On Fox News Sunday last week Hillary said that granting citizenship to illegal aliens would be “good for the country’s economy.” She talked about “comprehensive immigration reform” but when all is said and done we all know that CIR is simply a legislative term for amnesty.
For starters, she wants to extend Obama’s de facto amnesty without citizenship to virtually every illegal alien in the U.S. Her only caveat would be to deport people who commit violent crimes. Assuming she is willing to deport illegal aliens who commit violent crimes – and that remains to be seen – she is willing to submit the American people to violent illegal aliens who have no legal right to be here in the first place.
In addition, the idea that illegal immigrants are a plus to the U.S. economy flies in the face of facts. Illegal aliens consume far more in welfare benefits than they contribute with their taxes at all levels of government. It doesn’t count the billions of dollars that we spend, primarily at the state level, to arrest, charge, convict, and incarcerate illegal aliens. It also doesn’t count the billions of dollars that state and local governments spend on educating children of illegals who typically don’t speak English, and who are basically uneducated when they are thrust on public schools. In addition to the direct dollar cost of having these children in school, having to bring them up to speed takes valuable teachers time away from educating the children of American citizens who just happen to be paying for the schools.
Doctors, lawyers and engineers are not sneaking across the border late at night and hope for a better life. The people who come across the border illegally are uneducated, unskilled, and are relying on significant U.S. welfare benefits to survive.
If you are opposed to amnesty for illegal aliens, if you are opposed to having an open border that will invite tens of millions more uneducated and unskilled welfare recipients into your neighborhood then you should plan on voting for Donald Trump in November.
A vote for Hillary, or a vote for a third party because you “don’t like Donald,” essentially turns America into Mexico. Do you “not like Donald” enough to learn Spanish to get through daily life?
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