US Immigration Crisis Due to Climate Change: DHS Secretary Mayorkas


Mayorkas says immigration crisis due to climate change

JULY 3, 2022

By Paul Homewood

How do you know when Mayorkas is lying? When he opens his mouth!

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Sunday that the immigration crisis at the southern border is not unique to the U.S., and that southern countries are also seeing a massive influx of migrants due to the global economic downturn and climate change.

Alejandro Mayorkas is Biden’s Homeland Security Secretary, who has deliberately opened the US southern border to anybody who wants to come.

He calls this “enforcing our laws”. As a consequence, illegal immigration has hit record levels, with 220,000 in May alone.

His latest claim about climate change is without foundation. There is no evidence that people in Central America are starving or worse off because of (non-existent) climate change:

On the contrary, food output has consistently risen in recent years, and hit an all time high in 2020.

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Karl B
July 3, 2022 10:22 pm

Mayorkis has to be replaced asap.

Reply to  Karl B
July 4, 2022 12:04 am

they all need replacing and throwing in jail

Tom Abbott
Reply to  H B
July 4, 2022 4:07 am

They all need replacing. I don’t know if all of them need to go to jail. Certainly Biden and his co-conspirators in their ongoing attempt to overthrow “government by the people”, should go to jail.

What we are experiencing today is a slow-motion attempted coup perpetrated by the Democrat elites and begun during the Obama-Biden administration. This is the motivation for all they do. They want to consolodate power to themselves and they want to arrange it so the Democrats remain in power in perpetuity.

Fortunately, they have trashed the U.S. economy and the budgets of average Americans before they managed to consolidate power, and as a result, the American people are getting ready to throw them out of office and out of power in November.

Look for that silver lining. 🙂

Reply to  Tom Abbott
July 4, 2022 4:40 am

The odd thing is an “attempted coup” shouldn’t end up with the attempters in complete control of the government, media and education. That sounds more like the outcome from a “successful coup”.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Spetzer86
July 4, 2022 3:46 pm

Yes, they are real close to consolidating their power. What is especially outrageous is some Republicans are helping the radical Democrats out by joining in their lies and distortions of reality, like Liz Cheney demonizing Trump at every opportunity and playing right into the coup attempt. Other Repubicans just stay silent while our freedoms are stolen by the Democrats.

Reply to  Tom Abbott
July 4, 2022 5:32 am

Democrats are trying to pass laws to allow unnaturalized citizens to vote. It’s rumored that Biden intends to aid this effort by executive order just prior to the mid-terms. I doubt that he could do this legally but there are still mules out there.

Richard Page
Reply to  Scissor
July 4, 2022 7:18 am

Wouldn’t that have to overrule whatever state laws are in place – ie overreach as was countered by SCOTUS recently?

Reply to  Scissor
July 4, 2022 8:32 am

They aren’t just trying, they have passed such laws in NYC. This was a step too far even for the New York supreme court, since the NY constitution specifically mentions citizenship as a qualification for voting.

Reply to  Tom Abbott
July 4, 2022 5:50 am

One can only hope because not much has changed since the 2020 election.
The MO is to tell the same lie over and over until people begin to beleive it really is true. Also the “counting” of ballots. Takes a lot of money. I wonder where they got that idea from?

Tom Abbott
Reply to  yirgach
July 4, 2022 3:47 pm

I agree.

George Daddis
Reply to  Tom Abbott
July 4, 2022 7:26 am

They “all” may not need to go to jail, but Mayorkis certainly should be at the top of the list. He swore a legal oath of office and everything he has done is clearly intentionally in opposition to the purpose of that agency.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  George Daddis
July 4, 2022 3:48 pm

Mayorkas is deliberately breaking the law by refusing to enforce the laws. Same for Biden.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Karl B
July 4, 2022 3:58 am

Mayorkas will be impeached if the Repubicans take over Congress after the upcoming November elections.

Republicans should impeach Biden. He is Mayorkas’ boss and Biden is the one who wants the southern border wide open. He thinks there are too many white people in the United States and he wants to change that.

Reply to  Tom Abbott
July 4, 2022 8:39 am

It takes 67 votes to impeach. Even if they win every senate seat in November, they won’t have that many votes. Add to that the number of RINOs, who will never vote to convict and the Republicans would need more like 70 votes to have a chance to impeach.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  MarkW
July 4, 2022 3:49 pm

One can always hope. Let’s see what things look like after November.

Reply to  Karl B
July 4, 2022 8:23 am

As long as this crew is in charge, he’ll be replaced with someone equally bad.

July 3, 2022 11:06 pm

Oh Please. Where do they find all these political parrots anyway? Every cabinet secretary believes climate change caused every problem under their jurisdiction. The sad thing is the Senate confirmed each and every one of the cabinet appointees with no questions about climate change at all.

Reply to  Doonman
July 4, 2022 1:18 am

Thats because Climate change has become a religion, except having no faith isnt allowed

Reply to  Duker
July 4, 2022 7:55 am

The Root Causes discovered. Mayorkas, Kamala Harris, what a team.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Doonman
July 4, 2022 4:17 am

“The sad thing is the Senate confirmed each and every one of the cabinet appointees with no questions about climate change at all.”

The unfortunate thing is the Republicans in the U.S. Senate don’t have a clue about human-caused climate change. They are as brainwashed as the rest of the gullible.

Is there even one Republican politician who challenges the basic premise that CO2 can cause catastrophic changes in the Earth’s atmosphere? No, not one, other than Senator Inhofe, and he’s retiring at the end of this year. Even Trump has never really challenged the basic premise. He’s called it a hoax, but that was more for provocation, than him taking a stand on the basic premise.

All these people are operating on a premise that has NEVER been established as fact. Delusional leaders will be the destruction of Western civilization. They can’t govern properly when they can’t recognize reality.

Who spread all this climate change disinformation? Why, the most dangerous organization in the Western World, the Leftwing Media. We have them to thank for the millions of misguided human beings in the Western world. They are lying us into disaster.

Reply to  Tom Abbott
July 4, 2022 9:08 am

Ted Cruz has challenged the AGW narrative. But he’s the only other one I can think of off hand.

Reply to  Doonman
July 4, 2022 8:40 am

If it’s the fault of climate change, it can’t possibly be their fault, nor can it be the fault of government actions.

July 3, 2022 11:15 pm

His latest claim about climate change is without foundation. There is no evidence that people in Central America are starving or worse off because of (non-existent) climate change:

Reply to  zee raja
July 3, 2022 11:45 pm


This is spam, don’t click on the posters name – it’s an advert for jobs in Pakistan

July 3, 2022 11:24 pm

The Homeland is secure. And I laughed and I laughed and I laughed. If he was concerned about Homeland Security, he’d do something about his boss.

July 4, 2022 12:31 am

Utter insanity.

July 4, 2022 1:23 am

How do you know when Mayorkas is lying? When he opens his mouth!

Correction: How do you know when anyone in this administration is lying? When any of them open their mouths!

And neither they, or their press can figure out why Brandon’s approval rating is at 31%.
NBC’s Todd: Biden Like Rodney Dangerfield, He Can’t Get Any Respect | Newsbusters

Some of the dumbest people on earth.

Yea, I know someone here will say that actually they just think they’re talking to the dumbest people on earth. But Brandon’s poll numbers make it clear that isn’t the case and yet the idiots in this administration and their press keep saying the same things over and over again.

Reply to  rah
July 4, 2022 1:45 am

Some here will say that Brandon is just a throw away anyway. A sacrificial lamb. And I agree. But my point is, they aren’t even really trying to come up with new ways to lie. This lie about Climate change causing what they call “immigration” is just a redux of what the giggling Ho VP said a couple months ago when it was declared that she was in charge of trying to control this.

Reply to  rah
July 4, 2022 5:40 am

It’s as if they lie so obviously to our faces to rub it in.

paul courtney
Reply to  Scissor
July 4, 2022 1:05 pm

Scissor: Yes, we are seeing the result of many years of dems lying and the press refusing to notice. Dems know, and have known for some time, that they will not be called out by the media that (they think) matters.

July 4, 2022 1:55 am

It’s a big picture

US Immigration Crisis Due to Climate Change:

UK Immigration Crisis Due to War, Oppression and Torture…

… in France

Last edited 1 month ago by fretslider
July 4, 2022 2:12 am

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is a moron, but that’s to be expected in the Biden trickle-down-ignorance administration.


James B.
Reply to  Bob Tisdale
July 4, 2022 9:48 am

Mayorkas is not a moron, he’s a duplicitous demagogue doing exactly what is intended: flood the USA with unskilled non-English speakers and fentanyl.

Dave Fair
Reply to  Bob Tisdale
July 4, 2022 10:30 am

Bob, thank you for giving me this great “keeper.”

Bill Toland
July 4, 2022 3:00 am

The only climate refugees that I am aware of are people who move to warmer countries for their retirement. Spain is home to enormous numbers of Britons who have retired there. I live in Scotland and I have never met anybody who retired here after living in a warmer country.

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Reply to  Bill Toland
July 4, 2022 5:39 am

The cold may be why my ancestors left for the US in the 1840’s, though NY City would not be considered a retirement destination now. Does that make them climate refugees? According to family lore, the last trip back to see relatives in the “old country” was at the end of 1902. It is neat stuff, though, having a Clan history, plaid, and Coat of Arms…

Richard Page
Reply to  BobM
July 4, 2022 7:26 am

Yeah my dad is clan secretary for a highland clan in Argyllshire; he usually deals with Americans trying to find clan roots, and one example of someone retiring in a warmer country to move back to colder Scotland!

George Daddis
Reply to  BobM
July 4, 2022 7:38 am

My Italian ancestors landed in NYC but rapidly moved north to New Haven because at the time the Italian community was much less crowded in that city.
Both places were chillier than Solopaca in Benevento Italy.

Ron Long
July 4, 2022 3:20 am

As someone who has worked throughout Central America, in both rural and urban settings, I would think that there is instantly available an economy with three parts, agriculture, mining, and tourism. There appear to be two aspects to this mass migration, one is advancing socialism/communism and the other is the economic give-away incentives to cross into the USA, so both the carrot and the stick are in play. The attraction of the tourism denies that there are climate refugees.

Ben Vorlich
July 4, 2022 3:55 am

Migration is driven by many things. Climate Change could be one, BUT normally when things get colder.
Other factors are war, over population meaning that jobs and resources are scarce, political repression, temporary migration due to weather is not uncommon either, for example sever drought. But the key factor is having access to a wealthy (or perceived wealthy) neighbouring state where the chances of being sent home are low and the chances of getting paid employment are high.

But why miss a good opportunity for propaganda

Michael in Dublin
July 4, 2022 4:02 am

If there were no financial benefits to illegals pouring across the border but only the prospect of having to work very hard, perhaps only manual labor for many years to support yourself and your family with food, housing, clothing, medical expenses, transport and schooling – only a small number would want to enter the US.

If there were only the strictest penalties for smuggling drugs or people across the border, or getting involved in criminal gangs three more major incentives to enter the US would be removed.

If America’s closest southern neighbors were helped to establish law and order and allow their own citizens to work hard and benefit from their labors with mininal government interference there would be even more incentive not to move to the US or to allow foreigners undocumented entrance to their countries and transit to the US border.

None of these have anything to do with climate. Most of these are purely moving for economic reasons.

George Daddis
Reply to  Michael in Dublin
July 4, 2022 7:42 am

That “small number” would be self selected to those willing to work and assimilate and with the ease of travel would include migrants from Africa and Asia, as well as some of our ancestors from Europe.

July 4, 2022 4:04 am

I’ve had enough lies from Biden and his Mayorkas. So my path to the truth is to follow the opposite of any and every thing they say. My ears are closed to them.  In fact, anytime I want to know what they’re up to, I go to WEF, WHO and UN because they no longer hide from us. And because the media is in the same swamp as this administration, I also go to the bible to find out what’s coming next.

T Gasloli
July 4, 2022 4:07 am

It cost “migrants” $10K per person to the cartels in order to be permitted to travel through Mexico & cross the border. Starving, impoverished, climate migrants do not have that cash on hand.

This isn’t about suffering. This is about organized crime enabled by the Mexican & US Federal governments.

Reply to  T Gasloli
July 4, 2022 5:44 am

10% to the big guy.

Reply to  T Gasloli
July 4, 2022 7:43 am

won’t it be cheaper to fly in on a holiday visa and disappear

Reply to  H B
July 4, 2022 8:56 am

In Mexico, it takes 2 years just to get an appointment to apply for a tourist visa. Getting the paper work finished can add another year or two.

My mother in law was approved for a green card over a year ago. We are still waiting for the paper work to be finished. We started that process over 3 years ago.

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Kevin Stall
July 4, 2022 4:26 am

If it is the economic downturn then the last thing they should do is move to the west where their survival will be more difficult. Their work skills usually are not transferable. Even for professionals.

David Elstrom
July 4, 2022 5:12 am

Maybe this fool can simply announce that he is certain Americans are stupid and he is testing stupid lies to find out what the Deplorables will swallow.

Reply to  David Elstrom
July 4, 2022 8:59 am

It’s not the deplorables who are swallowing this swill.

Peta of Newark
July 4, 2022 5:12 am

This level of ignorance and stupidity can not end well….

Reply to  Peta of Newark
July 4, 2022 5:49 am

Yes, very interesting times ahead. Saudi Arabia is being asked to joined BRICS and the Ukraine debacle could easily get out of control.

lee riffee
July 4, 2022 6:53 am

It seems like everyone blames everything on “climate change” these days….it would not at all be surprising if that excuse has supplanted the old “the dog ate my homework” excuse in schools! Sorry teacher, I couldn’t do my homework because of climate change….

Reply to  lee riffee
July 4, 2022 7:08 am

Climate Change/Fossil Fuels, Putin, Trump, SCOTUS/Justice Thomas. That pretty much sums up their hit list. Nothing is ever their own fault.

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Reply to  rah
July 4, 2022 9:03 am

In their minds, they are incapable of error. Therefore it must be someone else’s fault. The only difficulty is deciding how to distribute the blame.

Carlo, Monte
July 4, 2022 7:27 am

This Mayorkas clown needs to be impeached PDQ.

July 4, 2022 7:46 am

Cliimate change, political climate change, social climate change, indeed. Emigration reform to mitigate the progress of immigration reform (e.g. labor arbitrage) and collateral damage (e.g. planned parenthood) at both ends of the bridge and throughout.

Kevin kilty
July 4, 2022 8:08 am

The current administration refuses steadfastly to placing any barrier to illegal immigrantion on the border, coddles people who cross, and does nothing to counter the propaganda of Soros supported operations to the effect that Biden will welcome them. In effect the administration has constructed an attractive nuisance which lures ignorant people across the border and some unknown number of them die, are injured or fall prey to a sort of slavery.

If one were to construct or allow an attractive nuisance to lure children to their injury, that person would be sued eight ways from Sunday. But the Biden administration peddles a cynical excuse that this is all caused by climate change without any evidence to support the claim at all. There is no measurement of any climate parameter that would suggest people are migrating in relation to any climate trend. Are people, other than journalists I mean, so stupid as to fall for this?

Dave Fair
Reply to  Kevin kilty
July 4, 2022 10:44 am

Sadly, politicized government funding has so corrupted CliSciFi that it is impossible to accept at face value any statements of its “experts,” including the work of credentialed scientists.

Danley Wolfe
July 4, 2022 8:19 am

Here we go again… politically appointed non scientists drawing wrong headed actually stupid conclusions showing their complete ignorance of science.

Bill Powers
July 4, 2022 10:10 am

I have this annoyingly recurring corn on the bottom of my left foot which I am certain is due to climate change, so I am going to need all of you to abandon your fossil fuel cars, install home solar panels and switch to vegan diets so that I can eliminate this pesky corn once and for all.

Mike Maguire
July 4, 2022 10:21 am

Mayorkas statement above is a manufactured narrative designed to serve a political agenda!

The Positive Externalities
of Carbon Dioxide:
Estimating the Monetary Benefits of Rising Atmospheric
CO2 Concentrations on Global Food Production

“The present study addresses this deficiency by providing a quantitative estimate of the direct
monetary benefits conferred by atmospheric CO2 enrichment on both historic and future global
crop production. The results indicate that the annual total monetary value of this benefit grew
from $18.5 billion in 1961 to over $140 billion by 2011, amounting to a total sum of $3.2 trillion
over the 50-year period 1961-2011. Projecting the monetary value of this positive externality
forward in time reveals it will likely bestow an additional $9.8 trillion on crop production
between now and 2050.
The incorporation of these findings into future SCC studies will help to ensure a more realistic
assessment of the total net economic impact of rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations due to
both negative and positive externalities. Furthermore, the observationally-deduced benefits of
atmospheric CO2 enrichment on crop production should be given premier weighting over the
speculative negative externalities that are projected to occur as a result of computer model
computations of CO2-induced global warming. Until this is done, little if any weight should be
placed on current SCC calculations”

July 4, 2022 10:36 am

Yep. It’s because of climate change. The welfare check distribution climate is better in the US.

Tom Morrow
July 4, 2022 10:37 am

That the dishonesty and evil of Democrats and the stupidity of those who vote for Democrats is due to climate change might be the closest thing to the only deleterious effects of climate change. Phrenology had more substantive science behind it than this politically-generated climate change crap.

July 4, 2022 4:13 pm

Yes they are that stupid:

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Reply to  rah
July 5, 2022 12:02 pm

A long long long long time ago it was necessary and required to submit hard copies of Subdivision Plats. I would make the copy, and add the certification on the Plat copy that said “I hereby certify that this is a true and exact copy …” and the Surveyor would be sign the cert.

Well, the guy I worked for didn’t do much review before he signed stuff. If there was a mistake it was easy for him to pass the blame on to the flunky (me) that did the work. He was a really good guy, but it irritated me a bit, so I certified one of them as “I hereby certify that I am a big goof and I did not read this”.

I intended to jokingly show him, as incentive for more thorough review, but I never did … I think he would have enjoyed the joke, but I whimped out and had him sign a correct copy, and never showed him the ‘goof’ certification.

Anyway … given the loyalty of Cummalla Hairass’ staff, it may not have been stupidity.

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