U.S. Senators Tom Cotton (R-AK) and David Perdue (R-GA) have been working with President Trump’s administration behind closed doors on a specific new bill. The proposed legislation will have liberals near to apoplexy with another campaign promise fulfilled.
If signed into law, the bill would slash legal immigration into America by half. The Arkansas and Georgia republicans have a plan to alter the current one million accepted immigrants to around 500,000 over the next ten years.
Of course, leftist news organizations are screaming foul. People who want to the see United States culture eradicated are saying that the White House will be in a battle with more moderate conservatives and have to argue the case in the wake of recent scandals. Although the scandals they’re referring to are largely imaginary slander, they think that repeating something often enough will make it true.
Democrats believe that anti-immigration officials will force other, more detrimental acts on the American public. They accuse anyone who disagrees with their policies of being racist xenophobes who will become physically violent.
What liberals don’t recognize, is that their fears are grounded in their own perceptions. Since they do become vicious against ideas contrary to their beliefs, and strive to unlawfully introduce public controls without legislation, they project that attitude onto their opponents. Their lack of realization, intelligence, and compunction makes it natural for them to accuse adversaries of similar tactics.
Politico is calling the move “a plot.” Their coverage is extremely slanted.
However, the Cotton-Perdue bill is a straightforward attempt on the part of educated conservatives to cut back on welfare recipients who come legally to American for a free ride on taxpayer dollars.
Although it’s sad, ignorant, unschooled immigrants that are a drain on U.S. citizens. Because their minds haven’t been fertilized with knowledge, they bring firm prejudices into the country. Working in low wage positions, they don’t contribute to the social services they receive, just collect from them.
President Trump promised to change that dynamic. His merit based system of immigration makes sense for the nation, and draws the best and brightest people in the world to the shores of liberty.
The last time conservatives made a push to regulate out-of-control immigration policies was in 1996. Newt Gingrich, who singlehandedly saved the country from bankruptcy under Clinton, introduced a reform package that would have prevented some of the mess American is in now.
Bill Clinton, however, bowed to special interest groups and refused to sign off on the package. This time, it will be different.
The U.S. is in a position to limit legal immigration to only those most worthy of the gift. According to the Economic Policy Institute and the Department of Homeland Security’s yearbook, over the past 15 years, immigrants who came to America with the means to support themselves in society accounted for less than 10 percent of those who were accepted. That means that over 90 percent came here to receive benefits at the expense of taxpayers.
The United States is not a gravy train for anyone to feast upon. Citizens pay for the massive social services immigrants on welfare collect. This isn’t fair to working families who struggle to make ends meet. President Trump promised differently if he was elected, and he’s making good on that deal, just like he has on every other.
The Senate bill will be introduced later this summer, according to administration officials. It is a revised version of the RAISE Act, which was discussed earlier this year. President Trump has continually kept the promises he made to the American people, and this new legislation is simply the latest.
Working with Stephen Miller and Steve Bannon, Trump’s chief strategist, the bill demands that legal immigration be based on merit. Those who meet standards such as holding high-level degrees and having specialized skills, would receive priority on acceptance.
A spokeswoman for Cotton explained, “being more deliberate about who we let into our country will raise working-class wages, which is why an overwhelming majority of Americans support it. He and Sen. Perdue are working with President Trump to fix our immigration system so that instead of undercutting American workers, it will support them and their livelihoods.”
The White House is backing the move, along with putting new limits on sanctuary cities and limiting refugees who enter the country. These changes will spur economic growth and reduce the type of violence that is engulfing Europe.
The Trump administration and conservative Senators plan to base citizenship eligibility on those who truly deserve it. A plan that Americans support wholeheartedly.