Illegal Immigration Politics

Democrats Now Trying to Pass Bill to Give Illegal Immigrants Obamacare!

Ugh.

Democrats in Congress are pushing hard to pass a bill that would give Obamacare healthcare coverage to ILLEGAL immigrants. Yep, they want to force Americans to pay for healthcare coverage for people who break into our country illegally. As if we weren’t already providing enough incentive for illegals to sneak in, offering free healthcare would simply instigate a whole new flood of immigration from all across Latin America.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) introduced the bill to Congress in the hopes of changing current law, which explicitly forbids illegals from being insured through Obamacare. (Though it does not forbid them from being insured – just from receiving benefits under Obamacare.) Gutierrez hopes to change that:

“It gives them access to the healthcare exchanges in Obamacare under the ordinary rules of residency in the states in which they live and makes them eligible for subsidies if and when they file taxes — just like the rest of us,” Gutierrez said when introducing his bill in Congress.

Thankfully, the fact that Republicans hold strong majorities in both the House and the Senate should mean that this bill has no chance of becoming law anytime soon, but it does give us insight into the liberal battle-plan on illegal immigration.

What I find ironic with the entire effort is that over the last several months, the establishment of both parties has been stumped about how it is that Donald Trump can be so popular… Hey Establishment! Wake up! This is why Donald Trump is still so very popular! American doesn’t like illegal immigration so stop creating and supporting policies that encourage illegal immigration!

Also, while we can be fairly sure that this bill won’t pass anytime soon, we do have reason to worry, because the GOP establishment has been infatuated with helping Democrats pass immigration reform for the last couple of years. Politicians like Paul Ryan (R-WI), John Boehner (R-OH), John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are so hell-bent on passing immigration reform (any kind of reform) that they might willingly allow something like this to happen if it meant getting Democrats on board with their next plan. It’s truly maddening.

This is where the Democrat Party is leading the GOP (and the rest of us), folks. Prepare to keep hearing about bills like this over the next few months and years, and unless we elect more conservatives… we may soon see some of these terrible “reforms” come to pass.

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About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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