I did not know of the McCarran-Walter Act of 1952 until recently but it has been a law for almost 65 years.*
Here are the historic facts that would seem to indicate that many, if not most, of the people we elect to work for us in Washington DC do not have the slightest idea of what laws already exist in OUR country.
After several terrorist incidents were carried out in the United States, Donald Trump was severely criticized for suggesting that the U.S. should limit or temporarily suspend the immigration of certain ethnic groups, nationalities, and even people of certain religions (Muslims).
The criticisms condemned such a suggestion as, among other things, being un-American, dumb, stupid, reckless, dangerous and racist.
Congressmen and Senators swore that they would never allow such legislation, and our President called such a prohibition on immigration unconstitutional.
As Gomer Pyle would say, “Well, Surprise, Surprise!” It seems that the selective immigration ban is already law and has been applied on several occasions.
Known as the McCarran-Walter Act, the Immigration and Nationality Act of1952 allows for the “suspension of entry or imposition of restrictions by the President, whenever the President finds that the entry of aliens or of any class of …read more
Source:: Liberty Alliance