Jason Piccolo has served in the federal government since 2000 and held positions in five different departments. Jason was the whistleblower about the Obama administration releasing unaccompanied alien children to criminal sponsors. He tells his story of coming forward about this and what pushed him to make the decision to do so. The discussion moves into the issues that Jason faced when he did this and his ongoing litigation. Jason explains the difficulties of getting someone to listen to him and the subsequent retaliation for exposing the truth.
Jason’s experience at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) means he well qualified to discuss the border debates and ICE protests, so Chuck and Mark take advantage of this knowledge. They ask Jason about the recent uproar about ICE and what really happens at the border. Jason explains the true process of handling illegal immigrants and the multiple agencies involved in the process. Chuck and Mark further discuss the importance of ICE and the need for immigration policy reform.
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Jason has served in the federal government since 2000, which includes the U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Customs Service and Department of Defense Special Agent, ICE Supervisory Officer, Department of Homeland Security Headquarters’ senior staff officer, and Senior Advisor to the Director of the Criminal Investigation Division for an undisclosed agency. Jason has worked everything from disrupting cartel smuggling organizations to high-level terrorism investigation involving Al-Qaeda.
Jason served in the U.S. Army from 1993 to 2006, on active duty and in the National Guard. He received his commission as an Infantry Officer and served a tour in Iraq in 2005-2006 as the Anti-Terrorism officer for the Combined Joint Special Operations Command-Arabian Peninsula.
Jason began working border enforcement as a Border Patrol Agent on the southwest border in San Diego where he worked on the Mountain Apprehension Team and as a shift-Mexican Liaison. Jason later worked with Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a staff officer. Jason’s most notable position was with the Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) to the White House Security Council’s DHS Human Smuggling Cell in 2015.
His education background includes a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement from Minnesota State University, Mankato, a Master of Forensic Science with a focus on criminalistics from National University, and a Doctorate in Strategic Security from Henley Putnam University.
Jason has appeared on Fox and Friends, Dana Loesche’s Relentless on NRATV, The Grant Stinchfield Show on NRATV, One America News, and CRTV.
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