by Frank Holmes, reporter
Our broken borders have cracks big enough to let millions of illegal aliens leak through – but a revolutionary new study says there may be twice as many people unlawfully living in our country than we ever knew.
Most news outlets say there are between 11 and 13 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. But experts now say that’s wrong by almost half.
Researchers from Yale and MIT have crunched the numbers and came up with what they think is a more accurate count.
The real number, they say, is at least 16.7 million…and possibly as high as 30 million! They average those two numbers out to 22 million illegals.
“Our original idea was just to do a sanity check on the existing number,” said one of the study’s authors, Edward Kaplan. But instead he and co-authors Jonathan Feinstein and Mohammad Fazel-Zarandi. “Instead of a number which was smaller, we got a number that was 50 percent higher.”
30 million?! To put that in perspective, there are only 28 million people in the entire state of Texas.
Kaplan said “the fact that there are actually more people here than we thought before might explain” how illegals take so many jobs from American citizens.
It also explains why the Democrats have made “abolish ICE” their campaign slogan, and giving illegals amnesty – and signing them up to vote – their top priority.
Let’s crunch a few numbers ourselves.
Illegal immigrants who support Democrats outnumber Republicans almost nine-to-one, according to a 2012 study from the Pew Research Center’s National Survey of Latinos.
“For them the issues of immigration are much closer,” said Mark Hugo Lopez of the Pew Hispanic Center.
Only 4% say they’re Republicans. In fact, Hispanic illegals are four times as likely to support “some other political party” as the GOP – and you can bet those “other parties” aren’t the Constitution Party or the Conservative Party of New York State.
Mexico has a strong, radical socialist political history – and they’re bringing it to America. The parties that will cash in are the Green Party and the Socialist Party…and Democratic socialists like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Hispanic support for Republicans varies a little bit, but it always remains low – and ultra-low among illegal immigrants. A 2016 Pew study said that 70% of foreign born Latinos identify as Democrats or lean Democratic, versus 18% Republican/lean Republican.
Either way, Democrats look at illegals as a huge jackpot of potential voters…even if they only affect one, lone state.
Texas is the only large state that regularly votes Republican – just like California used to.
Even if just a fragment of the estimated 22-30 million illegals cast ballots, they could outvote every conservative Republican in the Lone Star State, make Texas a “blue” state – and send democratic-socialists to the White House for the next few decades.
Experts say the fact that there are twice as many illegals in the country could show voters the magnitude of the problem…and spur President Trump to fix it even faster than he is.
That’s got Open Borders lobbying groups scared to death. The Yale/MIT study’s fuller count of illegals is “counterproductive to the public’s very real need to understand the true scope of illegal immigration and how best to address it,” according to the Migration Policy Institute.
Statistics are statistics, and this study may very well be wrong. Steven A. Camarota of the Center for Immigration Studies, a pro-enforcement think tank, said “there’s a margin of error around” the number 12 million, but it’s probably closer to 14 million.
One thing is certain: The U.S. has a major problem securing its border, letting millions of unvetted people from all over the world pour into the country, take Americans’ jobs, and kill our very finest citizens like Kate Steinle.
But pro-amnesty Democrats are so desperate to get back into power that they’re willing to look the other way, even if the problem is twice as bad as anyone thought.
Frank Holmes is a reporter for The Horn News. He is a veteran journalist and an outspoken conservative that talks about the news that was in his weekly article, “On The Holmes Front.”