The immigrant path to citizenship isn’t through the GOP

Everybody knows Donald Trump is against immigrants. He doesn’t want Muslims coming into the country (because they’re Muslims) and he gonna build a HUGE wall to keep the Mexicans out, because they’re Mexicans.

But if you’re an immigrant looking for relief from the Republican Party, don’t bother. As Digby points out:

• Ted Cruz opposes legal status for undocumented immigrants in addition to a path to
citizenship, might support self-deportation, definitely opposes DACA and the DREAM
Act, and supported Arizona’s “papers please” law.

• Marco Rubio opposes a path to citizenship, comprehensive immigration
reform, DACA, the DREAM Act, and supported Arizona’s “papers please” law.

• Jeb Bush opposes a path to citizenship, DACA, and spent a week in August denigrating
American citizens as “anchor babies” — kickstarting the conversation on ending birthright
citizenship.

• Ben Carson opposes a path to citizenship, supports ending birthright citizenship,
and would “be willing to listen” to ideas about deporting 11 million undocumented
immigrants.

• Chris Christie opposes a path to citizenship and DACA.

• John Kasich opposes a path to citizenship, DACA, sanctuary cities, and wants to build
the wall. When he thinks of Latinos, he thinks of reasons “why in the hotel you leave a
little tip.”

• Carly Fiorina opposes comprehensive immigration reform, including a path to
citizenship, which she calls “amnesty.

I personally find Cruz and Rubio especially egregious, since they are both the children of immigrants, although Cruz is in a class by himself because he was born in Canada.

Yeah, Trump is a schlong when it comes to immigration. But the party is full of schlongs on this issue.

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