Call Your Congressmen and Senators
As you know if you watched his address on Tuesday night, the President made a compelling case for building a barrier on our southern border. We currently have 2000 migrants crossing that border illegally every day and, if caught, demanding asylum, often on specious grounds.
According to the Center for Immigration Studies, in 2014, 63 percent of households headed by a non-citizen reported using at least one welfare program as compared to 35 percent of native-headed households. Compared to native households, non-citizen households have much higher use of food programs (45 percent vs. 21 percent for natives) and Medicaid (50 percent vs. 23 percent for natives). In addition, murders, extortion, and human trafficking (i.e., slavery) committed by such gangs as MS-13 are both brutal and widespread.
Clearly, something must be done, but the new radical Democrat Party led by Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer want no part of fixing the problem.
Mr. Trump’s request for $5.7 billion to build a part of the barrier represents 0.13% of the overall budget of over $4 Trillion. Therefore, it’s not about the money,