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Monday, October 9, 2017

Dems to BULLY Congress to Get Passage of Dream Act

So, here's the deal; Leading Hispanic Lawmakers threaten to hold the American Public and our Institutions Hostage until we allow Illegal Immigrants a path to Citizenship. Someone needs to tell them that is the United States not Mexico, Venezuela or Cuba. How Insulting! Enough is Enough!

Gustavo Andrade, left, and activists from United We Dream, an immigrant youth-led organization, leave the Senate Hart Office Building after taking their advocacy message to Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Stephen Dinan

Leading Hispanic Democrats said Monday they’re so disappointed in President Trump’s new 70-point immigration enforcement plan that they’ll withhold support for must-pass legislation in Congress until lawmakers work out a better deal to protect illegal immigrants.
“They are not going to have Democrats to get them over the finish line on anything they need,” said Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
She and fellow Democrats, on a conference call with reporters, said Mr. Trump’s demand for a border wall, a crackdown on sanctuary cities, more deportation agents and a rewrite of a number of loopholes that have allowed illegal immigrants to gain a foothold in the U.S. are all non-starters.
The lawmakers’ comments suggest reaching a deal on the 700,000 so-called Dreamers who were protected under the legally questionable Obama-era deportation amnesty will be extremely difficult.
Mr. Trump submitted his 70-point plan to Congress Sunday asking for major changes. He said he built the list with input from the departments and agencies that handle immigration every day, and the security enhancements and legal changes are things agents on the ground say would be helpful.
The White House said it wants to see those enhancements added to any Dreamer legalization bill, saying otherwise the country is setting itself up for another surge of illegal immigration.
Democrats, though, have said they want a “clean” bill that grants a full pathway to citizenship to as many as 2 million illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.
They said they would be willing to accept small security enhancements, but the list they’re considering is paltry compared to Mr. Trump’s wish-list.
Ms. Grisham said she would accept more help for the Coast Guard and better-trained drug-sniffing dogs as add-ons.
The Democrats’ threat to withhold support could complicate the GOP’s efforts to get another spending bill done in December, as well as looming debates over government surveillance powers and a fight over the next increase in the government’s borrowing limit.


  1. So, in effect, they have declared war on America.

  2. Anonymous11:49 AM EDT

    What should I ask those that support the amnesty of an Illegal Alien child (DACA)?
    The true begging questions are: Would they be here at all if it were not in the commission of a crime against the United States? Would they be here at all if it were not for their parents being invaders of the United States? Would they be here at all if the borders were secure? Would they be here at all if their criminal parents were honorable people wishing to become upstanding citizens of the United States through proper and legal immigration procedures?
    The answers to all of these questions is obvious. The people that came to our country illegally did so with the intent of circumventing our laws and blackmailing the citizens of the United States into providing for the welfare of their illegal children.
    NONE of these people are or were slave children/ slaves themselves or political refugees that applied for amnesty from persecution.
    They came as thieves in the night to steal jobs, social program benefits and defraud the American Tax system. They came to send America dollars back to the country they came from not to spend their illegally gained paycheck in the American economy.
    The best thing we as Americans can do is to end the ILLEGAL Obama Dream act and return those jobs, benefits and billions of tax dollars back to the American people. Let these "Dream" children be adopted by legal citizens of the United States that will contractually except the full financial responsibilities of that child or, return them home with their illegal parents.
    Perhaps Mexico will give them a Spanish as a second language class for free.
    Whatever the case, the ILLEGAL parents must go! It is time to put America and Americans first and Make America Great Again!