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Illegal Immigrant Invades Home, Sexually Assaults Young Children

Americans are seeing the devastating effects of unchecked immigration: crime, home invasions, and even the assault of our young children.

In a chilling incident that underlines the dire consequences of lax border policies, Miguel Hernandez-Ruiz, a Mexican illegal immigrant whose temporary work visa expired back in 2021, is now facing grave charges for the sexual assault of two young girls in Michigan. Authorities responded to a distressing call from the Sweet Lake Mobile Home Park, leading to a grim discovery: two children under the age of 13 were victims of an alleged predator who should not have been in the country in the first place.

Hernandez-Ruiz was arraigned on charges including home invasion and two counts of first-degree criminal sexual assault against a person under the age of 13. Currently held without bond, this case has triggered a rightful ICE detainer to prevent any chance of flight. The severity of these allegations compels a stark reflection on the security of our communities and the integrity of our nation’s immigration enforcement.

During his court appearance, the prosecutor underscored the necessity of keeping Hernandez-Ruiz detained, not just for the safety of St. Joseph County, but for the entire nation. His status as a flight risk was starkly highlighted, drawing attention to the broader implications of allowing expired visa holders to remain unchecked within our borders.

This horrifying episode is a textbook example of what goes awry when immigration laws are flouted. Law enforcement’s commendable effort led to Hernandez-Ruiz’s capture in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a tense manhunt that stretched beyond state lines. The persistence of situations like these, where illegal immigrants commit serious crimes, should sound alarm bells for anyone concerned about public safety and the future of our children. It’s not just about managing immigration; it’s about preventing avoidable tragedies by enforcing existing laws and securing our borders.

This incident starkly contrasts with the current administration’s often lenient stance on immigration enforcement, spotlighting the critical need for stringent border control and the rigorous enforcement of visa expirations. When individuals who overstay their welcome engage in such egregious acts, it not only undermines the rule of law but also places innocent lives in jeopardy.

The broader political discourse must now confront these realities head-on, recognizing that the safety of American communities is non-negotiable. It is high time for a reassessment of our immigration policies and a renewed commitment to uphold the law, ensuring that incidents like this are not merely reacted to, but prevented.

Robert Chernin

Robert Chernin

Robert B. Chernin has brought his years of political consulting and commentary back to radio. As a longtime entrepreneur, business leader, fundraiser and political confidant, Robert has a unique perspective with insights not heard anyway else. Robert has consulted on federal and statewide campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, senatorial, and presidential level. He served in leadership roles in the presidential campaigns of President George W. Bush as well as McCain for President. He led Florida’s Victory 2004’s national Jewish outreach operations as Executive Director. In addition, he served on the President’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Robert co-founded and served as president of the Electoral Science Institute, a non-profit organization that utilizes behavioral science to increase voter participation and awareness. Robert can be heard on multiple radio stations and viewed on the “Of the People” podcast where you get your podcasts.