​Fox guest claims there are areas near the southern border that don't observe US law because of immigration

​Fox guest claims there are areas near the southern border that don't observe US law because of immigration

​Mark Steyn also claims young people want "the abolition of citizenship"

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From the March 21 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Let's talk a little bit about the news of the day since it's a news channel. The news out of ICE and our southern border is that because they are at capacity, all the ICE centers have so many people in them, they're just going to release them and tell them come back on this date on this piece of paper we're going to give you. 

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): And no emergency. 

MARK STEYN (COLUMNIST): Yeah. No emergency, and you're supposed to come back so they can process you for living in America. 

DOOCY: Right.

STEYN: By that stage, three years down the line, you're actually living in America. So why do you need to go back? I was on C-SPAN years ago, and somebody called in and said, "Well I don't know why we let you into the country. I'm going to see if I can get you deported." I said, "Well good luck with that. I'll go to along the office, they'll say take a number and come back in 10 years." It's ridiculous.

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): They expect 100,000 to come across this month, 76,000 last month. Over a million for the year. So -- and not saying it's a threat, but they said about 2:00 in the morning, hundreds of people, about 400 people showed up. Five minutes later another 200 people showed up. They have nowhere to put them. 

STEYN: No, and what's interesting is that if you drive south out of -- in Arizona, for example, at a certain point there is a sign on the highway that says, "proceed further at your own risk." In other words, the writ of the United States government, the most powerful government on Earth, does no longer run within its own country. That's actually something people should be furious about, absolutely mad about. 

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STEYN: I think that to a lot of young people, the abolition of citizenship is actually something that -- which is what this is by the way, because if the perks of citizenship now go to people who just wander in, you are abolishing citizenship. And I think in some strange sentimental way the open borders thing has an appeal with the AOC crowd.

Previously:

Fox & Friends guest criticizes judge who blocked Trump’s asylum order: “It’s out of control, it’s absolutely ridiculous”

Tucker Carlson guest Mark Steyn criticizes immigrants for getting pregnant too often and changing the country's demographics  

Fox News guest host on refugees: "Life's a beach and then the people that are going to kill your civilization wash up on it"  

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