"The lawmakers argue that Venezuelans currently in the U.S. illegally should be granted temporary protected status because the socialist government of Hugo Chavez is 'persecuting its citizens for their political views.' But Rosemary Jenks, director of government affairs for Numbers USA, says it makes no sense to have an immigration policy based on national origin. 'Dictatorships are not within the definition of what might qualify a group for temporary protected status -- that's the first thing," Jenks points out..."

Journal Chr├ętien (France) via Agape Press

Illegal Immigration
National Sovereignty

Updated: Wed, Jun 18th 2008 @ 1:03pm EDT