As if illegally immigrating to the United States wasn’t easy enough already, Democrats in the House and Senate proposed new legislation that would make it nearly impossible to hold aliens in custody if they identified as LGBT.
Somewhat hilariously – if the situation weren’t so serious and dire for this country – the bill also labels those as “vulnerable” if they do not speak English. Apparently, Democrats have never been to the border or see who comes across, but that’s pretty much all of them.
“The Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act, from Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is aimed at setting minimum standards for detention facilities where thousands of illegal aliens are kept as they await processing,” Fox News wrote. “Among other things, it would bar the use of private detention facilities and make sure government-run facilities meet minimum standards as defined by the American Bar Association.”
The bill considers anyone a “vulnerable person” if they are gay, lesbian, transgender, non-English speaking, and the intentionally vague consideration of anyone who meets a host of various other criteria in the proposed legislation.
Democrats naturally assumed the position that denying such “humanity” ensured illegals would be given humane treatment and proper due process. While everyone should be treated humanely, left unsaid is whether the country owes an obligation to any non-citizen to let them stay. Suffice to say, a country without definable borders and immigration policies is really no country at all.
If Senator Booker and the reprehensible Representative Jayapal love non-Amercans so much – and it’s clear they detest most Americans already – why don’t they just leave?
Fox News added that the bill not only loosens the ability of border agents to detain people but makes it nearly impossible in some cases. Fox wrote:
For example, officials would have to decide within 48 hours whether to detain an alien, and could only detain them after a determination that “the release of an alien will not reasonably ensure the appearance of the alien as required or will endanger the safety” of others. In those cases, DHS “shall impose the least restrictive conditions” for detention, and ensure they get a custody hearing within 72 hours. And in those hearings, “there shall be a presumption that the alien should be released,” the bill said.
But the bill goes further by seeking to exempt several groups of illegal aliens from any detention at all. It creates a “special rule for vulnerable persons and primary caregivers,” and says these aliens “may not be detained” unless DHS can demonstrate that it is “unreasonable or not practicable to place the alien in a community-based supervision program.”
The bill defines a “vulnerable person” as anyone under 21, which now takes absurdity to a new level considering the amount of suspected human trafficking already present at the open southern border. No regard is made to their situation; instead, the woke left only insists on appeasing its LGBT base. The idea of vulnerable also extends to people older than 60.
Mental illness, disability, victim or witness of a crime, credible fear of persecution, limited English language proficiency, a survivor of torture and/or trauma, and a host of other reasons also fall under the umbrella.
In short, pretty much every one of the millions of illegal aliens who cross the border annually could probably find a reason to avoid detention.
And average Americans will still vote Democrat.
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