Why America Shouldn’t Resettle Palestinians
(Laura Ries, Daily Signal) – As if they haven’t done enough damage to the U.S. with their open-borders agenda, progressives now call for America to resettle Palestinian “refugees” from the Israel-Hamas war. Americans, including all rational leaders, must strongly and successfully reject this demand.
Socialist leaders of the past would be proud of how the Biden administration has burned down our border and immigration system, particularly by using “humanitarian” channels to accomplish this “fundamental change.”
Our border and the country as a whole are in dangerous chaos as a result. U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports encountering over 7.4 million inadmissible aliens from over 160 countries nationwide since President Joe Biden took office Jan. 20, 2021.
The Left refers to all these 7.4 million illegal aliens as asylum-seekers. Another 1.6 million known “gotaways” evaded Border Patrol agents and entered the country.
What the Left won’t admit is that the Biden administration already has let in unknown numbers of unvetted Palestinians through the wide-open back door in the past two years and nine months.
Just as no one should fall for the “asylum-seekers” label (the vast majority of migrants come here for economic reasons), so too Americans should stop repeating the Left’s description of Palestinians who left Gaza as “refugees.”
The label is inaccurate and used for an emotional “yes” response. In law, the term “refugee” is applied to someone determined to…