La Raza President: ‘Important and Urgent for President to Act as Soon as Possible’

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National Council of La Raza president and CEO Janet Murguía isn’t hiding her elation at the fact that President Obama is readying executive orders which would serve to legalize millions of immigrants who have skirted the nation’s immigration laws.

Appearing on MSNBC Monday, Murguía expressed that she felt “it is very important and urgent for the president to act as soon as possible” on immigration reform.

From today’s episode of MSNBC’s Rundown with Jose Diaz Balart:

Janet Murguía: The fact is that by delaying the executive action, the administrative action, I think it did harm some of the Senate Democrats who were in play for this last cycle. But frankly, we’ve moved on. We’re focusing on what the president will announce, and our hope is that he will be bold and that he will announce soon his intentions to allow those individuals who have been deeply rooted here in the United States for many years and are tied to citizen children. Hopefully advance opportunities for others and expand the category of “dreamers” as well. We see, unfortunately still, too many families being separated every day, and we believe it is very important and urgent for the president to act as soon as possible.

In the past, Murguía has also tried to shame the president into passing reform by labeling him the “Deporter-in-chief’” at the NCLR’s annual Capital Awards dinner.

The NCLR has also desperately attempted to shake ties to the radical organization La MECha, the Chicano Student Movement of Aztlán, which is largely regarded as the Mexican equivalent of the KKK, and “which firmly believes in exploiting illegal immigration to bring about ‘La Reconquista’, a violent overthrow of the southern U.S. states that would be absorbed into Greater Mexico,” writes Paul Joseph Watson.

Far from desiring unity and equality for all, MECha describes itself as “a nationalist movement of Indigenous Gente [people] that lay claim to the land that is ours by birthright,” a large swath of land that stretches from Central Mexico to Northern Texas and California. They are also rumored to have at one time espoused the motto: “Por La Raza todo, Fuera de La Raza nada,” which translates to “For the race everything, outside the race nothing.”

To be sure public interest is not at the forefront of La Raza’s agenda, the group’s corporate board of advisorslists “philanthropic” big banks such as Bank of America, Citibank and Wells Fargo, all of which played major roles in the 2008 mortgage crisis and all of which received significant financial compensation from taxpayers in the form of government bailouts.

Murguía’s declaration comes as quotes from Obama’s 2006 autobiography, entitled The Audacity of Hope,re-emerge in which he seemed to condemn an influx of illegal immigrants, stating it would further depress “the wages of blue-collar Americans and put strains on an already overburdened safety net.”

“The number of immigrants added to the labor force every year is of a magnitude not seen in this country for over a century,” Obama said in his book. “If this huge influx of mostly low-skill workers provides some benefits to the economy as a whole—especially by keeping our workforce young, in contrast to an increasingly geriatric Europe and Japan—it also threatens to depress further the wages of blue-collar Americans and put strains on an already overburdened safety net.”

Executive amnesty, it is believed, would further accelerate America’s economic collapse, plunging it and its citizens further into insolvency.

“Already in this country, over the past five years, we’ve seen unprecedented increases in people/families on food stamps (SNAP program) now approaching 50 million; 10 million + now on disability and a stunning 92 million Americans are NOT working at all,” writes Mike Hendren. “Who in their right mind actually believes we can absorb tens of thousands of aliens without collapsing an already fragile economy?”

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