New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blames President Donald Trump for causing illegal immigrants to be reluctant to go to hospitals out of fear that ICE will arrest them as they seek medical treatment.
While the Left continues to claim the illegal immigrant population does not place a financial burden on the American taxpayers, the Seattle City Council passed a resolution this week asking Governor Jay Inslee to create a $100 million “relief fund” for illegal immigrants who were ineligible to receive a coronavirus relief check from the federal government.
AP lamented the deportation of 600 minors in April, while reports from Customs and Border Protection show why the decision to end asylum requests and immediately deport illegal aliens was the right one.
Bad as it is, the Chinese coronavirus has done one good thing. Border agents on the nation’s southwest frontier with Mexico apprehended half as many illegal aliens in April as they did in March.
Border agents have caught the smugglers and hundreds of men, women, and children packed into trailers and trucks, and even lying atop one another in small compartments of trucks, in the last two months, Customs and Border Patrol has reported in multiple releases.
In a presidential proclamation yesterday, President Trump suspended the entry of immigrants to the United States, with very narrow exceptions.
President Trump announced he will temporarily suspend immigration, citing climbing nationwide unemployment as a result of COVID-19 business prohibitions.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on April 15 that California will be sending $500 coronavirus aid checks to illegal immigrants.
A bill being advanced by House Democrats would allow COVID-19 checks to be sent to persons with an ITIN number, including illegal aliens.
The administration is suspending the issuing of H-2B visas as millions of Americans file for unemployment amid virus-related business closures.