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U.S. Eases Deportation Policy
The Wall Street Journal ^ | August 18, 2011 | MIRIAM JORDAN

Posted on 08/18/2011 1:03:19 PM PDT by Second Amendment First

With a view to maximize use of immigration-enforcement resources, the Obama administration has decided it will, on a case by case basis, allow many illegal immigrants who face deportation to remain in the U.S.

A senior administration official said Thursday that federal authorities will review individually the cases of some 300,000 illegal immigrants in deportation proceedings. Those who haven't committed crimes and aren't deemed a threat to public safety will have a chance to stay in the U.S. and apply for a work permit.

"The idea is to make sure that we are investing enforcement resources where they are best utilized," the senior administration official said. The idea, the official said, is to "Identify low-priority cases… and administratively close the case so they no longer clog the system." The official added that the case could be reopened by the government at any time.

The decision will also benefit about 11 million illegal immigrants who live in the U.S. but aren't currently in the deportation system because they haven't been caught by federal authorities, the official said.

"They will be less likely to enter the caseload to begin with so we can focus on folks in caseload who are high priority," said the government official, who declined to be named.

The announcement outraged hardliners on illegal immigration but seemed to placate some immigrant advocates angered by record removals of illegal immigrants and lack of progress in an overhaul of the immigration system.

"In essence, the administration has declared that U.S. immigration is now virtually unlimited to anyone willing to try to enter—subject only to those who commit violent felonies after arrival. This is not the nation's immigration law," says Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform.

(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; bhofascism; bloodoftyrants; corruption; democrats; govtabuse; illegalimmigration; liberalfascism; liberals; obama; socialistdemocrats; treason; tyranny

1 posted on 08/18/2011 1:03:20 PM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

So 300,000 more votes of Bammy.


2 posted on 08/18/2011 1:05:19 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Second Amendment First

Amnesty by executive order.


3 posted on 08/18/2011 1:06:04 PM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Second Amendment First

“Those who haven’t committed crimes”

They committed a crime the second they crossed the boarder.


4 posted on 08/18/2011 1:07:17 PM PDT by ScottfromNJ
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To: Twotone

obama flips you the bird while heading off to the vineyard.


5 posted on 08/18/2011 1:09:52 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First
" the Obama administration has decided it will, on a case by case basis, allow many illegal immigrants who face deportation to remain in the U.S."

The looting of America continues.

6 posted on 08/18/2011 1:09:58 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Second Amendment First

of=for....proofreading...good!


7 posted on 08/18/2011 1:11:16 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: YHAOS
The decision will also benefit about 11 million illegal immigrants who live in the U.S. but aren't currently in the deportation system because they haven't been caught by federal authorities
8 posted on 08/18/2011 1:11:16 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First

This is treason. Right in front of us.


9 posted on 08/18/2011 1:13:14 PM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: Second Amendment First

Sad that the source is not The Onion.


10 posted on 08/18/2011 1:13:54 PM PDT by elpinta (John 17:3)
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To: Second Amendment First
Case by case review, sureee they will. Years long backlog, no one deported, etc. This is just cover to frustrate the states that are trying to rid themselves of the illegal invaders. An illegal will have to be a serial killer to get deported, and maybe not then.
11 posted on 08/18/2011 1:13:54 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Second Amendment First
will review individually the cases of some 300,000 illegal immigrants in deportation proceedings.

Interviewer: For whom do you plan on voting in the next general election?

Illegal alien: Senor Obama!

Ok, here's your green card and a voter registration form.

12 posted on 08/18/2011 1:14:10 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Mr. Mojo

If Perry wins I’m sure he willl reverse This on the double....haaaa..


13 posted on 08/18/2011 1:19:22 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: Second Amendment First

This has always been Obama’s policy and the way a lot of governors, including RINOs like Perry, govern. The only difference is that Obama is more open about it, while most of the politicians double-talk in order to cover it up.


14 posted on 08/18/2011 1:20:51 PM PDT by Siegfried X
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To: Second Amendment First; Owl_Eagle; Sam's Army; Darksheare; pissant; najida; r-q-tek86; blackie; ...

ANOTHER OBAMA CRAP SANDWICH BEING SHOVED DOWN OUR THROATS...PING!!!


15 posted on 08/18/2011 1:21:00 PM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.)
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To: Second Amendment First

I wonder if they are being investigated in “Battleground” states?

It makes sense that Obama would plant thousands on sure Democratic, dependent voters into districts he may be close in next fall.

Nothing surprises me anymore.


16 posted on 08/18/2011 1:21:51 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

“This is treason. Right in front of us”

It is also the end of the rule of law. If the president or a governor disagrees with a law then he refuses to enforce it.

Another example is that Illinois has a death penalty but the last two governors have prevented each and every execution, just because they personally disagree with the death penalty.

There’s a lot Republican executives could do with this. Don’t arrest tax cheats. Don’t arrest people who disobey the ObamaCare laws.


17 posted on 08/18/2011 1:25:03 PM PDT by Siegfried X
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

Ah yes, more of what Axelnut, er, rod says is “Obama being too smart for the little people”.
Puke.
I wish they’d all just crawl under a pile of rock and stay there.


18 posted on 08/18/2011 1:25:16 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Obama just went around the law and for political reasons..... granted amnesty.

IMPEACH THIS FILTHY BASTARD.


19 posted on 08/18/2011 1:30:42 PM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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To: Second Amendment First; YHAOS
The decision will also benefit about 11 million illegal immigrants who live in the U.S. but aren't currently in the deportation system because they haven't been caught by federal authorities

Should read:
The decision will also benefit about 40 million illegal aliens who live in the U.S. but aren't currently in the deportation system because they haven't been caught by federal authorities

Meanwhile:
... hundreds of billions are spent on anchor babies, illegals, immigrant and their extended families
... 25 million Americans are looking for full time employmemt.
... 45 million are on food stamps.
And 125,000 new legal workers are brought into the country each month! That is 1.5 million per year!
20 posted on 08/18/2011 1:30:44 PM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: ScottfromNJ
“Those who haven’t committed crimes”
>"They committed a crime the second they crossed the border."<
There you go, believing your lying eyes again!


21 posted on 08/18/2011 1:30:44 PM PDT by drpix
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To: Second Amendment First
"The idea is to make sure that we are investing enforcement resources where they are best utilized,"

DAMN LIAR!!!!!!!!

They are so short on resources that they are going to RE-REVIEW all 300,000 cases. What a pant load. I'm beyond fed-up with this administration. Every-damn-day it's something new.

22 posted on 08/18/2011 1:33:47 PM PDT by lwd
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To: Second Amendment First

The big question now is whether Republicans will impeach the president. There is a Republican majority in the House, which is all it takes to impeach him and send the case to the Senate for a trial.


23 posted on 08/18/2011 1:35:46 PM PDT by Siegfried X
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


24 posted on 08/18/2011 1:37:42 PM PDT by HiJinx ("The wealthy and satisfied do not migrate, they stagnate." ~ Louis L'Amour)
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To: Second Amendment First

In my state of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula- they have determined that they need to increase Border Patrol Agents. They have increased the BP force to 50, and are in the process of building a multimillion dollar building as their heaquarters.
What has happened is that they have harrassed the citizens by setting up checkpoints and tailing people. They even stated they wanted to “assist” the police if they need to. A whistleblower who is a BP agent on the Peninsula told a panel in Washington DC that they have nothing to do. Now, Norm Dicks is investigating. I bet nothing will happen as a result.
My theory is the Border Patrol has no desire to enforce immigration law, especially when the government does not want to enforce it. If they truly wanted to enforce immigration laws, about 40 of those BP agents should be reassigned to Mexico border.
This is all about oppressing American citizens.


25 posted on 08/18/2011 1:47:19 PM PDT by kaila
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To: Mr. Mojo

Just think of how much we can reduce the prison population if similar rules are applied. All those democrat votes just waiting to be cast for the savior.


26 posted on 08/18/2011 1:53:37 PM PDT by satan (Plumbing new depths of worthlessness on a daily basis.)
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To: Second Amendment First
Those who haven't committed crimes and aren't deemed a threat to public safety will have a chance to stay in the U.S. and apply for a work permit.

YOU FOOL! Entering this country ILLEGALLY is a CRIME!

27 posted on 08/18/2011 1:53:51 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Mr. Mojo

Just think of how much we can reduce the prison population if similar rules are applied. All those democrat votes just waiting to be cast for the savior.


28 posted on 08/18/2011 1:54:03 PM PDT by satan (Plumbing new depths of worthlessness on a daily basis.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

D’oh!

I hate when that happens...


29 posted on 08/18/2011 1:54:59 PM PDT by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: Second Amendment First
Comprehensive Immigration Reform.

Obama wants to find a way to give them the vote before 2012. I pray God we can stop him and any of his abettors in this.

30 posted on 08/18/2011 1:56:27 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Second Amendment First
Solution: Operation October Surprise

States(especially red ones) should begin compiling lists of every known illegal immigrant in their state. Just before early voting starts in 2012, start rounding them up, and make sure it's public. Throw in a few raids while you're at it. As you round up the folks, file a lawsuit against Mexico in federal court for placing a financial burden on your state, and announce that each illegal will be held without bail until their is a hearing in state court - which will be back-logged to say... mid Nov.

Yeah, let's see the Dems try to make that an issue during the campaign.

They want chaos? Give'em chaos. Folks, it's time to play just a dirty as they do.

31 posted on 08/18/2011 1:56:36 PM PDT by jimjohn
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To: Second Amendment First

Anyone can invade America. When you have a 3rd world Kenyan president it’s impossible to get of 3rd world invaders who have been ordered deported. ...years ago. It is impossible to get rid of these leeches and their welfare leeching offspring. We are screwed and are becoming a mestizo nation due to the Mexican/Central American invasion which no one in DC takes seriously


32 posted on 08/18/2011 2:02:17 PM PDT by dennisw (A total waste of oxye)
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To: ColdOne; Jeff Head; satan; All

I believe it takes a lot longer than a year to get citizenship and be able to vote. With a work permit they will be paying into the IRS and Social Security system. Since there is not the political will, including some Republicans to get rid of them, at least they can be paying rather than costing the country money.


33 posted on 08/18/2011 2:15:10 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: gleeaikin
Once they gain legal status, they can bring in their relatives. And what kind of message does this send to others outside the US contemplating entering illegally? We will see an increase in illegal immigration. When you reward something, you get more of it.

Once legalized they will be able to receive benefits like Medicaid, food stamps, EITC, etc. 57% of immigrant headed households are on welfare now.

Conferring rights and privileges upon illegal aliens has a corrosive effect on the Rule of Law, the very foundation of our Republic. It is also a slap in the face to legal immigrants who have followed the rules and obeyed the laws. There are millions of intending immigrants waiting their turn overseas to enter the U.S. legally. They have completed all of the required paperwork and background checks and are in line in the various immigration categories for their turn to enter. Some have been waiting for years. Where is the fairness in this?

34 posted on 08/18/2011 2:23:06 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Second Amendment First

0 promised the illegal vote that he would deliver the Dream Act whether he could get it through Congress or not.

He just delivered.


35 posted on 08/18/2011 2:23:36 PM PDT by mojito
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To: gleeaikin
"I believe it takes a lot longer than a year to get citizenship and be able to vote. With a work permit they will be paying into the IRS and Social Security system. Since there is not the political will, including some Republicans to get rid of them, at least they can be paying rather than costing the country money."

I suspect that it will be a net loss. They will plug into the EITC, and all the social assistance/welfare programs and drain the US Treasury even faster.

36 posted on 08/18/2011 2:42:43 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: gleeaikin
"With a work permit they will be paying into the IRS and Social Security system."

Very few earn or will earn enough to pay income taxes and most will become eligible for Earned Income Credits - redistribution of tax payers money.

All studies of SS show that low income earner pay into SS a much smaller percentage of what they will take out than high income earners.

Without even considering Obamacare, they will drive the US to even deeper debt!

37 posted on 08/18/2011 3:07:33 PM PDT by drpix
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To: kaila
"In my state of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula- they have determined that they need to increase Border Patrol Agents."

There's no need for any border patrol agents way up there. Any American can find out if a suspicious individual is a frostback by making two observations and send them back across the northern border with nothing more than an insult.

1. Does the individual look and act more white than the observant American?

2. Does the suspicious, pale person of obvious American/European culture speak great English with more than one "eh" in every sentence?

Investigation solved. Send the more-American-than-thou trespasser back to the more American country to the north with a comment like, "Go back to your igloo."


38 posted on 08/18/2011 3:44:53 PM PDT by familyop (Behold the genius in contemporary political speech.)
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To: kaila

Are the illegals landing on the Makah lands?

Swimming across the Strait?

There’s no land border with BC in Clallam Co.


39 posted on 08/18/2011 4:39:42 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: RitchieAprile

I don’t know where they are landing, probably on the US- Mexico border, where they need more Border Patrol.
As it is, I was sailing in the San Juans. The Coast Guard has a lot of zodiac boats, with 3 300 hp engines on them.These expensive boats are from Big Sis Janet- who felt that our northern border was more dangerous than the southern border. Coast Guard are on you in a flash, and we got boarded. They even had a Border Patrol agent with them who wanted our ID- even though we were in US waters.
There is also no need to have BP agents in Forks , Washington, unless they are looking for vampires ( Forks is where Twilight is set). There is no one there! Port Angeles and Sequim do not need this police presence, either.
It is all about keeping US citizens on the government watch.We are the ones the government is keeping under their control, not the illegals.


40 posted on 08/18/2011 7:32:29 PM PDT by kaila
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To: gleeaikin
Since there is not the political will, including some Republicans to get rid of them, at least they can be paying rather than costing the country money.

I doubt we will hear much from the GOP on this. After all, the GOP is the party of "big business" and what "big business" loves is cheap labor.

41 posted on 08/19/2011 8:33:14 AM PDT by eekitsagreek (got no money and you got no car, then you got no woman...and there you are!)
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To: Twotone; All

OBAMA IS BREAKING THE FEDERAL LAW BY GRANTING AMNESTY TO MILLIONS OF ILLEGALS WHO ARE CRIMINAL TRESPASSERS.

THIS IS AN IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE

CALL YOUR CONGRESSMEN AND DEMAND OBAMA BE IMPEACHED!!!!

OBAMA IS TRYING TO STEAL THE ELECTION!

IF 20 MILLION ILLEGALS ARE NOW NOT AFRAID TO VOTE, WE ARE FINISHED!


42 posted on 08/19/2011 10:22:58 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: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

Protect American workers, not foreign invaders!!


43 posted on 08/19/2011 2:59:14 PM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Anyone know how many of the immigration courts are inside prisons? You might be surprised. That’s where their customers live.


44 posted on 08/21/2011 7:53:31 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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