SHOT: NY Times: Refugees Needed to Fill ‘Void of Cultural Diversity’ in White Towns
More refugees must be resettled across the United States to fill a “void of cultural diversity” in towns that are made up of a majority of white Americans, a New York Times report states. As President Trump is set to lower refugee admissions for the third year, keeping his 2o16 campaign promise to significantly reform the program after almost four decades, the New York Times published a report this week detailing how Congolese refugees already living in the U.S. are looking to bring their foreign relatives to the country through the refugee resettlement program.
Those who support expanding refugee resettlement, the New York Times reports, say doing so is necessary for bringing “cultural diversity” to majority-white American towns like Missoula, Montana, which is more than 89 percent white and threeWe will change you and you will like it! Oh Wait! Is that the real reason? percent Hispanic.
CHASER: As Trump seeks reelection, a growing army of immigrant voters stands in his path
Millions of immigrants who’ve received their U.S. citizenship and become eligible to vote are gently reshaping — and threatening — the electoral path that President Donald Trump must thread to win reelection. Over the last two decades, naturalized immigrants have grown into a force at the ballot box, with the United States recently swearing in more than 700,000 foreign-born U.S. citizens each year. Hundreds of thousands more are expected to gain their citizenship and register to vote before November 2020.
… Naturalized citizens — who share the full legal rights of natural-born citizens, except for the ability to become president — cast more than 8% of the ballots in the 2018 midterm elections, almost double their share in the 1996 presidential contest, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
Surveys show that many of the new citizens are liberal-leaning, which is one of several demographic trends helping put some historically red states such as Texas, Arizona and Georgia closer to Democrats’ reach.
And one wonders why the Democrats are all about changing the current electorate with one of its own choosing