsible vendor that shares the philosophy of treating all UAC with dignity and respect, while adhering to standard operating procedures and policies that allow for an effective, efficient, and incident free transport. The Contractor shall provide unarmed escort staff, including management, supervision, manpower, training, certifications, licenses, drug testing, equipment, and supplies necessary to provide on-demand escort services for non-criminal/non-delinquent unaccompanied alien children ages infant to 17 years of age, seven (7) days a week, 365 days a year. Transport will be required for either category of UAC or individual juveniles, to include both male and female juveniles. There will be approximately 65,000 UAC in total: 25% local ground transport, 25% via ICE charter and 50% via commercial air. Escort services include, but are not limited to, assisting with: transferring physical custody of UAC from DHS to Health and Human Services (HHS) care via ground or air methods of transportation (charter or commercial carrier), property inventory, providing juveniles with meals, drafting reports, generating transport documents, maintaining/stocking daily supplies, providing and issuing clothing as needed, coordinating with DHS and HHS staff, travel coordination, limited stationary guard services to accommodate for trip disruptions due to inclement weather, faulty equipment, or other exigent circumstances. In emergency situations, the Contractor shall be called on to provide temporary shelter locations (such as trailers) with shower facilities for juveniles who are pending placement with HHS when bed space is unavailable nationwide for extended periods of time. The Contractor shall provide temporary guard services and other support as necessary during these emergencies.
In addition, the Contractor shall have personnel who are able to communicate with juveniles in their own designated language(s). While this may not require each employee to be fluent in all of the encountered languages, personnel should have access to and knowledge of translation services.
B. ICE Standards/Special Requirements
The contractor is required to perform in accordance with the ICE Performance Based National Detention Standards (PBNDS 2011), all ICE policies related to the transportation of juveniles (see the ICE Family Residential Standards at http://www.ice.gov/detention-standards/family-residential/) as well as the Flores Settlement Agreement, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, and the Homeland Security Act of 2002. In cases where other standards conflict with DHS/ICE Policy or Standards, DHS/ICE Policy and Standards will prevail. ICE Inspectors will conduct periodic inspections to assure compliance of the aforementioned standards.
Personnel shall have the knowledge and experience to transport individual children with special needs. Often times, children with special needs may require a transportation method that is time saving and direct, i.e. by commercial airline. Contractor shall also provide for accompanying medical care. Additionally, due to exigent circumstances, the Contractor shall be required to transport juveniles via ground to HUB airports or other staging areas that are not located within the area of initial apprehension.
The Contractor shall follow a fully developed training curriculum and transporting staff shall have the highest level of competency possible. Areas of training shall include, but are not limited to the following: Airport rules and regulations for travelers, crisis intervention, child development, working with and transporting youth with special needs, transporting youth with behavioral problems, CPR & First Aid training, non-secured UAC policy and procedures and the implementation of contingency plans in the event of a crisis during transport, which include de-escalation techniques.
· Background Investigations and Suitability Screenings will be conducted on all Contract Employees by the Office of Professional Responsibility and Personnel Security Unit (OPR-OSU).
· The Contractor shall agree that each employee working on this contract will successfully pass the DHS Employment Eligibility (E-Verify) program operated by USICS to establish work authorization and U.S. Citizenship.
· Employees must reside in the United States.
C. Contract Type
The Government anticipates awarding a five (5) year Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle consisting of a one year base period, and four (4) option years. The Service Contract
Act is applicable to this acquisition. All required clauses, provisions will be included in the solicitation and resulting contractual instrument.
The anticipated release date of the solicitation is March 3, 2014. The solicitation closing date will be thirty (30) days after release of the Request for Proposal (RFP).
Projected Set-Aside: All business sizes are welcome to participate; however, ICE is trying to determine small business interest, particularly HubZone companies. All information received in response in to this notice will be used to determine the appropriateness of any small business set-aside for this requirement.
D. Place of Performance:
Service Area: Throughout the Continental United States (US)
The area(s) or region(s) serviced may occur either with a phased approach over a period of several months to a full year. Alternatively, the Contractor shall perform the entire transportation function upon full funding. For example, the following two circumstances may occur: (1) The contractor could initially provide transportation services only in the Southwest Region of the U.S. for those juveniles who are apprehended in the state of Texas; or, (2) The Contractor may be required to provide transportation services for all juveniles who are in DHS custody throughout the continental U.S.
E. RFI Purpose/Requirements
The purpose of this RFI is to obtain market information and capabilities for planning purposes and to determine appropriate strategies to meet the Agency's requirements. This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes and does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a commitment for an RFP in the future. Responses to this notice are not considered offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are advised that the Government will not pay for any information or administrative cost incurred in response to this announcement and information submitted in response to this RFI will not be returned.
Interested parties are instructed to submit the following information: (Note: Please do not exceed 5 pages per RFI submission)
· POC information (name, title, phone number, address, email address, etc.)
· Socio-economic status
· Brief Company Capability statement (to include addressing all special needs as stated above)
F. Submissions and Point of Contact Information
Submit written or electronic submissions via email to Rachel.Ali@ice.dhs.gov by 1:00pm EST on Monday, February 19, 2014.
End of RFI
All this on your dime. Yeppers, the United States government is paying for this with our tax dollars and do you think they will seek reimbursement from the countries sending these brats here? Pshaw.
From the solicitation, it's clear they were kind of preparing for the onslaught of illegal children about to come. And why would they know we would be receiving massive amounts of brats at our border unless they instigated the situation in Central America?
We first heard back in early spring that parents were putting their children on top of trains to enter the US illegally. As news of the Disneyesque bus and plane rides from the border to the US interior spread back to their homelands, more parents were willing to give their kids the boot. This crisis is so inhumane as tiny children are sent alone and packed like sardines into buses across Mexico, making it impossible for us to merely turn them away at the border due to Mexico's immigration policies, which they actually enforce by the way unlike the United States whose borders are virtually open for illegals to swim, trek, and dig holes across.
The children coming here have been taught well. At first they discovered they would not be considered refugees if they merely claimed they were running from drug lords, so now they claim they were being abused by a parent, which virtually gives them a free pass.
It's a well known fact that the Obama administration has been handing out flyers stating that the US does not check immigration status for food stamps thus women and children have been spotted with similar flyers from our government as they de-bus at the border. There is nothing quite like your federal government handing out flyers to bring such a melee on their own people, huh?
Suddenly this becomes a humanitarian issue as all the Hispanic lawyers rush to their defense, and escort them through the system and into the open bosom of America who gives them free food, healthcare, education, and a college degree to boot. Oh and no taxes. It's a great gig if you can get it.
All this brings us to the current crisis. There are rumors of the diseases these children are bringing with them as disgusting photos hit our email boxes and accost us on social media. In an interview last night with Todd Starnes, it came to light that the media was told there were only 3 cases of TB in the illegals brought to Austin and much more waiting at the border to be transported around the country. Yet as long as there is an America, there will be people who are willing to risk everything to speak the truth, and speak they have been.
With all the information we have gleaned from sources on the border, in the border health departments, and in the state government, it seems our federal government wants all this kept hush, hush so as not to rustle the sleeping giant that is the embodiment of American people. If there is one thing that will get a mamma bear pissed off, it's sick kids making their kids sick, so Obama and his federal agency minions are doing their best by keeping information away from the media and the government is now threatening healthcare workers with arrest if they dare speak the truth. Now that should really hack you off.
So if they can transport these kiddos riddled with gobs of lice, scabies, and TB around the US on our commercial jetliners and buses (imagine getting on that airplane after they have disembarked), why can't they just fly and bus them back? It would certainly be cheaper than covering their food, medical expenses, transportation, housing, college education, and entertainment for the next several decades.
If you want to do something about this, it will require you to volunteer. To see how it works, you can view the video from last Tuesday at Murrieta, California where protesters forced 3 busloads of illegals to turn around and go back from where they came. Supporters of all this illegality claim protesters are being reckless, I beg go differ on the topic as I believe it is reckless to allow a steady stream of law-breakers who suck off an already strained system.
So our wise government is going to try it again, and again, every 72 hours buses will roll in and it won't stop unless we stop it. This issue affects everyone and if you are currently on any form of welfare, you better be prepared to have it cut or lose it altogether to this new breed.
There are buses planned to arrive in Dallas County and protests are in the works. I can only hope that our local town law enforcement remember who it is they work for, because it's not the federal government. My suggestion is that protests in towns will not help, nor stop a federal government intent on using brute force and riot gear. Remember the free speech zones set up in Nevada over the BLM land confiscation? You didn't have free speech anywhere but there, but the last time I checked the Constitution, that was incorrect and an abuse of power. My opinion is we should converge on the border and stop it at the point of entry.