January 24, 2006

The 1986 amnesty from someone who was there

Posted by D.A. King at 1:08 am - Email the author   Print This Post Print This Post  

My friend Bill King [ no relation] in an interview with the New American magazine: Please share this with those who would grant amnesty again…

William King is one of America’s foremost authorities on immigration, combining decades of field experience in the Border Patrol and Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) with additional decades of study and speaking on the issue. After stints in the U.S. Coast Guard and the United States Army, William King joined the Border Patrol in 1957. He saw service as a Border Patrol agent on our northern and southern borders and many of our major coastal ports, including New York City, Miami, and San Diego.

Mr. King served as the Border Patrol’s chief agent for the El Centro sector, and was director of the Border Patrol Academy and acting director of the Immigration Academy. He was one of the four INS directors nationwide in charge of administering the amnesty provision of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).

Since his retirement, William King has remained active on border and immigration issues, speaking regularly to political and civic groups, participating in debates and on conference panels, and appearing on radio and television programs

Please click here for entire interview.