Sen. Chuck Schumer has been one of the most passionate advocates for illegal aliens, even shutting down the government in an ill-starred gambit to get the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program reinstated.
That, you may have heard, did not work out well for Mr. Schumer and cohort.
Now, after capitulating with literally nothing to show for the shutdown, Schumer is feeling the wrath of the same people he tried to help.
According to The Associated Press, roughly 75 DACA participants and their supporters decided to show up outside of Schumer’s house in the tony Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City on Tuesday, saying that he ought to have kept the government closed long enough to get legal status for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants — and without offering any concessions to border security.
Slogans on the placards read “Clean Dream Act Now,” “Melt ICE” and “No! Not One More Deportation!” and, of course, “Estamas en la lucha!” (That’s Dreamer-speak for “we are in the fight.”)
And the chants from the crowd made it clear that at least some “DREAMers” — illegal aliens brought to the country as children by their equally illegal parents — were among the crowd that had invaded the senator’s neighbohood:
“If Chuck won’t let us dream,” they repeated, “we won’t let him sleep!”
Protestors are outside Chuck Schumer’s home in BLK chanting:
“If Chuck won’t let us Dream,
we won’t let him sleep!”
“Dreamers” giving you nightmares now, Chuck?pic.twitter.com/XoKV5z6NUe
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“The activists wanted them to fight harder for legislation to protect from deportation the 700,000 or so younger immigrants known as ‘Dreamers’ who were brought to the U.S. as children and now are here illegally,” the AP reported.
“We sent him to Washington to defend our democratic values and he sold out,” said Rebecca Coyle, 43, of Brooklyn. READ MORE