DACA Recipient Accuses Democrats of Using ‘Dreamers’ As ‘Pawns’
“Dreamer” Hilario Yanez praised President Donald Trump’s leadership on immigration and slammed Democrats for using DACA recipients as “pawns” during a Saturday interview on Fox News.
Yanez said he is “frustrated” with Democrats. They have shown an unwillingness to work with Trump on his DACA immigration plan. They have continually used people like him as “pawns” to score political points.
He once praised President Barack Obama for DACA. It protected him and hundreds of thousands of other illegal aliens from deportation. It gave them work permits, and allowed them to attend American colleges and universities.
Yanez wrote in a letter to the NYT:
“Because of her hard work and great sacrifice, I am now on the verge of being the first in my family to graduate from college next year in May. Thanks to Obama’s executive order, I saw a window of opportunity to live the American dream.
After receiving my work permit in 2012, I have been fortunate to intern at four different Fortune 500 companies, the last one being Chevron. I recently signed my full-time offer with a well-respected global consulting firm called Accenture. By the year of 2025, I plan on starting my Executive MBA program at a top tier University. My end goal is to become an executive at a Fortune 500 company.”
But Yanez has since come to appreciate President Donald Trump and told Fox & Friends Weekend that he believes the Republican president has shown “leadership and compassion” toward him and other “Dreamers.”
“Hilario Yanez, who goes by Eli, said Trump showed courage to tackle the DACA issue comprehensively during his first year in office,”
“At the end of the day, here’s a guy who wants to provide a pathway to citizenship for myself and, you know, really make a difference in my life,” Yanez said of President Trump. “I’m for that. Also, I believe we need to have border security so this doesn’t happen again.”
“And if a wall is necessary to provide another layer for border security to do their job in a safe and responsible manner, then, you know, I think it’s necessary to fund it,” he continued. “The diversity lottery — I think it’s outdated, I think it’s time for people who want to come to the United States to focus on skills so they can contribute to the American economy.”
Yanez also told Fox he would support a border wall.
He is in favor of skilled-based immigration law. This is besides the fact that his mother brought him to the United States illegally when he was one-year-old. She would probably not qualify under such a system.
“I think it’s time for people who want to come to the United States to focus … on skills so [they] contribute to the American economy right way,” Yanez, who was born in Mexico, told Fox.
Yanez is definitely they type of immigrant the United States wants.
The last portion of his letter to the NYT shows the character we are looking for:
At the end of the day, I would not change my life at all. I thank God for being homeless, growing up without a father, living in a rough neighborhood, and most importantly for being undocumented. These struggles and challenges have made me the person I am today. My hope is to continue to inspire and motivate the next generation to see challenges as windows of opportunities to overcome.
On an ending note, I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to this wonderful country I call home, The Great United States of America. Regardless of what happens in the future, I have strong faith that things will work themselves out in the right time. Good things ALWAYS happen to good people, like ourselves, the Dreamers.
“I thank God for being homeless. Growing up without a father. Living in a rough neighborhood. Most importantly for being undocumented,” Yanez wrote. “These struggles and challenges have made me the person I am today.
That is why Yanez is a conservative. He is a hurdle jumper. He sees the hurdles in life as an opportunity for growth. Liberals want government to remove all hurdles, which creates a weak society.
We need immigrants that look forward to a rough road, so they can become strong. Not immigrants who come here to take advantage of an entitlement society which will keep them dependent.
I say give this man citizenship now!