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Nancy Pelosi Warns Illegal Immigrants Not To Open The Door For ICE 

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday publicly warned illegal immigrants not to open the door if an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent is knocking.

“An ICE deportation warrant is not the same as a search warrant. If that is the only document ICE brings to a home raid, agents do not have the legal right to enter a home. If ICE agents don’t have a warrant signed by a judge, a person may refuse to open the door and let them in,” Pelosi, reading from a card, said at her weekly press conference.

The Speaker’s comments come as the Trump administration is once again preparing to launch sweeping raids across the U.S.

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ICE will target roughly 2,000 illegal immigrants who have ignored court orders to leave the country. The raids, which will be conducted across ten major U.S. cities, will begin on Sunday and be the first of an ongoing effort by the administration to apprehend and deport illegal immigrants.

Trump and Pelosi were at odds just a few weeks ago over planned immigration raids.

The president announced plans in June to deport a massive number of illegal immigrants, but he later postponed the operation, telling the public he wanted to negotiate with Democrats on a solution to the current border crisis. The House Speaker had personally reached out to him at the time, asking him not to follow through on the plan.

Pelosi said Thursday that, instead of confronting the president directly, she will appeal to religious groups in an effort to get Trump to call off the raids.

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“I’m going to appeal to people of faith, faith-based organizations, to appeal to the president. I think that they put him in office and they have a better voice for that,” she said, calling the immigration raids “heartless.” The California Congresswoman added that she was interested in working with the Trump administration on immigration reform.

It’s not clear where Democrats and Republicans could find common ground on immigration reform, but Pelosi said she was open to allowing asylum seekers to make claims in their home countries instead of the U.S. — a proposal that the White House has also been pushing.

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  1. To: POTUS,
    COMPLAINT
    Against Representative Nancy Pelosi (“Pelosi” or “Complainee”)
    (Pelosi Memo No. 01: Violations Regarding Oath)
    ALLEGATIONS.
    1. Complainee knows or should know that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are charged to enforce the immigration laws passed by Congress.
    2. Complainee is charged with knowing that a large percentage of criminal aliens identified as deportable pose continued threats to society: “[A] study showed that, after criminal aliens were identified as deportable, 77% were arrested at least once more and 45% — nearly half — were arrested multiple times before their deportation proceedings even began. Hearing on H. R. 3333 before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law of the House Committee on the Judiciary, 101st Cong., 1st Sess., 54, 52 (1989) (hereinafter 1989 House Hearing); see also Zadvydas, 533 U. S., at 713-714 (KENNEDY, J., dissenting) (discussing high rates of recidivism for released criminal aliens).” (Demore v. Kim (2003) 538 US 510, 518-9.) Yet, as stated, Complainee 1) actively aided and abetted illegal aliens to evade immigration law, 2) obstructed the enforcement of court-ordered deportations, and 3) continues to do so.
    3. Complainee has a history of advocating against enforcement of the immigration law of the Unites States, to wit, publicly declaring that illegal aliens do not have to open their door unless ICE has a warrant signed by a judge: “An ICE deportation warrant is not the same as a search warrant,” Pelosi said, reading from a card she earlier recited to concerned illegal immigrants at events around the country. “If that is the only document ICE brings to a home raid, ICE does not have a legal right to enter a home.” . . . Pelosi said if ICE lacks a warrant, “a person may refuse to open a door and let them in.” (Washington Examiner, July 11, 2019.) She failed to note that there are many exceptions to the warrant requirement.
    4. “Pelosi claimed legislation was in the works to address the immigration crisis but said there’s no point in enforcing existing law within the boundaries of the United States. ‘We have legislation to go forward to address those needs, but in terms of interior enforcement, what is– what’s the point?’ she added. ‘Well, I won’t even go into what the motivation might be for that here because this is not a political event.’” (Fox News, June 24, 2019.) She offered no legal authority to support not “enforcing existing law.”
    5. February 1, 2017, Complainee publicly supported and defended sanctuary cities where illegal aliens can feel free from being reported to ICE. See https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2017/02/01/nancy-pelosi-town-hall-sanctuary-cities-sot.cnn
    6. “House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she supports San Francisco’s sanctuary city policy even after authorities say it may have directly led to the murder of a young woman [Kate Steinle] in the city earlier this month.” (Washington Times, July 16, 2015.)
    7. Complainee has cited no legal authority that permits her alleged public advocacy to not enforce immigration law.
    LAW REGARDING ALLEGATIONS.
    1. Supremacy Clause. “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.” (U.S. Constitution, Article VI, cl. 2.) For the stated reasons, Complainee has violated the Supremacy Clause.
    2. Oath. As a member of Congress, a condition precedent to assumption of office is the taking of the oath of office prescribed in 5 U.S.C. 3331; and, a signed affidavit pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3333 that the prescribed oath of office has been taken. The said oath and affidavit are also conditions precedent to the taxpayers paying a member’s government salary. The obligatory oath states: “I, [Name], do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.” (5 U.S.C. 3331.) For the stated reasons, Complainee has violated the oath of office.
    3. Affidavit. “The Senators and Representatives before mentioned [in clause 2], and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution . . ..” (U.S. Constitution, Article VI, clause 3.) For the stated reasons, Complainee has violated said affidavit.
    4. Aiding and abetting. By knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that an alien has come to, entered, or remains in the United States in violation of law, made attempts to conceal, harbor, or shield from detection such alien; or has encouraged or induced an alien to come to, enter, or reside in the United States, knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that such coming to, entry, or residence is or will be in violation of law; or by engaging in any conspiracy to commit any of the preceding acts; or by aiding or abetting the commission of any of the preceding acts, violates 8 U.S.C. 1324. For the reasons stated, Complainee violated said 1324.
    5. Obstruction of court orders. Advocating or conspiring to willfully prevent, obstruct, impede, or interfere with, or to willfully attempt to prevent, obstruct, impede, or interfere with, the due exercise of rights or the performance of duties to enforce court ordered deportations of illegal aliens is a violation of 18 U.S.C 1509, fines and/or imprisonment attach. For the stated reasons, Complainee violated said 1509.
    6. Administration of justice. Acting corruptly to influence, obstruct, or impede, or endeavor to influence, obstruct, or impede, the due exercise of rights or the performance of duties to enforce court ordered deportations of illegal aliens (“administration of justice”) violates 18 U.S.C. 1503, fines and/or imprisonment attach. For the stated reasons, Complainee violated said 1503.
    7. Loyalty. An individual may not accept or hold a position in the Government of the United States or the government of the District of Columbia if s/he advocates the overthrow of our constitutional form of government. (5 U.S.C. 7311.) For the reasons stated, Complainee’s conduct is repugnant to the Constitution, the rule of law, and the oath of office, thus, it violates said 7311.
    CONCLUSION.
    The stated reasons appear sufficient 1) to obtain a probable cause hearing for each of the following alleged criminal violations where applicable; and 2) to file a civil complaint where applicable:
    Violations of 5 U.S.C. 7311;
    Violations of 8 U.S.C. 1324;
    Violations of 18 U.S.C. 1503;
    Violations of 18 U.S.C. 1509;
    Violations of the U.S. Constitutional standards of the oath of office; and,
    Abuse of authority.
    For her conduct, Ms. Pelosi should be held accountable to the full extent of the law.
    Respectfully submitted,
    John Lucas
    Buttonwillow, CA
    Cc: Rep. Pelosi, Members of Congress, News Media, et al.

  2. Billy Ray Whitfield

    This shows what little regard that Democrat Communists have for our LAWS and CONSTITUTION! Pelosi has broken her Oath of Office once again and every Congress person who breaks their Oath need to be removed from Congress with no hesitation! They prove they are enemies of our Contitution and Laws just like Islam is an Enemy of our Laws & Constitution. Time to end this Satanic Party of Hate called the DNC. TRUMP LANDSLIDE 2020! KAG!

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