By Leo Hohmann
Chain migration spins its subtle web like a foaming glass of beer.
The foaming head looks inviting at first, until it spills over the top of the glass and makes a big mess.
Chain migration is “a potentially never ending chain, all possible from just one amnesty for one person,” says a new TV ad being aired by the immigration watchdog organization NumbersUSA.
Chain migration adds nearly 250,000 migrants to the U.S. population every year.
“Are your senators pushing for another amnesty?” the ad asks viewers.
Watch the 30-second ad below:
The messy potential of allowing immigrants to pick future immigrants who come to America recently spilled out onto the streets of New York City.
A Bangladeshi Muslim named Akayed Ullah, who came to the U.S. in 2011 as a 20-year-old migrant invited by his uncle, who had migrated earlier, detonated a pipe bomb in the Ports Authority bus terminal, injuring three. If his bomb had not malfunctioned, terrorism experts say it could have killed dozens and injured 100 or more commuters during peak rush hour Monday morning.
President Trump said after the attack he wants to put a stop to both chain migration and the diversity visa lottery, which brought in Sayfullo Saipov, another Muslim from Uzbekistan who used a rented truck to plow into a New York City bike path, killing eight and wounding 12 others on Halloween.
The 30-second ad developed by NumbersUSA will begin airing on CNN Thursday evening.
NumbersUSA launched the six-figure ad campaign to educate Americans on how chain migration works.
The ad uses a simple chalk-board approach to create a powerful visual.
The visual shows how categories within the immigration system “allow new immigrants to start what can become an extended network of remotely related family members without taking into account the economic, national security or environmental impact on our country,” the nonprofit organization Click to see the original article