Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Promises about Immigration on GOP Pledge-O-Meter

Establish operational control of the border

Will "ensure that the Border Patrol has the tools and authorities to establish operational control at the border and prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from interfering with Border Patrol enforcement activities on federal lands."

Work with state and local officials to enforce immigration laws

Will "reaffirm the authority of state and local law enforcement to assist in the enforcement of all federal immigration laws."

Strengthen visa security

Will "require the Department of Homeland Security to review all visa applications at high-risk consular posts and prevent aliens from attempting to avoid deportation after having their visas revoked."