Decades of legal and illegal Immigration, expected to surge even higher in the coming years, is destroying the country's environment and the federal government is illegally is turning a blind eye to the problem, according to a new lawsuit filed against the Department of Homeland Security.
In the suit, the Immigration Reform Law Institute charged that DHS has opened the doors to legal and illegal immigration without considering the environmental impact, a strict requirement covering virtually all federal actions.
Legal Immigration, said the suit, is causing overpopulation, pollution, congestion. Illegals, meanwhile, are destroying the border environment with garbage, wild fires and trampling rare species and plants. ... Read the full story by Paul Bedard.