Members of the migrant caravan seeking to enter the United States admit that they do not qualify for asylum–the alleged reason for their coming. In interviews with The New York Times and the Guardian, migrants have revealed that their real reason is to improve their economic circumstances.
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The Quote Below – More Misinformation from the Media “President Trump’s newest proclamation . . . is yet another expression of [deliberately and pointlessly cruel immigration policies. It evidently hopes that repetition will somehow insulate its actions from public or judicial scrutiny. “The latest rule enacts a wholesale, 90-day entry ban on any person trying …
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Democrats and cheap labor Republicans may push an amnesty for illegal aliens in the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress. One possible strategy may be to offer President Trump funding for a border wall in exchange for signing an amnesty bill for 3.5 million illegal aliens in the DACA category. Immigration reform advocates say this would be a bad deal because a wall alone would do little to stop illegal immigration, while amnesty would be a strong encouragement for more foreigners to come to this country illegally.
Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) may lead this effort. The billionaire Koch brothers are spending millions of dollars to support a DACA amnesty during the lame-duck session.
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Gallup’s most recent global estimate found that “Three percent of the world’s adults — or nearly 160 million people — say they would like to move to the U.S. This includes 16 percent of adults from Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama and Costa Rica, which translates into nearly 5 million people.”
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President Trump issued a temporary order requiring asylum applicants to apply for asylum at U.S. ports of entry. Under the order they will not be able to apply after illegally crossing the border outside the ports. The purpose of the order is to asylum requests in an orderly fashion and discourage bogus applications. One likely outcome will be slowing the migrant caravan in Mexico now moving toward the U.S. border.
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Data from the Department of Homeland Security show that less than 10 percent of migrants claiming asylum and have a legitimate basis for that claim. In fiscal year 2018, almost 90 percent of Central American migrants asked for asylum when they arrived at the U.S. border. Only nine percent of those claims were deemed legitimate.
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The Quote Below – More Misinformation from the Media “In an interview with the news program “Axios on HBO,” President Trump announced that he plans to issue an executive order ending birthright citizenship, the principle that everyone born in the United States, with a handful of exceptions, is automatically a citizen of the United States. …
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An article in American Thinker rebuts the idea that mass immigration can save retirement benefits for older Americans. The article notes that immigrants can make a contribution because they generally take more in public benefits than they pay in taxes. The article advocates technological development to make the economy more productive in order to fund retirement benefits.
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The Center for Immigration Studies reports that “Newly released data show that 2016 tied with 1999 as the highest single year of immigration in U.S. history, with the arrival of 1.75 million new immigrants (both legal and illegal). The new numbers represent a continuation of the dramatic rebound in new arrivals since 2011, when annual immigration bottomed out after the Great Recession.”
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In response to reports that members of the migrant caravan threw rocks at Mexican police, President Trump stated, “We will consider [rocks] a firearm. . . . We’re mot going to put up with that. They want to throw rocks at our military, our military fights back. I told them to consider it a rifle. When they throw rocks, like they did at the Mexico military and police, I said, consider it a rifle.”
In further comments, the president stated, “If these caravans are allowed into our country, only bigger and more emboldened caravans will follow–and you see that’s what’s happening now.”
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