MY SECRET GARDEN

My Secret Garden
 
Today is December 30, 2013.  Perhaps, I wanted to write something meaningful.  The title for this story My Secret Garden is about all broken promises by President Barack Obama, the so-called unilateral U.S. Congress and so-called Judiciary system which includes all quasi fair administrative courts, such as the U.S. Immigration Court, the Merit System Protection System (MSPB) and the numerous administrative courts that are part of the executive branch.
 
There will be no more “Open Letters” stories written by this Narco News author.  Why?  Because they are meaningless.  No one cares at the White House, U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, or Judiciary which includes the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Circuit Courts, U.S. District Courts and so on.
 
As to the Christian churches, no body cares if I am a follower of the Catholic church, the Assemblies of God, an evangelical or protestant church.  Television superstar evangelical Joel Osten can care less for the poor.  His religion is money.  My God stated you cannot have two masters; money or God.
 
With the appointment of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama as democratic presidents, we were under the illusion that they were to create a “middle class” - but instead, we have not have a middle class.
 
Before, President Obama, we had a republican president George W. Bush, who like president Obama, finished his two terms with broken promises.  With president Obama now on his second term and the greatest fraud about Obamacare and our current economy going downhill no one ever ask anymore about immigration reform.
 
The reality is when Janet Napolitano became secretary of the newly created mogul federal U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), she appointed some questionable characters to key level positions to head so many agencies. 
 
But DHS was created in March of 2003 by George W. Bush and the first DHS secretary was Thomas Ridge.
 
The head of DHS-ICE-OPR in 2008 was Traci Lembke, senior executive position who in 1999, Lembke was a senior special agent (SSA) for the Office of Internal Affairs (OIA), U.S. Customs Service, grade GS-1811-13, in Tucson, AZ.  She worked alongside with Customs’ OIA SSA Richard Padilla Cramer.  In 1998, I was for a short period, the acting special agent in charge, OIA, U.S. Customs Service.  I believe SSA Cramer was already a corrupt U.S. Customs Service, SSA.
 
Ms. Lembke got promoted to serve as Director of Internal Investigations Division (GS-1811-15), USCS; National Program Manager, Investigative Programs Division, USCS among others.  I believe that Ms. Lembke was “vetted” by a questionable character in 1999, Robert Weber, who is now President of Robert Weber Consulting, LLC.
 
 
During my federal class action lawsuit against the Legacy U.S. Customs Service and then DHS-ICE, I saw an exodus of U.S. Treasury’s Office of Inspector General getting hired as SSA for the Legacy U.S. Customs’ Office of Internal Affairs.  These news SSA for the Legacy U.S. Customs’ internal affairs later became DHS-ICE-OPR or DHS-ICE-HSI.
 
 I assisted the now ASAC for DHS-ICE-HSI, New York when Christopher Martinez was a GS-1811-12 on how to write an application for a GS-1813.  He worked under my supervision and thanks to my coaching, he made the Best Quality List (BQL). Soon, he got selected to work under my supervision. He proved to be more interested in public relations and a “public speaker” working activities, but a poor internal affairs investigator.  In fact, he never made an administrative or criminal case for my office.  However, thanks to the influence of a Hispanic Legacy U.S. Customs Assistant Special Agent in Charge from San Diego, CA, he got promoted to group supervisor for the Office of Investigations.  I happened to notice that he copied the way I used to submit applications for GS-1811-15's, which I don’t mind.  
 
Now, we will be having political federal elections.  Since, I remember that president Ronald Regan, a republican had the guts to pass our last U.S. Immigration Reform, I am considering to vote for a republican for U.S. president.  A review of the potential democratic U.S. presidential race looks pretty bad.  On top is Hilary Clinton.  If she is elected, it means, no new U.S. Immigration Reform and another 4 or 8 years of the same.
 
What the main-media stream has been derelict is to tell the American tax-payer that currently with our federal budget and economy is collapsing.  The fact that the president Obama’s administration decided to arrest and incarcerate any and all non-criminal documented illegal aliens, including asylum applicants who have been deported, only demonstrate that we have a very weak leader.  To deport and remove natives of Mexico is not a problem.  The problem is to pay for non-criminal asylum deportees who are from as far as Indonesia which a commercial air ticket cost approximately $2,000.00 U.S. dollars.  These non-violent documented illegal aliens are young, with no criminal history, police traffic record, yearly U.S. Income Tax filers who have their own health insurance.  
 
I don’t understand, why all of the sudden, these model documented asylum illegal aliens need to be incarcerated by a private corrections company who is making millions of U.S. tax payers dollars.  It is time that my American fellows wake-up and tell the U.S. Congress and president Obama to pass a new immigration reform package similar to the one passed by republican president Ronald Regan.
 
When U.S. Senator Jon Kyl, a republican assisted this author fight corruption within the DHS, the U.S. Treasury’s Inspector General for Tax Administration.  I wrote current U.S. Senator Jeff Flake  asking for his assistant.  His response: “that as U.S. Senator cannot get involved with matters involving DHS-United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and immigration court systems.  My request for assistance was to look into corruption practices at DHS and USCIS. ICE-ERO and ICE-HSI.  
 
I am asking retired U.S. Senator Jon Kyl to have a talk with his replacement to explain that I dedicated my life to federal and local law enforcement for 30 years and that I had some very “special cases”   
 
My dear American fellows, I wish you a very warm Happy New Year.

About Miguel Contreras

Miguel Angel Contreras is the founding and chairmen emeritus of the Federal Hispanic Law Enforcement Officers Association www.fhleoa.org and the principal agent and representative of a class action lawsuit of discrimination filed in 1995 against the Legacy U.S. Customs Service, later reorganized into the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In 2007, a U.S. District Court dismissed the class action on only one issue. The case, Miguel A. Contreras, et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security will never be forgotten. Dr. Contreras is a renowned leader with a firm commitment to diverse ethnic communities worldwide. He is recognized for his work ethics in the areas of leadership, civil rights advocate, social ethics, reform, and reconciliation. A noted criminal justice, law enforcement, security management, and community leader for more than 30 years, his expertise and extensive background in these subject areas have resulted in his being called for consultation with various organizations on issues dealing with law enforcement, security management, U.S. Customs, U.S. immigration issues, society, and social justice. Dr. Contreras, for 30 years served with distinction as a Supervisory Criminal Investigator and as a journeyman criminal investigator with Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, such as the US Department of Homeland Security’s Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement, www.ice.gov US Customs Service's Offices of Investigations and Internal Affairs, www.ice.gov US Drug Enforcement Administration, www.dea.gov US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, www.atf.gov US Immigration & Naturalization Service, www.ice.gov and US Defense Investigative Service, www.dss.mil. He served with the Lansing Police Department www.lansingpolice.com as a police officer and corrections officer with the Ingham County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan, www.ingham.org/sh in the late 1970s. Dr. Contreras honorably retired from federal law enforcement service on October 4, 2006. He has lectured foreign national federal police personnel in national security issues, and has traveled to several countries as a Federal law enforcement official. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), designation granted by the American Society for Industrial Security, www.asisonline.org a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), designation granted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, www.acfe.com a Diplomate of the American Board of Law Enforcement Experts (DABLEE), designation granted by the American College of Forensic Examiners, www.acfei.com and Certified Security Supervisor (CSS) and Certified Protection Officer (CPO), designations granted by the International Foundation for Protection Officers, www.ifpo.org. A consummate no-nonsense law enforcement and security management expert, is a driving-force of numerous coalitions across ideological, cultural and social spectrum, he has served on numerous local, regional and national boards assisting communities. Dr. Contreras received his Associate Applied of Science degree and Associate in Business at Arizona Western College, www.azwestern.edu and Lansing Community College, www.lcc.edu respectively, and a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Criminal Justice Administration at Michigan State University, www.msu.edu a Master in Theology and Apologetics, and a Doctor of Theology degree at Calvin School of Apologetics & Theology, www.calvinschool.info a Master of Theology in Christian Counseling, a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Theology, and a Doctor in Theology in Pastoral Counseling at Northwestern Theological Seminary, www.northwesternseminary.com. He also conducted advanced graduate studies in security management at the University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, www.le.ac.uk. In January 2005, he received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Northwestern Theological Seminary. Dr. Contreras is currently an ordained minister with the Lutheran Evangelical Protestant Church (LEPC). He was a former minister and pastor with the Assemblies of God. He also offered totally free Christian counseling and preached for free at the Crossroads Mission Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center and at other locations in Yuma, AZ and nation-wide. Dr. Contreras never received compensation or was paid for his pastoral, preaching or Christian Counseling services.

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Miguel Angel Contreras is the founding and chairmen emeritus of the Federal Hispanic Law Enforcement Officers Association www.fhleoa.org and the principal agent and representative of a class action lawsuit of discrimination filed in 1995 against the Legacy U.S. Customs Service, later reorganized into the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In 2007, a U.S. District Court dismissed the class action on only one issue. The case, Miguel A. Contreras, et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security will never be forgotten. Dr. Contreras is a renowned leader with a firm commitment to diverse ethnic communities worldwide. He is recognized for his work ethics in the areas of leadership, civil rights advocate, social ethics, reform, and reconciliation. A noted criminal justice, law enforcement, security management, and community leader for more than 30 years, his expertise and extensive background in these subject areas have resulted in his being called for consultation with various organizations on issues dealing with law enforcement, security management, U.S. Customs, U.S. immigration issues, society, and social justice. Dr. Contreras, for 30 years served with distinction as a Supervisory Criminal Investigator and as a journeyman criminal investigator with Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, such as the US Department of Homeland Security’s Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement, www.ice.gov US Customs Service's Offices of Investigations and Internal Affairs, www.ice.gov US Drug Enforcement Administration, www.dea.gov US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, www.atf.gov US Immigration & Naturalization Service, www.ice.gov and US Defense Investigative Service, www.dss.mil. He served with the Lansing Police Department www.lansingpolice.com as a police officer and corrections officer with the Ingham County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan, www.ingham.org/sh in the late 1970s. Dr. Contreras honorably retired from federal law enforcement service on October 4, 2006. He has lectured foreign national federal police personnel in national security issues, and has traveled to several countries as a Federal law enforcement official. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), designation granted by the American Society for Industrial Security, www.asisonline.org a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), designation granted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, www.acfe.com a Diplomate of the American Board of Law Enforcement Experts (DABLEE), designation granted by the American College of Forensic Examiners, www.acfei.com and Certified Security Supervisor (CSS) and Certified Protection Officer (CPO), designations granted by the International Foundation for Protection Officers, www.ifpo.org. A consummate no-nonsense law enforcement and security management expert, is a driving-force of numerous coalitions across ideological, cultural and social spectrum, he has served on numerous local, regional and national boards assisting communities. Dr. Contreras received his Associate Applied of Science degree and Associate in Business at Arizona Western College, www.azwestern.edu and Lansing Community College, www.lcc.edu respectively, and a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Criminal Justice Administration at Michigan State University, www.msu.edu a Master in Theology and Apologetics, and a Doctor of Theology degree at Calvin School of Apologetics & Theology, www.calvinschool.info a Master of Theology in Christian Counseling, a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Theology, and a Doctor in Theology in Pastoral Counseling at Northwestern Theological Seminary, www.northwesternseminary.com. He also conducted advanced graduate studies in security management at the University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, www.le.ac.uk. In January 2005, he received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Northwestern Theological Seminary. Dr. Contreras is currently an ordained minister with the Lutheran Evangelical Protestant Church (LEPC). He was a former minister and pastor with the Assemblies of God. He also offered totally free Christian counseling and preached for free at the Crossroads Mission Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center and at other locations in Yuma, AZ and nation-wide. Dr. Contreras never received compensation or was paid for his pastoral, preaching or Christian Counseling services.