Ilhan Omar: If You Want A Merit-Based Immigration System, You Might Be Racist

Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar now faces backlash for her now-deleted tweet about ‘merit-based immigration.’

“A ‘merit based’ immigration policy is fueled by racism towards the Latinx community. Our immigration policies shouldn’t be based on discrimination, fear, or bigotry. We should welcome immigrants to our country and offer a simple way to citizenship.”

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Sen. Ted Cruz slammed Rep. Ilhan Omar over a since-deleted tweet that suggested Latino immigrants aren’t capable of competing in a merit-based immigration system:

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“As the son of a Cuban immigrant whose Dad came to get a math degree & become a computer programmer, I’m troubled that Dems seem to believe Hispanic immigrants can’t qualify for skills-based legal immigration. Bringing in more scientists, engineers & doctors is good for US jobs.”

Rep. Ilhan Omar does not get it. Unskilled illegal migrants are a burden on American taxpayers. She may have been educated in the US but she certainly did not learn much. She is the poster child on why our immigration and refugee programs need to be changed.

Twitter had a few words for her:

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