AOC: Let us not neglect potential immigrants!

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Miss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is outraged that 150 million would-be immigrants, mostly in Africa and Latin America, are being denied their rightful share of the recently-passed stimulus package.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is very upset that potential immigrants won’t be receiving $1,200 checks in the $2 trillion emergency relief bill unanimously passed by the Senate Wednesday night.

According to 2018 Gallup polls, approximately 750 million people worldwide, would migrate to a different country if they could. Of these, about one fifth, or 150 million, would migrate to the US.

The only reason they’re unable to do so is poverty, and cruel border policies – which are a legacy of colonialism and white-supremacy.

Miss Ocasio-Cortez has a point. In much of Central America and Africa, roving gangs of violent criminals prey upon the local population. The US is large enough to accommodate the entire population of Central America and Africa, and…

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