Obama: Immigration Will Reshape America’s Politics

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We are a nation of Americans, not a nation of immigrants
Article author: 
Neil Munro
Article publisher: 
Daily Caller
Article date: 
February 26, 2015
Article category: 
Our American Future
Medium
Article Body: 
America’s changing population should and will change American politics, President Barack Obama told a Spanish-speaking audience Wednesday.
 
“At some point there’s going to be a President Rodriguez, or there’s going to be a President Chin. The country is a nation of immigrants, and ultimately, it will reflect who we are, and its politics will reflect who we are,” Obama said during the MSNBC/Telemundo interview, held at Florida International University, in Miami.
 
The nation’s president said he looks forward to the fundamental transformation of America’s population and politics. “That’s not something to be afraid of. That’s something to welcome,” he said...
 
In a November speech, for example, Obama suggested that Americans don’t have the right to decide who can migrate into the United States...
 
Despite the deep demographic and political changes caused by large-scale immigration since 1965, established GOP leaders haven’t developed any rhetorical or policy response that would strengthen America’s successful political ideals amid a wave of diverse, Democratic-leaning immigrants.
 
Instead, GOP leaders have supported large-scale immigration because it gives business a government-created stimulus of lower-wage workers and government-funded consumers...
 

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