Skip to comments.Illegal Immigrant Speaks at Democratic National Convention
Posted on 09/06/2012 4:59:14 PM PDT by lowbridge
Illegal immigrant activist Benita Veliz was given a prime-time speaking slot at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday night, where she championed President Barack Obamas recent decision to stop enforcing certain aspects of immigration law.
Veliz, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, gave a short address to the convention audience, and then introduced Telemundo talk-show host Cristina Saralegui.
In her speech, Veliz claimed to be from San Antonio, Texas, saying that she was like so many Americans.
My name is Benita Veliz and Im from San Antonio, Texas. Like so many Americans, of all races and backgrounds, I was brought here as a child, Veliz said. Ive been here ever since.
However, her profile on the activist website dreamactivist.org reveals that she came to the United States from Mexico at age 8 on a tourist visa and that her family then illegally overstayed.
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We taxpayers will have to pay for that tub of lard’s type -2 diabetes. What has she given back to us?
And they had the temerity to play “Born in the USA” tonite on the floor. Hah.