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White House: President Will Deliver Immigration Reform Speech (Tuesday in El Paso, TX)
KFOX-14 ^ | May 7, 2011 | Jacob Rascon

Posted on 05/07/2011 2:40:29 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

EL PASO, Texas -- The White House confirmed Friday that President Barack Obama will deliver a speech on immigration reform when he visits El Paso on Tuesday.

El Paso Mayor John Cook told KFOX-14 that the president will likely give the speech at Chamizal National Park, though he said the White House has not made the final decision about location.

Immigration reform was a campaign promise Obama made as early as 2008.

"Unfortunately, I know myself, people from the National League of Cities, Municipal League, the Texas Border Coalition have all been somewhat disappointed that the federal government has not really addressed the issue [in a comprehensive way]," Cook told KFOX-14.

Ouisa Davis has practiced immigration law for more than 20 years. She told KFOX-14 she hopes next Tuesday's visit will be a turning point in immigration history.

[snip]

The National Immigration Forum held a media briefing Friday in anticipation of next week's presidential visit.

Executive Director of the Forum Ali Noorani described the upcoming event in this way:

"It is a clarion call to Congress and to the country that we do need to fix our immigration system, and that comprehensive immigration reform is an absolute necessity."

"This is the place where the president needs to come to talk about immigration reform," Davis said of the Borderland. "Because we live it every day."

(Excerpt) Read more at fwix.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; border; dream; dreamact; illegal; immigration; immigrationreform
Such a nice wedge issue to ignore when the Dems held the majority and now exploitable for Obama's reelection bid and fundraising efforts.

Conservatives need to get RIGHT IN THE FACE of Democrats and use this issue against them.
Time for some TV ads. The country is not in the mood for this. We are broke.
Democrats want to take immigrant money and smear the GOP. Obama "cares".... about Obama.

May 6, 2011 - The White House announced the speech on its Twitter account, and invited the public "to share thoughts now, during, after." [excerpt] Obama failed to make progress on immigration reform when both chambers of Congress were controlled by Democrats, and the prospects of success now have been complicated with a Republican majority in the House of Representatives.

But in the past three weeks Obama has held meetings at the White House with political leaders, members of Congress, and Hispanic celebrities to push for debate on immigration reform.

April 24, 2011 - Obama denies blame on immigration reform [excerpt] President Obama sought to deflect any blame for stalled immigration reform away from the White House this week, telling supporters that if it fails it will be because congressional Republicans didn't want to address the problem.

White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama is now trying to "re-energize and reinvigorate" the debate on comprehensive immigration reform, which could include proposals to increase security along the U.S.-Mexican border and provide a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants already living in the United States.

"We're going to keep on fighting for immigration reform because we can't have a nation that forgets its immigrant roots," Obama said at a recent fundraiser. "We can have a nation that is a nation of laws but also a nation of immigrants."... [end excerpt]


1 posted on 05/07/2011 2:40:32 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I guess the debt ceiling doesn't matter. /s

Such a nice wedge issue to ignore when the Dems held the majority and now exploitable for Obama's reelection bid and fundraising efforts.

So true!

2 posted on 05/07/2011 2:51:07 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Stay focused: Debt, Deficits & Immigration.)
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To: newzjunkey

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2715294/posts


3 posted on 05/07/2011 2:56:17 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: newzjunkey
Fri, May 6, 2011 - Feds: All kids, legal or not, deserve K-12 education [excerpt] MIAMI — The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to districts around the country Friday, reminding them that all students - legal or not - are entitled to a public education.

The letter comes amid reports that schools may be checking the immigration status of students trying to enroll, and reminds districts they are federally prohibited from barring elementary or secondary students on the basis of citizenship status.

"Moreover, districts may not request information with the purpose or result of denying access to public schools on the basis of race, color or national origin," said the letter, which was signed by officials from the department's Office of Civil Rights and the Department of Justice. [end excerpt]

4 posted on 05/07/2011 2:58:50 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

deport the illegals, secure the border, and then we’ll talk about immigration reform. Anything less amounts to treason as far as I’m concerned.


5 posted on 05/07/2011 3:06:58 AM PDT by RC one (Donald Trump-I'm still listening)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

6 posted on 05/07/2011 3:10:32 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Here come more lies from the greatest liar that ever occupied the white house.


7 posted on 05/07/2011 3:14:26 AM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

comprehensive + immigration + reform = amnesty


8 posted on 05/07/2011 3:16:48 AM PDT by central_va
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Law needs changing.


9 posted on 05/07/2011 3:18:01 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: wiggen; All
Pew Hispanic

LINK to instructive site (use the interactive U.S. map)

10 posted on 05/07/2011 3:19:38 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: newzjunkey

Those poor American girls will be destroyed by all the illegals. So will our boys. What a piece of crap Obama is, nothing short of sociopathy.


11 posted on 05/07/2011 3:21:27 AM PDT by MissMack99 (BO Stinks!)
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To: central_va

And a open door invite to millions more, just like the last round of amnesty. They come, they squat, take jobs, refuse to assimilate, sneak some terrorists in, and wait for another limp wristed president to give in and grant amnesty.

All the while we taxpayers are paying for them to pop six kids...

Ain’t it grand?


12 posted on 05/07/2011 3:22:15 AM PDT by Molon Labbie
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Doesn’t it give you a “tingle up your leg” to watch a Marxist community organizer graduate to a national community organizer?

If he can generate enough hate against the white people, he just may be able to win the next time around.

After all, there are about 20-30 million illegals waiting to get to vote the next time around...if “The One” can swing the deal.


13 posted on 05/07/2011 3:48:36 AM PDT by DH ( 48th TFW A&E 1967-1970)
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To: DH
If he can generate enough hate against the white people, he just may be able to win the next time around.

Americans need to get an earful about this.

They may have been willing to turn a blind eye up until now, but their shrinking budget and stretched tax-funded services will GRAB their attention now.

The GOP needs to get out in front of this!

14 posted on 05/07/2011 3:52:47 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Remember the story recently about the lady I think Ohio, was arrested for sending her child to a better school?

BamBamKennedy’s words sound like he is talking about his history as much as he is speaking about others future education.


15 posted on 05/07/2011 3:56:24 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: wiggen
Law needs changing.

What law "needs changing"?

16 posted on 05/07/2011 3:56:43 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I thoughtwe were already carrying out Obama’s immigration reform.

Just ignore them as they roam all over our country demanding their “rights”.


17 posted on 05/07/2011 4:09:03 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And there making Bin Laden the enemy! The American people have many. He would like nothing more than the red states overrun with illegals.


18 posted on 05/07/2011 4:13:40 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

We need a teaparty protest on Tuesday.


19 posted on 05/07/2011 4:33:43 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd

Visibility is important.

El Paso Tea Party shout-out!


20 posted on 05/07/2011 4:40:21 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: newzjunkey
Must be part of the Bamster’s laser focus on creating jobs for future Americans. < sarcasm on
21 posted on 05/07/2011 4:43:24 AM PDT by hflynn
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Ohaha sent the Pelacastre brothers an engraved invite to his Texas suck-up....
to reward them for their continuing efforts to undermine US ntl security. Read on.

July 21, 2006----BERGEN RECORD, NJ
Texans accused of selling counterfeit IDs (impoverished illegals "here for a better life" pay several thousand $$$ for fake ID's)

Pelcastre brothers, Angel and Jorge, Dallas, Texas, were a walking threat to US national security, expert document forgers who, for a few thousand dollars, could give anyone a new identity, NJ L/E authorities said.

The Texas brothers were a "one-stop shop" for a myriad of fake US documents, including birth certificates, Social Security cards, driver's licenses for any state in the US, passports and resident alien cards, said state police.

The Texas brothers turned a NJ hotel room into a business office and were readying a massive cache of fake Social Security cards for delivery to a local NJ identity broker.

Officers happened upon two cars bearing Texas plates in a NJ hotel parking lot. Authorities wouldn't identify the NJ hotel by name for fear it would spark retribution. The Drug Interdiction Task Force, regularly runs checks.

The Texas brothers were followed to a NJ office supply store nearby where they purchased computer supplies. Officers then followed the Texans to a NJ storage facility in Secaucus, NJ, where the Texans loaded several boxes into a car. One of them stood lookout. Authorities approached the Texas brothers when they returned to the NJ hotel and questioned them separately.

The Texas brothers consented to a search. Police recovered laminating sheets with built-in security features, pages of blank documents waiting for fake names and information, finished documents, computers and software to create the fake IDs. All told, the haul was worth about $500,000 on the street when sold to "impoverished illegals." Police also recovered $6,000 in cash, which was the first payment from a NJ fake document broker for a shipment of 500 Social Security cards. ####

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Illegal ordered to repay $3M in Calif employment fraud
San Francisco Chronicle | June 26, 2010
FR Posted June 26, 2010 by artichokegrower

A former Marysville resident has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back $3 million in fraudulently obtained unemployment compensation. U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner says 31-year-old Manuel Mejia Ordonez was sentenced Friday to eight years and one month in prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and identity theft. (Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...

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Q. How does a citizen of Mexico make $3 million in unemployment claims? A. By establishing multiple identities. The fraudster, Manuel Mejia Ordonez, got eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud........and identity theft.

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Illegal Jose Madrigal, the Washington state rapist, had some 30 identities.

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Just "here for a better life."

Reconquista shock troops at Phoenix Capital protest, May 29, 2010.

22 posted on 05/07/2011 4:51:24 AM PDT by Liz (A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

These Democrats do not care about this country, period. They’re more concerned about their prospects for election than they are about the consequences to the country. We are being governed by a self-serving oligarchy.


23 posted on 05/07/2011 6:08:42 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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.....They’re more concerned about their prospects for election than they are about the consequences to the country. ...

And sadly a good portion of our legal fellow citizens are eager enough to keep picking our pockets that they'll vote for Democrats.

The Hispanic population is growing and the number of anchor babies waiting in the wings is huge. They may well have a voting majority in a generation (in some locals they already do).

Conservatism has to make it's move now. Americans who love capitalism and freedom MUST get to the voting booth!

Turnout! Turnout!

24 posted on 05/07/2011 6:19:04 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: popdonnelly
These Democrats do not care about this country, period. They’re more concerned about their prospects for election than they are about the consequences to the country. We are being governed by a self-serving oligarchy

So true.

No one who has immigrated to our country illegally should be given a pass without certain regulations being put forward.

One of those is passing a citizenship class.

Because the gaining of an American citizenship used to be a source of pride, a yearning fulfilled.

Part of the road to achieving citizenship carried with it the demand for knowledge of our rule of law, it actually MEANT something.

When al gore stands in a stadium and grants hundreds of thousands US citizenship with a wave of his hand, our entire culture suffers.

When our congress has all of us SUPPORTING PEOPLE who contribute nothing but suck off our tax dollars for their livihood, THAT IS WRONG. It breeds contempt, it breeds increased taxes( just ask Californians), END GAME GOAL-it breeds a voting group that votes ONLY for democrats because the democrats USE the rights of being an American citizen as a barter chip-you get to stay here and do nothing towards learning about our history and rule of law, and WE GET LOTS OF VOTES IN RETURN.

It is sick. And it also breeds class warfare and thus promotes division within our nation.

The democrats DO NOT TREASURE this nation and the immense honor of being a citizen here, instead, they use staying here as a carrot and suck off the VOTES they get in return to keep power.

Next: democrats will insist that people here illegally HAVE THE RIGHT to vote in our nation elections EVEN THO they are not CITIZENS and have not taken any course whatsoever to study our foundations and rule of law.

All for votes.

All for the democrats.

And so, so wrong.

25 posted on 05/07/2011 7:05:08 AM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: Republic

Progressives do not see (or want) a melting pot, they want a voting block.

Period.


26 posted on 05/07/2011 8:38:30 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: central_va

How about a speech on the enforcement of the current immigration laws? That would necessarily include the phrase “round up and deport”.


27 posted on 05/07/2011 11:13:36 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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Sounds like an exciting event. I’ll bet that a lot of folks from Northern Mexico will sneak over to hear the speech in person.


28 posted on 05/07/2011 11:31:49 AM PDT by Don@VB (Power Corrupts)
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No doubt. There will be more Mexican flags waving in that crowd than American.


29 posted on 05/07/2011 11:45:23 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: raybbr

Well i was responding to post 4.
Fri, May 6, 2011 - Feds: All kids, legal or not, deserve K-12 education [excerpt] MIAMI — The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to districts around the country Friday, reminding them that all students - legal or not - are entitled to a public education.

The letter comes amid reports that schools may be checking the immigration status of students trying to enroll, and reminds districts they are federally prohibited from barring elementary or secondary students on the basis of citizenship status.

“Moreover, districts may not request information with the purpose or result of denying access to public schools on the basis of race, color or national origin,” said the letter, which was signed by officials from the department’s Office of Civil Rights and the Department of Justice. [end excerpt]


30 posted on 05/07/2011 2:17:32 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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Ping!


31 posted on 05/07/2011 5:59:03 PM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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