Cory Booker’s Immigration Plan Is Hogwash
Cory Booker’s Immigration Plan Is Hogwash
Cory Booker’s immigration plan is total hogwash. His plan will open the floodgates even further and cause more problems that it will solve. But supposedly it’s a plan that will reflect our values and supposedly eliminate immigrant detention altogether.
“But we can’t wait for Congress to act, which is why, as president, Cory will start on Day One to end the abuses of the Trump Administration and use his executive authority to reform our immigration system by:
First of all, Congress has had PLENTY of opportunities to act! Time and again since last fall we’ve written about legislation proposed by the White House, legislation that the House absolutely refused to consider. The latest $4.6 billion package that Trump signed into law is one that most of the Democrats refused to consider. And several, including screeching harpy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, voted against the legislation. Of course, that didn’t stop her from her temper tantrum grandstanding yesterday.
Secondly, Booker, who has blasted Trump for using Executive Orders, plans to be President Pen and Phone 2.0.
As for the rest of his proposals? It’s a doozy. He wants MORE people coming into this country – no questions asked. And, wants to do away with those heinous detention centers that are taking away human rights! Again, he voted against proposed legislation several times that would’ve upgraded those detention centers, provided for more lawyers, AND provided for additional medical personnel.
But his plan will FIX THAT!!
How many illegals showed up at our border in May? 144, 278. How many showed up on our border last October? 60,777.
How many families? 84, 542
How many children showed up with no relatives? 11,507
All of the above statistics come from CBP. They shed a bright light on what CBP is dealing with. An influx of families and unaccompanied children who have to be houses in facilities that were designed to deal with single adults.
Does Cory and AOC along with the rest of the Democrats consider that? Nope, not one bit. Their narrative is set and it is anti-Trump all the way.
Here’s another portion of his plan that is very problematic.
“Appoint a Special Envoy at the State Department to lead Administration efforts and focus on the root causes of migration – corruption, violence, poverty, and climate change. Instead of slow-walking and proposing to cut the disbursement of crucial foreign aid funds to address the root causes of migration like the Trump Administration, Cory would commit to using foreign aid to address the root causes of migration and would appoint a Special Envoy to focus on and prioritize addressing the root causes of migration by:
Leading a comprehensive strategy to invest in democratic institutions and reduce corruption
Reducing violence and crime
Fighting poverty and supporting economic development
Recognizing the role of climate change and identifying strategies to mitigate its effects on migration.”
How will he pay for this? MOAR taxes!
Looking at the entirety of his plan, read it all here, it is nothing but a tax grab that will put a huge strain on our economy and is a national security risk on multiple levels.
Cory Booker’s plan is a load of hogwash the will solve nothing and cause more problems that we cannot afford.
The bidding war continues. Cory Booker would 'virtually eliminate' detention of those who cross border illegally. So: No additional border barriers. Decriminalize illegal crossing. Virtually eliminate detention. Getting very close to open borders… https://t.co/VQn46fPTnc
— Byron York (@ByronYork) July 2, 2019
AND WHERE DO THE LAWS OF THE US COME IN? And his oath of office to uphold them? Seems to me all these contenders disqualify themselves because they won’t uphold oath or laws.
— ChrisB (@ChrisB41009553) July 2, 2019
Exactly. His cutesy immigration plan is one that panders to the narrative and ignores the law AND the realities of the harm that unchecked immigration will cause in this country.
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