Cruz Knocks Omar’s Suggestion That Hispanic Immigrants ‘Can’t Qualify’ Under a Merit-Based System


According to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Latino immigrants who come to the United States can’t qualify on a merit-based system, a claim that Rep. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is blasting her for.

Controversial freshman Omar took to Twitter, in what’s now a deleted tweet, to show her distaste toward moving to a merit-based immigration system, saying it would fuel “racism toward the Latinx community.”

However, Omar thinks such policies would be based on “discrimination, fear, or bigotry,” suggesting immigrants should be offered a “simple pathway to citizenship.”

Cruz — whose father came to the U.S. in the 1950s from Cuba — swiped back at Omar for her belief that “Hispanic immigrants can’t qualify for skills-based legal immigration.” – READ MORE

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