If it weren’t so wrong it would be hilarious. Wait, even wrong it is hilarious!
—Three members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights urged the Congressional Black Caucus to consider how the immigration proposal could cause black Americans to lose job opportunities.
“The obvious question is whether there are sufficient jobs in the low-skilled labor market for both African-Americans and illegal immigrants,” USCCR members Peter Kirsanow, Abigail Thernstrom, and Gail Heriot in a letter sent today to Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio. “The answer is no.”
The Congressional Black Caucus is supporting the immigration reform push. “[Immigration reform] is the civil and human rights issue of our generation, just like the civil rights issues of the ’60s that was fought by African-Americans, and the civil rights issue of women before it,” Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., said on the House floor earlier this year. Last week, Horsford participated in a CBC forum at Howard University that discussed “assumptions about the impact immigration reform will have on African Americans, which have led to tensions in communities and on college campuses.”
The members recalled a 2008 USCCR hearing that concluded that amnesty would harm black Americans.
“The briefing witnesses, well-regarded scholars from leading universities and independent groups, were ideologically diverse,” they wrote. “All the witnesses acknowledged that illegal immigration has a negative impact on black employment, both in terms of employment opportunities and wages.”
There are examples within our nation where Hispanic gangs simply run the blacks out of the neighborhood by using violence and intimidation. I’m sure we can find examples of the reverse too. It’s wrong but not surprising. Why?
Somebody in the white liberal enclave did the math. Hispanics will outstrip Blacks as a voting bloc and have in a number of areas already. Plus Blacks aren’t having a ton of their cousins running across the border every day. The blacks would have to first get a boat then sail across the Atlantic to get to our shores in order populate the nation. And that’s not going to happen because the immigration bill isn’t about blacks running across a river and claiming the right to stay, it is ALL about Hispanics.
When the Hispanics organize and out populate the Blacks in America they will demand their due. If politicians in liberal areas (and conservative to for that matter) want to stay in power they are going to have to give that due to the Hispanics. They know, we know it, the blacks know it. The difference is there is only so much money walking around out there now. So if given the choice will a politician promise it to twenty-five percent of his constituents in exchange for votes or just thirteen?
It’s just numbers. Nothing else.
And the Blacks, after being loyal to the democratic party for so long, are fixing to get it in the shorts. Again.
Not good, but not unexpected. I’m just wondering if they will realize at some point they’ve been lied to and look in another direction, or if they will simply be content to be last in line forever.