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Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:06 PM

Trump wont stop trying to keep America white

The ultimate goal of the trump immigration proposals is to attempt to delay the date when the US becomes a minority majority country https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-wont-stop-trying-to-keep-america-white/2018/02/13/395c135e-1103-11e8-8ea1-c1d91fcec3fe_story.html?hpid=hp_no-name_opinion-card-f%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.10f55aa2144c

The efforts by President Trump to keep America white are getting increasingly dark.

Make no mistake: What’s happening on Capitol Hill this week, at Trump’s behest, is nothing other than an attempt by Republicans to slow the inexorable march toward that point at midcentury when the United States becomes a majority-minority nation.

In the long run, they are merely putting a finger in the dike. But in the short term, the Trump-backed immigration proposal, combined with other recent moves by the administration and its allies — support for voter suppression, gerrymandering and various other schemes to disenfranchise minority voters — could extend the white hegemony that brought Trump to power and sustains Republicans.

For ages, Republicans said that their beef was with illegal immigrants and that legal immigrants should be embraced and welcomed. No longer. In the immigration fight on the Hill, there is broad bipartisan consensus to legalize the “dreamers” — illegal immigrants brought here as children — and to fortify border security. The dispute is really about the Trump proposal to rein in legal immigration by undoing the family-based approach, in which immigrants petition to bring over immediate family, that has always been at the heart of U.S. immigration.

Though details aren’t yet known, estimates are that the legislation would cut legal immigration, currently 1.1 million per year, by 300,000 to 500,000 annually. A previous version of the “chain migration” proposal by Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) would have cut legal immigration by half a million a year, by their own account.

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Timmygoat Feb 2018 #1

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Wed Feb 14, 2018, 05:51 PM

1. Question

Why does no-one discuss Trump's undocumented grandfather who came here because he was expelled from his own country?
Does anyone know what kind of visa melania's parents have allowing the to live here.
Also there are still unanswered questions about Melania, who apparently worked here for awhile on a temp visitors visa?

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