Skip to comments.Hidden Ipsos Poll: Public Strongly Backs Donald Trump’s Plan To ‘Pause’ Legal Immigration
Posted on 11/19/2016 12:36:09 AM PST by GonzoII
A just-released poll shows that Donald Trumps campaign-trail immigration and labor policies have overwhelming public support, and strong opposition from just one-sixth of voters.
The Ipsos poll shows that only about one-in-six Americans strongly oppose Trumps policies towards immigrant labor, repatriations, sanctuary cities, Islamic migrants, employer oversight and his ground-breaking proposal to reduce legal immigration.
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As always, the Left goes into hysterics trying to act as if there's some kind of massive resistance to such reasonable proposals.
The Left's hysterics are exactly that, and nothing more...
But...but...but...but...how can that be? The MSM says the opposite! And...he says MEAN THINGS! And he’s a racist and homophobe and misogynist! Everybody thinks that!
It’s just like the media would have us believe whites are a minority. Whites are still over 60% of the population even WITH their 8-year control (or the lack of) of our open southern border. They want whites to feel impotent and therefore slink away while they destroy western civilization in favor of a third-world ANYTHING ... as long as it’s brown.
Perhaps Trump can undo the reforms the dead kennedy made in the 60s and up the number of Europeans that can immigrate here every year.
I have NO problem with anyone anywhere coming as long as they know it’s a melting pot and not a ####ing salad, like the rapist bill called America.
No, it’s a melting pot and the new arrivals aren’t melting in.
Considering the strong support to deport and pause immigration, building the “Wall” numbers don’t make sense...
If you don't feed the Rats they can't breed. Remove the freebies, save ourselves a ton if money, pay own the deficit, uncrowd our cities, reuce our tax burden, and have lots of new jobs for people who actually pay taxes. What a concept, eh?
If you don't feed the Rats they can't breed. Remove the freebies, save ourselves a ton of money, pay down the deficit, uncrowd our cities, reduce our tax burden, and have lots of new jobs for people who actually pay taxes. What a concept, eh?
I think the reason “the wall” lags behind the other proposals is that the perception (honestly don’t know whether is valid or not) is that it would cost more money than the other alternatives.
The big picture is the important one—anything that controls illegal and legal immigration is a good thing.
I don’t think most people want an actual massive wall along 1,000 miles, since enforcing the laws and not handing out massive welfare to criminals should be enough. The borderlands are a lovely area, or at least, used to be. A virtual wall, with certain parts reinforced with actual walls/fences, should work.
Build the damned wall. All of it. Now!
I’ve had my fill of “we’re going to”
Build the wall. Now.
No immigration, 1924 to 1965. The reason was that we had seen a flood of immigrants to the country and we had to assimilate them.
THAT'S 41 YEARS W NO IMMIGRATION. I SUSPECT IT SHOULD BE AT LEAST TEN YEARS UNDER CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES. IMO
Our President Doesn't Know That a “Religious Test” for Refugees Seeking Asylum Is Required by Federal Law
November 18, 2015
RUSH: As you know, I'm a history buff. I think there are a lot of lessons in history, and I want to share some history with you now. I've spoken frequently in recent months about how immigration to the United States was more than curtailed. It was suspended in the early 1920s. From 1924 to 1965 we didn't have any immigration. You'd be amazed still at the number of people who are hearing that for the first time and don't know it. That simply is not part of the American education curriculum, especially now. I know I didn't learn that in school, at any level of school.
But it is particularly relevant today because the left and Obama and the United Nations are all accusing the United States of these horrific acts of bigotry and inhumane treatment and behavior of people and so forth. And they want to try to create this impression that we are reaching new depths, that the United States is sinking to new lows, and it's a terrible shame what's happened because of the right wing bigotry and the closed-mindedness and all of that that exists in this country.
So I think it would be very useful and helpful here just to review a little history to let you know that what we propose today and what many Americans support today is actually traditionally American. It is not new. It is not unprecedented. It is historical. No immigration, 1924 to 1965. The reason was that we had seen a flood of immigrants to the country and we had to assimilate them. We took time to assimilate those who had come to America. They wanted to be Americans. They wanted to assimilate. They did not want to establish Balkanized beachheads of their countries. They did not forget their native cultures. They held on to them and they lived in neighborhoods, but they wanted to be Americans. They knew what being an American meant, compared to where they lived and where they were from. They wanted everything about America that they could get and they wanted to work hard for it. You know the drill.
But there was another reason why immigration was curtailed in the early 1920s. And would you be surprised to learn that that reason was terrorist attacks? There were acts of terror committed in the United States, mostly from groups, the so-called anarchist groups. They were really mostly communists. But, for instance, September 6th, 1901, President William McKinley was assassinated by an anarchist in Buffalo, New York. And in the early 1900s there were a number of bombings and bombing attempts committed by these anarchists, the majority of whom were from southern and central and eastern Europe. They were part of this massive immigration that took place in the country, the late 1800s into the early 1900s.
I'll give you a name. Ferdinando Sacco. I'll give you another name. Bartolomeo Vanzetti were two revolutionary terrorists who were convicted and executed in 1927 for a 1920 double murder carried out during a robbery. Sacco and Vanzetti became communist cause celebre for decades. Liberals argued they had been wrongly convicted. It was exactly what you get in the news today, except it happened back in the early 1920s. And if you read books and you see movies from or about that period anarchist bombings loom large. We had terrorism. It wasn't Islamic. But they were nevertheless acts of terror.
There was a group. They were known as the anarchists. They have modern descendants to this day, Occupy Wall Street and so forth, all these anarchists that gather various global meetings of the United Nations around the world. The bill, the piece of legislation that limited immigration, the immigration act of 1924 was primarily aimed at further restricting the immigration of southern Europeans and eastern Europeans because those regions were seen as the hotbed for radical terrorists.
It's not like we haven't been here and done that before. We have done exactly what is being suggested today. We've done it before. We have specified certain people. We targeted certain people for either deportation or imprisonment or just keep them out of the country precisely because of where they came from and because of the acts committed by others who had also come from the same place.
Now, the difference was back in 1924 and the early 1920s everybody was all for it. We didn't have any terrorists apologists. Well, you did, you had some terrorist apologists, but they weren't anywhere near. They certainly weren't in the White House, and they weren't in the US House of Representatives, and they weren't in governorships. They were random Hollywood types and others. The literary crowd. But for the most part, my point here is that what's happening today has precedent. What's happening today is not the United States descending to new depths never before plundered.
One other thing that you might be shocked to learn, ladies and gentlemen. President Obama, in one of his many harangues — you know, Trump put a message out on Instagram that said: You know, it's really scary, and it's really dangerous. Our president is insane.
Okay, Dittocam. Sorry, I thought I had it on; it was off. The Dittocam is now on. (interruption) Because I didn't turn it on when it was off. It was not a glitch. I forgot to turn it on. It's on now. But Obama’s out there, I mean, defending acts of terror, downplaying acts of terror, and being hypercritical, and he doesn't need... By the way, when he starts in on Republicans and conservatives, either generically or by name, he doesn't need a teleprompter. Have you noticed? He doesn't need cue cards because that's when he's speaking from the heart.
I have told you over and over again that to Obama and many like him in the Democrat Party and the left, we represent their greatest threat. In their eyes, we are far more dangerous to them. We pose a greater threat to them than ISIS or any other terror group, because we are trying to take their power away. We are trying to stop them. Do not doubt me. When Obama gets on these tirades — and they have been tirades, and they've been juvenile, and even some Democrats are starting to get worried about it, according to the Drive-By Media.
For example, in his latest rip at Senator Ted Cruz and others opposed to his insistence on continuing to import thousands of Muslim refugees from Syria... Hey, by the way, can I ask a question about that? We're “vetting” them, right? Well, that's what they tell us. They're vetting them. (paraphrased) “We have an exhaustive vetting process. Right. It takes up to two years. And we got biometrics, and who knows whatever else that we use, magic and technology. But we've got the greatest vetting! I mean, we we're really doing a great job. We're really vetting these people,” right?
Would somebody tell me: What are the deal-breakers? With our extensive and exhaustive vetting of refugees, what do they have to do to be rejected? Well, it's a legitimate, isn't it? Are they just be rubber stamps? Are any rejected? I want to know what deals end up being broken. What are the things that they do, what are the things that we could find out about them that would make us say, “Ah, ah, ah, ah! No way, Sahib. You're not getting in today”?
Have you ever asked yourself that question? Wait a minute. See, you would assume that if they have any terrorist ties, they wouldn't get in. I don't want to assume anything. What if they had terrorist ties but only because they were mad at the pictures from Abu Ghraib? Do we let them in? What if they had terrorist ties because they were upset and made mentally deranged by George W. Bush? The same thing happened to a lot of Democrats.
Would that be a deal breaker, or would we welcome them in as like-minded? (interruption) No, no, no, no, no. I'm serious. What are the deal breakers? What has to be said, what has to happen, what has to be discovered for a refugee to be rejected? I haven't seen that anywhere. I would just like to know. Anyway, in Obama’s latest diatribe against Senator Cruz and other Americans opposed to his insistence on continuing to import thousands of Muslim refugees from Syria, he said:
“When I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which a person who's fleeing from a war-torn country is admitted, that's shameful. That's not American. That's not who we are. We don't have religious tests to our compassion.” I would venture to say that virtually everybody who hears him say that probably has to nod their head in agreement. “Yeah, yeah, that's probably right.” Except you'd all be wrong. My friend Andrew McCarthy, National Review Online:
“Under federal law, the executive branch [of the United States of America] is expressly required to take religion into account in determining who is granted asylum. Under the provision governing asylum (section 1158 of Title 8, US Code), an alien applying for admission must establish that religion [among other things] ... was or will be at least one central reason for persecuting the applicant.” We damn well ask them about religion! We damn well do decide who gets in and who does not based on aspects of religion.
And it is in the federal statutes!
“Moreover, to qualify for asylum in the United States, the applicant must be a ‘refugee’ as defined by federal law. That definition (set forth in Section 1101(a)(42)(A) of Title , US Code) also requires the executive branch to take account of the aliens religion: The term ‘refugee’ means (A) any person who is outside any country of such persons nationality ... and who is unable or unwilling to return to ... that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of ... religion [among other things] ...[.]”
Well, how can we confirm any of those claims if we don't know what their religion is? We have to ask them. It's in federal law. There are religious tests and requirements through the United States law. President Obama doesn't know what he's talking about. President Obama is pontificating from liberal feel-good bromides. He's projecting bigotry and racism and all these other things because he is a leftist radical and assumes that everybody opposing him is a bigot, a racist, or what have you.
And he dares to tell some of the most devout and religious people of this country that they are bigots and unqualified and that they are shameful. This country has a record of looking out for itself. This country has statute after statute, historical event after historical event, precedent after precedent. This country has never, ever just opened the doors to anyone on the basis of “humanity” or “compassion” and said, “Come on in!” Never. It's another first brought to us by Obama. That's what he now wants to do, while claiming that people opposed to it are a new kind of American.
largeDespicable, racist jingoistic, all of these negatives that they attach to Neanderthals, is the impression that Obama is trying to leave. So the law requires a religious test, and the reason for the religious test is obvious. The asylum law is not a reflection of the incumbent president's personal sense of compassion. No matter who that president is. We do not base any of this law on compassion. Asylum is a discretionary national act of compassion directed by law, not a whim to address persecution.
Nowhere does the law say we must put ourselves at risk in order to exercise this compassion. Nowhere does it say anywhere in American statutory law or in American precedent that we must throw our values overboard in order to be compassionate or to satisfy the whims of a dubiously and questionably all-there president of the United States. There is no right to emigrate to the United States of America. Therefore, us — we — by maintaining our standards as established by law, protecting our national security and sovereignty are not violating anybody’s rights by standing up for our own.
We are not violating anybody’s freedom, rights, or otherwise by acting in a way as to defend and protect the people of this country and the Constitution. The fact that someone might come from a country or territory ravaged by war does not by itself qualify one as an asylum candidate. If it did, we would be overrun already because war is never over. War is a staple in a world governed by the aggressive use of force.
Immigration should be a benefit to a country and not a drain on a country. ANY immigrant should be an asset to America and not a burden to the taxpayers. America simply must stop allowing the poor and illiterate into America simply because they want American freebies. We cannot afford it any longer.
Rush Limbaugh Gives History Lesson On Immigration
I agree with your premise. A wall should consist of some physical and some legal components. There are places where the border is flat and easily traversed. In such places a physical impediment is useful. Add to that some real consequences for employers who employ illegals say $50,000 per illegal per day for any illegal found in a factory or at a job site. Also no welfare of any kind to non-citizens. Unfortunately that leaves crime as the only means to survive for the most hard-headed. In that case allow any invaders with only two choices: leave on your own two feet or you will leave in a box.
It may be a money and/or a land issue.
Strong conservatism does not want to spend the money but do it with other means less expensive. Some have thrown out dropping Posse Comitatus Act along or deem the enforcement of our sovereign boundaries actually a federal issue and get the job done. The military would enforce the border outside city limits, BP would maintain check points and still do inter border security. We are paying the military already so why not use them to enforce and consider this training. Secondly, you run into the problem of private land that would have to be bought up or in most cases condemned. People in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas put up one heck of a fight over the fence that was proposed. If a wall starts coming in you will see an uprising because land will have to be condemned before the government gets its hands on it. I believe this will be the same up and down the Texas border.
It nice to see the polls reflecting rational thought. How many of you here still have some form of post traumatic poll syndrome?- waking up and nervously checking free republic for that USC dornlife poll? Sweating every downtick! It was only a week and a half ago and I still get butterflies when I log in here in the morning before realizing that it’s over and we won!
Otherwise we'll continue to have hundreds or thousands of dear people dying in the desert every year, not to mention the funding of the coyote industry and the routine rapes of women and girl migrants.
I hear the plan is to keep up this nonsense through to the inauguration.
Here’s what the fools aren’t considering. Next week begins Thanksgiving. After that we run into the Christmas holidays. America has been kind of paying attention what with the long lead up to the election and the surprising result.
But let America be out shopping for their kids, looking to be merry....and I’m telling you those protestors will have not one second of attention. In fact they will begin to greatly anger the American people and they might take to the streets themselves.
Already it’s getting old.
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