Criminals Invade Capitol Grounds, Police Do Nothing

National Center executive director David W. Almasi wonders just what the U.S. Capitol Police are there for if not to enforce the law.

On April 20, about 70 teenagers who are illegal aliens held a mock graduation ceremony on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol to protest that they cannot benefit from things like in-state college tuition benefits because they are not legal citizens. Despite their literally wearing their illegal status on the sleeves of their gowns, no arrests were made.

As naturalized citizen Yakov Smirnoff might say, “only in America.”

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