Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wrote a 2000 letter to a concerned citizen vowing that he would fight to reduce the number of illegal immigrants entering the United States.
“I believe it is imperative that we enforce and strengthen existing immigration laws to prevent illegal immigrants from entering this country,” Schumer wrote, a year and a half after he was elected to New York’s Senate seat.
“You can be certain that in the Senate, I will continue to fight for tougher measures to reduce the number of illegal immigrants entering this country,” Schumer wrote. “Again, thank you for taking the time to share your views about this important issue. If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.”
Bypass Tech Censorship!
Facebook, Twitter and Google are actively restricting conservative content through biased algorithms. Silicon Valley doesn't want you to read our articles. Bypass the censorship, sign up for our newsletter now!
WATCH: Tucker SLAMS Lindsey Graham For EB5 Visa Giveaway Scheme Amidst Coronavirus Epidemic
Graham wants to use the crisis to boost immigration visas.
Tucker Carlson took South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham to task in a segment on his show Thursday night, blasting the opportunistic Senator for seeking to insert an immigration visa giveaway into upcoming Coronavirus stimulus legislation.
Graham is attempting to enact a raise in the annual level of EB-5 visas. The controversial program allows wealthy foreigners to enter the United States on the basis of supposed investment they make into the economy.
Graham is lobbying President Trump to agree to a massive boost to the program-raising annual EB-5 visa levels from a current total of 10,000 to 75,000. Graham also seeks to lower the threshold of investment for an EB-5 from $900,000 to $450,000.
In a display of tone-deaf politics taken to a new level, the EB-5 program Graham seeks to expand is currently commonly used by wealthy Chinese citizens to purchase American residency and citizenship. Allowing a free path to residency for China’s richest multi-millionaires and billionaires almost certainly would provide the Chinese government a means of entryism into major American institutions and society, in an age where the American public is more distrustful and skeptical of Chinese influence than ever before.
Watch the segment here:
Graham has also gone on record advocating for a bailout of big businesses and private companies, while opposing direct basic income transfers to everyday working American families.
American citizenship is not a mere bauble to be offered for sale in a time of crisis, especially considering the EB-5’s dubious benefits on the American economy. The verification mechanisms for the visa recipients’ investments in American jobs are notoriously weak, to the extent that both major parties agreed to scale back the program last year.
America is a country, not merely an economy. It’s well past time Senator Graham gives up his constant attempt to retcon old globalist policies into President Donald Trump’s administration, especially in times of national emergency.
Trending on BLP
Deep State3 days ago
ACCOUNTABILITY: President Trump Fires Deep State Snitch Who Triggered Impeachment Hysteria
Tech3 days ago
Banished Journalist Laura Loomer’s $1.5 Billion Lawsuit Against Tech Giants Will Be Heard in Court
Big League Wellness4 days ago
Expert Warns That Fears of Chinese Coronavirus Being a Bioweapon Should Not Be Dismissed
Big League Wellness1 day ago
Dr. Anthony Fauci Plotted ‘Global Vaccine Action Plan’ with Bill Gates Before Pushing COVID Panic and Doubts About Hydroxychloroquine Treatments
Campaign 20203 days ago
Joe Rogan Endorses Donald Trump Over Joe Biden, Citing Cognitive Decline
Big League Wellness2 days ago
New York Storefronts Boarded Up as Burglaries Rise 75%
Big League Economics2 days ago
This Wall Street Firm Has Quietly Gained Control Over the Financial Sector During Coronavirus Panic
News3 days ago
Woke Leftists Upset Over Christian Organzation Setting Up Hospital for Coronavirus Patients