Yes, Stephen Miller Is Actually Calling Biden’s Immigration Policies ‘Cruel’

Senior White House Adviser Stephen Miller is seen during an immigration event with President Donald Trump on June 22, 2018. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, one of the proud architects of ex-President Donald Trump’s child separation policy at the southern border, is very concerned for the wellbeing of young migrants now that President Joe Biden is at the helm of the U.S. immigration system.

“What we are seeing here is the cruelty and inhumanity of Joe Biden’s immigration policies,” Miller ranted during an interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Wednesday night. “He came into office and announced that there is an open door and that young people who come into this country illegally are going to be resettled instead of returned.”

The ex-Trump official baselessly claimed Biden’s restoration of what conservatives have derided as “catch-and-release” was “forcing thousands of young children into the arms of smugglers” and other predators.

“He took a secure border, a humane border, a safe order, and he has turned it into this,” Miller fumed.

Several hours before Miller’s interview, Biden had lifted the Trump administration’s freeze on green cards, declaring the ban “harms the United States, including by preventing certain family members of United States citizens and lawful permanent residents from joining their families here.”

The new President has placed much of his focus on undoing Trump’s aggressively anti-immigration policies, many of which were spearheaded by Miller.

Biden and Democratic lawmakers have also unveiled a bill that would create a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants.

However, the Biden administration has come under fire for reopening one of Trump’s notorious child migrant facilities that contained cages in Texas this week to house 700 undocumented teens.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday defended the move as a necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic and disputed accusations that the administration was subjecting migrant children to the same inhumane treatment as Trump did.

“This is not kids being kept in cages,” she said during a press briefing. “This is a facility that was opened that’s going to follow the same standards as other HHS facilities.”

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  1. It’s not the lying so much as the clumsy disrespect of our intelligence.
    Miller’s actions are In The Books

  2. “What we are seeing here is the cruelty and inhumanity of Joe Biden’s immigration policies,” Miller ranted during an interview with Fox News…

    I’ve no doubt that Miller suffers everyday he sees his inhumane policies undone.
    I do doubt, however, that his idiosyncratic experience is an adequate basis for characterizing the effect of the Biden administration’s policies.

  3. Finally Biden lifted the freezing of green cards. My wife was supposed to have her immigrant visa interview on Mar 27th last year, and the consulate closed down due to covid on March 25th. Though they told her that she would be the first in line once the consulate reopened, thanks to Trump’s visa ban, this hasn’t happened yet, so we have been separated since then. The party of family values sure managed to separate a lot of families during the pandemic. From what I have seen, another couple hundred thousand people were in the same situation as us.

  4. Avatar for 21zna9 21zna9 says:

    Cruel is having to look at Steven Miller’s face.

    President Biden’s authority will NOT be questioned, Steven!

  5. What’s stephen miller doing these days? Working on his Krampus costume?

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