If you like illegal immigration you’ll love the FTAA! FTAA advocates favor open borders. Although keeping the general public in the dark as to their real plans, FTAA sponsors admit that the FTAA is intended to follow in the footsteps of the EU – and so will lead to the abolition of meaningful national borders. National borders will become like state borders. There will no longer be an immigration problem, because there will be no more immigration – only migration of populations at will.
Proponents conceal the effect of the FTAA on U.S. borders, realizing that the American public would not support their revolutionary goals. Representative Tom Tancredo (R-CO) has clearly and correctly warned:
Mexico’s Vicente Fox, in a 2002 address to European elites, was unexpectedly candid about these aims:
During his address, Fox referred to a large impediment to his vision, "what I dare to call the Anglo-Saxon prejudice against the establishment of supra-national organizations."
This same vision has been endorsed by powerful people in our nation -- including some regarded to be conservative. Among those who applauded Fox's vision was Robert L. Bartley, editor of the influential Wall Street Journal:
Amnesty and Betrayal - The New American
President Bush’s proposed immigration reform package is a shocking betrayal of our nation’s sovereignty, culture and economy. It must not be allowed to pass.
Bush’s Coming Amnesty Plan - The New American - January 12, 2004
The Bush administration’s plan to give amnesty to millions of illegal aliens would prove to be an even bigger disaster than previous amnesties.
Don't Forget the Bush Amnesty - STOP the FTAA
The Bush Plan -- whatever euphemism it may be swaddled in -- is unmistakably an amnesty for illegal aliens
Bordering on Insanity - The New American - July 28, 2003
Republicans and Democrats alike support immigration policies giving thugs and terrorists easy U.S. access.
Aztlan and Amalgamation - The New American - May 6, 2002
The Mexican government, radical Chicano separatists, and even the Bush administration are all seeking to open the U.S.-Mexican border.
Abolishing Our Borders - The New American - October 8, 2001
Amnesty for illegal Mexican immigrants is only part of larger drive to erase the U.S.-Mexican border and to create a regional power bloc in this hemisphere à la the European Union.
Mexico's Cross-Border Meddling - The New American - October 8, 2001