In his weekly op-ed for CNS News, LTC Allen West discusses asylum in light of the migrant “caravan” that has reached the US border:
“First, we must decide whether we are indeed a sovereign nation, with recognizable borders and abide by a rule of law. There are only two responses to this inquiry: yes, or no. Those who do not believe that America is a sovereign nation and prefer open borders affirmatively answer the previously stated question. If that is their position, then there is no need for a debate or discussion with them. These are people who firmly believe that anyone can just relocate anywhere that they want, regardless of standing law. As a matter of fact, these individuals do not believe in the rule of law when it comes to this issue. Hence why these individuals do not believe that there should be a law enforcement agency responsible for upholding and enforcing the laws that we have.”
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During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District. In July of 2020, Mr. West was elected Chair of the Republican Party of Texas.
West is a commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. He’s a Newsmax Contributor, former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, and We Can Overcome: An American Black Conservative Manifesto.