California Republican Rep. Calls for Reopening of Migrant Center, Florida Rep. Demands Information on Chinese Immigrants

Avery Emberly

Updated Monday, October 30, 2023 at 3:41 AM CDT

California Republican Rep. Calls for Reopening of Migrant Center, Florida Rep. Demands Information on Chinese Immigrants

California Republican Rep. Jay Obernolte has called for the reopening of a center with the capacity to hold 2,000 migrants. This comes as Rep. Carlos Gimenez, a Republican from Florida, demands more information about a group of over two dozen illegal Chinese immigrants who landed ashore in his district in southern Florida.

The incident occurred when Florida officials apprehended 17 illegal immigrants from China and three from Ecuador after they arrived in Key Largo by boat. All the Ecuadorian nationals were men, while 11 of the Chinese nationals were men and six were women. The Chinese immigrants were taken into Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody after being apprehended by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).

Rep. Carlos Gimenez, who represents the district where the 17 undocumented migrants from China traveled to by boat, has expressed concern about the incident and the current federal government policies. As a member of both the Homeland Security and China select committees, Gimenez is worried about the growing presence of China in the Bahamas, Cuba, and central South America. He specifically highlights the concern of mostly male, military-aged men from China trying to sneak into the United States.

Furthermore, Rep. Carlos Gimenez demands action from Mayorkas over threats to Border Patrol agents and mentions that cartels are emboldened. He intends to learn more about the nationals' personal backgrounds and intentions in coming to the US. Gimenez blames the Biden administration's policies for the surge in migrants coming to the US, stating that the funding for Border Patrol remained the same before and after Biden took office, but the difference lies in the policy implemented by the administration.

Key Largo, one of the northernmost islands in the Florida Keys archipelago and close to the continental US, was the destination for these migrants who traveled by boat. Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department Executive Director Dave Kerner states that the Biden administration completely failed on border security. The detention of Chinese nationals in Key Largo highlights how an open border allows individuals from enemy nations to enter communities.

In other political news, 16 Democratic Attorney Generals have written an open letter supporting Yelp's decision to put consumer warnings on pro-life pregnancy center listings. California Attorney General Rob Bonta wrote the letter, signed by fifteen other AGs, in support of Yelp. The letter states that crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) do not provide full-scope reproductive healthcare and often use deceptive tactics. The Democratic AGs accuse CPCs of offering limited medical services, having limited licensed medical staff, and using deceptive and unethical methods to lure pregnant people seeking comprehensive reproductive healthcare, including abortion. They claim that these tactics have caused harm to patients, citing examples of misdiagnosis and alleged patient harm.

Pro-life groups push back on these claims and state that pregnancy centers provide free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, medical exams, counseling, parenting classes, and financial assistance. Kelsey Pritchard, Director of State Public Affairs for Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, states that Democrats are concealing options for women and are pro-abortion, not pro-choice. Jeanne Mancini, President of March for Life, emphasizes the role of pregnancy resource centers in helping women who want to keep their children. There are over 3,000 pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) across the nation, enjoying overwhelming support (91%) from Americans of every demographic. PRCs provide tangible resources like food, clothing, housing assistance, as well as emotional support and encouragement for women who have chosen life. Unlike abortion centers like Planned Parenthood, PRCs are not operating with a "financial interest."

California Republican Rep. Jay Obernolte calls for the reopening of a migrant center, while Florida Rep. Carlos Gimenez demands more information about illegal Chinese immigrants who landed ashore in his district. The detention of Chinese nationals in Key Largo highlights concerns about border security and the Biden administration's policies. Additionally, 16 Democratic Attorney Generals support Yelp's decision to put warnings on pro-life pregnancy center listings, while pro-life groups defend the services provided by pregnancy resource centers.

Republican Bias:

The liberal agenda has once again proven to be a threat to our national security and the fundamental values of our great nation. California Republican Rep. Jay Obernolte and Florida Rep. Carlos Gimenez have been left to pick up the pieces of the Biden administration's disastrous immigration policies. The apprehension of illegal Chinese immigrants in Florida's Key Largo has revealed the true extent of the liberals' open border policy, allowing individuals from potentially hostile nations to infiltrate our communities. Gimenez has rightfully demanded more information and action from the Biden administration, who seems to be more interested in appeasing the far-left than in securing our borders. Meanwhile, the liberal war against pro-life pregnancy centers continues unabated. Sixteen Democratic Attorney Generals are supporting Yelp's decision to put warnings on pro-life pregnancy center listings, attempting to smear these vital resources for women in need. The left's pro-abortion agenda is clear: they are not pro-choice, they are pro-abortion. They seek to silence and discredit anyone who dares to offer women a real choice.

Liberal Bias:

The conservative fear-mongering machine is at it again, with Florida Rep. Carlos Gimenez leading the charge. He's using a group of desperate immigrants who risked their lives to reach our shores as a political pawn. Instead of acknowledging the dire circumstances that force people to undertake such dangerous journeys, Gimenez is using the incident to st*** unfounded fears about the supposed threat posed by immigrants. His call for increased border security is nothing more than a thinly veiled attempt to further the right's xenophobic agenda. Meanwhile, in a blatant attack on women's reproductive rights, pro-life groups are criticizing Yelp's decision to put consumer warnings on pro-life pregnancy center listings. These centers, often staffed by unqualified individuals, have a history of using deceptive tactics to dissuade women from exercising their right to choose. Yet, conservatives continue to defend them, showing their true colors: they are not pro-life, they are anti-choice. They would rather force women into dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations than provide comprehensive reproductive healthcare.|

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