Cuccinelli reworks the words on the Statue of Liberty

Cuccinelli reworks the words on the Statue of Liberty

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said America will only embrace immigrants who can ’stand on their own two feet’ and ’not become a public charge’. He was responding to a question on whether he agreed with the poem etched on the Statue of Liberty, written by Emma Lazarus, which refers to the poor and homeless.

Timothy
Timothy
Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 7 months

Poems aren't policy

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 7 months

I know it might be shocking to some but the statue of liberty poem isn't actual policy.

CoLpOeSnED
CoLpOeSnED 7 months

'the code is more what you'd call guidelines than actual rules' -Barbossa

Evil Smoo
Evil Smoo 7 months

This entire thing has got to be a smokescreen for some major, but more boring change that they really want instead. Get the media freaking out about this, quietly push the real agenda through.

John Keller
John Keller 7 months

is it too much that we ask immigrants to obey our immigration laws and policies?

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 7 months

When Emma Lazarus wrote her poem, there was no social security or welfare program, so the immigrants were expected to stand on their own feet ASAP after they were off some meager private charity, if any at all.

Mod Okay
Mod Okay 7 months

Trump administration isn't even trying to hide its racism anymore.

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