IMMIGRATION WATCHDOG: Kushner-Led ‘Surprise Vote’ on Amnesty ‘Likely’ This Week
An immigration watchdog group is warning of a “surprise vote” on amnesty for Deferred Action on Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients this week, architected by President Donald J. Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner.
“ALIPAC believes there is a Trump-Kushner-Graham-Schumer Amnesty plot afoot where Amnesty legislation could be rushed to the President’s desk without the American public being given time to learn of, read, or respond to the Amnesty legislation,” according to the Americans for Legal Immigration PAC.
The group said that Kushner met with Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), whom it described as “longtime Senate architects of plans to provide citizenship for those brought to the country illegally as children,” quoting NPR. It expects a “surprise vote” to be held, and a bill to be sent to Trump’s desk for signature before Friday.
“ALIPAC’s goal is to rapidly inform, organize, and mobilize Americans who represent the majority of US citizens who oppose Amnesty for millions of illegals in order to pressure President Trump and Senate Republicans to call off the Kushner arranged deal because it will make illegal immigration worse while having a devastating impact on Republican down-ballot campaigns across America,” the group said in a press release.
ALIPAC, which once supported Trump’s articulated immigration plans, has since become a critic of the President, who has largely failed in implementing immigration reform and border security. Gridlock has pervaded in Washington, D.C. on border security since Trump’s election.
Big League Politics reported:
President Donald J. Trump has declared a national state of emergency, for which several heavily-blue states immediately sued his administration. Democrats refuse to budge on the issue, unwilling to secure America’s borders. As illegal border crossings surge, they blocked a meaningful amount of wall funding in the 2019 federal budget.
In what many conservatives see as a colossal failure, the Republican Congress, led by former Speaker Paul Ryan, current Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, failed to deliver wall funding to the president’s desk during all of 2017 and 2018, when Republicans held the House, the Senate, and the White House.
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