20.6 C
Houston
Friday, February 26, 2021

Mitch McConnell: Joe Biden’s Amnesty Is ‘Rough Day … for American Workers’

Amnesty for illegal immigrants is bad for American workers, according to a tweet from GOP Senate Leader Mitch McConnell.

“A proposal to gut immigration enforcement and give blanket amnesty? Rough ‘day one’ for American workers,” said the tweet.

The tweet is McConnell’s first mention of immigration on his Twitter account.

The tweet came as GOP politicians are moving to embrace the populist policies they will need to get reelected in  2022 and 2024, and also to regain a majority in the Senate.

- Advertisement -

“Before we deal with immigration, we need to … make sure everyone has the chance to find a good job,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said January 19. He added:

America should always welcome immigrants who want to become Americans. But we need laws that decide who and how many people can come here, and those laws must be followed and enforced. There are many issues I think we can work cooperatively with President-elect Biden, but a blanket amnesty for people who are here unlawfully isn’t going to be one of them.

“It is deeply troubling that most of Joe Biden’s first acts as president were to protect illegal immigrants and encourage illegal immigration at the expense of American jobs and workers,” Sen. Ted Cruz  (R-TX) said after Biden announced his amnesty plans.

Other GOP senators focus on regulation, businesses, borrowing, and taxes while ignoring the damaging impact of foreign workers moving into Americans’ jobs.

McConnell’s tweet comes as GOP’s corporate donors cheerlead for the progressives’ offer of cheap immigrant labor, regulatory favoritism for expensive energy, and other policies that help transfer Americans’ wages into investors’ stock values.

However, McConnell’s tweet only spotlighted illegal immigration. His criticism echoes the view of the GOP establishment, which claims foreign workforces are harmful to Americans when the workers arrive illegally — but become beneficial when they arrive legally.

The vast majority of Americans tell pollsters that the federal government should ensure Americans have decent jobs before it allows companies to import more foreign workers.

The polls show Americans’ deep and broad opposition to labor migration and the inflow of temporary contract workers into the skilled jobs needed by young and mid-career American graduates.

The multi-racialcross-sexnon-racistclass-based opposition to labor migration co-exists with generally favorable personal feelings toward legal immigrants and toward immigration in theory — despite the media’s magnification of many skewed polls that still push the 1950’s “Nation of Immigrants” claim.

Investor-backed progressives deride the public’s civic solidarity as “xenophobia.” But migration moves money from employees to employers, from families to investors, from young to old, from children to their parents, from homebuyers to real estate investors, and from the central states to the coastal states. For example, immigration extracts jobs and wealth from — interior states — such a McConnell’s Kentucky — for the benefit of coastal investors and coastal cities.

Legal migration also allows investors and CEOs to skimp on labor-saving technology, sideline U.S. minorities, ignore disabled peopleexploit stoop labor in the fields, shortchange labor in the cities, impose tight control and pay cuts on American professionals, and extract consumers and workers from poor countries.

Legal migration also helps corral technological innovation by minimizing the employment of American graduates, undermine Americans’ labor rights, and redirect progressive journalists to cheerlead for Wall Street’s priorities and claims.



Breitbart

Latest news

‘Spygate’ Stefan Halper’s disputed claims about Michael Flynn a focus of declassified documents

Declassified FBI documents shed further light on “Spygate” figure Stefan Halper’s efforts during...

Mitch McConnell says he will ‘absolutely’ back Trump if former president is 2024 GOP nominee

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that if former President Donald Trump becomes the Republican Party's presidential nominee again in 2024, he...

Japanese 10Y Blows Out Above YCC Barrier, But In The US Yields Are Already Sliding

Earlier we noted that despite an aggressive attempt by Australia's central bank to enforce its recently launched yield curve control, including a $3BN POMO...

California Collapsing | ZeroHedge

Authored by Martin Sieff via The Strategic Culture Foundation,California now fulfills Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s nightmare vision in his prophetic masterpiece “The Possessed” as to what...

Related news

DHS Officials Warn of Migration Crisis: ‘Prepare for Border Surges Now’

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials are warning of an illegal immigration crisis at the United States-Mexico border as President Joe Biden continues unraveling...

7 Radical Demands in the Equality Act

House Democrats have passed the radical Equality Act once again, claiming it will merely amend federal civil rights law to ensure sexual orientation and...

Texas Governor Considers Lifting Statewide COVID Restrictions

Texas Governor Greg Abbott told reporters he is considering lifting the statewide coronavirus mask mandate. The governor said he is also considering stopping other...

Biden’s HHS Nominee Does Not Rule Out Taxpayer-Funded Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, dodged a question on whether...

Gretchen Whitmer Administration Refuses to Answer Questions About Nursing Home Policy

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) administration refused to answer questions from legislators Thursday about her coronavirus nursing home policy. During a House Oversight Committee meeting,...

Democrat Impeachment Lead Jamie Raskin Violates Coronavirus Restrictions, Appears on House Floor without Mask

Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) did not wear a mask Thursday afternoon on the House of Representatives violating the House rules set by Speaker Nancy...

Stocks and Bonds Hammered in Sharp Selloff

Stocks took a beating on Thursday as investors sold off tech shares and Treasurys. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 560 points, a 1.75...

WATCH: Jim Jordan Schools Democrat on Religion and LGBTQ ‘Equality Act’

C-SPAN Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) noted Thursday on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives that the Equality Act, which would prohibit discrimination on...