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2020 Election – Democrats Plan Radical Changes to Immigration

Dear Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

President Donald Trump has done more to enforce our immigration laws and promote sensible legal immigration policies than any other President in the last 75 years.  NC LISTEN has only minor disagreements with a few of President Trump’s immigration policies.

Sadly, Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden and VP candidate Kamala Harris and the Democratic leadership in the US House and US Senate and to include our NC Governor Roy Cooper, are for immigration policies and statutes that will hurt their own citizens, especially hurting minority citizens.  In North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper has behaved more in line with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as it relates to protecting illegal immigrant criminals, sanctuary cities, and allowing non-citizens to vote.

See below for what Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden and VP candidate Kamala Harris and the Democratic leadership in the US House and US Senate are really promising to do if they win elections in November:

Democrats have promised open borders…….over 100 million foreigners, 33 million within driving distance of our southern border, have said they want to immigrate to the USA.  Reckless open border policies by the Democrats would destroy our schools and health care system.  Limited English proficient students (includes ESL) already cost taxpayers twice as much as the average cost for K-12 students.  Health care costs would also skyrocket.  And who is going to pay for all of this?  An open borders policy with a massive population surge is sheer lunacy, since there is no way we could do security checks and vet the tens of millions entering.   And even in great economic years the USA only creates 2.4 million jobs, and open borders will cause the most negative impact on the wages of our working poor citizens.  

Not controlling our borders would drastically increase the chance of viruses being spread into the interior of the USA.

Democrats have vowed to give amnesty, work permits, and voting privileges to the estimated 15-18 million illegal immigrants in the USA, which rewards and encourages more illegal immigration while driving down wages and costing non-farm jobs for millions of citizens.

Democrats have pledged to increase the number of sanctuary cities that harbor and give comfort to existing and new illegal immigrants to include convicted criminals who are illegal immigrants.

Not controlling our borders would significantly increase illegal drug trafficking and result in more drug addiction with an even harsher impact on inner cities.

Democrats promising open borders would, in effect, make it easier for terrorists and radical Islamists to enter the USA.

Democrats have committed to drastically reduce enforcement of our immigration laws and drastically reduce or eliminate Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  This, along with Democrat plans in many states and large cities to cut police department budgets, would put our homeland security and public safety at dangerous risk.

At a minimum, Democrats have committed to huge increases in legal immigration, well beyond the one million per year already arriving, and to drastic increases in visas for foreign workers which together will significantly oversupply our labor force and hurt unemployed citizens and new school graduates also looking for work.

I urge you to VOTE and donate to candidates who support your views.

From the Director of NC LISTEN,

Ron Woodard

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2020 Immigration Legislation Must Have These Measures – take action Part 2

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

Critically Important
Part 2 is contacting your US House member from NC and take action……..

We must continue to press members of Congress to fully fund a wall/barriers on our southern border AND more immigration enforcement noted below.

Contact your US House member from North Carolina.

What to email (copy and paste)…..or say if you make a phone call:

Tell your US House member from North Carolina:
Immigration legislation must include the following measures:
· MUST FULLY FUND the southern border barriers/wall and end asylum loopholes
· MUST MANDATE E-Verify to deny jobs to illegal immigrants
· MUST End all Chain Migration of extended family
· MUST REDUCE current legal immigration of one million per year by a minimum of 50% (preferably no more than 250,000 per year) and make it more skill-based. Mass immigration today is hurting American workers, especially our low-skilled.
· MUST END the Visa Lottery and drastically reduce H-1B and H-2B work visas
· MUST STOP sanctuary cities
Citizens demand the above measures, NOT another amnesty for illegal immigrants.

If you email, copy and paste the above comments…..then use this email header: Immigration Legislation Must Have These Enforcement Measures

Who to contact: (call or email)
Contact your member of the U.S House. If you don’t know, copy and paste this link to your web browser: https://www.house.gov [once at that site, look at the upper right corner of the webpage and enter your Zip Code and then click GO]. You can easily find their contact info on the House member’s webpage.

Send your friends and associates a link to this NC LISTEN web page.

Thanks,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

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2020 Immigration Legislation Must Have These Measures – take action

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

Critically Important that you read below and take action……..

Press our two US Senators from North Carolina to do the following:

What to email (copy and paste)…..or say if you make a phone call:

Tell our two US Senators from North Carolina:
US Senate immigration legislation must include the following measures:
· MUST FULLY FUND the barriers/wall on our southern border and end asylum loopholes
· MUST MANDATE E-Verify to deny jobs to illegal immigrants
· MUST END all Chain Migration of extended family
· MUST REDUCE current legal immigration of one million per year by a minimum of 50% (preferably no more than 250,000 per year) and make it more skill-based. Mass immigration today is hurting American workers, especially our low-skilled.
· MUST END the Visa Lottery and drastically reduce H-1B and H-2B work visas
· MUST STOP sanctuary cities
Citizens demand the above measures, NOT another amnesty for illegal immigrants.

If you email, copy and paste the above comments…..then use this email header: Immigration Legislation Must Have These Enforcement Measures

Who to contact: (call or email)
U.S. Senator Richard Burr (800) 685-8916 at his Winston-Salem office or (202) 224-3154 at his Washington, DC office or email by copying and pasting this link to your web browser https://www.burr.senate.gov/contact/email
U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (704) 334-2448 at his Charlotte office or (202) 224-6342 at his Washington, DC office or email by copying and pasting this link to your web browser https://www.tillis.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/email-me

Send your friends and associates a link to this web page.

Thanks,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

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President Trump’s 10 Point Plan On Immigration

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

Below is President Donald Trump’s 10 Point Original Plan On Immigration To Put America First.  President Trump has made a lot of progress in his first term, but the Democratic leadership has tried to stop our President at every turn to enforce our immigration laws.

1. Begin working on an impenetrable physical wall on the southern border.
2. End catch-and-release.
3. Move criminal aliens out of the USA in joint operations with local, state, and federal law enforcement. We will terminate the Obama administration’s deadly, non-enforcement policies that allow thousands of criminal aliens to freely roam our streets.
4. End sanctuary cities.
5. All immigration laws will be enforced – we will triple the number of ICE agents. Anyone who enters the U.S. illegally is subject to deportation. That is what it means to have laws and to have a country.
6. Suspend the issuance of visas to any place where adequate screening cannot occur, until proven and effective vetting mechanisms can be put into place.
7. Ensure that other countries take their people back when we order them deported.
8. Ensure that a biometric entry-exit visa tracking system is fully implemented at all land, air, and sea ports.
9. Turn off the jobs and benefits magnet. Many immigrants come to the U.S. illegally in search of jobs, even though federal law prohibits the employment of illegal immigrants.
10. Reform legal immigration to serve the best interests of America and its workers, keeping immigration levels within historic norms.

Regards,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

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Trump and U.S. Supreme Court Justices And Why It Matters

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has incredible powers, although many see it as just one of the three branches of our federal government. With the wrong Justices, the SCOTUS can literally rewrite our U.S. Constitution and take rights and protections away from citizens. The President of the USA elected in November, 2020 will likely have the opportunity to nominate one or more Justices to the SCOTUS, and this will affect our Supreme Court for the next three decades. With additional very liberal Justices, given what is going on today, our nation will become unrecognizable and may never recover.

We watched the SCOTUS vote in a court case to require every citizen to purchase health care (nowhere in the U.S. Constitution), Obamacare, and then the SCOTUS proceeded in another court case to redefine a word, marriage, that had been understood without question since 1300. There are other concerns such as will a Jurist to the SCOTUS honestly interpret the law and be a strict constructionist or attempt to rewrite our Constitution.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (nominated to the Supreme Court by Bill Clinton in 1993) earlier said we should use the laws of other nations to determine U.S. law. Also, Sharia law is creeping into our lower court system. Justice Elena Kagan (nominated to the Supreme Court by Barack Obama) has made similar comments as Ginsburg about international law having weight when interpreting our Constitution. The U.S. President also nominates numerous federal judges in lower courts.

If Joe Biden were to be elected President, he will likely have the opportunity to nominate one or more Justices to the SCOTUS, and he has not ruled out “packing the US Supreme Court” by adding justices beyond the current nine, as is being planned by the Democratic leadership in the US House and US Senate, in order to change the balance of the current SCOTUS. A very liberal SCOTUS can change and even overrule earlier actions by the Legislative and Executive branches. A “President Joe” giving an unlawful massive amnesty with permission by a very liberal SCOTUS to 15+ million mostly poor and low-skilled illegal immigrants and allowing them to vote and bring all of their relatives to the USA…….they will vote for more government spending and more benefits and ever more immigration. Joe Biden has been caught saying he actually favors open borders.

If Donald Trump were to be elected to a second term as President, he has promised to nominate only strict constructionists to the SCOTUS and has given a list of candidates to prove his point. He has promised to enforce our immigration laws.  Joe Biden refuses to provide a list of potential candidates to the US Supreme Court.

Should one be more concerned with which candidate for President will nominate the next U.S. Supreme Court Justices, or should one be more concerned with which Presidential candidate has the nicest “tone”?

Regards,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

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