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Posted on 02/01/2018 5:06:14 PM PST by CedarDave
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. The leader of the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. is facing pressure to resign after he publicly endorsed President Donald Trumps immigration plan that seeks to build a border wall.
In a letter to Trump this week, Roger Rocha, the elected president of the League of United Latin American Citizens wrote that the civil rights group would support his plan for a wall and immigration restrictions in exchange for protecting young immigrants brought to the country illegally.
But those proposed policies stand in direct contrast to what group members voted on last year which called for protecting hundreds of young immigrants brought to the country illegally without border security or the elimination of family visa categories.
Without mentioning Rochas name, the groups board said in a statement the organization did not support any plan that would require border security and new immigration restriction in exchange for protecting young immigrants.
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I wonder if they would support a proposal that our immigration and border laws mirror Mexico’s.
The dreamers need to be told the truth. They’ve been lied to and used as pawns by the democratic party. If I was a dreamer, I would protest against the democrats and organizations that are NOT fighting for them, and want the wall and an end to chain/lottery visas. And Trump is even offering them a path to citizenship! Do they even know that?
This is another good example of how intolerant and tyrannical the left is. They cannot tolerate people like this.
“Progressive”, my ass.
Roger needs a gofundme page
Somebody should let President Trump know this guy would be a good fit for his Administration
And Trump is even offering them a path to citizenship! Do they even know that?
No, most don’t know that. That’s why the media is our greatest enemy.
I saw that one of the mother’s of the two girls killed by MS-13 said she was told she shouldn’t attend the SOTU because she is Hispanic. Can you imagine that?
That’s too bad for them.
If you’re a Latino or Latina, you are required to support Marxist and communist “democrats”. If not, you’re a “rasis”.
The rank and file of those groups want the whole enchilada, they think they can get US to rewrite our laws to suit all 30 million illegal aliens already here and the 100’s of millions following.
It’s probably that she’s just not the right kind of Hispanic. She’s not one that hates Trump and everything he stands for. That’s unacceptable.
I predict less than half the illegal immigrants covered under President Trump’s proposed legislation will qualify for citizenship.
I think I know what you mean and I’ll join in.
Its probably that shes just not the right kind of Hispanic. Shes not one that hates Trump and everything he stands for. Thats unacceptable.
Yep, as in Clarence Thomas.
That’s OK by me.
Many do know that, but have been promised the moon and stars for years by dims, and even some Rs. They have no idea what they have been promised will never be delivered- they want blanket citizenship- true amnesty. They want that for all illegals here, not just DACA or DREAMers. They also insist on chain migration continuing, which means each illegal could end up with 50 tag along illegals being allowed to stay as well.
They have a laundry list that includes no wall, or even increased border security and all their wants on a silver platter. They say they want all or nothing. Well if they stick with that I say nothing.
I think President Trump has made an offer that is more than generous, yet they threw it back in his face and called him racist for making the offer.
I have sympathy for DACA illegals, but even if one is everything the dims say they are- stellar student, stellar person, just the kind of person that would contribute to this country- what are the odds the other 50 family members they want attached would be worth a darn?
Sheer insanity, but at this point they are so far out of line with their demands I don’t see that a deal can be made with them.
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