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Immigration Activist Calls Trump Immigration Plan A ‘Legislative Burning Cross’

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Justin Caruso Contributor

Immigration activist Eddie Vale called the White House immigration plan that would give 1.8 million illegal immigrants amnesty in exchange for border wall funding and ending chain migration a “legislative burning cross.”

According to Talking Points Memo, he said, “This isn’t a counter offer; it’s a legislative burning cross. This isn’t an offer of someone who wants to get to a deal — it’s attempting to use the DREAMers as pawns to change the entire legal immigration system and get every item on Stephen Miller’s white supremacist wish list.”

CNN’s Jim Acosta also tweeted Vale’s criticisms:

A proposal from the White House to Congress announced Thursday offers a path to citizenship for about 1.8 million people in the country illegally. It also asks for $25 billion in funding for a border wall, and an end to chain migration, the system through which immigrants in the United States can bring family members into the country. (RELATED: White House DACA Plan Includes Path To Citizenship For 1.8 Million ‘Dreamers’)

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