America’s border needs to be sealed immediately if there is any hope of repelling enemy combatants trying to carry out deadly missions on U.S. soil, according to former immigration and Drug Enforcement Administration official Michael Cutler.
"Terrorists cannot plan and carry out attacks if they're unable to enter the United States," Cutler said on Newsmax TV’s
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He explained that terrorist organizations already exist within the country, and that there is potential for myriad more to infiltrate the border. He railed against California Rep. Jeff Denham’s suggestion that "illegal aliens" be allowed to enlist in the U.S. military and get "a pathway to citizenship."
The administration’s DREAM Act granting permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people who entered the United States as undocumented minors is endangering the nation, Cutler said.
"We're talking about people who evaded the inspections process that's supposed to keep terrorists, criminals, and spies ... and so forth out of our country," Cutler said. "So people sneak in, and then we put them on a military base, give them weapons training and our playbook, so to speak. What could possibly go wrong?"
Cutler emphasized that it’s not just "5-year-old children" coming across the border, as the Obama administration wants people to believe, but also dangerous criminals.
"You have to ask yourself, how in the world does the U.S. government live up to its prime directive — national security, public safety and protecting the lives of American citizens?"
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