Vulnerable House Democrats, many of whom are facing tough re-elections next year, helped pass the “largest amnesty in American history” out of the House, experts say.
On Friday, House Democrats passed President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion “Build Back Better Act,” which includes an amnesty for about seven million illegal aliens while expanding legal immigration to the United States.
“At a time when unpopular Biden administration policies have sparked the greatest surge in illegal immigration in American history, the razor-thin Democratic majority in the House is rewarding illegal behavior and encouraging even more of it,” Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) President Dan Stein said in a statement.
“It is a shameless effort on the part of the White House and Democratic leadership to enact radical immigration policy changes through budget reconciliation that could never be approved on their own merits,” Stein said.
Rep. Jared Golden (D‑ME), who won his seat in 2020 by less than 23,000 votes, was the only Democrat to join House Repu …
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