Skip to comments.Buried in 844-Page Immigration Bill: Immediate U.S. Entry for Millions
Posted on 05/08/2013 12:51:47 PM PDT by jazusamo
Buried deep in the colossal immigration bill thats floating around Congress is an obscure little section that rewrites the current immigrant visa waiting list to allow millions to cut in front of the line via new categories of family-sponsored immigrants.
As if it werent bad enough that the measure, known as the Schumer-Rubio bill after the New York Democrat and Florida Republican pushing it, already offers 11 million illegal aliens instant amnesty. A nonpartisan group dedicated to researching legal and illegal immigration into the U.S., discovered the provision in the course of dissecting the monstrous legislation, which at last count spans 844 pages.
The groups Director of Policy Studies, a former State Department foreign service officer, found this interesting little tidbit that the mainstream media is unlikely to mention; the bill expands an old visa criteria by adding three new categories of family-sponsored immigrants that will instantaneously be allowed into the U.S. They include single and married adult sons and daughters as well as siblings.
This will allow more than 1.4 million family visa applicants to bypass the current waiting list and be admitted immediately and will permit an additional 2.9 million visa hopefuls to enter the U.S. as temporary visitors. This is outrageous since we all saw what temporary visitors did on 9/11. Its fair to assume that this can only weaken national security, which isnt all that strong to begin with.
This expansion is found in Section 2308 of the legislation, on V Non-immigrant Visas. Originally, the V visa was created to allow the eligible kids and spouses of legal U.S. residents (green card holders) to enter the country if they had been waiting a minimum of three years. The change will reward a much larger group with immediate U.S. entry under a perk intended for children and spouses of those living in the U.S. legally.
Heres another interesting detail; a chunk of the new immigrants can get work permits upon admission and will be processed similarly to immigrant visa applicants, with pro forma fingerprint and medical screenings. Those not entitled to a work permit can still stay in the U.S. up to 60 days a year and its likely many wont leave. Why should they? After all, they have already discovered that following the rules is not rewarded (many have been on the waiting list for several years) and overstaying is a better deal, the immigration research group points out in its analysis.
Earlier in the week another well-known D.C. organization published a report asserting that the pending immigration legislation will cost American taxpayers an astounding $6.3 trillion . Thats because newly legalized immigrants would receive $9.4 trillion in government benefitssuch as Social Security, Medicare, unemployment and workers compensationand services while paying only $3.1 trillion in taxes.
Rubio is a traitor.
Who inserted that provision? They should be exposed, charged with treason, run out of washington, and dropped off as an illegal immigrant to Mexico.
I’d include the whole gang of eight.
I do. The “sleeper” agent is Rubio, though.
Agreed...This is but one reason they want to vote on the bill to see what’s in it.
Wow. Just the thing for an era of high unemployment: Increase the unemployment!
What a concept....
Nah, he's not a traitor. That assumes you were loyal in the first place.
He's really just a member of his own ethnic and political nation: the descendants of the Spanish conqueror class.
He simply wants to get as many people of his own nationality (globally known as "hispanics", but let's just call them Spaniards, regardless of their genetic mixing in the Americas) into the United States.
Why? So he can be their Leader.
It's the way it goes in his society.
But not ours, and that's the problem...for him.
He's loyal to them, and not us. And always has been. Everything else he's done is just a necessary bit of theater, designed to allow himself to rise in a hostile, alien society.
Now he figures he can out himself, it's too late to stop him.
Miscalculation. Isn't true.
“Give me. . . the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. . .”
His only possible defense would be that he is a naive dumbass. Either way he is not fit to be a Republican senator. He makes a good RINO senator, though.
Rubio clearly belongs to he wrong party, he lies, misstates the truth and then tells us that the "immigration system is broken!"
Senator Rubio, if the immigration system is broken, who, pray tell broke it!
Certainly not US!
Congress promised to fix it in 1986, hasn't then tells us in 2007 it was broken and they needed to fix it, we refused to go along with them.
Now, it's still broken and they're promising to "fix it" again, all we need to do is believe them again and quit being racist and nativist and demanding all of the lawbreakers go home!!!
As for me, unless all of those millions here, leave, take their underage children with them and go to the back of the line behind those who are trying to immigrate the right way, I'll vote against each and everyone who promises to "fix it" again, no matter what party they belong to or who they are or who is standing behind them, offering them billions in campaign contributions!
The real question is, once the 8 gangstas sneak their amnesty bill through, will Mexico become a ghost town?
Thankfully this will never survive the House, even if it manages to ooze out of the Senate.
I really can’t argue with what you say. Totally ethnic empathy overarching all other allegiance.
My, and many many other consevatives’ mistake is/was assuming this poser was actually a ‘conservative’.
They are all traitors. Everyone inside the belt way is. Regardless of what clothes they wear.
Siblings ... it took more than 10 years for my wife to get two of her siblings here and she was a citizen at the time of application. It took 5 years for the application to be processed and approved and another 5 years to wait for an “available” immigration number based on yearly quotas.
Why am I surprised?
I won’t argue with that, either....My feeling is that an American politican ranks below that of a lawyer, union member or a (ugh) journalist.
Yep, it stinks more with each passing day.
I pray you’re right about the House. Hopefully more of this treason comes out before voting takes place, it will help insure it doesn’t pass.
Deport the “Gang of Eight!”
Ted Kennedy broke it in 1965.
Rubio is going to switch parties after this passes. Watch.
Well, I don’t even have a problem with your assessment, given my experience being oppressed by Obama.
I won’t even go into my dream of how this is all resolved.
Its all about “the race.” I know of two Latino GOP activists that are pushing for this monstrousity and am beginning to wonder if they are not plants. They are backing Rubio big time on this bill, saying the GOP is losing because of their resistance.
Rubio is forever tainted in my book. Give me a real conservative Latino like Ted Cruz and forget this sham. That commerical with him blabbing about how tough this bill is on illegals wants to make me puke.
It’s instructive that none of the bill’s advocates are aware of its contents. It seems that, as with the HC bill, nobody with a vote has actually read the bloody thing.
I know I’ve mentioned this before...
but check out the Edict of Caracalla, 212 AD. There’s a Wiki entry on it.
The Emperor’s motivation to legalize Rome’s illegals was the same as present Washington’s: $$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Amen to that!
Stop with the racist crap.
“Ethnic identity.” Mexicans loathe Cubans. If you got your information from something other than radio or the talking picture box, you’d know this. (Mine comes from 25+ years of marriage to a Cuban.)
You need to get out more.
Otherwise...Rubio’s loyalty is to Washington’s Master: money.
My wife’s family took fifteen years for all to be naturalized, despite the fact that they are political refugees (from Cuba).
My father-in-law still won’t talk about the bribes he had to pay on both sides of the border.
and each of those legalized get to bring in extended families too, under existing law!
I've HAD IT with him. Conservative my ass - the guy is as phony as a three dollar bill.
Rubio delivers his lines well. He may actually believe them.
But everybody he's addressing knows damn good and well that the federal government cannot be trusted to administer the "tough conditions" that are mandated by the Gang of Ocho bill.
The moment this bill is approved by Congress, it will be tantamount to opening the border and granting full amnesty to every illegal who can find his way here.
To hell with that!
“Rubio is a traitor.”
The alternative explanation is he trusted Schumer and the Democrat Senate staffers to write the bill and didn’t verify what they wrote. He is either naive and stupid or a traitor. Like McCain, he is not fit to be President.
Rubio cant know this.
They must have drugged him and slipped it in, or hypnosis.
Republicans always get bamboozled by Dems on stuff like this because they are so good and honest.
Dems are so diabolically tricky. Bush used to get fooled all the time by them, actually both of them.
Only one question, how come Rubio doesnt know this stuff NOW?
somebody needs to apprise Marco Rubio of this cause he's sure looking like Schmucky's fool.
For anyone interested:
Section 2308 starts on page 313 of the pdf “monstrous legislation” live link in the article.
Thank you. I keep saying this here over and over. There is no one TexMexicans, Chicanos and Puerto Ricans hate more than Cubans who have left the island.
You need to go back and reread my post. You somehow take the words “ethnic allegiance” and call it racist. I don’t care if he is Cuban or your wife is Cuban., he is a traitor, period.
“Ethnic allegiance” infers racial exclusivity.
That infers your zeitgeist.
You sound old and badly-read.
“My father-in-law still wont talk about the bribes he had to pay on both sides of the border.”
We didn’t pay any bribes. We did tip one guy for expedited service even though he wasn’t the one who normally did that job. Run through another guy’s in-box and put the application on the top of the stack. Heh, heh, heh.
My f-i-l will admit that the biggest bribes involved getting onto...and then off of...the airplane.
Once he was onto free soil...well, the bribing didn’t end, but it slowed considerably.