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The Amnesty Memo (Obama to enact “meaningful immigration reform absent legislative action”)
http://corner.nationalreview.com/ ^

Posted on 07/29/2010 3:03:08 PM PDT by roses of sharon

According to an internal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services memo going the rounds of Capitol Hill and obtained by National Review, the agency is considering ways in which it could enact “meaningful immigration reform absent legislative action” — that is, without the consent of the American people through a vote in Congress.

“This memorandum offers administrative relief options to . . . reduce the threat of removal for certain individuals present in the United States without authorization,” it reads.

Also: “In the absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, USCIS can extend benefits and/or protections to many individuals and groups by issuing new guidance and regulations, exercising discretion with regard to parole-in-place, deferred action and the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA), and adopting significant process improvements.”

(Excerpt) Read more at corner.nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: amnesty; anarchy; congressnotneeded; laraza; maldef; reconquista; treason; tyranny; wakeupgop
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The memo claims that there are no limits to USCIS’s ability to use deferred action, but warns that using this power indiscriminately would be “controversial, not to mention expensive.” The memo suggests using deferred action to exempt “particular groups” from removal — such as the illegal-immigrant high-school graduates who would fall under the DREAM Act (a measure that has been shot down repeatedly in Congress). The memo claims that the DREAM Act would cover “an estimated 50,000” individuals, though as many as 65,000 illegal immigrants graduate high school every year in the U.S.

In the immediate wake of the court decision blocking the Arizona immigration law yesterday, the memo is sure to create controversy — in the sense that the administration is bent on preserving and extending the nation’s de facto amnesty.

1 posted on 07/29/2010 3:03:09 PM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: roses of sharon

WAR


2 posted on 07/29/2010 3:04:07 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: roses of sharon

Millions of Democrat voters can’t be allowed to slip away....


3 posted on 07/29/2010 3:04:37 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: roses of sharon

This is what I have been saying all along. This is how they plan to do it. Watch for the quota from Muslim countries to skyrocket, btw, and all visa overstayers to be granted legal residence.


4 posted on 07/29/2010 3:04:43 PM PDT by livius
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To: roses of sharon

These dirty rotten commie bastards are going to try amnesty by decree. The f*ckfaces are in for a fight.


5 posted on 07/29/2010 3:05:00 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: roses of sharon

They are going to force these invaders down our throats and make us accept the rapes, the burglaries and the murders.

The enemy is in the White House.


6 posted on 07/29/2010 3:05:00 PM PDT by LowTaxesEqualProsperity
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To: roses of sharon

The AnnointedIdiot had better go ahead and proclaim a dictatorship before his arse gets trumped in November and 2012..... =.=


7 posted on 07/29/2010 3:05:00 PM PDT by cranked
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To: GoCards

YES!!!!!!!


8 posted on 07/29/2010 3:05:57 PM PDT by mongo141
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To: pissant

Why don’t you tell us how you really feel?


9 posted on 07/29/2010 3:06:12 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: roses of sharon

this admin thinks they are emperors


10 posted on 07/29/2010 3:06:41 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: AuntB

PING


11 posted on 07/29/2010 3:07:44 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

REVOLUTION!!! Yes I am ready, I might be old but I haven’t forgotten how to wage war.


12 posted on 07/29/2010 3:08:24 PM PDT by mongo141
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To: roses of sharon

* **** **** ******** ***** ***** **** ************.


13 posted on 07/29/2010 3:08:51 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (For the first time in half a century, there is no former KKK member in the US Senate.)
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To: roses of sharon

meaningful=effective against Americans.
immigration=Illegal immigration of Mexicans only.
reform=to make something more unAmerican.
absent legislative action=unlawful dictatorial actions


14 posted on 07/29/2010 3:10:09 PM PDT by omega4179 (PREVIEW IS MY FRIEND)
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To: GoCards
"WAR"

We've been at war.
It's clear Obama is siding with the invading army.

Some dare to call it treason.

15 posted on 07/29/2010 3:11:11 PM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife)
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To: blueplum

He wants to be Hugo Chavez


16 posted on 07/29/2010 3:12:54 PM PDT by Dianer0839 (Everyone has a right to be wrong but some abuse it.)
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To: roses of sharon

Can we NOW start the impeachment?


17 posted on 07/29/2010 3:16:43 PM PDT by ProfoundMan (Time to finish the Reagan Revolution! - RightyPics.com)
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To: livius
"Watch for the quota from Muslim countries to skyrocket, btw, and all visa overstayers to be granted legal residence."

While it's true the government's (vis-a-vis the Executive branch) ability to refuse to enforce existing immigration statutes is virtually absolute, it's also equally true the Congress wholly and solely possesses the authority to either increase or decrease the numbers of visas issued, and the corresponding quotas for those issued visas.

It's one thing for this or any Administration to refuse to enforce the law. It's quite another for this Administration to grant more than the permitted number of visas. That would be actionable in court, and enforceable as well.

Lastly, it's difficult for this administration to do anything absent Congressional approval that will have lasting effect beyond the life-span of the administration. IOW, what was ignored during this administration with respect to enforcement and specifically deportation, may be vigorously pursued in the next administration.

18 posted on 07/29/2010 3:19:35 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: roses of sharon

So WHO in this dept wrote this attack on the Constitution in clear violation of the Legislative process. AND since Congress has to allocate Money for this process, is this just ANOTHER reason why Nan didn’t want a budget this year?


19 posted on 07/29/2010 3:21:17 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: roses of sharon

What I want to know is who wrote the memo. I wonder if it couldn’t be a former Kennedy staffer who worked for him on immigration issues and who was drafted into DHS by the Obamoids.


20 posted on 07/29/2010 3:22:22 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: ProfoundMan

No, WE can’t. Only Congress can. And I am not holding my breath.


21 posted on 07/29/2010 3:24:12 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: GoCards

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22 posted on 07/29/2010 3:26:47 PM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: roses of sharon

Obama is a pathetic POS. A pox on him and all of the rats.


23 posted on 07/29/2010 3:27:14 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Dianer0839
Or Robert Mugabe--and wants us to become Zimbabwe.

vaudine

24 posted on 07/29/2010 3:28:09 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: La Lydia
http://www2.nationalreview.com/memo_UCIS_072910.html
25 posted on 07/29/2010 3:30:35 PM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: Marty62

http://www2.nationalreview.com/memo_UCIS_072910.html

Link to memo.


26 posted on 07/29/2010 3:31:44 PM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: blueplum
this admin thinks they are emperors

Caligula was an emperor. See where his abuse of power got him.

We can hope that history will repeat itself.

27 posted on 07/29/2010 3:36:03 PM PDT by cayuga (The only good Socialist is a dead Socialist. We obviously need more good ones.)
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To: Dianer0839

<|>He wants to be Hugo Chavez</>
In case you haven’t noticed it seems his authority alread exceeds Hugo


28 posted on 07/29/2010 3:41:40 PM PDT by itsahoot (Republican leadership got us here, only God can get us out.)
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To: roses of sharon

This must be met with a resounding, defiant and in your face NO right up front. No more of these chicago thug shenanigans! It’s time for Washington to wave the white flag seeking amnesty from patriotic, constitutional-loving Americans. We can see November.


29 posted on 07/29/2010 3:44:53 PM PDT by yorkie01
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To: brytlea; Diana in Wisconsin; Kakaze; Tammy8; unkus; metmom; Cap Huff; svcw; leapfrog0202; Concho; ..

Political ping


30 posted on 07/29/2010 3:55:20 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Rush "They hate me because I am the most prominent, effective and unrelenting voice of conservatism")
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To: Jedidah

The GOP and the right has got to make this point very clear.

This whole “immigration debate” is about MAKING DEMOCRAT VOTERS OUT OF ILLEGAL ALIEN FELONS AFTER GRANTING THEM AMNESTY.

And the answer to that is not no, but HELL NO, and also make it clear that if the socialists succeed in MAKING DEMOCRAT VOTERS OUT OF ILLEGAL ALIEN FELONS AFTER GRANTING THEM AMNESTY, their CITIZENSHIP AND RIGHT TO WORK WILL BE REVOKED AND THEIR ASSES DEPORTED AND THROWN IN JAIL as soon as the GOP takes over Congress and the Presidency.

This is a god damned war, we need to fight this marxist dirty trick to the last man


31 posted on 07/29/2010 4:02:39 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: OldDeckHand

Repeal Ded Kennedys Immigration Act of 1965 and increase the quota of white anti communist from Europe


32 posted on 07/29/2010 4:05:38 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: roses of sharon

There has to be a political appointee over those career DHS people. I this originated with them we are in more serious trouble than we thought and have been for years.


33 posted on 07/29/2010 4:06:06 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: roses of sharon

BTTT!


34 posted on 07/29/2010 4:06:19 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: itsahoot
You are right. He sure as heck is working on it with the latest amnesty scheme, control of the Great Lakes and Ocean going to the UN etc. If they get amnesty I fear Obama will never leave office..that is if we have a Country left.
35 posted on 07/29/2010 4:06:35 PM PDT by Dianer0839 (Everyone has a right to be wrong but some abuse it.)
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To: pissant

Yep. I’ve been listening to Levin, and he’s right on. They’ll worm through an amnesty any way they can.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2540138/posts?page=34#34
Wed Jun 23 from AuntB

The easiest way he [Obama] can do it is to have the State Dept. issue legal resident status for all of them as ‘refugees’ of the worn torn holes they crawled out of...just like they just did with Haitian illegal aliens and so many others.


36 posted on 07/29/2010 4:11:45 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: roses of sharon; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


37 posted on 07/29/2010 4:14:01 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Marty62
So WHO in this dept wrote this attack on the Constitution in clear violation of the Legislative process. AND since Congress has to allocate Money for this process, is this just ANOTHER reason why Nan didn’t want a budget this year?

And there's the crux of the issue, and that's why November is so important. Congress would have clear standing to take an executive order like this to the USSC.

But note the very interesting parallel: the key words in this statement are, "In the absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform...."

That's essentially the same position that Arizona is taking: if Congress won't deal with the issue, we will.

Why's it great when AZ does it, but not great when the Executive Branch does it?

38 posted on 07/29/2010 4:14:36 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: roses of sharon; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


39 posted on 07/29/2010 4:16:24 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: spectre

“”WAR”

We’ve been at war.
It’s clear Obama is siding with the invading army.

Some dare to call it treason. “

Bears repeating.


40 posted on 07/29/2010 4:16:37 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: r9etb

” That’s essentially the same position that Arizona is taking: if Congress won’t deal with the issue, we will.”

No, it isn’t. A State has the Constitutional sovereign right to do what they did. An individual does not.

“Why’s it great when AZ does it, but not great when the Executive Branch does it? “

Because it’s UNCONSTITUTIONAL for the ‘Executive’ to do it!


41 posted on 07/29/2010 4:24:53 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: GoCards
I thought it was going to be another Executive Order. One way or another Obama is going to have all of those illegal folks from across the border turned into voteing Americans before the next election. He has to have them or the plan will go bust.
42 posted on 07/29/2010 4:25:32 PM PDT by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: roses of sharon

Immediate impeachment is the only proper recourse.
.


43 posted on 07/29/2010 4:33:47 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: roses of sharon

“Governor Rick Perry, please pick up the red courtesy phone.”


44 posted on 07/29/2010 4:35:45 PM PDT by OKSooner ("Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life." - Coach John Wooden)
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To: OldDeckHand

“IOW, what was ignored during this administration with respect to enforcement and specifically deportation, may be vigorously pursued in the next administration.”

.
We held that same hope in 2000.
.


45 posted on 07/29/2010 4:37:23 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: editor-surveyor
That sure would separate the men from the boys.
46 posted on 07/29/2010 4:37:37 PM PDT by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: greyfoxx39

He has to give himself amnesty.


47 posted on 07/29/2010 4:41:40 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: AuntB
No, it isn’t. A State has the Constitutional sovereign right to do what they did.

No, they don't. The Supremacy Clause of the Constitution (Article VI, clause 2) deals directly with that issue.

An individual does not.

It's not "an individual." An executive order is supposed to be a statement of how the Executive Branch of the Federal Government will undertake its Constitutional duty faithfully to execute the laws.

This is almost certainly an unconstitutional move; but the claim that it's an "individual" action is simply false.

48 posted on 07/29/2010 4:46:48 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: cranked

There seems to be no effective defense against a dedicated socialist autocrat determined to fundamentally transform our constitutional republic into a collection of provinces ruled by a socialist central government headed by a dictator and administered through “department heads” appointed by said dictator and answering only to him, absent any endorsement or oversight by elected representatives of the people, inasmuch as that form of government is being shoved aside into the trash heap of history.
Obama does not need two more years to complete what he and Soros intend to accomplish. There is no orderly, legal defense against the Executive Order.


49 posted on 07/29/2010 4:53:17 PM PDT by Elsiejay (.)
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To: r9etb
Why's it great when AZ does it, but not great when the Executive Branch does it?

Uhmm...because the Arizona law is simply an attempt to enforce the laws that are already on the books, and this particular faction in charge of the Executive Branch are themselves breaking the law and shirking their sworn duties.

50 posted on 07/29/2010 4:54:13 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (There is only one race: the human race.)
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