Those quick to criticize Vice President Biden for his remark about Latinos and our future are part of the reason Obama illegal immigration policy has snaked its way from partisan threats to reality. Americans should pay better attention. Biden’s words are just another take on immigration propaganda that spawned “inextricably linked to the future of the Hispanic community,” a line that has been recited ad nauseam by administration officials for the past several years.
The president is still talking about rebuilding America, a task his administration will use to justify rewarding illegal immigrants who have managed to support themselves in the U.S. by abusing the system. Public officials from Capitol Hill to the White House have repeatedly referred to our nation of laws while denigrating those laws at every juncture.
Obama illegal immigration policy rewards abusing the system.
The president has a habit of telling on himself, something his handlers need to work on. He informed us two years ago that his illegal immigration policy would mean an end run around Congress:
Now, as I mentioned when I was at La Raza a few weeks back, I wish I had a magic wand and could make this all happen on my own. There are times where — until Nancy Pelosi is speaker again — (applause) — I’d like to work my way around Congress. (Applause.)¹
Obama immigration policy encourages illegals to continue abusing the system for gain, no matter the cost to Americans in benefits, education, health care, and identity theft. Nearly 75% of our nation’s illegal immigrants come from Latin America,² so not only is breaking the law rewarded, Democrats panting after the growing Latino vote have turned illegals into immigrants vital to our recovery, more talented and deserving than everyone else.
Immigration propaganda promotes ethnic divisiveness.
Are Latinos more talented than Americans who are not Latino? Are they more in need of assistance during an economic downturn? Administration propaganda encourages racial division by separating Latinos from the rest of the nation. Illegal immigrants who will benefit from the DACA deferred action scheme are cast as “deserving people,”³ talented and special. Justifying deferred action, the president talked about his illegal dreamers:
It’s heartbreaking to see these incredibly bright, gifted people barred from contributing to our country and to our economy.4
A contradictory White House screed tells a different story. Winning the Future: Improving Education for the Latino Community warns of underachievement and an ongoing Latino education crisis.
When times are tough, Latinos suffer more than the rest of us:
I don’t have to tell you these are tough times. You know how hard this recession has hit families — especially Latino families.5
Mr. Obama might want to ask a few non-Latino families who opened their paychecks on Friday and found out about the Obama middle class tax hike whether they feel good about being less hard hit than their Latino neighbors.
What does Obama immigration policy hold for 2013?
Don’t ask Barack Obama. Ask Janet Napolitano, who gave us the bad news and the party line about prosecutorial discretion in 2011 and deferred action in 2012. She just announced a final rule allowing illegals forced to return home to apply for a visa to speed up their return to the U.S. with a provisional unlawful presence waiver:
This final rule is expected to result in a reduction of the time that U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives, thus reducing the financial and emotional hardship for these families.6
The key words are “financial” and “hardship.” If the rule implies financial hardship because of loss of income, the illegal immigrants who will benefit from this rule should not have been working without authorization, so there should be no hardship for the citizens they live with. Are federal officials also going to have a look at the Social Security numbers and other identity documents they are using, or continue to reward abusing the system by letting identity fraud slip past?
Obama immigration policy means the joke is on us.
The president is enacting comprehensive immigration reform piece by piece, striking out on his own in lieu of congressional approval. A growing number of states hungry for tax revenue are taking up the call to reward illegals who have evaded law enforcement by giving them as many of the rights of citizens as possible, even when those rights, like the right to drive, spell trouble. Look for 2013 to be a tough year for Americans who play by the rules and believe that being a nation of laws is more than just a bad inside political joke.