Klobuchar: ‘Immigrants are America,’ U.S. needs foreigners ‘in our fields’

Klobuchar: ‘Immigrants are America,’ U.S. needs foreigners ‘in our fields’
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[Ed. – Was that the argument the Democratic Party made on behalf of keeping their slaves? More  foreigners ‘in our fields’? –ht Betty Mowery.]

2020 Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said foreign nationals “are America” and are needed to work “in our fields and in our factories” during the first Democrat presidential primary debate.

Klobuchar, while answering a question on the country’s national immigration policy, said the country is made of immigrants who are needed for the business lobby to take American jobs in “fields” and “factories.”

Klobuchar said:

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Immigrants, they do not diminish America, they are America … I do think you want to make sure that you have provisions in place that allow you to go after traffickers and allow you to go after people who are violating the law. [Emphasis added]

What I really think we need to step back and talk about is the economic imperative here. That is, that 70 of our fortune 500 companies are headed by people that came from other countries. …

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