During a recent NBC News interview, President-elect Joe Biden announced he will be moving forward to give millions of illegal aliens citizenship once he gets into office.
“I’m going to make a commitment in the first 100 days, I will send an immigration bill to the United States Senate with a pathway to citizenship for over 11 million undocumented people in America. I will also be moving to do away with some of the I think very damaging executive orders that have significantly impacted on making the climate worse and making us less healthy,” said Biden.
This is not the first time Biden has vowed to increase the number of refugees admitted into the U.S. During the October presidential debate, Biden said within his first 100 days of office he would “send to the United States Congress a pathway to citizenship for over 11 million undocumented people.” He would also end President Trump’s administration travel ban on nations that are considered to be beds of terrorism.
However, the promise is open-ended. Amnesty depends on a set cut-off date by which an illegal alien would have had to be present in the United States to qualify. The cut-off date would either be the date that legislation is sent to Capitol Hill, signed into law, or earlier than the two. It is still unclear.
Biden also referenced the DACA program kids, which has a cut-off date of June 15, 2012, and only applied to illegal aliens who had been present for five years as of that date. He ensured that DACA kids would be “legally certified” and that they will be able to continue their path to citizenship again.
It’s ironic to see President-elect Biden boast about legalizing all aliens, being that the Obama-Biden Administration had been more vigorous on interior enforcement of deportation than the Trump Administration had. This included illegal entrants and non-immigrant overstays, regardless of how long they had been here. President Trump had placed a refugee cap of 18,000 in 2019, while former president Barack Obama had taken in nearly 85,000 in 2016. Biden aims to raise the cap to 125,000 refugees.
Being able to grant citizenship to millions of people all depends on who wins in Georgia’s two runoff elections. This will determine who controls the Senate when all of the radical ideas start floating around the room. Only one Republican needs to win to maintain control of the Senate, otherwise the Vice President breaks the tie.
Democrats want to take in millions of people and give them free college, healthcare, and food…with raised taxes from hardworking American families, of course.