The Worldnutdaily headline screams OBAMA AMNESTY ADDS ILLEGALS TO VOTER ROLLS. But if you read the article, they don’t even attempt to show how the new immigration policy could or would do that, just a naked assertion from the founder of an anti-immigration group.
It’s been more than a week since President Obama announced a unilateral plan to allow young illegal immigrants to stay in this country and legally obtain work permits, but critics are still fuming over what they see as an unconstitutional method to attain an overt political goal.
Jim Gilchrist is founder of the Minuteman Project – a group founded several years ago in response to what he considered the federal government’s abdication of border security responsibilities in the Bush administration. He is even more infuriated with what he sees as blatant political pandering now from President Obama through his executive order to implement key aspects of the DREAM Act…Gilchrist says Obama is consciously encouraging illegal behavior in hopes of legalizing tens of millions of immigrants who shouldn’t be here. He says the ultimate goal is to turn the vast majority of current illegals into loyal Democratic voters.
They don’t even try to make an argument here and everything they say here is false. The new policy applies to a very limited group of people, those who were brought here illegally before age 16, are under 30 and are either in the military or in college. That isn’t “tens of millions” of people, not even close. And the policy does not give them citizenship, only work visas, which means they aren’t eligible to vote. But why let facts get in the way?