The Minnesota Democrat, a member of the far-left “Groep,” published a tweet on Monday commemorating her meeting with activists from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA).
“We must create a pathway to citizenship for all undocumented people living here,” Omar wrote. She noted that the CHIRLA activists had been “fasting for days” in support of the idea.
“Immigrants get the job done,” Omar wrote with a heart emoji.
The Pew Research Center geskat in April that the population of illegal migrants in the U.S. stabilized at 10.5 miljoen in 2017. They also wrote that a rising share of illegal aliens came to the U.S. legally but overstayed their visas.
Volgens data from Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency “teëgekom het 178,622 persons attempting entry” along the southwestern border in April of this year alone, op 3% vanaf Maart.
Van die 178,622 people who were encountered at the southwestern border by CBP, the agency “verdryf 111,714 individuals under Title 42.” This means that over 66,000 migrants remained in the country after coming over the border in April.
CBP has opgeneem amper 900,000 encounters through May for fiscal year 2021 alleen. Fiscal year 2020 saw just over 405,000 encounters.