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  • Shocker of the Week: Illegal Immigrants Exploit Obama Amnesty Program to Stay in U.S.

    President Obama’s unilateral decision to implement parts of the failed DREAM Act legislation has allowed “dreamers” to game the system and stay in the U.S. illegally, according to two union leaders representing immigration agents.

    Chris Crane, who represents Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, explained at a press conference:

    Prosecutorial discretion for dreamers is solely based on the individual’s claims. Our orders are if an alien says they went to high school, then let them go.… Officers have been told that there is no burden for the alien to prove anything.… At this point we don’t even know why [the Department of Homeland Security] has criteria at all, as there is no requirement or burden to prove anything on the part of the alien.

    We believe that significant numbers of people who are not dreamers are taking advantage of this practice to avoid arrest.

    George McCubbin, president of the National Border Patrol Council union, added that the Department of Homeland Security has made it impossible for agents to do their jobs, with Crane stating that it’s led to disorganization and “confusion” at ICE.

    Obama via executive branch fiat has granted effective amnesty to any illegal immigrant who claims that he or she came to America as a child. With no way to verify such a claim, America’s immigration enforcement officers are left powerless to enforce the actual immigration laws passed by Congress and signed by a President.

    Beyond the practical problems, as Heritage previously stated about the Obama Administration’s imperial immigration policy:

    The fundamental problem is that the Administration is trying to implement laws that Congress hasn’t passed. The President himself has admitted that he doesn’t have the constitutional authority to implement the DREAM Act: “The idea of doing things on my own is very tempting, I promise you, not just on immigration reform. But that’s not how our system works.”

    One of the reasons our Founding Fathers separated the powers among the three branches of government is to ensure that laws have the majority support of the people’s representatives, who take due consideration of all the competing interests. By circumventing the legislative branch and its deliberative processes, President Obama made a decision that subverts the rule of law and makes enforcement a road riddled with pot holes.

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    21 Responses to Shocker of the Week: Illegal Immigrants Exploit Obama Amnesty Program to Stay in U.S.

    1. Taxpayer from Calif. says:

      I hope Senator Grassley follows through on his recent statement and starts legal action action against Obama's unlawful amnesty policy, along with Rep. Steve King. It's becoming obvious that all an illegal alien has to do is say he/she came here as a child and, presto, they are amnestied with work permits. Wow.

      If this amnesty scheme is allowed to stand, we are living in a banana republic where our laws and our Constitution mean very little. And I'm serious about this.

      • sara says:

        you who talk about BANANA REPUBLIC do you know what this mean. don't you feel bad for those who came in U.S.A when they where young. To be honest this law can help a lot of people that came and got an education and think that one day they can turn to be some one in life without being scared of being send bad where they dont have anything any more. if you were one of those you would not be talking. i agree with this law and i hope it will help a lot of illegal alien that came when they were young and hope to have a better future

      • Carol, AZ says:

        Taxpayer ;
        The Sanctuary State of CA, broke every Federal law on this issue through CA leadership. This has been going on for decades. It's also collapsing your State fiscally under the perfect storm created in CA .
        Reported from the L.A Times recently are just a few facts:
        " 95% of warrants for murder in L.A. ( the city of angels) are for illegal aliens. 75% of people on the most wanted list in L.A. are, I.A..
        2/3 of all births in L.A., County are to illegal aliens on Medi-Cal paid for by you, the taxpayer.
        ~ 300,000 illegals in L. A,. are reported living in garages.
        T.B , and other communal diseases resurfaced and the highest case load in the USA from CA.
        You"re also paying for 35% of all inmates in CA detention centers , who are MX National here illegally.
        The FBI also reports, half of all gang members in L.A. are most likely, I.A,. from South of the border.
        HUD reports that 60% of all occupants are illegals.
        L.A. County reports 5.1 m. people speak english and 3.9 M. speak SP, of the 10 .2 M, in L.A. County."

        It's safe to conclude that your already a third world nation since CA refuses to deport .

    2. DiscontentwithLiars says:

      But look at how we can reduce government workers that are no longer needed. We can eliminate almost all of Homeland defense, ICE workers get rid of the border gaurds that illegally detain those poor people that aren't doing any harm. We won't need the social security employees either, since everyone is elegible. Since we won't need SSN# anymore, then the IRS isn't needed, everyone pays their fair share. It's a better world! Don't you just see that?

    3. Bobbie says:

      Obama wants his favorites to get by on their word without having to prove it just like he does! What kind of a man can't stand up to his word? Not the kind that America needs in leadership! Seems the "Dream Act" is more Obama's than anyone's! How tasteful to put this weight on America while he tortures America with housing crisis, finance crisis, food crisis, educational crisis, medical crisis, health crisis, hospital crisis, job crisis, costs, regulations, restrictions, mandates. What's one more sacrifice on America the President uses his authority against?

      here's another successful, fair policy of Mr. government man: "We're going to bend the rules for some people we say want a house but won't have the finances to pay for it and that won't sustain the economy so we'll make everyone else that works to own a home and follows the rules that sustain the economy twice the burden to maintain the economy the irresponsible can't. Because having preferential rules separate from equal rules applied to all will provide such vibrant economic growth (crisis!) My intelligence tells me so and that way there'll be less revenue to spend in the economy all the way around except to my favorites I'll just take more from the ones I despise to increase welfare benefits for my favs who are confused by misguidance and unaware it's personal dignity they're handing me until America is left with none!" Yes confusing, just taking it from the intelligence of a man! Say cheese!! Classy criminals! What an ugly America!

      I wish people didn't drop themselves to this guys level of self victimization! No rules discriminate unless you're not equal to human and the President changing the rules to reflect discrimination certainty sends a bad message!

    4. DubitoErgoCogito says:

      Part 2 of 2
      (2) If Obama was doing "record enforcement" or "record deportations", and the flow of illegal aliens into the USA allegedly stopped under Obama, then how is it that the number of illegal aliens in the USA increased by almost 1 million from 2009 to 2011?

      The media keeps saying that Obama deported 1 million illegal aliens, then why didn't the total illegal aliens in the USA go down by 1 million from 2009 to 2011?

      THAT likely means that 2 million illegal aliens entered the USA from 2009 to 2011, for a net increase of almost 1 million.

    5. DubitoErgoCogito says:

      Part 1 of 2

      Matt – Thanks for providing that. RE: enforcement

      (1) Immigration Statistics can be found at Department of Homeland Security website (DHS gov)

      Year 2009 – 10,750,000 illegal aliens in USA (Obama's 1st year)
      (Source – Estimates of the Unauthorized Population report for the USA was listed on page 3, Table 1, and still accessible at the above website)

      Year 2010 -10,790,000 illegal aliens in USA
      (Source: Again, page 3, Table 1, "Estimates of Unauthorized Population", above website, immigration statistics)

      Year 2011 – 11,510,000 illegal aliens in USA
      (Source: Again, page 3, Table 1, see above)

    6. Carol, AZ says:

      The unified stance by John McCubbin, President of the N.B.P.C. and Chris Crane, (ICE) has my respect and admiration to go public over this insane directive. Thank You my fellow Americans.

      The Federal Agency , Secret Service should follow Bo's orders and "stand down" per ex., of following the directive from the, "Imperial Power," leveled at all Federal and State law agencies.
      This recent decision is certainly coming from a psycho, whose behavior from the Imperial Palace is disturbed.
      It has left open so many mine fields, in our nation's National security, that if anyone think we are secure as a nation, we are all deluding ourselves.
      Impeachment proceedings and house arrest, to all appointees for National Security can't wait another 100 days. It's the only way to stop this madness, per ex.of shredding American laws .
      Once again,, targets are placed on our law enforcers backs called, legal ," White House homicide" designed by Mad Max.

    7. rked says:

      When will SomeOne, AnyOne in Congress Stand UP Against This ILLEGAL prez's Actions thereby Forcing the Cititzens & Voters of this country to Pay to Legalize the ILLEGAL, The Non-Deserving Squatters who have Invaded This Country…???!!!!!!!!!!

    8. Ned Reid says:

      Obama knows that, even if he loses, it's going to "look bad" for a Republican president to recind Obama's executive order. And, if he wins, look for blanket amnesty. Like he's telling his "useful idiots", this is his last political campaign. He'll have absolutely nothing to lose by issuing Executive Orders out his backside to benefit the left.

    9. Stephenwv says:

      I will declare myself an illegal alien that went to school in the US. I will have more rights than being a US citizen. No hable ingles.

    10. SickoftheMESS says:

      Outrageous! We need a NEW PRESIDENT. One who loves America and respects our Constitution.

    11. Guest says:

      Outrageous! We need a NEW PRESIDENT. One who loves America and respects our Constitution.

    12. Guest1 says:

      “By circumventing the legislative branch and its deliberative processes, President Obama made a decision that subverts the rule of law…”

      …which makes him a tyrant and should be an impeachable offense…if only the Crybaby had an actual backbone, instead of a yellow streak.

    13. of course he will let them stay all they have to say I was here as a kid-well where did we here this from before THATS RIGHT OBAMA-HE HAS A FONEY BIRTHRECORD -A DIDDERENT NAME-AND A SOCIAL SECURITY CARD OF A DEAD MAN-AND YES I BELIEVE THIS

    14. Bullfighter says:

      Americans have been waiting 176 years for Mexico to apologize for the murder of AMERICAN IMMIGRANTS in 1836 that were INVITED to settle in Texas. The GENOCIDE that was conducted at the Alamo and Goliad disgusted the world. The burning of dead American bodies while giving Mexicans, who committed the same "offence", a decent burial proves this.

    15. Brittanicus says:

      We must use every asset, every tool, every means possible to stop the evil agenda in Washington and replace it with men of courage and vision, those dedicated to freedom, liberty and justice for all. We must do it NOW. Issues as the Tax code, which has been manipulated for the cronies in both parties. We need a tax equally for everybody and not just for corporate friends and the wealthy insiders of Wall Street, but for Main Street. The Tea Party is revolted by Obama’s nauseating lies and horrible claims about presidential candidate Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan. the campaign continues, it becomes painfully clear the office of the President of the United States of America has been mired by the un-American oratory and persistent mud-slinging coming from the party of the donkey. The Liberal mainstream Media protects their love child. In recent days, the Obama Regime has attacked the evolution of the TEA PARTY—attacking Mitt Romney—Paul Ryan—U.S. Constitution– Conservative form of government–America’s system of checks and balances (no more Congressional approval needed for presidential appointees)–Freedom, guns and the American way. But the truth of the matter is clear, open and summarizing. While Obama strains to accuse Romney of nasty and contemptible acts, the people of the Tea Party know better!

      Obama has sanctioned Eric Holder’s and his minions “Gun Walking – Fast and Furious” which killed Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. Then loving mothers and fathers, innocent grandparents and children in Mexico have been massacred by our weapons. Then U.S. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada has endorsed in the Senate that the IRS child tax credit for illegal aliens costing 5 billion annually should continue, even if the children live outside the U.S. The Tea Party stands for conservative values across the board and will NOT back down even when assumed Conservative Republicans demand the Tea Party shut-up and sit down? American people must stand up and be counted or we be leaning towards a Socialist nation, with a massive bureaucratic uncontrollable government that shadows us all, with handouts for everybody. Only the voters, the destitute and the freeloaders are in the Democratic pockets, who have always wanted ‘Something for nothing.’ It is the same with the illegal aliens who have poured through fences, protesting for equal rights once here, brandishing foreign flags, insisting for the same rights as citizens-legal residents and now being given food stamps for their votes, even though they scorned our immigration laws to come here.

      Do you know that in the November 2010 mid-term election, less than 5 percent of military voters were able to cast an absentee vote that counted, according to data released by the federal Election Assistance Commission? Well sure, because they tend to vote Republican and NOT in Obama’s favor. Our own military men and women ROBBED of their vote. What’s more as part of the ROB THE VOTE plan: 2 million DEAD people are included in U.S. voter rolls. Washington is viciously fighting Florida’s challenge to clean up and purge voter records of illegal’s, deceased, non-citizens and those not eligible to vote. Lax controls at voter polls; a national campaign such as ACORN soliciting foreigners to register to vote and a strong opposition to the use of photo ID at voter polls by the Washington Czars. JOIN THE TEA PARTY AND END THIS MOVEMENT TOWARDS SOCIALISM AS THE COUNTRY OF GREECE?

      It might alarm you to know that there are some gaping holes in Barack Obama’s citizenship. Other than say decide for yourself, if the evidence supplied equals a response from the House of Representative and Senate. Just check out the relevant information at any TEA PARTY website or go directly to TEA PARTY DOT ORG. So much intelligence is being concealed by the Democrats and the mainstream press to this oppressive travesty. Learn even more intelligence at NumbersUSA and other pro sovereignty organizations.

    16. Brittanicus says:

      Americans are disgusted and frustrated and that is why millions have joined the TEA PARTY, who is ready to change the direction of this country. Bring in to the ranks of Republicans a new breed of politicians, not carrying the burden of high pressure lobbyists and clandestine payments for their services. We need uncorrupted leaders and they are the advocates and leaders who represent the TEA PARTY. They are ousting the old school tie incumbents and unseating the political rot, which has condemned America in the Donkey and the Elephant parties. From now until remember we must be vigilant of illegal aliens allowed to vote, under deliberate blind eye of the Socialist-Marxist plot.

      The only reason I am voting for MITT Romney is to filter the TEA PARTY into the GOP. I am no longer a Democrat, or have I been for a longtime. Both Parties in power hold the upper hand, through impossible odds of any other party gaining any impetus. So the only way to slip past the intentional manipulated restrictions is for the TEA PARTY to evolve through the Republicans.

      The Constitutional TEA PARTY is open to all citizens and legal residents from every part of society, In the agenda—a new tax system for all; open season on drilling for oil, natural gas and mining for coal, with the progression of clean energy; protect Israel from attacks by Islamic terrorists; audit the Fed and reveal whatever they are hiding; from remove the stigma of bloated government and return agencies back to the state and county agencies; introduce federal law that every state, county and its constituency uses picture ID to vote; first priority to legal citizens and lawful residents, no more pandering to illegal aliens, which includes dissolving Sanctuary City practices; rewrite the chain migration policies, that is allowing elderly parents to apply for SSI and cash payments, that they have never paid into; reassess immigration laws, but for the benefit of the taxpayer, not businesses and radical ethnic organizations.

      Throw out of office all elected officials who are responsible to the illegal immigration invasion. Throw out of office President Obama and all his Socialist Czars who have brought America to its knees and will drive the United States into bankruptcy. It will always be the SAME EXCUSES from the two dominant parties to do little or nothing. Learn more at TEA PARTY DOT ORG. Understand with the costs and obligations of the 20 million plus illegal aliens at NumbersUSA. Investigate the rot and corruption that emanates in Washington at Judicial Watch dot org.

      After this back door amnesty is completed the door must be closed to any further DREAM ACTS. These kinds of comprehensive immigration reforms must never happen again? All these DREAM ACT children arrived as unborn fetuses, smuggled into the United States by illegal parents. By claiming citizenship for the child, we the taxpayer paid the price of financial support. Just by a simple amendment, not a change in law can finally end this fiasco, making it abundantly clear that one parent must be a citizen or foreign national who joined the U.S. military.

    17. Brittanicus says:

      DON’T Gripe & Complain—Join the TEA PARTY and end this farce of our laws?

      Never has there been a time in our history, when a need for change is so imperative. We can follow President Obama handing out food stamps to anybody who applies, including illegal aliens and their friends who dodge the border agents or arrive here never to return home on an airline flight. We can in perpetuity keep financing pregnant females who flood here in the thousands to have their unborn babies, clogging up our hospitals and then later paying for the child’ education. In addition with 43 million Americans jobless, are we unfortunately obligated by federal mandate to offer health care, schooling and a matrix of other welfare programs, to unlawful residence or are going to join the TEA PARTY and articulate our demands to both the Democrats and Republicans. Are we so inept that we are going to allow Obama’s Czars steal our independent lifestyle, by allowing yet another mass amnesty force itself bypassing the Congress? This country doesn’t even fully care for our troops when they return from overseas; however people that have broken our immigration laws get a better deal? I see no problem that American business remains a welcoming magnet to highly skilled workers; not the semi-skilled, but the STEM as they are called? Yet unfettered immigration of the uneducated, manual labor still manages to find a way through the perimeters of the border and collected by deceitful employers.

      Two omnipotent laws that can change illegal immigration forever, is ‘THE LEGAL WORKFORCE ACT ‘and ‘THE BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP BILL’ which are held to ransom in the House chambers, waiting for a reading. E-Verify will send illegal aliens scattering to the four winds and home, while the foothold baby law, if enacted will close a giant loophole, so every baby will not gain citizenship if one or more parent is not a citizen themselves? Americans are being taxed out of existence paying for the most expensive portion of illegal immigration, allowing every foreign child to gain immediate citizenship. If you think this is rhetoric initiated by the Republican Party, bother yourself for a few moments and read the actual costs for foreign nationals in Los Angeles, California? ME—I joined the TEA PARTY to fight back against this communist ‘political Correctness’ and Liberal subversive zealots that got a lot of Americans killed at the N.Y. Trade Center towers because police were unable to question the terrorist murders from the Middle East.

    18. mz_az says:

      The following are 10 things that will happen if Barack Obama continues to systematically legalize illegal immigration….

      #1 There Will Be Fewer Jobs For American Workers

      #2 Wages For American Workers Will Continue To Decline

      #3 Illegal Immigrants Will Overwhelm Our Welfare System

      #4 Mexican Drug Cartels Will Establish A Presence In Nearly Every City In The United States

      #5 There Will Be Increasing “Anti-American Violence” Inside The United States

      #6 Massive Bribes Will Corrupt Our Judicial System

      #7 Gang Activity Will Continue To Grow In The United States By Leaps And Bounds

      #8 The Decline Of Our Health Care System Will Continue To Accelerate

      #9 Legalizing Illegal Immigrants Will Cause A Huge Shift In Voting Patterns

      #10 There Will Be A Flood Of New Illegal Immigrants

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