The liberty principle for this Freedom Friday concerns the growing problem of illegal immigration. The way that the Biden administration has handled illegal immigration gives cause for alarm. The results of Biden policies show that he is continuing Barack Obama’s promise to “fundamentally transform” the United States.
Mark Levin claims that Democrats hate the United States because Biden policies are destroying America as we know it. Jarrett Stepman at The Daily Signal says that the Biden administration is trying to “transform the United States into a poorly managed economic zone” and that “the latest mayhem at the southern border” is the evidence. What we are seeing at this time is a worse situation than at any point during the past two and a half years.
Even though the numbers of immigrants cross the border illegal dipped during the hot months of the summer, they are surging this week. Stepman wrote the following:
As Fox News border reporter Bill Melugin said, it’s a “free-for-all” in Eagle Pass, Texas, right now as thousands of Venezuelans are crossing the border en masse.
The numbers are truly astounding.
The Biden administration has repeatedly demonstrated that it’s not only fine with that, but it will also do anything to ensure that the situation continues.
The White House created a visa program for illegal immigrants that allows them to stay in the country if they find a “sponsor” to support them. But the sponsor can be another illegal alien. Yes, really.
That’s why it’s fair to say that we have a completely open border. Even in the case where illegal immigrants are apprehended, the administration has pulled the plug on every tool that would allow the government to quickly deport them.
The Biden administration has done everything possible to stop the states from doing anything to halt the immigrants from crossing illegally. The federal government forced Arizona to take down the “fence” made of shipping containers. Texas authorities put up a barrier made of razor wire at the border near Eagle Point, Texas. The Border Patrol – obviously under Biden’s direction – cut down the wire. Texas put up fences, but Border Patrol opened the gates to let illegal immigrants to enter America. Texas put a barrier down the middle of the river, but the Biden administration sued Texas to remove it.
Stepman noted that the Biden administration motto must be “15 months to end America as we know it.” He concluded his article by comparing the decline of America to that of the Roman Empire and the fall of other great civilizations.
Lora Ries at The Daily Signal reported that Congress has been called to defund the open-border operations of the Biden administration. She explained that the House may attach “most of the Secure the Border Act to a continuing resolution package to fund the government.” The bill was passed by the House in May and was nearly passed by the Senate in June. “Now, Sen. Ted Cruz is leading 26 original Republican co-sponsors to introduce the Senate companion of the House bill.”
The Senate bill is also called the Secure the Border Act and “combines closing known loopholes that illegal aliens, cartels, and the Biden administration exploit.” The Senate bill would apply “consequences for illegal immigration with previously successful policies; [increase] Customs and Border Protection resources for true border security and enforcement; and [authorize] the defunding of the nongovernmental organization industrial complex that the Biden administration pays to receive, process, transport, shelter, counsel, and give social services to the millions of illegal aliens coming to the U.S.”
Virginia Allen at The Daily Signal reported that the Biden administration expanded its efforts to bring illegal immigrants into America.
Not all illegal aliens are entering the U.S. along the southern or northern border, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.
Over the past year, “more than 200,000 people from four countries” used a direct-flight parole program to enter the United States illegally, says Todd Bensman, senior national security fellow at the Washington-based think tank devoted to researching immigration issues. Those 221,456 illegal aliens are form Haiti, Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua, Bensman writes in a report published Thursday.
Allen also reported that Bensman learned of the federal government’s “CBP One” mobile application parole program. This program “permits inadmissible aliens to make an appointment to fly directly to airports in the interior of the United States, bypassing the border altogether.” Biden said that the purpose of the program was to form “lawful pathways” for people to enter the United States illegally. This program has decreased the number of illegal immigrants crossing the border between ports of entry because illegal migrants are “presenting themselves at the ports of entry within the interior of the country.”
The fact is that Biden’s policies brought five to ten million immigrants illegally into the United States in less than three years. The illegal immigrants are overwhelming small towns, large cities, and states all across America. If Biden were an enemy of America trying to destroy the government of the United States, what would he have done differently than he has done as President of the United States?