In Prince William County, the issue of illegal immigration often is as significant to voters as transportation, so it comes as no surprise that Faisal Gill’s campaign website provides an in-depth discussion of the issue and Faisal’s approach to dealing with the causes and impacts of illegal immigration in the 51st District. You might expect commentary on statewide adoption of the Section 287(g) program, or increased fines for those who hire illegal immigrants, or even something about helping localities prevent overcrowding. Not this candidate. His bold position on this important issue, as stated on his website, is as follows:
Illegal immigration is a serious problem in Prince William County that affects our personal security as well as our quality of life.
In reality, the federal government is failing us all regarding illegal immigration. Virginia should not be left with this federal responsibility.
I will work with the Attorney General to craft legislation and policy whereby illegal immigration is discouraged at the state level while the federal government enforces federal law.
I’m sure that this will be reassuring to 51st District voters, especially when contrasted with this blurb from the website of the law firm of Gill & Gallinger, where Faisal Gill is a partner:
The U.S. has long been a beacon of freedom. This is incorporated into the immigration system through the granting of asylum. A person who is persecuted in their home country for religion, politics, race, nationality, or membership in a social group can permanently live and work in the U.S., even if they would otherwise be deported. Asylees (those granted asylum) are also able to qualify for permanent residency. Because the benefits given to asylees are so great, it can be very difficult to qualify. A potential asylee must demonstrate to the USCIS a “well-founded fear” of persecution in the home
country. Gill & Gallinger have the abilities necessary to help you with this important process. We can also help you apply for Withholding of Removal (allowing you stay in the U.S. when otherwise eligible for deportation) and gaining protection based on the United Nations Convention Against Torture.
Even if you or your loved one is already in the process of being removed from the U.S., Gill & Gallinger may be able to help. We can help you qualify for protection from deportation based on Cancellation of Removal, Waiver of Deportation, Asylum, or other methods. Time is extremely important in situations dealing with possible removal, so contact the Gill & Gallinger today for a free consultation.
So here’s someone who in his professional life advises those who are in the process of being deported to file asylum claims, and apparently earns a portion of his income by preventing illegal aliens from being removed from this country. Maybe that’s why the extent of Faisal Gill’s interest in illegal immigration is “discouraging” it at the state level, while whining about the lack of action at the federal level. Sounds a lot like the campaign platform of Jeanette Rishell, illegal alien apologist extraordinare and Mexicanos Sin Fronteras supporter, only she doesn’t earn income by defending illegal aliens.
The Prince William County legislative delegation is leading the charge to reign in illegal immigration and protect our communities. If voters are interested in undercutting the leadership of Delegates Jeff Frederick and Jackson Miller in the General Assembly on the issue of controlling illegal immigration, Faisal Gill is probably more effective than anyone the Democrats would likely nominate. If voters want to continue to whine about illegal immigration and do nothing to address the issue, Faisal Gill is apparently your man.
Can anyone imagine a Republican candidate in Prince William County being vulnerable in the issue of illegal immigration to a Democrat? Bizarre.
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