Republican Nikki Haley says that Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) should be deported. The former UN ambassador and Trump acolyte was campaigning for Warnock’s opponent Herschel Walker, falsely blaming Warnock and President Biden for the increase in immigration from refugees displaced by violence, climate change, and authoritarian governments.
Haley told the Hiram, Georgia crowd:
“Look at the border. Do you know we’ve had 3.8 million illegal immigrants cross that border, 800,000 more got-aways, 4.5 million people broke the law and came here illegally?” “And Biden and Warnock helped them do it.
“Legal immigrants are more patriotic than the leftists these days. They knew they worked to come into America, and they love America. They want the laws followed in America, so the only person we need to make sure we deport is Warnock,” the Trump loyalist added.
The daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley’s MAGA stance on immigration would ordinarily come as a shock – but this is 2022. Nothing is surprising when Republicans are involved. The former South Carolina governor claims that her parents are “Offended by what’s happening,” on the border.
They came here legally, they put in the time, they put in the price.
In September, Haley campaigned for Walker at a popular South Asian shopping center in Gwinnett, Georgia in an attempt to mobilize the Asian-American vote in the Republicans’ favor. Warnock, the incumbent, is seeking to preserve the multiracial coalition that helped elect him. He recently headlined a rally for Asian Americans in Duluth, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
“We’ve empowered so-called low propensity voters, people that other people have written off. And we’ve built a massive multiracial coalition of conscience,” Warnock said under a gazebo at Shorty Howell Park in Duluth, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
“We’re all gathered here together under one pavilion, under one tent, under one grand idea that we do better when we stick together,” the senator said.
Born Nimrata Nikki Randhawa, Haley has apparently chosen assimilation over immigration. The Indian-American seems to have forgotten that asylum seekers are in the country legally. Presenting themselves to border officials and being detained while their cases are reviewed. Those who’ve presented strong cases are released from detention pending court.
War, famine, loss of resources, increased violence, and destabilization of democracy – many of which our country caused – are the driving forces behind the rise in migration. For decades, the U.S. has billed itself as a safe haven for those seeking liberty, freedom, and a better life. Haley would be wise to question if she would be here if the policies her idol implemented were enacted today – if her parents would have had the same opportunity.
Walker and Rev. Warnock have been in a tight race for one of the country’s most coveted Senate seats. Georgia has been evenly split politically, and the Heisman Trophy winner is considered the GOP’s best shot at flipping it red – let’s hope not.
Original reporting by Danielle Wallace at Fox News.
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