The PJ Tatler

Obama's Minimum Wage Push Won't Reach the Karnes City Illegal Alien Housing Facility

We’re learning more about the facility in Karnes City, Texas that will house hundreds of the illegal aliens who have recently flooded the Texas-Mexico border.

It’s no longer a “detention center” and those held there are no longer “detainees.” They’re now “residents” and the guards are called “resident advisers.”

“I am pretty sure you will agree this is nothing like we have seen before,” said ICE field office director Enrique Lucero during Thursday’s media tour of the facility.

Indeed.

It has many amenities, including free clothes and free medical exams according to KXAN, and some jobs too.

Other amenities include recreational fields, a library, internet access, and a cafeteria which will serve three all-you-can-eat meals a day. Certified teachers will also be on site to provide year-round education and small jobs will also be available paying $3 a day for four hours of work.

That’s less than a dollar an hour, far from the $10.10 that Obama wants for the federal minimum wage. Talk about minimum wages…

Of course, as long as they’re in the facility, room and board isn’t a concern. And they’ll get free lawyers too.

Added up — free health checkup, free clothing, free flat screen TV, free meals, free housing, free charter schools better than your kid’s public school, and free lawyers.

Meanwhile, 100 miles north, Austin’s homeless — a group that includes some mentally ill, some charlatans, some veterans, and some who are just stranded for one reason or another, but are American citizens — bake in the August sun.