(ConservativeSense.com) – Joe Biden has claimed to have dramatically cut illegal immigration. In his State of the Union address, the President said, “since we launched our border plan last month, unlawful migration from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela has come down 97%.”
President Biden appears however to have ignored or forgotten about the huge numbers who have entered the US illegally since he came to office. Such migrants have been arriving from Mexico and other South American nations the President did not mention. Southern states have been transporting the immigrants north, causing crises at homeless shelters and other charity facilities in major cities including New York and Washington, DC.
Record numbers have been crossing the southern border for the past couple of years, and US Border Control agents detained more than 2 million in 2022 alone. The President has also unsuccessfully appealed to the Supreme Court to lift Title 42, the law that allows officials to deport migrants without hearing asylum claims, and his new immigration plans will allow tens of thousands of economic immigrants to come to America every month, causing increased competition for jobs and lower or stagnant wages. Critics of the policy say it will do nothing to stem the flow of migration from South America and will merely add to the numbers already arriving.
In a scathing response, House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Mark Green (R-TN) accused Biden of gaslighting the American people. He said that the nation’s security is threatened on a daily basis, both through mass illegal immigration, and the President’s refusal to stand up to China.
Green denounced Biden for failing to address, “Unprecedented numbers of criminals, gang members, weapons, drugs, and trafficked persons coming across our border.”
In reference to the Chinese balloon scandal, the Tennessee Congressman said the President looked weak on the world stage because he had allowed the apparent spying device to cross most of the United States before shooting it down. He said America’s enemies are watching and planning their next attack.
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