Big News: Climate Change Is All Those Samba-Loving Illegal Immigrants' Fault!

by
Abby Zimet
 

Mexican Immigration pictures

Taking anti-immigration rhetoric to a new xenophobic low, the so-called Federation for American
Immigration Reform (FAIR) has released a report finding, essentially, that illegal immigrants playing their radios are the reason for high energy consumption and carbon emissions that threaten the planet. The report – referencing the fertility rates of Hispanic women – magnanimously notes "it is not the fault of immigrants for
requiring energy resources," but the fault of U.S. policymakers for
"failing to correct immigration policies" that undermine our energy goals.

"America's massive
immigration-fueled population growth was the single largest
contributing factor to the nation's increased energy consumption and
carbon emissions over the past 35 years."

Citing such racist rantings and its ties to white supremacist groups, the Southern Poverty Law Center will now include FAIR on its list of hate groups. For more on FAIR, go here

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