Re: Let's Talk Politics! The Official Political Discussion Thread
No civil or criminal penalties for crossing the border without permission
No increase in the number of immigration judges
Broadening of the asylum criteria so things like domestic abuse, high crime levels, or bad economic conditions in a migrant's country of origin qualify the migrant for asylum (which is supposed to be for people who are repressed by their government or are suffering pogroms, not my husband beats me or my neighborhood is gang infested or the economy sucks)
No verification of the validity of the asylum claims made under these broader standards
Minimal or no detainment of those who claim asylum until their case is determined
That is de facto open borders. If you come here, you can pick from a host of reasons for claiming asylum that are unprecedented and essentially grant anyone on the earth not residing in the US a valid asylum claim, you will not be held until your court date, and there are so few judges your case won't be heard until 3-4 years after you claim asylum anyway, which you will spend living free in the United States. If you don't show up to your court date no one will come after you
That is de facto open borders no matter how angrily you insist it isn't
That is also the position of all the Democratic candidates... except for those that also want to completely abolish ICE and CBP as well
There has been an AEWakening... have you felt it?
The mark wars have begun again
DAMN THAT TRACK IS HOT
THAT'S GOTTA BE KANE (IS BACK) (AGAIN)
(space, space, space, force!)
Last edited by deepelemblues; 08-13-2019 at 10:20 PM.