Video: Michelle Malkin Delivers Scorching Immigration Speech at CPAC

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2 March 2019
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — Conservative powerhouse Michelle Malkin took aim directly from the CPAC main stage Friday, at the lack of immigration focus while delivering fuel for the fight against longstanding abuses of the American immigration system.
“The most important issue we face is immigration and we need to be talking about it for more than one panel for 20 minutes,” Malkin charged from the CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) stage....
Malkin hailed President Donald Trump “as he battles the Beltway swamp, the deep state, the administrative state, and the fake news fourth estate. But there is no sugarcoating America’s long-term forecast.”
Malkin’s Friday address went after members of both political parties and those who seek to “marginalize and criminalize mainstream conservatives, anti-jihad groups, and immigration hawks as “hate groups” and push us out of the public square” like Color of Change and the Southern Poverty Law Center. She also named, “Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, the Bush family, Mitt Romney and the ghost of John McCain.”
“Our shining city on a hill has become a much-abused doormat to the world. Building the border wall is just half the battle. The numbers tell all. Our future is dimmed. The odds are fearful,” Malkin charged. She referenced the one million given legal permanent resident status in America each year and a predicted increase of 10 million green card holders by 2025. She put the numbers in perspective, “That’s more than the current combined population of Dallas, St. Louis, Denver, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Atlanta.”
“Princeton University researchers found that recently admitted immigrants sponsored an average of 3.45 additional relatives each,” Malkin said of chain migration.
The diversity visa lottery brought another nearly half a million immigrants from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, she explained. “Tens of thousands are pouring in from terrorism breeding grounds through the lottery unvetted, unmonitored and unassimilated.” In addition, these lottery winners have brought in “spouses and unmarried children under 21” through chain migration.
Malkin had made clear at the top of her speech, “I identify as an American. A proud, unhyphenated, unapologetic, fully assimilated American. My pronouns are U.S.A.”
She then launched into visa overstays:
“Nearly half of all illegal aliens in the country have violated the terms of their short-term visitor or work visas More than 10.8 million people received such visas alone in fiscal year 2015, including 500,000 foreign university and graduate students on academic visas and nearly 700,000 total foreign guest workers (both skilled and unskilled, not to mention their spouses, many of whom are allowed to work here as well).
“Congress has repeatedly mandated a nationwide visa entry-exit system to track legal short-term visa holders. But one has yet to be built—even in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which were perpetrated in part by several illegal alien visa overstayers,” said Malkin. “E-verify has been stalled. Sanctuary cities metastasized.” ...

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CPAC and Trump Disappoint Immigration Patriots. Michelle Malkin Issues Both a Wake-Up Call, VDare, March 2, 2019.

Kris Kobach: CPAC Focusing on ‘Other Stuff’ While Immigration Is ‘Number One Issue’, Breitbart, March 2, 2019:

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says that while the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has focused largely on other issues, about 1,800 miles of the United States-Mexico border still needs to be secured and calling immigration the “number one issue” facing the nation.

During an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Daily, live at CPAC, Kobach told Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow that while the country’s mass illegal and legal immigration system may be the leading issue among voters, the conservative conference has devoted little-to-no time to the subject.
“There are so many problems in our immigration system,” Kobach said. “President Trump is the one we elected to solve them and here we are at CPAC, talking about other stuff.”