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Documents confirm Obama administration’s ‘catch and release’ immigration policy
Washington Examiner ^ | 7/7/11 | Barbara Hollingsworth

Posted on 07/07/2011 7:10:51 PM PDT by Nachum

Well, what do you know. Obama administration officials at the Department of Homeland Security deliberately misled Congress when they denied using “selective enforcement” to deport convicted criminals in the U.S. illegally. Their much-criticized “catch and release” policy was confirmed by documents obtained by Judicial Watch under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents “show that the Obama administration is implementing ‘stealth amnesty’ which is an end-run around the rule of law and Congress,” said Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: administrations; aliens; catchandrelease; confirm; documents; immigration; obama

1 posted on 07/07/2011 7:10:57 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 07/07/2011 7:11:56 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

That Filthy Kenyan, piece of rubbish, this is NOT his country to give away!


3 posted on 07/07/2011 7:20:41 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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4 posted on 07/07/2011 7:20:48 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Nachum; Liz; AuntB; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; ...
RE :"Their much-criticized “catch and release” policy was confirmed by documents obtained by Judicial Watch under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents “show that the Obama administration is implementing ‘stealth amnesty’ which is an end-run around the rule of law and Congress,” said Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton. Contrary to administration claims that convicted criminals were being deported just as fast as DHS got them, the released documents show that local immigration officials were in fact being given what Judicial Watch describes as “wide latitude” to dismiss federal immigration charges –even against criminals convicted of violent crimes such as sexual assault, solicitation of murder, kidnapping, aggravated assault, drug possession and assaulting a police officer.They were then released back into the same American communities they violated, where they were free to prey on new victims."

Not quite 'amnesty', more like refusal to enforce immigration law. It is more like Holder ignoring the New Black Panther's election intimidation case.

5 posted on 07/07/2011 7:22:12 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: Nachum
This is tantamount to what the Clinton gang did shortly before the Bush Administration came in. Just trash everything. Deface the walls, carve your initials on the HMS Redoubtable desk - whatever.

Obama knows he's a one termer - obviously.

My aunt Mary Jo went on a tour of the White House in late January 2001 when they were tearing up the carpets and had many public lavatories closed for "Remodeling" - Mary Jo is very personable and asked a guard what "happened?" The guard said that human feces were spread over the walls of the public and private restrooms and the carpet was being pulled because of urine - so much urine that it actually ruined some of the maplewood floors underneath from the days of Madison and Monroe.

The Obamas will no doubt do the same thing - they may even burn the place down.

6 posted on 07/07/2011 7:26:12 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Cheetahcat

That Filthy Kenyan, piece of rubbish, this is NOT his country to give away!
..........................................................
Well :
Let’s just say it’s not supposed to be, but what is anyone going to do about it.

You and I don’t amount to squat, No one listen to us, The American People, We don;t have any power to do anything except vote every two years , we give that Power to the House and the Senate, it appears that they are perfectly happy with Obama, as they arent doing anything to stop him.

So : although I agree with you it appears it is his country to give away. Give away to Hispanics, Fags,, Muslims,and control us with regulations from EPA, FCC, ATF ,FBI,and Memo’s Don’t forget the Memo’s and the Executive Orders.

He is so busy giving the country away he hardly has time to go on vacation or play golf.


7 posted on 07/07/2011 7:33:54 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: sickoflibs

That was a great story about how many illegals were deported by Obama’s administration; apparently they didn’t get the memo here in NJ.


8 posted on 07/07/2011 8:17:45 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: sickoflibs; Nachum; Liz; AuntB; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385
Not quite 'amnesty', more like refusal to enforce immigration law. It is more like Holder ignoring the New Black Panther's election intimidation case.

But it is closely related to the advocacy of amnesty. Since Obama did not have the votes to pass amnesty, he wanted to do as much for the cause as he could.

9 posted on 07/07/2011 8:59:28 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: Venturer

“That Filthy Kenyan, piece of rubbish, this is NOT his country to give away!
..........................................................
Well :
Let’s just say it’s not supposed to be, but what is anyone going to do about it.

You and I don’t amount to squat, No one listen to us, The American People, We don;t have any power to do anything except vote every two years , we give that Power to the House and the Senate, it appears that they are perfectly happy with Obama, as they arent doing anything to stop him.

So : although I agree with you it appears it is his country to give away. Give away to Hispanics, Fags,, Muslims,and control us with regulations from EPA, FCC, ATF ,FBI,and Memo’s Don’t forget the Memo’s and the Executive Orders.

He is so busy giving the country away he hardly has time to go on vacation or play golf.”

Nice Post ,Thanks.


10 posted on 07/07/2011 9:33:46 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

B I N G O


11 posted on 07/07/2011 10:12:27 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs; Nachum; Liz; AuntB; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385

” Not quite ‘amnesty’, more like refusal to enforce immigration law. “

And the difference IS????


12 posted on 07/07/2011 10:14:07 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

The difference? Amnesty would be a change in the law (an unwelcome change) and a refusal to enforce the law is deliberate dereliction of duty. I’m really becoming convinced that 0bama prefers to do things the latter way.


13 posted on 07/07/2011 10:52:59 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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” Not quite ‘amnesty’, more like refusal to enforce immigration law. “ And the difference IS????

1) They can't vote legally (and more states are passing voter ID).

2) If they had official legal status, that would be a tremendous incentive for more illegals to come over.

3) Obama's immigration policies could be reversed by a sane POTUS in the future, if we ever get one.

14 posted on 07/07/2011 10:59:28 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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RE :”Not quite ‘amnesty’, more like refusal to enforce immigration law. It is more like Holder ignoring the New Black Panther's election intimidation case......
But it is closely related to the advocacy of amnesty. Since Obama did not have the votes to pass amnesty, he wanted to do as much for the cause as he could.

Real amnesty would be something like them getting a green card, yes these illegals are let loose again but they still have to worry about being picked up again, they cant be legally employed, they cant get direct legal federal benefits,....

I know people with a green cards and except for voting and working at certain defense related jobs they get all the benefits of US citizens.

15 posted on 07/07/2011 11:00:04 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

I was responding to the same at the smae time as you.


16 posted on 07/07/2011 11:01:20 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: TigersEye
Amnesty would be a change in the law

See my tagline.

17 posted on 07/07/2011 11:02:10 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: sickoflibs; Nachum; Liz; AuntB; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385
I know people with a green cards and except for voting and working at certain defense related jobs they get all the benefits of US citizens.

Voting rights are not immediate, but they are still inevitable for green card holders.

Also, thanks to chain migration, multiply the number of amnestied by at least 3 to see the political impact. In the long run, multiply by 8 or 10.

18 posted on 07/07/2011 11:08:22 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

Okey dokey!


19 posted on 07/07/2011 11:10:53 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Nachum; Liz; AuntB; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385
RE :”I know people with a green cards and except for voting and working at certain defense related jobs they get all the benefits of US citizens.
Voting rights are not immediate, but they are still inevitable for green card holders.....
Also, thanks to chain migration, multiply the number of amnestied by at least 3 to see the political impact. In the long run, multiply by 8 or 10.

Those are just points we have discussed many times that I assume you want the other readers to know.

The reason why I clarify the differences between this and ‘real’ amnesty is because ... while I understand some may want to call it ‘amnesty’ to increase the outrage over this Obama act (non-enforcement) we all don't like, if we were to press the argument that what Obama is doing IS the same as amnesty, then that COULD be used by amnesty RINOs as a argument for REAL amnesty (aka reform) which would be even worse.

They have done it before. Remember the RINO term 'sham-nesty' used to argue for Bush-McCain LEGAL amnesty? See? I think this stuff out.

20 posted on 07/07/2011 11:30:00 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: sickoflibs
The reason why I clarify the differences between this and ‘real’ amnesty is because ... while I understand some may want to call it ‘amnesty’ to increase the outrage over this Obama act (non-enforcement) we all don't like, if we were to press the argument that what Obama is doing IS the same as amnesty, then that COULD be used by amnesty RINOs as a argument for REAL amnesty (aka reform) which would be even worse.

Your point is well taken.

21 posted on 07/08/2011 12:48:55 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; Liz; calcowgirl

That point wasnt directly to you as you pointed out the differences between amnesty and Obama’s non-enforcement as I did. It was to others on the ping list that wondered why they werent the same things.

I did a search of amnesty threads in early 2007 and found that RINOs here regularly used term ‘Sham-nesty (meaning Bush not enforcing immigration laws) as an argument to promote new legal Bush/McCain amnesty laws, seems like stupid logic still. Obviously Obama is using a similar strategy as Bush on this :”If you want it fixed tell congress to pass immigration reform”


22 posted on 07/08/2011 1:19:11 AM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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Sham-nesty (meaning Bush not enforcing immigration laws) as an argument to promote new legal Bush/McCain amnesty laws

Similar to Napolitan's let-em-go DHS, also claiming that "comprehensive immigration reform" is the solution.

Here is the same old song and dance: "They have not enforced immigration laws. We need shiny new immigration laws with new enforcement policies we can ignore."

23 posted on 07/08/2011 2:02:57 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

You nailed it


24 posted on 07/08/2011 6:26:52 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; Liz; calcowgirl; TigersEye

You all “get” it.

Now, how do we STOP it?


25 posted on 07/08/2011 6:56:28 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; Liz; calcowgirl; ...
RE :”You all “get” it. Now, how do we STOP it?

You cant. If I had a genie in a bottle I would have Republicans go out and make a huge issue of illegals and the Democrat's plans for them relating it to economic and fiscal issues(getting them addicted to the welfare state) , which are the only issues the general voter 'seems' to care about right now. (exhibit SS marriage and DADT disinterest.)

The RINO party is absolutely terrified of pro-amnesty Hispanics and how Democrats would whip them up into a frenzy against them as they did in NV with Harry Reid , calling Republican racists that hate Hispanics. Democrats will always respond to Republican's talking about the above with :”Undocumented Hispanics don't want welfare like you accuse them of, they just want to work to become part of the American dream “ which to Democrats means addicted to welfare, but they wont admit it outright.

Sorry, we are screwed. Didn't you pick that up in 2007 and 2008 ? the only thing holding back illegals and amnesty now is high unemployment, so Obama will follow GWBs lead and just ignore illegals here.

26 posted on 07/08/2011 8:33:42 AM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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Ping!


27 posted on 07/08/2011 10:08:19 AM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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To: sickoflibs

” Sorry, we are screwed. Didn’t you pick that up in 2007 and 2008 “

hell YES!


28 posted on 07/08/2011 10:59:38 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
You all “get” it. Now, how do we STOP it?

Just keep connecting the dots and spread the news. Here is a thread that connects two major dots. Honduras? Why would ATF walk guns to Honduras? It's not hard to imagine that 0bama's immigration policies are tied into those two "projects."

29 posted on 07/08/2011 12:38:05 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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To: Nachum
I wonder how many of the Mexican (or Honduran for that matter) nationals released were part of Fast & Furious.

5.56mm

30 posted on 07/08/2011 12:42:34 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: TigersEye

Yep. I read about Honduras right here.


31 posted on 07/08/2011 12:45:07 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
There is something afoot that is much bigger than an assault on the 2nd Amendment. I'm sure that is a part of it but we're looking at a plan that spans the globe and is meant to alter the political and economic structures of nearly every nation in the world. I'm sure that idea is not news to you but we have to keep the bigger picture in mind when looking at any single issue such as immigration policy. The leftists and Islamofascists have a much more integrated plan in effect than we ever imagined before.

The vast majority of people will hate it if they can see it. We just have to keep working to expose it.

32 posted on 07/08/2011 3:25:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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To: TigersEye

“a plan that spans the globe and is meant to alter the political and economic structures of nearly every nation in the world. “

And Obama is merely the front man who is to-the-bone stupid
enough to think his controllers are just street Marxists like himself.


33 posted on 07/08/2011 4:15:41 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: TigersEye

We have another problem; the MSM has been taken over by elitist Marxists who want to destroy our way of life. How do we get the word out when the media covers all of this evil up.


34 posted on 07/08/2011 4:18:52 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
I think the MSM loses credibility every day. We just have to keep plugging along on the internets. Every time a story gets scooped by some blogger or contributor to a forum, like FR, more people begin to see what a farce the MSM is.

And, yes, 0bozo is a puppet who is in way over his head. Do you think he realizes that he is expendable? lol I don't.

35 posted on 07/08/2011 7:32:11 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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To: TigersEye

” Do you think he realizes that he is expendable? lol I don’t. “

Obama has been a con man since his HS days. The people who put him in there also know he is an egomaniac. No doubt they let him have his fun, but if he steps out of line?


36 posted on 07/08/2011 7:44:01 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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