• Obama Admin to FLY Illegal Alien Children to US on Taxpayer Dime

    You might want to make sure you’re sitting down for this one.

    There’s a weird Obama administration scheme called “The Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee/Parole Program” which offers undocumented minors from Central American countries access to charter flights into the U.S.

    “The Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee/Parole Program provides certain qualified minors in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras a safe, legal, and orderly alternative to the dangerous journey that some children are currently undertaking to the United States,” a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services document says.

    CAM was first introduced last November. The State department says the program’s purpose is to help reunify children living in Central American countries with their parents in the U.S.

    In order to qualify, U.S.-based parents must enroll in CAM on behalf of their minor children living in one of the specified Central American countries.

    CAM has been up and running for months. The first CAM program applications were accepted for review in December 2014.

    The qualifying status for parents living in the U.S. ranges from those with permanent resident status to parole to deferred enforced departure

    The State Department says it mandates that a DNA test be conducted between the child and the parent before the process is complete.

    Children who qualify would also be eligible, at a later date, to apply for a green card and U.S. citizenship.

    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, criticized the CAM program calling it “one of the President’s most shocking unilateral actions.”

    “In effect, the President’s answer to the ongoing run on the border is to order government officials to transport many of those same individuals from Central America into the U.S. with lawful paperwork and guaranteed access to federal benefits,” Sessions said.

    As far as the cost of the reunification program? “This government-ordered amnesty chain migration will impose enormous costs on federal taxpayers and jobseekers, as those who arrive as refugees will be able to receive automatic federal benefits,” Sessions added. “We must be taking action to reduce the incentive to enter the country illegally. Helping illegal immigrants bring their relatives here as refugees only provides further incentive for illegal immigration.”

    According to the State Department, more than 329 people have already applied to the program. No children have been approved so far, according to the Washington Post.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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