D.R.E.A.M. Act morphs into dreamy amnesty, Part II

Illegal’s impossible to verify claims set stage for nightmare rather than dream

If you’re looking for support of amnesty or full-blown citizenship for illegal aliens who have invaded the United States, The Periódico de la República de Arizona (AZ Republic newspaper) never disappoints. The editorial board would feature this issue on a daily basis if other national and local priorities didn’t occasionally raise their pesky heads.

The most recent foray comes packaged as a demand to congress. “Enough politics. Pass the Dream Act now.” The only item missing is a declarative exclamation point. Let’s begin with the soft word “Dream” contrived to induce warm sympathetic responses to what is now estimated to be about a million illegals claiming they were brought here as young children by their invader parents.  There is no way to accurately verify their claims. The Dream Act is toothless and requires incomprehensible naiveté on the part of those being asked to condone its provisions.

There is no need for SRAZ to reinvent the wheel where this Democrat Party expansion lunacy is concerned. For the best response, we’re reprising a previous post written after the Nov. 2016 presidential election, but prior to Donald Trump‘s inauguration. Please  reacquaint yourself with these truths:

Once upon a time — in 2001 — we first heard of something known as the D.R.E.A.M. Act. The acronym stood for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors. It was introduced as S.1291. The 2002 bill was drafted before the speech police ruled the words “illegal” and “alien” unacceptable, so they were used extensively throughout the bill.

The D.R.E.A.M. Act was a liberal dream come true, a warm and fuzzy piece of legislation lacking any means of verification while permanently swelling the ranks of the Democrat Party.

Those applying for the gift of U.S. citizenship need only affirm they were 16 years of age or younger when they initially entered the United States and are currently 35 years of age or younger. They have to declare that they have been persons of good moral character since initially being brought to the U.S. as children by their parents — illegally. Verifying how many came as babes in arms or ably propelled themselves over the border last year at age 34 is impossible to substantiate.

Along the way those hoping to access the overly generous provisions of the D.R.E.A.M. Act, simply became known by the sympathy provoking term, “Dreamers.” They are no longer “alien minors,” but merely those requiring compassion. There are consequences to this massive scale manipulation and the victims are not the illegals, but our own American citizen children.

The so-called “Dreamers” represent a dual assault on law-abiding, taxpaying American citizens and legal immigrants, since public universities grant illegals in-state tuition. American parents who send their children to out-of-state colleges have to pay higher tuition than illegals.

Most importantly, this scam results in illegals taking the limited number of spaces available for students at public universities, crowding out deserving American students and eventually competing with them in the job market.

Any illegal who claims they entered the U.S. before they were 16 years old and have lived here for at least five years can gain legal residence and ultimately citizenship merely by graduating high school, attending two years of college or entering the military. But even those requirements can be waived if they would cause “hardship.”

The biggest winners of this reckless lunacy will be the millions of illegals whose status is legitimized, and universities striving to enhance their numbers of Hispanic undergrads to 25 percent in order to qualify for a $1 billion fund set up by the Department of Education forHispanic Serving Institutions.” Over a dozen Arizona schools are on the notorious list.

President-elect Donald Trump has stated he will terminate DACA, (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), an executive action signed into law by Obama in 2012. It provides an exemption from deportation and a renewable two-year work permit. 

Let’s be clear. ‘Dreamers’ are dreaming of one thing: Stealth Amnesty. They are being aided and abetted by the Arizona Board of Regents and the Phoenix Union High School District, funded by citizen’s tax dollars while creating impediments to our own kids.


5 Responses to D.R.E.A.M. Act morphs into dreamy amnesty, Part II

  1. Arizona Conservative Guy says:

    This post needs to be widely read. Too many people don’t fully comprehend the ramifications of the so-called Dream Act.
    Send this link out to those you know still care about the future of our state and nation along with the continuation of the Republican Party:

    Thanks to SRAZ for shining a bright light on the stark facts that all too often get obscured by Democrats and their willing cohorts, John McCain and Jeff Flake. These two frauds can’t leave the senate soon enough. Flake has announced his “retirement” since he knew he was out of sync with Republicans and couldn’t win. McCain needs to go home and spend his remaining time with his family.What a shame that their egos don’t allow them to act honorably.

    • Patriot Dad says:

      The problem as I see it is most Americans aren’t paying attention to the destructive forces that are hatched by the democrats. The fact that our nation is at risk goes over their heads, since they have been dumbed down by the liberals in charge of public education. They know the latest celebrity goings on but have no idea about our history and what is contained in the US Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence. Our future generations will pay dearly for this lack of knowledge.
      These are university students!!!!

  2. Tucson GOP says:

    Check out the national Education Association donations on OpenSecret.org The poor, “underpaid” teachers have plenty of money for Democrat candidates and lobbyists pushing liberal causes.
    These figures represent millions of dollars.

  3. Saguaro Sam says:

    The illegals’ DREAM is America’s nightmare.

    Meanwhile, Trump’s DHS person is A-OK with DACA; amnesty, etc.
    DJT might as well have put Ivanka or Jared in charge of DHS, since they are Liberals through-and-through and are in favor of amnesty and free everything as long as someone else pays for it.

    Trump’s blind spot when it comes to his daughter and his son-in-law will continue to take him farther away from his base.

    Rand Paul—-Six broken ribs and pleural effusion caused by Frenchy the un-neighborly neighbor.

    This is a serious injury. This is something that happens when a real thug attacks a defenseless person.

    Supposedly, Rand Paul was on his riding lawnmower and wearing noise cancelling headphones when the attack occurred.

    Where is the U.S. Attorney for the State of Kentucky?