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AP sources: Immunity offered to certain immigrants
Associated Press ^ | 6-15-2012 | Alicia A. Caldwell

Posted on 06/15/2012 6:48:15 AM PDT by Tarantulas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. The election-year initiative addresses a top priority of an influential Latino electorate that has been vocal in its opposition to administration deportation policies.

The policy change, described to The Associated Press by two senior administration officials, will affect as many as 800,000 immigrants who have lived in fear of deportation. It also bypasses Congress and partially achieves the goals of the so-called DREAM Act, a long-sought but never enacted plan to establish a path toward citizenship for young people who came to the United States illegally but who have attended college or served in the military.

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was to announce the new policy Friday, one week before President Barack Obama plans to address the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials' annual conference in Orlando, Fla. Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is scheduled to speak to the group on Thursday.

Under the administration plan, illegal immigrants will be immune from deportation if they were brought to the United States before they turned 16 and are younger than 30, have been in the country for at least five continuous years, have no criminal history, graduated from a U.S. high school or earned a GED, or served in the military. They also can apply for a work permit that will be good for two years with no limits on how many times it can be renewed. The officials who described the plan spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss it in advance of the official announcement.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; dualcitizenship; howtostealanelection; illegalaliens; illegals; invasion; mexico; obama; treason
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So much for the oath of office. I guess they don't have to protect and defend the country any more. And so much for enforcing the law. I guess they get to enforce only those laws that they think are important. This is disgusting.
1 posted on 06/15/2012 6:48:24 AM PDT by Tarantulas
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To: Tarantulas

I’m not a very smart man, but this is treason.

I hate Obama more than I can begin to articulate.

He’s desperate for votes..

Next up: Marijuana legalization


2 posted on 06/15/2012 6:51:27 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: Tarantulas

Back door amnesty from the Kenyan. They’ll be coming across in herds now.


3 posted on 06/15/2012 6:51:59 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: TSgt

Maybe this is Obama’s “October Surprise” a few months early.


4 posted on 06/15/2012 6:54:19 AM PDT by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: Tarantulas

This is impeachable. Too bad we don’t have men in Congress to do it. Just....., well I won’t say.


5 posted on 06/15/2012 6:54:45 AM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: Tarantulas

Romney needs to be sure to remind the Latino community that Obama has already deported 1,500,000 Mexicans back to Mexico prior to this election year stunt.


6 posted on 06/15/2012 7:05:01 AM PDT by RC one (this space intentionally left blank)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Told ya so.


7 posted on 06/15/2012 7:07:51 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Tarantulas

Completely unconstitutional to bypass Congress like this. Obama doens’t care though- even if the Supreme Court strikes it down he will have scored his political points with Hispanics.

Will be interesting to see Romney’s response.


8 posted on 06/15/2012 7:09:36 AM PDT by TroutGuy
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Well we now know that Obama’s numbers among Hispanics are down (Gay marriage?), so the predictable panic pander is forthcoming.

The campaign is drowning a flailing desperately.

9 posted on 06/15/2012 7:09:53 AM PDT by Leto (Damn shame Sarah didn't run the Presidency was there for the taking)
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To: Tarantulas
IF we had an opposition party and IF that party's members had balls... they would sue to block this. It will become law... the Pharaoh has spoken.

LLS

10 posted on 06/15/2012 7:10:18 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: CPT Clay

The union goons will be loving this. A whole new mob of workers for them to extort money from.


11 posted on 06/15/2012 7:10:42 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: TSgt
Romney and the GOP Congressional leadership should go after Obama on this like white on rice. This is unconstitutional and the Executive Branch has overstepped its authority. We are either a nation that respects the Rule of Law or we are not.

Can anyone imagine what message this sends to those wishing to enter this country illegally or legally? We are inviting more illegal immigration. It is irresponsible.

12 posted on 06/15/2012 7:10:59 AM PDT by kabar
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To: LibLieSlayer

Obama is operating outside the law. He is circumventing Congress.


13 posted on 06/15/2012 7:12:40 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Tarantulas

Can you imagine the FRAUD that will go along with this process?

Can you count even more people pouring into this country with fake documents in hand?

Do you trust ICE to proactively go after and monitor fraudulent documents?

Can you count millions?


14 posted on 06/15/2012 7:14:37 AM PDT by ruralvoter
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To: Tarantulas

So, who does this hurt the most? Young, black Americans.


15 posted on 06/15/2012 7:18:25 AM PDT by Captain Jack Aubrey (There's not a moment to lose.)
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To: Tarantulas
History is repeating itself.
16 posted on 06/15/2012 7:19:32 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yup. Between this announcement and NO border security there is nothing to stop Mexico from emptying...


17 posted on 06/15/2012 7:19:41 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: TSgt
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Vote for me and you'll be able to smoke pot at your brother and his gay illegal alien husband's wedding!"

18 posted on 06/15/2012 7:20:40 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Behind enemy lines in the city where it's illegal to buy a Big Gulp)
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To: Tarantulas

The executive will always have a certain amount of prosecutorial discretion, but they can’t simply rewrite the law altogether. This is an abuse of power if there ever was one.

Of course, when Republicans in congress take them to court over this, the Dems will spend the rest of the election season accusing the “evil” Republicans of suing to deport poor Hispanic students. {sigh}


19 posted on 06/15/2012 7:23:39 AM PDT by Blackyce (President Jacques Chirac: "As far as I'm concerned, war always means failure.")
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To: Captain Jack Aubrey

Next they will petition to allow the PARENTS of the said illegal children to also stay, because, of course, we just cannot be MEAN enough to separate families from their loved ones.

The dude is implenting amnesty, without regard to the law, without regard to any sort of vote from Congress.

Our nation will be overrun.


20 posted on 06/15/2012 7:24:48 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Tarantulas

All it takes for evil to thrive is for good men to do nothing.

He did an end around on the Constitution with his recess appointments and congress did nothing. No reason to think our gelded majority will speak up on this aside from some chest thumping righteous indignation on Meet the Press.


21 posted on 06/15/2012 7:24:51 AM PDT by IamConservative (Well done is better than well said. - Ben Franklin)
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To: Tarantulas

This is going to be unpopular among all Americans, except for the mexicans that pretend they are Americans. In polls, even Democrats are against the invasion. This is absolutely stupid to do during a depression.


22 posted on 06/15/2012 7:24:52 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I eagerly await the next news about the struggles of Elizabeth Sacheen Littlefeather Warren.)
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To: Tarantulas
Brilliant move(from his perspective) and potential game changer. This amounts to a pre-emptive check-mate to Romney's selection of Rubio.

If Hispanics now see him as FDR/LBJ and start voting Dem 90% like blacks, then how will we ever win?

23 posted on 06/15/2012 7:26:09 AM PDT by nwrep
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To: Blackyce

And Obama, with this announcement, again gains control over the campaign by deflecting attention away from his record on the economy and shifting it to what he knows is a hot button issue with conservatives. It will become the main focus of the talking heads, which will help Obama with Latinos.


24 posted on 06/15/2012 7:27:05 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Tarantulas

Is it possible to make a citizens’ arrest of anyone that does not enforce the law?

-OR-

Could we setup a private deportation company?


25 posted on 06/15/2012 7:27:13 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (“Civilizations die from suicide, not murder.")
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To: Tarantulas
Brilliant move(from his perspective) and potential game changer. This amounts to a pre-emptive check-mate to Romney's selection of Rubio.

If Hispanics now see him as FDR/LBJ and start voting Dem 90% like blacks, then how will we ever win?

26 posted on 06/15/2012 7:27:47 AM PDT by nwrep
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To: Tarantulas; All

WSJ says the move “bypasses Congress”. No joke. The move emphasizes Obama’s notions that ONE MAN CREATES LAW: HIM.

He ignores the duly passed DOMA law, he ignores federal judges who revoke his moratoriums, and now he ignores duly passed immigration law....

Hey all you unemployed Americans, look who Obamugabe is illegally granting amnesty to.....

Hey all you foreigners who have been playing by the rules to become citizens....look who Obamugabe favors.....


27 posted on 06/15/2012 7:29:22 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Captain Jack Aubrey
So, who does this hurt the most? Young, black Americans.

Actually, ALL young American citizens. They can't find jobs the way it is.

The liberal MO is to create a crises, so the people will cry out for relief. The liberals will blame their manufactured crises on their opponents, and legislate a "new way" because the "old way" didn't work. (It did until they broke it.)

So, how will this create a national crises? If we can figure that out, we'll know what his next step is. It'll certainly add to the unemployment roles (and other welfare benefits), and drive up the cost to taxpayers.
Maybe the goal is to confiscate the wealth, because we'll be in a "state of emergency" do to unfettered Oboma spending. (They wrote legislation that tells the government who's got the gold, for example. They've also limited ATM withdrawals - "for our own good".)

He can't share everyone elses wealth until he can get his hands on it.

28 posted on 06/15/2012 7:32:15 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: nwrep

Will it be allowed to stand? Will a court force him to stop, as this is clear violation of law? Not that Dictator Obamugabe gives a damn about what the courts say.....


29 posted on 06/15/2012 7:32:58 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: ruralvoter
Do you trust ICE to proactively go after and monitor fraudulent documents? Can you count millions?

Just like Erik withHolder, ICE reports to the black jesus. That is all you need to know.
30 posted on 06/15/2012 7:33:15 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: nwrep

Will it be allowed to stand? Will a court force him to stop, as this is clear violation of law? Not that Dictator Obamugabe gives a damn about what the courts say.....


31 posted on 06/15/2012 7:33:57 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: concerned about politics

They’re claiming it “tracks closely” with Rubio’s plan.


32 posted on 06/15/2012 7:35:11 AM PDT by Crawdad
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Argh!!!


33 posted on 06/15/2012 7:35:28 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Tarantulas
IMPEACH THIS SOB NOW!
34 posted on 06/15/2012 7:35:28 AM PDT by Condor51 (Never mess with an old man. He won't fight you he'll just kill you.)
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To: Tarantulas

There he goes again. The great pander out pandering again. This guy is the ultimate idiot our country has ever seen in office. We need to defeat him in November.


35 posted on 06/15/2012 7:37:45 AM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Will it be allowed to stand? Will a court force him to stop, as this is clear violation of law? Not that Dictator Obamugabe gives a damn about what the courts say.....

I do not believe a court has ever ruled on the constitutionality of Executive Orders. No court is gonna take on this historic President - we have ample evidence of that over the past four years.
36 posted on 06/15/2012 7:40:09 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Tarantulas

Since this is not a law but rather an administrative decision the people who step up to get work permits under this program are taking a huge leap of faith.


37 posted on 06/15/2012 7:41:38 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Ineptocracy; the Obama way.)
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To: concerned about politics

All this will do is add to the welfare roles, the pay my healthcare roles, give me free groceries roles, the give me free college tuition roles ... they’ll all suddenly turn into the poor and downtrodden who need help with everything because they’re new here and being discriminated against ...

I am NOT going to sit by, with all my financial struggles at the present time, and be asked to pay the way for these GD FREELOADERS.

This, along with the healthcare debaucle, will be the two the final nails in the coffin for this country.


38 posted on 06/15/2012 7:43:32 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Crawdad
They’re claiming it “tracks closely” with Rubio’s plan.

They're also claiming Oboma is Lincoln reincarnated, with shades of Ronald Reagan.

Never mind what they say. They lie. Watch what they do. Oboma is going to lose. He's building an army for a scorched earth policy. He's pushing every other America aside, and targeting the brains of mush who have nothing else to do - because they have no jobs, no money, and no future. They'd love to rape, plunder, and express their rage . It would be the party of a lifetime.

Of course, martial law would be in order. Like Clinton and the recount, "He should stay until the crises is resolved."

39 posted on 06/15/2012 7:45:26 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Re: Will it be allowed to stand? Will a court force him to stop.

Yes and no!


40 posted on 06/15/2012 7:45:37 AM PDT by jesseam (o)
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To: kabar
Obama is operating outside the law. He is circumventing Congress.

By issuing a work permit to illegal aliens I would say Barry Hussein Soetoro is committing a felony. Section 274 felonies under the federal Immigration and Nationality Act, INA 274A(a)(1)(A):

Federal Immigration and Nationality Act Section 8 USC 1324(a)(1)(A)(iv)(b)(iii)
41 posted on 06/15/2012 7:47:50 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: ruralvoter
Can you imagine the FRAUD that will go along with this process?

Can you imagine the next four years?

42 posted on 06/15/2012 7:49:12 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Tarantulas

Can’t remember a time when the words “President authorizes” and “illegal” in the same sentence.


43 posted on 06/15/2012 7:50:11 AM PDT by kempster
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To: Tarantulas
We have gone from the rule of law to the rule of (one) man.

We have a Republican Congress full of go-along, get-along wimps (with a few exceptions like Darrell Issa, Paul Ryan, and Rand Paul).

We thought Bill (stroke of the pen, law of the land) Clinton was bad. We thought Richard (enemies list) Nixon was bad. Both pale compared to Obama.

Obama takes the incompetence of Carter, the classlessness of Clinton, and the corruption of Nixon to new levels. Clinton ran the White House like the corrupt small southern state governor he was. Obama is running the White House like a third world tin-pot dictator. Why does Obama not meet with opposition party Congressional leaders (like Reagan did)? For the same reason he does not meet with his own party's Congressional leaders. He believes he doesn't have to. That also explains the lack of a budget. Budgets are inherently limiting. A high debt ceiling, continuing resolutions, and executive orders are not.

The political hard-left has always loved dictators and the idea of having their own dictator. They thought they had that with Clinton, but Clinton wimped out a lot and really only got of his own ideas passed (the tax increases). Because Clinton wanted to be liked too much, and wanted to be reelected. With Obama, they have someone who could care less about being liked, and is not going to tack to the middle to get reelected. So the hard-left continue to fawn over Obama.

We simply have to use November to stop this lawlessness. Imagine how brazen he will be if he is reelected and is a lame-duck for four years.

44 posted on 06/15/2012 7:50:11 AM PDT by magellan
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To: magellan

I don’t think anyone should wait until November.

Time to hit the Capitol switchboard . . . NOW.


45 posted on 06/15/2012 7:53:10 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: SoFloFreeper
WSJ says the move “bypasses Congress”. No joke. The move emphasizes Obama’s notions that ONE MAN CREATES LAW: HIM.

Remember the public outrage over the Kennedy-McCain Shamnesty? Congress responded accordingly.

Der Fuehrer's modus operandi of circumventing Congress by issuing diktats from the Oval Office is tranforming the Executive Branch into a de facto dictatorship.

46 posted on 06/15/2012 7:55:02 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Tarantulas

Why does the Latino community keep supporting these lawbreakers? I’m aware that these former children were brought here by their parents. However, millions of American citizens are out of work.

Viva La Reconqista!


47 posted on 06/15/2012 7:55:19 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Leto

“Well we now know that Obama’s numbers among Hispanics are down (Gay marriage?), so the predictable panic pander is forthcoming.”

Perfect opportunity for Romney to come out and say that the only illegals Obama is granting amnesty to are gay illegals.

That would bunch up into a wad Obama’s panties.


48 posted on 06/15/2012 7:56:32 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: Tarantulas
800,000 ILLEGAL immigrants

Say good-by to 800,000 jobs for Americans.

49 posted on 06/15/2012 7:58:15 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
WSJ says the move “bypasses Congress”. No joke. The move emphasizes Obama’s notions that ONE MAN CREATES LAW: HIM.

Remember the public outrage over the Kennedy-McCain Shamnesty? Congress responded accordingly.

Der Fuehrer's modus operandi of circumventing Congress by issuing diktats from the Oval Office is tranforming the Executive Branch into a de facto dictatorship.

50 posted on 06/15/2012 7:58:15 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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