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Ilhan Omar Wants The United Nations At The Southern Border

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Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar told a crowd in Minneapolis that the United Nations should be deployed at the southern border to manage the immigration crisis, claiming that the U.S has committed human rights abuses.

“There is no good way to detain immigrants,” Omar said Tuesday before during a forum in south Minneapolis, according to the Star Tribune. “We are treating people like criminals when they have not committed a crime.”

“Listen, folks. We’re really losing our moral high ground,” she continued. “It doesn’t make any sense for us to be committing these kind of human rights violations, to have these policies in the way we interact with migrants and asylum seekers if we want to continue to be the kind of country that condemns countries in Africa, in Asia or Latin American countries for its treatment of refugees and asylum seekers.”

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The freshman lawmaker then said that the best way to address the crisis is to involve the United Nations.

“So we should do what any other country does, by dealing with this situation in a serious way. So we have to bring in the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees, an agency that has the expertise and the training to handle massive flows of refugees humanely,” Omar, herself a refugee from Somalia, said Tuesday.

Omar’s comments as the U.S. continues to deal with an unprecedented number of illegal immigrants arriving at the southern border. A total of 760,370 apprehensions have been made by Border Patrol during the current fiscal year, according to figures provided by Customs and Border Protection. Agents also turned away an additional 102,415 at the border.

The situation, while it has eased somewhat during the hot summer months, has left immigration authorities incapable of processing all the immigrants in a timely manner, resulting in hundreds of thousands of family units being released into the interior of the country.

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The Trump administration has implemented, or has tried to implement, a slate of measures to address the crisis, such as changes to the Flores settlement, Remain in Mexico, border wall construction, safe third country agreements and additional funding for immigration enforcement.

President Donald Trump’s hawkish immigration reforms have caused many Democrats to shift left on the issue. Omar, in particular, has openly called for the complete abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency under Homeland Security that carries out the deportation of illegal immigration.

While applying for asylum in the U.S. is perfectly legal, it is against the law to enter the country outside of a port of entry, a point that was made to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during a congressional hearing in July.

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5 comments

  1. When I see or hear this person of…uh..of color she calls herself, I immediately recall that under the guidance of that little would be king Obama, Minnesota is where several large American planes took “asylum seekers” from African nations (including hers) that are infamous for humanitarian abuse. There they suffered from far more than temporary separation and detention…and she has the gall to say our Border Agents mistreating these criminal trespasser. How can she compare this to the rapes, beatings, killing and gentile mutilations !!!!
    Guess it’s easy when one is void of moral convictions . Her adultery and ‘mis’use of funds are strong indicators of her low level values

  2. Is there any way we can get this woman out of our sights. Pathetically ignorant.

  3. Force Recon Marine

    Omar I suggest extend both of your arms to the horizontal position palms up. Then have anyone of your cohorts pile shit in one hand (it doesn’t matter which) and want in the other then see which hand fills up faster!!!

  4. This is a classic example of how the progressive left has operated over the last 100 plus years; create a crisis and then present an outlandish, otherwise repulsive solutions to the problem. Unprecedented in the past, this kind of invasion force at our southen border was unquestionably orchestrated at a very timely position in the election cycle as well as in reaction to the left having their globalist socialist applecart upset.

    In reaction, should the U.N. decide to get involved, the United States (the U.N.s primary sponsor) should immediately withdraw from the organization and boot its filthy communist ass off our shores! Then they should arrest Ilham for treason for calling for a foreign force to make a presents at our border. This is what the Constitution means by treason against our sovereignty.

    There is free speech.

    And then there is sedition.

    I say again GET US OUT OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND GET THE UNITED NATIONS OUT OF THE U.S.!!!!!

    • Force Recon Marine

      Democrats don’t care about keeping people safe. For Democrats, this issue is about emotion. They’re appealing to emotion and not reason. If they were appealing to reason, they would know ways to keep people safe.’ But also for the Democrats, it’s about paying back their donors. Soros and Bloomberg are going to want to get what they paid for, and what they paid for is disarming our society.”

      Lieberals do not want to solutions to problems they create. If a solution were to be implemented they (LIEberals) would need to work extra hard creating more problems that need solving. And we all know that LIEberal’s abhor work!!!

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