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Democratic National Committee Employing Illegal Alien?

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posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:17 PM
According to Judicial Watch, the Democratic National Committee is apparently "employing" a person who evidently is not a "documented" alien.

JD has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission asking for an investigation.

The "employee" was hired to help craft the committee’s 2016 political message and communications.

If this is even true, how and why would the DNC be involved in such an obvious illegal activity?

I wonder how the person got paid? IF a Social Security number is involved, how can it be legitimate. But I think "aliens" can get IRS tax I.D. numbers regardless of "status".

What is this all about anyway?

JD claims the DNC "knowingly hired a Foreign National".

Judicial Watch: FEC Must Investigate Democratic National Committee for Employing Illegal Alien to Craft 2016 Political Message

Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission requesting that it investigate the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for having “knowingly hired” an illegal alien, Cindy Nava, to help craft the committee’s 2016 political message and communications. Judicial Watch filed its complaint on August 25, 2015.

A June 8, 2015, story in The Washington Post reported that the DNC hired Nava with full knowledge of what DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) termed Nava’s “undocumented status.” The news report details that “Despite not yet attaining legal status, Nava is working for the Democratic National Committee as one of a crop of fellows from around the country helping the party organize ahead of a presidential election that President Obama predicted would feature immigration as a major issue.” The Spanish language newspaper El Nuevo Herald reports that Nava would help coordinate DNC outreach to “women, youth, and Hispanics.”

Federal law prohibits foreign nationals from participating “directly or indirectly in the decision-making process” of federal, state, or local election-related activities.

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:28 PM
Progressives don't need to obey the laws. They're special, don't-ya-know.

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:28 PM
a reply to: xuenchen


Maybe because they only enforce the laws they agree with and ignore laws they don't agree with?

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:29 PM
a reply to: xuenchen

I find this info not much of a stretch for the DNC. Their POTUS is a master at stretching those very laws.

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:31 PM
Interesting night of threads...We've got aliens following Donald Trump...and illegal aliens working for the DNC.

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:33 PM
a reply to: IAMTAT

Is it all progressives employing illegal immigrants?!

Damn they are dishing out the jobs.
Texas employs almost 10% of the aliens working these days.

Among the states, Nevada (10%), California (9%), Texas (9%) and New Jersey (8%) had the highest shares of unauthorized immigrants in their labor forces.

On par with us commies on the coast.
Even our knight in shining armor is guilty.

Did JW look into if she was on any sort of visa?

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:35 PM

originally posted by: IAMTAT
Interesting night of threads...We've got aliens following Donald Trump...and illegal aliens working for the DNC.

And Hillary is experiencing all 5 stages of denial at the same time.

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:41 PM
a reply to: xuenchen

Social Security Numbers?....We don't need no stinkin' Social Security Numbers!

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:43 PM
I wonder how many illegal aliens Trump has working in his hotels and resorts

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 10:53 PM
a reply to: IAMTAT

What is wrong with giving them a tax ID and getting their tax dollars?

If they are making money here I want it taxed.
I know I know, you want to yell they shouldn't be here!!!!

Well they are, so lets get past that.

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 11:01 PM
Somebody has to do Hillary's dirty laundry.

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 11:18 PM
a reply to: xuenchen

There's a biographical piece about her on the UNM website. It looks like thus far her political activities have all been in what appear to be unpaid internships/positions.

It says that in 2013 Nava served as Executive director of governmental affairs for ASUNM. From their page:

The Associated Students of the University of New Mexico (ASUNM) is the representative body of the undergraduate students. ASUNM consists of three government branches: Executive, Legislative and Judicial, whose purpose is to represent the undergraduate students and their best interests. We are your student government dedicated to representing undergraduates and putting on some of the most traditional events on campus

So that's student government. The next paragraph from the UMN article:

Nava completed numerous internships through the UNM political science department with New Mexico legislators, most recently working in Senate Majority Leader. Michael Sanchez’s office where she gained broader knowledge and experience of state politics through involvement in advocacy, policy creation, community organizing and bill analysis.

Unpaid internships.

Next up:

Last year, she received a National Fellowship by People for the American Way, conducting a social justice model revolving around the New Mexico lottery scholarship. She attended many community meetings concerning lottery solvency and assisted community organizers advocating for affordable college education, access to healthcare and immigrant rights.

Her PFAW Fellowship biocan be found on their page and it says:

During the past 3 years Cindy has worked on creating a social justice blue print focused on the solvency of the NM lottery scholarship as a national fellow for the organization “Young People For” and therefore worked to organize forums, workshops and presentations on the importance of the scholarship for NM students and provided following steps for taking action by participating in the legislative process. Last year Cindy was able to intern with Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham and joined the Congresswoman at the White House 5 de Mayo Celebration where she had the opportunity to meet President Obama and spoke to Vice President Biden about the importance of immigration reform and educational access for low-income communities. In July 2014 Cindy was selected by the US Department of education to serve as 1 of 2 NM student representatives at the 50th anniversary commemoration of the signing of the civil rights act of 1964 where she was able to meet and spent time with 10 original Freedom Riders in Arlington, Virginia.

This is definitely an unpaid fellowship, it says so in the program's FAQ:

Is this a paid Fellowship?

No. The Fellowship is not structured as an internship, nor is it a paid full- or part-time position. Rather, Fellows participate in YP4 to build skills and create change on their campuses or in their communities. When possible we do provide seed grants to support Fellows’ Blueprints for Social Justice after a project budget and fundraising plan has been approved.

Going back to the bio article from UNM:

In Washington, D.C.
Nava recently returned to New Mexico from Washington, D.C. where she served with a cohort of summer fellows from across the country at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters as a member of the political team to help organize for the next election cycle.

She was able to do that because in 2012, President Obama created a new policy calling for deferred action for certain undocumented young people who came to the U.S. as children. Applications under the program which is called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) began on Aug. 15, 2012. However, due to a complicated immigration process Nava is still awaiting for her status to be approved.

Now we have the fellowship that was reported on in the Washington Post article and the source of JW's "concern."

I'm a gambling man and I'd be willing to bet giving her documented history of unpaid internships/fellowships/internships and other volunteer positions that its all unpaid.

"When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people" --- Donald Trump

Clearly JW has laid its unblinking stare upon one of the worst criminal drug dealing rapists around.
edit on 2015-9-2 by theantediluvian because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 2 2015 @ 11:24 PM
a reply to: theantediluvian

It is still illegal under the law.

"Paid" may not be the legal issue.

The actual complaint linked in the article might clear that up.

illegal is illegal is illegal etc.

posted on Sep, 3 2015 @ 12:03 AM
a reply to: xuenchen

Here's the text relevant to their complaint from 11 CFR 110.20 - Prohibition on contributions, donations, expenditures, independent expenditures, and disbursements by foreign nationals (52 U.S.C. 30121, 36 U.S.C. 510).:

(h) Providing substantial assistance.
(1) No person shall knowingly provide substantial assistance in the solicitation, making, acceptance, or receipt of a contribution or donation prohibited by paragraphs (b) through (d), and (g) of this section.
(2) No person shall knowingly provide substantial assistance in the making of an expenditure, independent expenditure, or disbursement prohibited by paragraphs (e) and (f) of this section.
(i) Participation by foreign nationals in decisions involving election-related activities. A foreign national shall not direct, dictate, control, or directly or indirectly participate in the decision-making process of any person, such as a corporation, labor organization, political committee, or political organization with regard to such person's Federal or non-Federal election-related activities, such as decisions concerning the making of contributions, donations, expenditures, or disbursements in connection with elections for any Federal, State, or local office or decisions concerning the administration of a political committee.

So as to point one which can be summarized by the following line from their complaint: "This regulation prohibits foreign nationals from working at any meaningful capacity for a political committee (like the DNC)."

Read it yourself. They're completely mischaracterizing the regulation by intentionally cherry picking phrases out of context. Go to the link and read the full text. Anyone who could read it and come up with:

Federal law prohibits foreign nationals from participating “directly or indirectly in the decision-making process” of federal, state, or local election-related activities at best a creative manipulator. Is James O'Keefe writing these things for JW or what? That's a helluva misleading job of editing.

Anyway in the complaint they don't even argue that she's actually getting money. As to their second point, they're claiming that her time is worth $10.50 an hour so whatever hours she volunteered x $10.50 constitutes a contribution by a foreign national.

This is BS. It'll be blasted on WND, Brietbart, DC, etc a couple times, dutiful extensions of the echo chamber will do their part and post it on political forums and then it will be quickly forgotten because it's a non-story focusing on a ludicrous claim grounded in a weak premise.

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