GOP Counts the ‘Staggering’ Economic Pain of Migration

Rep. Mark Green (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said President Joe Biden’s large and growing amount of taxpayer dollars to businesses and nonprofits to help the growing number of poor immigrants Calculating the transfer of increased funds.

Costs are rising for Americans living in New York City, Arizona, Chicago, Tennessee, Maine and many other states, Green said.

“These dollars are ultimately being taken out of the wallets of this country’s hard-working taxpayers, subsidizing mass illegal immigration while families struggle to make ends meet amid high inflation. “It’s being used to do things,” Green said. “It’s surprising and upsetting.”

He continued:

In 2022, the Congressional Joint Economic Committee reported that the opioid epidemic cost our nation approximately $1.5 trillion in 2020. Imagine what that cost is now.

Medicaid spending on emergency services for illegal aliens was $7 billion in fiscal year 2021 alone, compared to $1.6 billion in fiscal year 2016…The vast majority of illegal aliens are uninsured; People use emergency rooms for all types of care, from routine to critical. And as a physician and healthcare entrepreneur, I can tell you that these costs are passed on to taxpayers, increasing healthcare costs for the rest of the population.

It is also expensive to educate hundreds of thousands of illegal alien children, especially those with limited English proficiency. In New York City, a teacher recently said: new york post. “We’re overwhelmed. We have immigrant students in our classrooms, and our teachers don’t speak any Spanish.”

Joseph Borelli, the Republican leader of the New York City Council, said at the hearing that each immigrant to New York costs city taxpayers $383 per day.

But government spending is also a windfall for many nonprofits, businesses, government associations, retailers, landlords, and investors. In turn, these groups are actively lobbying Republican and Democratic lawmakers to increase the flow of poor immigrants.

For example, Democrats used Greene’s hearings to dismiss increased economic burdens on Americans.

“Mr. Chairman, here we are once again in another political dog-and-pony show rather than a legitimate oversight hearing,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Ky., the committee’s top Democrat. , Mississippi) said.

Thompson, who represents rural areas with high unemployment, argues that without a continued influx of low-wage immigrants, farmers in his district “will face serious difficulties getting their crops out of the fields.” did.

Republican witnesses include Borelli and County Supervisor Jonathan Lines of Yuma County, Arizona. Democratic witnesses include Aaron Reichlin Melnick, director of pro-immigration policy at the industry-backed American Immigration Council.

Extract migration

The federal government has long pursued an unpopular economic policy of displacing its citizens.this colonial policy extract vast human resources from poor Shrink countries, cut profitable trade, and use imported labor, renters, and consumers to grow Wall Street and the economy.

Immigration influx is a success It lowered Americans’ wages and forced them to raise rents. housing prices. This influx also deprived many American-born people of careers in various business fields; increased mortality rate About poor Americans.

This deadly policy sucks jobs and wealth from core states by subsidizing coastal investors with large numbers of low-wage workers, high occupancy renters, and government-supported consumers. .

Further population influx continues less political influence Due to population replacement, elites and ruling class divorce yourself from needs and What I’m interested in Ordinary Americans.

Border Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has said in numerous speeches that he is creating a system of mass immigration to provide workers for wealthy employers and investors and “fairness” for poorer foreigners. The country’s border laws, Mayorkas argues, are subordinate to elite opinions about “our values.”

Immigration, especially labor movement, is unpopular among floating voters.According to reports, a majority of Americans (54%) say Biden approves of invading the southern border. August 2022 Poll It was commissioned by the center-left National Public Radio (NPR). The 54% “invader” majority included 76% of Republicans, 46% of independents, and even 40% of Democrats.

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