What do you expect? Americans sell out to socialist/leftist minded foreigners who want to force their ideology.
We are betrayed by our own countrymen for profit. So just submit and get it over with. We've always had these rules, even though we've not always enforced them as strictly, but they've been there ready to be wielded like a club to demonstrate the power now held over you.
Enjoy your new lives. It was done for your own good.