House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a group of illegal aliens Saturday night that they are “very, very patriotic” while raids on illegal alien homes by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents “un-American”.
Pelosi told the mostly-Hispanic group at St. Anthony’s Church in San Francisco, “You are special people. You’re here on a Saturday night to take responsibility for our country’s future. That makes you very, very patriotic.”. Immigrants who have become legal citizens were also in attendance.
Pelosi said the ICE deportation raids “must be stopped”¦.What value system is that? I think it’s un-American. I think it’s un-American.”
Pelosi was at the event sponsored by Democrat Party congressman Luis Gutierrez from Illinois. Gutierrez is on a whistle-stop propoganda tour to “put a human face” on illegal immigration and collect signatures for a petition to stop ICE raids.
Pelosi joined Gutierrez and the crowd in a chanting of “Si Se Puede,” Spanish for “Yes We Can”.