Skip to comments.US immigration reform nears tipping point [AFL-CIO threatens to "steam roll" opponents]
Posted on 04/11/2013 2:30:29 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Opponents of US immigration reform are preparing a fresh assault to halt the progress of a comprehensive bill through Congress, saying that legalising 11m unauthorised immigrants would impose too much of a burden on the governments already-strained coffers.
The Heritage Foundation, led by former Tea Party patriarch Jim DeMint, is arguing that immigration reform would place a huge burden on entitlement programmes such as Medicare and Social Security for decades to come, and would increase Obamacare health costs.
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But with a bipartisan group of senators readying to unveil their compromise bill as soon as Thursday, advocates of reform are saying it now looks inevitable that the US immigration system will be overhauled.
Politicians know that if they stand in the way of citizenship we will steamroller them, said Ana Avendano, director of immigration at the AFL-CIO, the largest labour union in the US and a key party to the negotiations. Thats a fun evolution.
The unionista who wants to get millions of illegal aliens in her organization so she can confiscate their wages and use them to fund socialists in Congress. This is her idea of a "fun evolution".
Wake up, Republicans.
Good to know that the commies feel safe now to tell us they’re running this country. Can’t wait to see how they do when the producers give out, give in, and give up.
She even looks like a Sixties style radical, facial expression and all.
Where does this 11 million illegals number come from?
The number touted in 1999 was 12 million and the ICE estimates are 2-3 million coming in per year for 12 years.
And the number has DECREASED by 1 million since 1999.
We are being scammed.
Mexico and Spain still want "their" land back, and they plan to steal the wealth created from it by their arch enemies, the Anglo Americans.
“...legalising 11m unauthorised immigrants would impose too much of a burden on the governments already-strained coffers.”
Nah, not at all. president hussein will just raise taxes on everybody; heck, he’s done it before, he can do it again.
I don’t see how allowing 11 or even 20 million new people into the unions will help American workers.
Yeah it’s dues for the Unions, but it screws over American workers.
No big deal.
Well just tax those filthy RICH people some more.
11 to 30 MILLION spanish-speaking Illiterates addded to the rolls of Democrats, welfare-recipiants, DUI violators, and drug gang-bangers.
What could possibly be wrong with that?
BTW-you are a racist for READING THIS.
...add ‘college student’ to your list. They get a reduced tuition rate.
Unions used to be against illegal immigration.
They have been bought off to sign on to changing the electorate.
Do not the members of the AFL-CIO understand that it will be THEIR JOBS that the newly legal “citizens” will compete for??