Maxine Waters on illegal immigrants: ‘This is their country’

Maxine Waters on illegal immigrants: ‘This is their country’
Waters mustering a studious look (Image: MSNBC video screen grab)

[Ed. – In case you thought she was ever right about anything.]

Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) told an audience on Tuesday that the United States is the country of undocumented immigrants.

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In her speech, Waters discussed young undocumented immigrants often referred to as “dreamers,” who are protected from deportation by former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order.

Waters said that the United States is their country.

“These are people who have hope. These are people who have gone to school. These are young people who want careers. These are people who are contributing to our society,” Waters said. “And all of sudden, they are thought to be folks who don’t deserve to be here and would be sent back to places they’ve never been. People they don’t know. Systems they don’t understand. This is their country.”

Waters also brought up the inaccurate story being reported this week of the Trump administration deporting a dreamer.

“And today they arrested one of the dreamers, first dreamer,” Waters said. Twenty-three years old, was brought here when he was 9 years old. Went to school, graduated, all of that. Was stopped by one of the ICE officers.”

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