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Joe Biden: Illegal Aliens Are More American Than American Citizens

Jeff Katz
February 18, 2020 - 2:19 pm

During a campaign rally in Nevada, former Vice President Joe Biden again made the claim that illegal aliens protected from deportation by the Obama Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are "more American than most Americans are."

The Democrat presidential hopeful made the same assertion in January while speaking at a campaign event in Iowa.

While speaking to supporters in Reno on Tuesday, Biden said, "Once again, legalize all the DACA students. These DACA students are more American than most Americans are. No, I’m serious. Think about it. They come along when they’re eight-years-old and their mom says they’re crossing the … they don’t know where they’re from. They’ve never been (to their native country). They’ve been good, decent citizens and they’re great additions. By the way … you know our Social Security system is still solvent? Because of immigration. They didn’t cost us anything, they’re paying for it … and there’s a reason why it’s moving."