The California GOP under Pete Wilson tried to pull this bigoted and divisive crap 20 years ago. Look where they are now.
Pitting immigrants “on welfare” against “everyday Americans” is standard operating procedure for Republicans. So is the claim that they’re taking away your jobs. There’s also no such thing in this country as “unfettered immigration.”
Btw, neither recent legal or illegal immigrants can get welfare in the United States. So right there that’s a lie. And some of the most famous and “productive” Americans of the 19th and 20th centuries were the result of this supposedly deleterious “chain migration’ they’re all railing against now.
Irving Berlin anyone? What unAmerican shitheads these Republicans are.
Miller’s sudden rewriting right now of the symbolic meaning of the Statue of Liberty was hilarious. These people aren’t just bigots and racists. They’re also total and complete morons.
Guarantee you they were chain migration. By the early 20th century they already had some relatives here who helped them.