Hopefully you all took your blood pressure medicine today, in light of all the following:
The inmates are running the asylum. America has become a dumping ground and there is nothing we can do about it. This violates the core of the social compact expressed in the Declaration of Independence – that the society must consent to those who join it.
Thus, borders, sovereignty, immigration law have been rendered lawless by the courts. Amnesty and sanctuary cities are the law of the land. States who want to enforce the law will be slapped down by the courts, but when the feds want to enforce immigration law, sanctuary states get standing to block it.
Criminal aliens get standing to sue for the right to remain here against our will and secure driver’s licenses, welfare, and birthright citizenship for their kids, but citizens and law enforcement don’t get standing to sue when their communities are destroyed from the lawlessness.
In a sane country, where the politicians represented the people on some level, there would be an emergency effort on all parts of government to clamp down on enforcement and block the courts from getting involved in immigration.
Rather than promoting a guest worker bill, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, would demand that leadership vote on the Davis-Oliver interior enforcement bill and fix of the asylum loophole.
As I’ve mentioned before, there’s an even greater urgency to erect a border wall because it solves much of the political problem with the courts and lack of detention facilities by preventing them from obtaining a foothold on our soil in the first place.
Yet, what are they focused on? Where is their sense of urgency? They are focusing on amnesty and on creating a new guest worker program. John Cornyn has announced the creation of a “working group” to work on an amnesty proposal, built off the entire premise that illegals come before Americans.
Also, the House Judiciary Committee is marking up a bill this week that would dramatically expand the low-skilled agriculture guest worker program. The bill calls for 450,000 guest workers a year (a new H-2C program), with a built-in cap increase of 10 percent every year. All current H-2As and H-2Bs are permanently exempt from the cap.
While it appears they have taken out the path to citizenship provisions, the bill still contains an amnesty provision for current illegal ag workers. There are three fundamental flaws with such a bill.
For one, we have record high low-skilled immigration. Let’s first cut that before we have a guest worker program. Two, our visa tracking system is a joke, thereby ensuring that these “temporary” workers are here permanently. (Only 1 percent of visa overstays are caught.) And three, before we fix unconditional birthright citizenship, all of these workers who have kids will be eligible for the panoply of welfare on their behalf and will remain here forever.
Keep in mind, the corporations want them here precisely so they can pay them slave wages. Why should Americans then have to pay for the public charge? I’d rather pay an extra 10 cents for a head of lettuce.
You see, this week, the masters of the universe, all the major corporations and lobbyists are spending all their time promoting amnesty and guest workers, not even tax reform! Naturally, the politicians will respond to them but not the forgotten man of the immigration debate.
Therefore, rather than the whole of the American people controlling our destiny as a sovereign nation, it is in the hands of the ACLU, the American Bar Association, unelected judges, and corporate puppet-masters who control the politicians. Illegal aliens are the most powerful people in the country and we are treated like strangers in our own land.
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Daniel Horowitz is a senior editor of Conservative Review. Follow him on Twitter @RMConservative.