Illegal immigrants have ‘punishment’ in mind for GOP over immigration reform


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Illegal immigrants and other advocates of immigration reform have run out of patience waiting on the Republican Party to capitulate to their demands and plan to “punish” those who stand in the way.

The groups plan a more aggressive campaign that includes “confronting Republican lawmakers at public appearances, congressional hearings and events back in home districts,” Politico reported.

“Obviously, persuasion only got us so far,” said Kica Matos, a spokeswoman for the Fair Immigration Reform Movement. “What we are now doing is to switch tactics from persuasion to punishment.”

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Matos comments mimic the words of former Service Employees International Union president Andy Stern, who once said, “[W]e prefer to use the power of persuasion, but if that doesn’t work we use the persuasion of power.”

Fair Immigration Reform Movement’s goal is to shame Republicans, according to Politico. A goal that is consistent with the tactics of SEIU, which fully supports immigration reform despite the added competition for American jobs it will bring.

The change in attitude comes on the heels of House speaker John Boehner expressing doubts last week that immigration reform could be passed this year — a sign that he does not have the votes needed among fellow Republicans.

Matos said the confrontations can be expected for the next two months, with House Republicans in Latino-heavy swing districts being targeted.

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77 thoughts on “Illegal immigrants have ‘punishment’ in mind for GOP over immigration reform

  1. Jim says:

    Yeah you can’t make illegal immigrants legal. Then those Americans would not be able to pay slave wages to them anymore and abuse them.

  2. jaswant dol says:

    Obamas fault there should no immigration reform bushit he should not made promise bullshitttttttttttt

  3. EmpressL says:

    Illegal immigrants have ‘punishment’ in mind for the US in general:

    “Chicano is our identity; it defines who we are as people. It rejects the notion that we…should assimilate into the Anglo-American melting pot…Aztlan was the legendary homeland of the Aztecas … It became synonymous with the Southwest territories brutally stolen from a Mexican people marginalized & betrayed by the hostile custodians of the Manifest Destiny.”

    “For The Race everything. Outside The Race, nothing.”

    No melting pot for them!!!!!

  4. MSG L says:

    DEPORT! Then come back and apply the right way. Do not come into my house and demand any [email protected] thing.

  5. Cold War Vet says:

    Go over to Mexico and start making demands and your nick name will be “Casper the Pencil”..You’ll “disappear” because of “lead poison”..

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