Elvira Arellano reported already deported
Finally our federal officials take action. Elvira Arellano was arrested outside Our Lady Queen of Angels Church in Los Angeles as she was on her way to another church in San Jose to spew more of her "woe is me" rhetoric.
What a despicable shame this has been for our federal law enforcement officials. And a ridiculous slap to the face to the American people - and their laws - to have let this go on for more than a year.
Now let's see how many lawsuits are filed on her behalf.
The most obscene part of this all are the statements attributed to Elvira Arellano when the officers stopped her. As if she were the Holy Mary Mother of God herself or Jesus in Gethsemane. "Calm down. Don't have any fear. They can't hurt me."
Chicago Tribune with their always offensive headlines regarding Elvira - Immigration activist Arellano arrested. How about "Fugitive Illegal Alien SSN Thief Arrested In LA" instead?
"Elvira Arellano was arrested about 4:15 p.m. Chicago time by law-enforcement officials after leaving Our Lady Queen of Angels Church in downtown Los Angeles, said Emma Lozano, an adviser who was there during the arrest."
Let me break in here for a second and point out the Emma Lozano is not an adviser, she is a partner in crime and the wife of Pastor "Slim" Coleman who was helping Elvira evade law enforcement by harboring a fugitive illegal alien. There goes the sanctuary media again ignoring the facts.
"After talking to news media inside the church, Arellano and her supporters got into their van to head north to San Jose, where she was scheduled to speak at another church, Lozano said. Moments after they entered the van, an unmarked vehicle stopped them.
The driver of Arellano's van, Roberto Lopez, poked his head out because he wanted to see why they were being blocked. Several other unmarked vehicles surrounded their van.
"Agents emerged from all the cars screaming for Arellano to get out, Lozano said. Her 8-year-old son, Saul, started to cry, and Arellano said to everyone in the car, "Calm down. Don't have any fear. They can't hurt me."
"Then she turned to the people who were about to arrest her and she said, "You're going to have to give me a minute with my son," Lozano said. She spent time with her son in the car, then surrendered."
If I was law enforcement I would have said "We don't have to do anything, lady. You've had a year with your son to discuss this and you put him in this situation rather than doing the responsible thing and voluntarily returning to the country where you're supposed to be."
The tactic of hiding out in churches is a popular move in Europe, meant to blackmail law enforcement and evoke white guilt.