90 Miles From Tyranny : Democrats Seeking End to Immigration Enforcement, GOP Conceding on Wall

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Democrats Seeking End to Immigration Enforcement, GOP Conceding on Wall

House and Senate Democrats are using border wall negotiations to attempt to end all immigration enforcement by abolishing detention of illegal aliens, while Republicans are united in surrendering on significantly funding a border wall along the United States-Mexico border.

In negotiations on Capitol Hill, Democrats have sought forcefully for a plan that not only decreases total detention space for federal immigration officials to house border crossers and illegal aliens, but the left-wing caucus is also seeking to phase out all immigration detention by the next fiscal year.

The Democrat plan attempts to gut the number of detention beds for border crossers that federal immigration officials would have readily available to ensure illegal aliens are not released into the interior of the U.S.

Democrats are looking to only fund about 16,500 detention beds, far fewer than the roughly 40,000 to 42,000 beds that are currently available to keep border crossers in detention and a lot less than the 52,000 beds that President Trump has requested Congress fund.

While Democrats seek an end to immigration detention — resulting in a mass release of all illegal aliens arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border — Republican lawmakers are unwilling to demand the border wall be funded to the sum of about $5 billion – what the president originally requested.

Instead, Republicans have conceded on wall funding, accepting anywhere between $1.3 to $2 billion for total border security. As Breitbart News reported, Trump has indicated...

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1 comment:

Doug said...

The GOP could not bend over fast enough!! All of the tough talk and then it turns into perfume and feathers!!