LETTER: Taking refugees violation of oath

Our local congressmen, Vicente Gonzalez, Henry Cuellar and Filemon Vela all took the same oath of office: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.”

So when these fine aforementioned gentlemen seek to defend the rights of all people entering this country illegally, are they not violating that oath when they support and defend the undocumented immigrants?

I do not understand how these men, all lawyers, turn a blind eye to the laws of unlawful migration and choose not to defend the Constitution of the United States.

Jake Longoria, Mission

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