More than half of the Congressional Black Caucus is asking President Joe Biden to invite many deported black migrants back to jobs in the United States.
“Now is the time to turn the resources and power of the U.S. government toward repairing these harms in the name of racial justice for Black and brown immigrants,” says the July 7 letter, signed by the elite-left Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) and 29 other members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC).
But the letter was not signed by roughly 20 members of the CBC. Their missing signatures reveal a split in the CBC — and a divide in the so-called “squad” of six radical Democrats — over immigration economics.
The letter does not mention migration’s economic damage to Americans, including black Americans.
“These race-based politics are very cruel” to Americans, responded Rob Law, the director of regulatory affairs and policy at the Center