Hell must have frozen over last week. As of Sunday afternoon, Congressional Republicans are still standing firm in refusing to give Amnesty to illegal aliens without significant immigration patriot gains in return. And they’re even deploying smart messaging to argue for their resolute position.
The federal government officially shut down early Saturday after the Senate failed to agree on a spending bill, which Democrats insisted must include permanent legalization for a subset of illegal aliens who came to the U.S. as minors (and are now young adults).
Republican and Democratic leaders have gone back and forth on a legislative “fix” for the soon-to-be-defunct Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program ever since Congress came back for the New Year. But nearly every “bipartisan” proposal has proven to be terrible for immigration patriots.
The latest awful “compromise” was unveiled last Wednesday by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL). This “Gang of Six” bill earned Main Stream Media applause as a “bipartisan” deal, although Republicans would have gained nothing.[ Exclusive: Pair of lawmakers unveil bipartisan DACA plan, By Tal Kopan, CNN, January 8, 2018] It would have given all illegal aliens who came to this country as minors—not just the nearly 800,000 who received DACA—a pathway to citizenship a.k.a. to voting Democratic, just in exchange for a pittance in border security funding.
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