The immigration bill pushed by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and other members of the Gang of 8 is advertised as a comprehensive reform to secure the border and strengthen the immigration laws before allowing legalization.
An actual read of the massive bill reveals it as radical legislation which will transform the rule of law and the political future of the nation.
Democrats are desperate to pass the legislation because they long to transform 11 million illegal immigrants and their families into Democrats.
The language of the bill doesn’t do what the proponents say. Instead, the provisions are a witch’s brew of lawlessness, executive discretion, and legalistic trickery crafted by the organized, open-borders left.
Examples of the deception abound.
1. Legalization and Border Insecurity
The bill provides for legalization in six months as soon as the secretary of Department of Homeland Security does another worthless Washington, D.C., review of border security. Almost anyone who has been in the United States illegally since as recently as December 2011 is eligible to legalize. This exposes the public- relations lie of rewarding only those who have put down “roots” in the United States.
Even the last mass amnesty in 1986 required applicants to have been in the United States almost five years.
Proponents say the bill will make us safer because we will know who is here. But the Boston bombers were already living here legally and were operating in plain sight.