By Fred Lucas ~
The failure of the Biden administration’s Department of Homeland Security to carry out the most basic enforcement of U.S. immigration laws has led to skyrocketing crime and drug deaths, a Republican senator told The Daily Signal.
“While illegal immigration and the resulting fentanyl overdose deaths and violent crime continue to skyrocket, the Biden administration must immediately stop its abdication of basic immigration enforcement,” Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., said Tuesday in a written statement.
“Too many lives and livelihoods hang in the balance,” Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., tells The Daily Signal. Pictured: Hagerty speaks during a Senate subcommittee hearing April 27. (Photo: Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images)
“Too many lives and livelihoods hang in the balance,” Hagerty told The Daily Signal.
A day earlier, Hagerty led a letter in which he and six other Republican senators pressed embattled Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to explain why more than…
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