Skip to comments.Border-state Democrat: Obama "one step behind" on immigration (Obama's "Hurricane Katrina?")
Posted on 07/06/2014 3:53:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The Obama administration is facing fresh criticism for its handling of the immigration crisis from two voices at the center of the debate.
Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and Mayor Alan Long of Murrieta, California - the small town that rose up in protest after federal officials bused illegal immigrants to a facility there - both criticized the administration for failing to fix a broken system and address what they called a foreseeable problem.
"With all due respect to the administration, they're one step behind. They should have seen this coming a long time ago," Cuellar, a red-state Democrat, told CNN's Candy Crowley on "State of the Union." His district sits right beside the U.S.-Mexican border in southern Texas.
"This is a national problem, and the world showed up on our doorsteps. We didn't have a lot of answers early on, and there were some legitimate concerns, health concerns and humane concerns," Long told Crowley on CNN, adding, "Those were questions that we just didn't get any answers to."
Crowds of angry protesters, both pro- and anti-immigration, flooded Long's town last week. What started as a concern of local residents became the latest flashpoint in a national debate, according to Long, who emphasized that Murrieta is "a caring, compassionate community. I can't speak for the rest of the world that showed up at our doorsteps."(continued)
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All according to plan for the Commie pink fag occupying the WH.
Why else would they have been soliciting bids from transportation companies back in January to move hordes of poor third worlders from the border to the interior?
Cloward-Piven. Health care? Check. Economy? Check. Jobs? Check. Regulations? Check. Immigration? Check.