Law Enforcement Examiner
In a shocking discovery, the U.S. government allowed up to 25 illegal aliens to attend a flight school in Boston, according to a Government Accountability Office report [PDF] and a Fox News Channel story on Friday.
The illegal aliens included eight who had entered the country illegally and 17 who had overstayed their allowed period of admission into the United States, according to an audit by the GAO [PDF]. Even more shocking was the report that the owner of the flight school is an illegal alien.
Three of the illegal aliens were actually able to get pilot’s licenses, according to the GAO.
The revelation of the illegalities occurring at the FAA-licensed flight school occurred when local police officers — not members of the multi-billion dollar budgeted Homeland Security Department — captured the owner of the school during a traffic stop and were able to determine that he was an illegal alien.
A “weakness” discovered within the TSA’s Alien Flight Student Program is that it doesn’t check immigration status, something that gets a very low priority in the Obama administration, say critics of U.S. immigration enforcement…
…A few months ago inept screeners missed a suitcase filled with explosives that blasted after a three-hour domestic flight. Checked on a flight from Boston to Miami, the bag contained hundreds of bullet primers that exploded on the tarmac after the plane arrived in south Florida. Primers provide the spark that detonates the gunpowder in bullets.
In the meantime tax dollars keep pouring into TSA coffers. President Barack Obama has given the agency more than $3 billion in recovery funds — including $98 million for “advanced technology X-ray units” that screen baggage — and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano wants Congress to increase its 2013 budget by $459 million to a whopping $8.1 billion…
The complete article is at the Law Enforcement Examiner.
Read also, TSA: Training Sky-bound Illegal Aliens and While you were getting groped at the airport, the TSA approved flight training for 25 illegal aliens at Michelle Malkin’s site.