Skip to comments.Administration Plans Suit to Block Arizona Immigrant Law (Obama against will of the people, again)
Posted on 06/18/2010 4:21:21 PM PDT by tobyhill
The Obama administration has decided to file suit to block a new Arizona law aimed at deporting illegal immigrants, thrusting itself into the fierce national debate over how the United States enforces immigration policies.
The move is a rare instance of the federal government forcefully intervening in a states affairs, and it carries significant political risks. With immigration continuing to be a hot-button issue in political campaigns across the country, the Arizona law, which gives local police greater power to check the legal status of people they stop, has become a rallying point for the Tea Party and other conservative groups.
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Go for it long legged mack daddy biatch!
The move is a rare instance of the federal government forcefully intervening in a states affairs
What planet is this writer on? Apparently, rare means something different there.
bring it on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
How can the federal govt sue a state govt for supporting and enforcing federal law? With a straight face that is.
that #&$*%*@!.. ok impeach Obama. He is no U.S. President!
He is the all knowing all powerful oz...
AZ dares to challenge the messiah? Watch what happens. You think other states will try anything?
The Arizona law is no different that what is already written in federal law and also is in the California penal code. I also believe it is also in several other states law.
The problem is the feds don’t want it enforced because the dims want all the wetback votes. And that is the bottom line-—all the other hype is BS.
I hope we get a decent judge when these pukes get it to court — and not a clintonista appointee.
They CAN NOT do anything until the law goes into effect.
Let me get this straight. I smell COWARDESS, big time. The Obama admin. ignores their promised deadline response to Jan Brewer. They announce, through Hillary in a foreign country, that they’re going to sue Arizona. COWARDESS abounds here. Jan asked for funding for border control material support and manpower. That has nothing to do with the Arizona bill. NOTHING. So not only did Obama IGNORE the deadline, he followed up on his promise with a non-sequitur. This is an outrage, but then again, what isn’t when it comes to the Obama Administration?
Yeah, let’s not think of the oil spill, Khalid Mohammed, Healthcare or the upcoming Cap and Take the rest or our money bill.
Instead, let’s try to get Harry Reid reelected.
The main thing is vote the Democrat bastards out and if they keep this up ,it will happen.If it is racial and they want to make it racial- THEY LOSE.
At this point, Jan Brewer, the governor of Arizona, should direct the Arizona National Guard to the border, despite the expense. A Joe Arpaio-style tent jail should be erected, and illegals should be detained there, and if ICE refuses to accept them for deportation, or tries “catch and release”, then they should be tried by a State judge, and returned to the tent jail on conviction.
They can be held for up to a year, and several months more after conviction, unless they agree to voluntarily repatriate by being flown to Mexico City, 1400 miles from the border.
Then, if Obama continues with the lawsuit, she should request that the Arizona State legislature pass a resolution to convene a constitutional convention.
When they do so, and I think they would, she should officially notify all of the other 49 State governors of Arizona’s resolution, and once 33 other States agree to it, that Arizona officially extends an offer to host the constitutional convention.
Amnesty law would be my guess.....
...you need to show us the obambi long form BC to establish standing.
This is a win-win for the American People. If Arizona wins, then we ALL win and Obama is handed a busing political defeat.
If the US Government wins, then people become VERY angry and help to really force change in November.
Either way Obama loses.
I've heard some say that AZ is encroaching on the federal responsibility for immigration policy. There is no doubt that the Federal Constitution leaves that in the hands of the Congress. But AZ is not seeking to define policy - they are just seeking to enforce the law within their boundaries.
The potential for this to be an exploding cigar in the face of the USDOJ is clear in the delay that lapsed from the implementation of this law. Holder and Obama have said that they were studying the law and formulating a strategy, as to whether or not to challenge it. That could have been done months ago. The significance of the delay is that I suspect Holder has figured out the critical path to a defeat or to procedural element s which would be embarrassing to the administration and waited until the point at which filing would not lead to an embarrassment before November 2nd. They want to be able to bang the drum for their base, they don't case about the law.
I think this can also lead to problems for Kagan’s confirmation process, and they may have delayed filing the suit to try and clear that.
Call Jan Brewer at (602) 542-4331, press “2” to leave a message of support. God Bless Jan Brewer! The fight is on.. The American people vs. the U.S. Gov.. Never thought I’d say that, but that’s where we are.
[A State Department spokesman, Philip J. Crowley, said Mrs. Clinton was responding to deep unhappiness over the law that has been expressed in Mexico and other Latin American countries.]
Whaaaa??!! Why should we care what Mexico and Latin America think? Just whose side are these guys on??
Unfortunately, there will be no ruling before November. This will go to the SCOTUS. But only AFTER Kagan puts something in the conservative justice’s coffee.
Obozo = Anti-American
Must show cause first/
Washington DC has outlived it’s purpose. It appears to be time to dissolve the federal leadership, and start over. When the Feds decide to go against the states like this, the Feds have gained too much control, and they must either release that control or be removed by force
Other states should pass Arizona-style laws ASAP. There must be 5, 10, 20 “Arizonas”, so that obama will be in a war that he can’t win!
If obama can’t win that war, the American people win BIG!!!! This is about a lot more than just immigration—it is about resisting obama’s entire program for the destruction of America. RESIST!!!!
As far as the “Latin American opinion” that the Hillary witch is so “sensitive” to, Latin America can just float out to sea for awhile until this whole thing is settled in favor of Arizona. Strict enforcement of immigration law and restriction of Third World immigration to the US, coupled with the right kind of help, can even be GOOD for Latin America, especially Mexico!!!!
“...You think other states will try anything?”
The only way to curtail this idiot’s misrule is to overwhelm him with opposition. Say, about 38-40 states worth.
Disregard for the Constitution, the Constitutionally legal will of the people of Arizona, and the citizens of the United States. Sounds like a dictator to me.
Didn’t Lincoln do this in South Carolina and the repercussions weren’t good. A good comparison? You tell me.
“Washington DC has outlived its purpose.”
You entirely CORRECT! Now, what are we going to do about it?
Ignore the lawsuit and tell that punk Halfrican to go FK himself . Time to light the fire .
Same thing our founding fathers did. Start with a new constitution, and a declaration of independence. One thing is for sure, either we succeed, or we will all hang. (Quoting Ben Franklin)
See my post #28, please.
Resist, resist, RESIST!!!!
Is there any movement forming to demand Obama and all of his appointed personnel resign like Nixon was forced to?
“Unfortunately, there will be no ruling before November. This will go to the SCOTUS”
Could be. But, I don’t think it’s a lock that it will go to SCOTUS. It will first be heard by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in...... San Franwierdo.... I think.
The 9th is a circus for sure (or else they wouldn’t call it the 9th circus) , but they might NOT uphold the Governments case.
Time for a petition calling for Barry BS to resign.
I view this as HUGE progress. Why? Here we have the New York Times accurately reporting on the issue.
I agree. The end to every sitting elected official even to those we might like. Vote them all out. We all need to be out with the Tea Party.
Arizona has been experiencing drug trafficking, kidnapping, murder, and increased costs for services to illegals because the federal government is not protecting the citizens of Arizona (and the rest of us) by securing the border. So what do the feds do, they sue Arizona. WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD!!! What kind of political twilight zone are we living in?
I’ll guarantee that the 9th circus WILL uphold whatever Obammy does, regardless of principle. The 9th isn’t a true “court”.. It’s a political organization just like the National Organization for Women, the news media, the ACLU, etc... The decision will be appealed by Arizona to the SCOTUS.
The media is inserting the term “illegal” before the word “immigrant”??? WHAT? I’m shocked.. Really. No... REALLY.
They removed voice mail... message said they were overloaded.
Not just the media. The NY Times!
Knock me over with a feather...
A law not enforced is no law. A government that does not enforce its laws is no government. The cowards and traitors in Versailles on the Potomac belong in jail.
The time when Americans are not allowed on American soil is the time for Americans to resist the occupiers.
“I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me Liberty or give me Death.” Patrick Henry
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