Ms. Mary-Alice Perdichizzi is the former national administrator of Tea Party Students and the co-founder/former President of the Brandeis Tea Party Chapter, the first student Tea Party organization in Massachusetts, and an ongoing contributing author to the Tea Party Tribune. She works actively with Young America's Foundation and local, state, and national Tea Party/conservative networks to advance conservatism. She was also the former national spokesman for Youth for Israel, a title that she voluntarily accepted as her Tea Party group is pro-Israel, combating radical Islam and its attack on both America and Israel through educational films, speakers, and discussions.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly authorized the hiring of an additional 10,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and enforcement officers. The move by DHS delivers on a promise made by President Donald Trump to increase enforcement–particularly in removing criminal aliens inside the borders of the U.S.