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To: HollyButler

The article does not mention that McCain is for amnesty too. If anything, McCain was pushing for it harder than Obama last year.


6 posted on 10/31/2008 5:33:43 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (I want to "Buy American" but the only things for sale made in the USA are politicians)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; raybbr; All

I haven’t heard McCain state anything this crazy...Obama wants enforcement stopped....from the article:

“Obama exchanged letters with the Federal Law Enforcement Officer Association last month, McCarter said. In it, Obama sharply criticized the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for trying “to detain and deport millions of people” though immigration raids.

Obama was attempting to draw a distinction between his position and ICE tactics that “terrorize” communities, something he said in a July 13 speech to the National Council of La Raza that drew a sharp objection from the association, McCarter said.

The candidate told the federal officers he “has heard communities express concern that ICE enforcement activities have not exercised the necessary balance between respect for civil liberties and the manner in which they enforce the law,” according to Moira Mack, deputy national press secretary for Obama for America.

Obama also told ICE officials that the number of actual undocumented workers caught in the raids “have placed all the burdens of a broken system onto immigrant families,” McCarter said in a recent article in Homeland Security Today.

In July, Obama told La Raza: “When communities are terrorized by ICE immigration raids, when nursing mothers are torn from their babies, when children come home from school to find their parents missing, when people are detained without access to legal counsel, when all that is happening, the system just isn’t working, and we need to change it.”


9 posted on 10/31/2008 2:00:20 PM PDT by AuntB ( "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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