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To Be Clear: There Is No Immigration Crisis at the Border

Posted on the 10 January 2019 by Morage @kebmebms

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Let's look at the facts.
This was from December, 2017, a year ago.

Arrests For Illegal Border Crossings 

Hit 46-Year Low


Last Summer, June, 2018

Border Crossings Have Been Declining for Years


Also June last year, from Forbes Magazine.

There Is No Crisis At The Border - 

And DHS Stats Prove It


November 27, 2018, just this past Fall.

Undocumented immigration population in USA reaches 12-year low


Backing that last one up, this is from the same month and the very Right Wing Wall Street Journal.

Illegal Immigration to the U.S. Hit a Low Point in 2016


Let's be clear, folks. Let's put this to rest. 
There is no crisis at the Southern border of any kind and we certainly don't need to be spending 5 billion dollars on a wall---that would be ineffectual, to boot.
Do we need immigration reform?  Absolutely.
Have the Republicans in Congress been fighting it for years?
Yes sir and ma'am, they absolutely have. But no one is telling that story.
Meanwhile, look what this Republican Party's tantrum may do to us here in the country.

US shutdown leads Fitch to send Triple-A rating warning


And here's what it and he is doing to government employees.

'I'm Scared': TSA Families 

Fear Falling Behind On Bills


The credit rating company Fitch has publicly warned today that we, the US, risk losing our AAA credit rating because of this Republican Party government shutdown, should it continue. Meanwhile, this Republican Party President warned he would be only too willing to let the shutdown go on for weeks or even months.
What the heck?
He's always gotten his way up to now so why shouldn't this, too, go his way?
Right?
Finally, not even the people down there at the Southern border think there's any crisis.
Border Residents Remain Skeptical About The Need For An Expanded Wall
No wall.
Let's be done with this, get the government back open and people and the nation working again.


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