Rep. Raul Grijalva: There’s No Distinction Between Legal and Illegal Immigrants

‘This is not about an issue of some people deserve it, some people don’t ... that distinction that you want to make doesn’t exist’

Rep. Grijalva: Distinction Between Legal, Illegal Immigrants ‘Doesn’t Exist’ (CNS News)

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) said Wednesday that any distinction between illegal immigrants and those who obey U.S. laws and enter the country legally “doesn't exist.”

CNSNews asked the Arizona Democrat, who supports a movement by a growing number of churches to provide sanctuary for illegal aliens facing deportation, what he would say to those who entered the U.S. legally.

"That the issue here is about family," Grijalva replied. "That the issue here is that the people that are seeking the support and the protection of sanctuary are people that are hard-working, families, blended family many times, with citizens and children, and this is not about an issue of some people deserve it, some people don't.

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