No Global Compact for Migration for us

Trump is taking us out of an international pact meant to deal with global migration and refugee issues.

The US has been a part of the non-binding New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants since it was unanimously adopted by the UN General Assembly last year.

The declaration called for negotiations on a Global Compact for Migration, aimed at protecting the rights of refugees and migrants and helping them resettle.

It also seeks to fight xenophobia, racism and discrimination towards refugees and migrants.

So, naturally, Trump and his evil assistants would prefer us to weaken or demolish the rights of refugees and migrants, and hinder their efforts to resettle. Obviously they don’t want us to be fighting xenophobia, racism and discrimination towards refugees and migrants, because they love all three.

[L]ate on Saturday, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the declaration’s “approach is simply not compatible with US sovereignty” and that the US will instead define its own migration plan.

But it’s non-binding, so it is compatible with US sovereignty, so she’s just lying.

“No country has done more than the United States, and our generosity will continue,” Haley said in a statement.

“But our decisions on immigration policies must always be made by Americans and Americans alone,” she added.

“We will decide how best to control our borders and who will be allowed to enter our country.”

But the agreement is non-binding.

The UN General Assembly president said he was disappointed with the decision.

“I regret [the] US decision to disengage from [the] process leading to a UN global compact on migration,” Miroslav Lajcak tweeted after the decision was announced.

His spokesperson said in a statement that the “role of the United States in this process is critical as it has historically and generously welcomed people from all across the globe and remains home to the largest number of international migrants in the world”.

Yes but Trump doesn’t like that about here (except for the part about providing cheap labor for rich guys who own golf clubs). He wants us to be more white and less foreign.

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