After an immigration meeting on Wednesday, Sen. Dick Durbin claimed that President Donald Trump had made remarks alluding to Haiti and African nations as ‘sh**hole’ nations. Two different legislators at the gathering guaranteed that they didn’t review hearing such remarks.
Chain movement is “the process by which one immigrant is admitted to the country, then he or she sponsors relatives back home to come to the U.S., who in turn could sponsor more relatives,” as per Time.
Trump is pushing to end the arrangement.
The term has been utilized by the legislature for quite a long time, well before Trump was president. It isn’t supremacist in any capacity.
Yet, you wouldn’t realize that from the remarks of Dick Durbin.
From Daily Wire:
On Friday, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) claimed that he rebuked President Trump when he used the term “chain migration” during his bipartisan meeting on Wednesday:
When it came to the issue of “chain migration,” I said to the president: “Do you realize how painful that term is to so many people? African Americans believe that they migrated to America in chains, and when you speak about chain migration, it hurts them personally.” He said: “Oh, that’s a good line.”
He seemed almost to be close to crying, he needed to pass on the amount he found the term hostile and bigot. Furthermore, obviously, he appeared to recommend that the term was one hauled out of the air by Trump since he was supremacist.
However, Durbin himself utilized the term amid a similar gathering, at 33:52.
We have a deadline looming and a lot of lives hanging. We can agree on some very fundamental and important things together on border security, on chain, on the future of diversity visas…
What’s more, he’d utilized the term on his site previously. An October 2007 public statement from Durbin’s own official site supporting the DREAM Act utilizes the same ‘chain migration’ term. The discharge claims, falsely, that the DREAM Act wouldn’t prompt chain relocation and that the Dreamers would have extremely constrained capacity to support any relatives. Durbin likewise has another section on his site by Kristen Hare that uses the term
At long last, he even utilized the term live on the Senate floor on video when he attempted to make a similar contention that the DREAM Act wouldn’t prompt chain relocation.