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The GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers are asking the Republican-controlled Congress to “seize” upon the lame-duck session to pass amnesty for more than a million illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
The Koch brothers’ network of libertarian organizations — including the LIBRE Initiative, Freedom Partners, and Americans for Prosperity — have sent a letter to Congress asking that an amnesty deal is passed before the new year when Democrats will take the majority in the House.
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The deal the Koch brothers are asking for is to tie a small portion of border wall funding to an amnesty for up to 3.5 million illegal aliens who are enrolled and eligible for the DACA program.
“As part of this appropriations process, Congress is expected to debate the issue of immigration–particularly additional funding for border security,” the Koch network officials write. “Congress should seize this opportunity to act on another immigration priority with strong support among the American people: a solution for the Dreamers.”
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“These young people, brought here as children, continue to live in uncertainty as their status is in jeopardy,” they continue. “Their ability to plan for the future and contribute to the nation remains limited until Congress passes legislation resolving their legal status. Lawmakers can provide that certainty to them, their families, and their communities by reaching across the aisle on this important bipartisan effort–now.”
As Breitbart News reported, since the midterm elections earlier this month,...
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