In a scathing critique of the Biden administration’s immigration policies, Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-N.J.) has expressed deep concerns about what he perceives as a deliberate attempt to transform the United States through unchecked immigration. In an interview on ‘Mornings with Maria’ on Fox Business, the congressman argued that the administration’s approach creates a real catch-22 scenario for the nation.
The Illusion of Hope: Recent Meetings Fail to Deliver Change
Van Drew began by dismissing any hope that recent meetings with top officials, including Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, would bring about meaningful change.
According to him, the Biden administration appears to favor illegal immigration, deliberately leaving the borders open to usher in what he describes as a substantial and structural change to the United States.
Van Drew criticized the recent meeting in Mexico, referring to the tax reports it produced as a “joke” that would do nothing to address the ongoing crisis. He questioned the efficacy of the proposed solutions and highlighted the need for tangible actions to secure the southern border.
Key Steps to Improve Border Security
The congressman outlined several key steps that could immediately improve the situation at the southern border. He emphasized the need to stop the “catch and release” policy, increase the number of border patrol agents, leverage new technology, expedite deportations to the country of origin, and reinstate the “stay in Mexico” policy and Title 42.
Van Drew asserted that the Biden administration’s reluctance to take these steps stems from a desire to change the fundamental nature of the United States. He insisted that the President could, with the stroke of a pen, issue executive orders to tighten border security, citing the urgency of the situation.
As the nation approaches the 2024 presidential election, Van Drew highlighted the potential political fallout for Democrats. He suggested that while some Democratic colleagues are aware of the risks, the current makeup of the party has shifted significantly in recent years.
Things are looking bleak if you take a look at the comments: “I get sick everyday seeing our nation go down the drain with what has and is happening in the US. My heart breaks for our children!”
Some also blame our former president: “That was the stated goal of the Obama administration and now the behavior of the Biden/Obama administration.”
Others shared their own experiences: “It is sick and it is wrong,illegal immigrants get what they need free to them. I can’t get assistance for a disabled spouse,I’ve worked and paid taxes my whole life,I even served our country. Still no help for those who abide by the law and contribute . Our system is so broken. Still, people vote for these politicians“
And then there are those that are trying to get some answers: “Cant blame illegals,but this administration should be facing tribunals.Shipping all these people to the border is costing alot of money,who’s footing the bill?”
Immediate Action Needed: Urging Biden to Address the Crisis
The congressman urged President Biden to take decisive action and address the crisis before it escalates further. He underscored that the impact of lax immigration policies extends beyond border states, affecting the entire country as taxpayers foot the bill for transporting and accommodating undocumented immigrants.
In conclusion, Van Drew left a stark warning, calling the administration’s approach “sick” and asserting that the desire for lasting change prevails over pragmatic solutions to the ongoing immigration challenges.
What do you think? Is Biden’s political gamble on immigration a calculated risk or a reflection of a deeper desire to reshape the nation’s identity?
As Rep. Van Drew speaks out, will the Democrats heed the warning about the potential political cost of their immigration policies in the upcoming elections? Is the Biden administration genuinely unaware of the political risks tied to immigration, or is there a deliberate agenda at play, as suggested by Rep. Van Drew?