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The Surprising Truth About Living Conditions for Unaccompanied Alien Minors

We’ll certainly never get an accurate picture if we rely on the hysterical left for the facts.

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Over the weekend, liberal Twitter absolutely melted down over a stunning image of two immigrant children sleeping on the floor of a chain-linked cell at a border facility after being detained by immigration agents. The picture quickly went viral, accompanied by emotional accusations of Trump’s horrific immigration policies for putting children in cages. 

When it was revealed that the picture was actually from 2014 and there was no possible way to blame Trump, conservative Twitter melted down over the conspicuous lack of one single liberal backtracking on their accusations and considering the perspective that immigrants were detained and deported under the Obama administration, too.

The Washington Times is now reporting that far from being held in cages, many unaccompanied alien children, or UAC, are living in dorms with full accommodations, treated to hearty meals, cable television, even trips to amusement parks–all on the taxpayer dime.

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In contrast to the viral image of caged children from the weekend, they write, “Here is another image: illegal immigrant children set up in comfy dormitories, coloring with “multicultural crayons,” watching their favorite soccer teams from back home on the extensive cable system, even kicking the ball around themselves on a beautiful new soccer field — all paid for by taxpayers.”

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“There’s ‘Spanish language yoga’ for those that want it,” they continue (seriously?!) “and trips to go bowling, to visit museums and even to hit up the amusement park, at $49 a ticket, also on taxpayers’ tab. The children chow on three meals a day plus snacks, since federal rules say they must be fed ‘until they are full.'”

“On-site recreation may include: soccer tournaments; movie night; playing games on the Wii; bingo and board games; basketball and volleyball tournaments; and Spanish language yoga. During the summer children engage in water-based activities such as swimming, fishing, and playing in the sprinklers,” explain documents obtained by the paper on the conditions of UAC housing.

The Washington Times explains that both images are true; UAC are held at the border in facilities that were designed in an era when the vast majority of those crossing the border illegally were adult, male Mexicans. But over the last few years, due to Obama-era policies, still in place, that automatically place UAC with sponsors in the US, unaccompanied minors have been flooding across the border.

The children spend up to 72 hours in the border facilities seen in the infamous 2014 photograph, where they are required by law to be released.

“If the children are UAC, meaning they jump the border without their parents or come as a family but become separated after their arrival, release comes much faster — 72 hours at the maximum, according to court-mandated rules,” the Times explains.

“Then it’s off to a dorm run by social workers contracted by the Health and Human Services Department, which pays for the yoga classes, the multicultural crayons and all the other trappings designed to ease the UAC into a possible life in the U.S.”

Under the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy, more adult aliens are being detained and processed as criminals (as they have broken a law by crossing the border), meaning even more children are yes, being separated from their parents, but they don’t stay in the cages very long, as we’ve learned.

The cost on the American taxpayer for the cushy facilities they are placed in is staggering.

“HHS paid more than $1.4 billion last year to accommodate nearly 41,000 UAC in its shelters. They stayed an average of 41 days, which means taxpayers paid about $670 a day for each child. The cost of holding someone in a federal prison — a comparison some immigration activists make to the UAC situation — is just $85 a day,” the Times notes.

It seems that the truth behind yet another sensationally covered story, veiled with cries of “racism” and “white supremacy”, is more complex than simple headlines or viral tweets would have you believe. As Trump critics continue to accuse the administration of policies meant to repress people of color rather than secure a dangerously open Southern border, the truth of who exactly is crossing the border and what exactly happens to them once they cross is much less inhumane than opponents of border enforcement claim.

When you take a step back from the ideological battles and pop-culture, intersectional politic reporting, it’s undeniable that the United States, regardless of all the issues at our Southern border, does more to help people fleeing poverty, violence, or oppressive regimes than any other nation on earth, and yet we’re constantly accused of being monstrous.

This is why Trump was elected. Because he spoke for millions of Americans who are tired of seeing our tax dollars go to help those in need only to be accused of being racist for advocating for stronger borders and more sensible budgets. It remains to be seen if Trump really can clean up and secure our borders, but we’ll certainly never get an accurate picture if we rely on the hysterical left for the facts, that’s for sure.

 

 

 

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Powerful Moment As Hundreds of Jews Take to NYC Streets & Demand ‘OMAR MUST GO!’ (Watch)

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To say Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar is a friend of the Jews is like admitting Alec Baldwin does a good Trump impersonation on “Saturday Night Live.” It’s just not true, no matter how anyone attempts to spin it. In New York City, hundreds of Jews took to the streets to protest the embattled Congresswoman. Here’s the scoop… From Daily Wire: Hundreds of Jews gathered in Times Square in New York City on Monday evening to protest anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and chanted, “Omar must go!” “Following the highly-publicized allegations of the Minnesotan congresswoman’s antisemitism and her statement downplaying the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York native and activist Joe Diamond organized a rally and billboard launch calling for her removal,” The Jerusalem Post reported. “Speakers at the event included former Democratic New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind and award-winning advocate of Christian Zionism Laurie Cardoza-Moore.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/HikindDov/status/1130940516810526720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1130940516810526720&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2F47516%2Fomar-must-go-hundreds-jews-gather-protest-ilhan-ryan-saavedra ANOTHER: https://twitter.com/HikindDov/status/1130583678545944577?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1130583678545944577&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2F47516%2Fomar-must-go-hundreds-jews-gather-protest-ilhan-ryan-saavedra Apparently, Omar has been holding secret fundraisers with Islamic groups that are tied to terror. Makes you wonder, was Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro right when she said Omar wasn’t “America first?” Food for thought, at the very least. From Free Beacon: Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) has been holding a series of secret fundraisers with groups that have been tied to the support of terrorism, appearances that have been closed to the press and hidden from public view. […] Omar recently spoke in Florida at a private event hosted by Islamic Relief, a charity organization long said to have deep ties to groups that advocate terrorism against Israel. Over the weekend, she will appear at another private event in California that is hosted by CAIR-CA PAC, a political action committee affiliated with the Council on American Islamic Relations, or CAIR a group that was named as an…

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Cruz Calls Out Carrey For Vile Abortion Painting, So Jim Reveals Another Painting Aimed At Ted

Jim Carrey must have A LOT of free time, these days.

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After Republican Governor Kay Ivey signed Alabama’s strict new abortion bill into law, far-left radical Jim Carrey went berserk. He chooses, these days, to lash out via his paintings. Maybe he’s still upset he hasn’t had a hit film in years? Here’s the painting featuring Ivey being aborted from a tube sucking out her brain: I think If you’re going to terminate a pregnancy, it should be done sometime before the fetus becomes Governor of Alabama. https://twitter.com/JimCarrey/status/1129796511611490304?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1129796511611490304&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F05%2F18%2Fpeople-are-loving-jim-carreys-graphic-painting-of-alabama-gov-kay-ivey-being-aborted%2F Texas Senator Ted Cruz let Jim know how he felt about the painting… This is not OK. Today’s Left: vicious, angry & consumed by hate. Instead of insults & dehumanizing rage, we should return to civility. I disagree w/ Carrey’s politics, but believe we should respect his humanity nonetheless. I wish he could reciprocate. #LoveIsStrongerThanHate https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1130515866712518656?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1130515866712518656&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fjim-carrey-has-unhinged-response-to-ted-cruz-after-insane-abortion-post%2F Carrey fired back at Ted with a new painting: https://twitter.com/JimCarrey/status/1130943200426745856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1130943200426745856&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fjim-carrey-has-unhinged-response-to-ted-cruz-after-insane-abortion-post%2F Here’s what it says: “Some greasy Joe McCarthy wanna-be, who is shameless and will remain nameless, was lecturing me in the press about morality and civility after spending years in the Senate defending the rights of mass murderers to own AR-15s with which they massacre innocent children in their classrooms.” “I thought I must be dreaming, but I haven’t woken up yet,” Carrey continued. “I guess this hypocrisy is the new American Dream.” Jim must have a lot of free time these days. Back in November 2018, Carrey sent a tweet featuring one of his paintings showing support for then-Texas Democrat Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke (D). It was meant to disparage Cruz. Carrey failed in his attempt and Cruz fired back with the kill shot. Enter Jim: https://twitter.com/JimCarrey/status/1059309649642512384?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1059309649642512384&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fjim-carrey-attacks-ted-cruz-with-a-dumb-beto-painting-but-cruz-hits-back-like-a-boss%2F Cruz’s response: https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1059516954841673729?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1059516954841673729&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fjim-carrey-attacks-ted-cruz-with-a-dumb-beto-painting-but-cruz-hits-back-like-a-boss%2F Months back, Carrey appeared on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” and told America to embrace socialism. “We have to say yes to socialism, to the…

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