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Old 06-23-2010, 07:47 PM
 
Location: San Diego North County
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Eight Republican senators and an independent group that supports tighter limits on immigration are warning that the Obama administration is drafting a plan to "unilaterally" issue blanket amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants as it struggles to win support in Congress for an overhaul of immigration laws.

The senators who wrote the White House on Monday say they are concerned that the administration is readying a "Plan B" in case a comprehensive reform bill cannot win enough support to clear Congress. "Such a move would further erode the American public's confidence in the federal government and its commitment to securing the borders and enforcing the laws already on the books," they wrote.

Deferred action and parole, which give illegal immigrants the ability to seek a work permit and temporary legal status, are normally granted on a case-by-case basis. But the aide said the lawmakers have learned from "sources" that the administration is considering flexing its authority to grant the status on a mass basis.

Rosemary Jenks, director of government relations with Numbers USA, said she's been hearing for weeks from "sources close to the Democratic leadership" in both chambers that administration officials are discussing whether the Department of Homeland Security could direct staff to grant "amnesty" for all illegal immigrants in the country.

"They're trying to figure out ways around a vote," she said.
FOXNews.com - GOP Lawmakers Warn of Administration Plan to Grant Amnesty to Illegal Immigrants

If this is even remotely true, Americans should be outraged and the White House should be made aware of the anger that is rising up in everyday citizens over our government's failure to secure our borders.

It certainly has nothing to do with anything other than politics as usual no matter who occupies the White House.


YouTube - Sen. Kyl: Obama Said He Won't Secure the Border for Political Reasons

Disgusting.
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:50 PM
 
Location: Where I live.
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This is just more of the shove-down-your-throat politics that this administration has practiced from the beginning.

I hope the outrage is especially pronounced, and the American people see them for what they really are.
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:51 PM
 
Location: Pa
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You guys and your amnesty anyway. Its not amnesty, its a path towards citizenship.
We must over look the crimes, the victims, and the unemployed. These illegals are Honest Hard working future Democrats.
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Wichita,Kansas
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These illegals are Honest Hard working future Democrats.[/quote]

They arent illegal,they are human beings.Can we all refer to them..
As future democrat voters now?
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:12 PM
 
Location: Arizona High Desert
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poor widdle victims...
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Pa
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These illegals are Honest Hard working future Democrats.
They arent illegal,they are human beings.Can we all refer to them..
As future democrat voters now?[/quote]
Let the love flow people. Yes they stole your ID, maxed out a few credit cards and even crashed a car in your name while driving using your ID, but hey we all make mistakes.
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:31 PM
 
Location: Texas
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They arent illegal,they are human beings.Can we all refer to them..
As future democrat voters now?
Let the love flow people. Yes they stole your ID, maxed out a few credit cards and even crashed a car in your name while driving using your ID, but hey we all make mistakes.[/quote]

and they don't pay taxes, get free health care, drive without licenses, drive without insurance, oh god the list goes on and on
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:38 PM
 
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FOXNews.com - GOP Lawmakers Warn of Administration Plan to Grant Amnesty to Illegal Immigrants

If this is even remotely true, Americans should be outraged and the White House should be made aware of the anger that is rising up in everyday citizens over our government's failure to secure our borders.

It certainly has nothing to do with anything other than politics as usual no matter who occupies the White House.


YouTube - Sen. Kyl: Obama Said He Won't Secure the Border for Political Reasons

Disgusting.
If Obama really attempts to place an executive order granting "amnesty" to illegals, it may cause another civil war. I would offer that at that time, the states would recognize that the federal government is in direct opposition to the interests of thier citizens and would no longer recognize the central authority of Washington DC. The feds are powerless without the financial and human resources of the states. When the states realize that the feds are just a straw man and another level of beaurocracy, they will throw off their chains and allow the central power to wither.

Obama is playing with fire on this one. If he does proceed, he risks the insolvency of the Union or removal by the military. As much as he would like to do this, I doubt he will risk his political skin, as it would be hanging from a gallows in a few months after the "declaration".
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:48 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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They arent illegal,they are human beings.Can we all refer to them..
As future democrat voters now?
Let the love flow people. Yes they stole your ID, maxed out a few credit cards and even crashed a car in your name while driving using your ID, but hey we all make mistakes.[/quote]

I hope this is meant to be sarcasm.


As a member of NumberUSA I've sent 3 fax's in to the White House opposing this.

Senator Cole and Inhofe of Oklahoma are 2 Senators who signed the bill against this.
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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The only "overhaul" immigration needs is for the FEDS to start ENFORCING the laws that are already on the books.
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