Send Illegal Aliens to the Reservation? ‘Maybe That’s a Good Plan B,’ Immigrant Activist Says

Penny Starr
CNS News

An advocate for immigrant rights says Indian reservations might offer “a good Plan B” for accommodating the estimated 11- to 14-million people illegally residing in the United States.

“And I think, you know, maybe that’s a plan B if Congress is unable to finally pull us back together after 10 years of having debated this issue and politicians having made careers of demagogueing this issue, to get it done this time. Maybe that’s a good Plan B,” said Chris Newman, director of legal programs with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network.

Newman made the remarks on Tuesday at  the liberal Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., in response to an audience member, who proposed that if Indian tribes granted reservation citizenship to illegal aliens, then they, too, would be protected through treaties from deportation…

…In a 51-page report, CAP examines how the cumulative effects of “harsh immigration laws, increased enforcement actions, and a negative stigmatization of immigrants” combine to harm both immigrants and citizens alike….

The complete article, with video, is at CNS News.

Update: NJ Democrat Senator Robert Menendez Employs Illegal Alien Sex Offender; Update: Homeland Security Ordered No Arrest Before Election Day

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, The Associated Press has learned. The Homeland Security Department instructed federal agents not to arrest him until after Election Day, a U.S. official involved in the case told the AP.

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