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Obama administration to offer immunity to up to 800,000 illegals
Fox News ^ | 6-15-12 | Fox News

Posted on 06/15/2012 8:02:36 AM PDT by tcrlaf

WASHINGTON — 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 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: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; bho2012; bho44; bhofascism; democrats; dreamact; illegal; illegals; liberalfascism; obama
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They aren't calling it "AMNESTY", they are calling it "IMMUNITY".

Blatant Hispanic Vote-buying by the Messiah, and it will be CHEERED on the Network News Shows all weekend.

He don't need no stinkin' CONGRESS, or Constitution!

1 posted on 06/15/2012 8:02:40 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

Getting desperate!


2 posted on 06/15/2012 8:03:59 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: tcrlaf

This should cost him North Carolina. Obama, First Dictator, just shot himself in the foot.


3 posted on 06/15/2012 8:05:22 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: tcrlaf; Nachum

People on twitter calling congress members
Told them step up, or pack up. Why bother still being there? Sen Contact>

http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm


4 posted on 06/15/2012 8:05:53 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: tcrlaf

I saw this on Fox News this morning.

Obama is by-passing congress (again) with this move.

How do you like your brown-eyed boy now, everyone?

Romney’s looking better to me, how about you?


5 posted on 06/15/2012 8:06:18 AM PDT by altura
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To: tcrlaf

Trying to leave a mess for Romney.


6 posted on 06/15/2012 8:06:34 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: tcrlaf
WHY didn't the reporter say anything about the Constitutionality of this move?

Doesn't having a rogue despot in the White House bother them in the least?

7 posted on 06/15/2012 8:06:48 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: tcrlaf

All you recent high school and college graduates out there had better realize that the size of the pool of available jobs out there has been effectively shrunk because upwards of 800,000 illegal immigrants now have been given immunity AND work permits. Deal with it. Go ahead and vote for Obama and see what happens to your J-O-B...


8 posted on 06/15/2012 8:07:06 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: tcrlaf

Obama’s coalition is to be illegals, welfare cases, minorities only. He has decided to double down and lead a “revolution” of disaffected leftist groups.

We don’t need no stinkin jobs either, because he will give work permits to citizens of another country while millions of Americans are thrown out of the work force.


9 posted on 06/15/2012 8:07:17 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: tcrlaf

This is bait for Romney. He better think carefully before being hooked.


10 posted on 06/15/2012 8:07:17 AM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: tcrlaf

I'm so totally fooled!

It's not amnesty! It's immunity! Like a shot to stop chicken pox!

Who can object?!

11 posted on 06/15/2012 8:08:17 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: tcrlaf
So now you can be an Anchor Baby at 15. Great! (sigh)
What's the purpose of immigration laws again? Why do we have them?

12 posted on 06/15/2012 8:08:58 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: tcrlaf

“...if they were brought to the United States before they turned 16 and are younger than 30...”

There will be a rush in Latino communities to get new fake birth certificates with the proper dates to qualify for Obama’s amnesty.


13 posted on 06/15/2012 8:08:58 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: tcrlaf

Jobs for 800,000 illegal legals. Isn’t that grand! Is he giving them voting rights, too?


14 posted on 06/15/2012 8:09:50 AM PDT by Bluebird Singing
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To: Biggirl
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

"....under those conditions, that brings the number down to 6"

15 posted on 06/15/2012 8:10:44 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: tcrlaf

Before we kick this communists pig out he will finish off what he can of America and most we will not be able to reverse. He is working now as a dictator and is throwing America to the illegals.


16 posted on 06/15/2012 8:11:46 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: skeeter
Unconstitutional government by executive fiat, not of-by-for the people

I-M-P-E-A-C-H-M-E-N-T

17 posted on 06/15/2012 8:12:16 AM PDT by twister881
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To: tcrlaf

Well it might save a lot of money if we got rid of Congress. /s


18 posted on 06/15/2012 8:12:16 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Gaffer

Look for new Romney voters.


19 posted on 06/15/2012 8:12:41 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: twister881

Obama to black people - DROP DEAD!!!!


20 posted on 06/15/2012 8:12:52 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: tcrlaf
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21 posted on 06/15/2012 8:13:01 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: sanjuanbob
This is bait for Romney. He better think carefully before being hooked.

The issue is 800k jobs that won't be going to your work age son or daughter, Mr & Mrs Legally Registered Voter.

22 posted on 06/15/2012 8:14:18 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Logical me

This country is being pushed more and more to a new revolution.


23 posted on 06/15/2012 8:14:33 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: tcrlaf

Takes the wind out the sails of Rubio and Jeb.


24 posted on 06/15/2012 8:15:04 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: tcrlaf
Not only is this a slap in the face to Congress. Obama is also flying the bird at the Supreme Court. Remember, the court is going to rule any day now on the Arizona Immigration law and odds are they are going to uphold it. By taking this action, Obama is telling Arizona and the Supreme Court, “Ha! Now there is no immigration law for you to enforce. Because we are granting all the illegals, legal status.”
25 posted on 06/15/2012 8:15:20 AM PDT by apillar
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To: tcrlaf

Here’s a key quote from an AP article:

“Illegal immigrant children won’t be eligible to apply for the deportation waiver until they turn 16, but the officials said younger children won’t be deported either.”

That means no one will be deported, period, because these small children will be here with their families.

Illegal children of all ages, born in Mexico or wherever, have just become illegal anchor babies.


26 posted on 06/15/2012 8:15:23 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Logical me

Makes you wonder what it will be like between November 2012 and January 2013 if Obama loses.
Lots of pardons, I imagine. Lots of executive orders. Lots of appointments. Lots of documents being shredded, hard drives being formatted and destroyed.


27 posted on 06/15/2012 8:15:45 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: twister881
You are absolutely correct - this administration is a candidate for impeachment if ever there was one.

Unfortunately we are that frog in the boiling pot now.

28 posted on 06/15/2012 8:16:00 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: tcrlaf

This is only June — aren’t they supposed to wait until October for their, er, surprise?


29 posted on 06/15/2012 8:16:53 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: Gaffer

“All you recent high school and college graduates out there had better realize that the size of the pool of available jobs out there has been effectively shrunk because upwards of 800,000 illegal immigrants now have been given immunity AND work permits. Deal with it. Go ahead and vote for Obama and see what happens to your J-O-B...”

Any employer that hires some illegal with a work permit for a “white collar” job should be boycotted. They will get the message.


30 posted on 06/15/2012 8:17:14 AM PDT by LetsRok
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To: Williams

A “revolution” OBAMA WILL NOT WIN.


31 posted on 06/15/2012 8:17:21 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: txrefugee

This will also cost him Florida and hopefully the coattail that makes Bill Nelson history in the Senate


32 posted on 06/15/2012 8:17:45 AM PDT by not2worry
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To: tcrlaf
A government of laws, and not of men.
- John Adams (Novanglus essays, 1774 - 1775)

Q: “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?”
A: “A Republic, if you can keep it.”
- Ben Franklin

This is the reason why we need a real American in our White House. Obama, regardless of whether he is secretly a natural born citizen and just hiding it as a distraction, or something less by birth, is at the very least oblivious to America's founding culturally traditions. The United States is not some third world country, like the ones Obama identifies with (Kenya, Indonesia, and Pakistan) where the dictator can issue decrees at will. We are supposed to be a constitutional republic with a limited government whose allowable actions are circumscribed by the enumerated powers in the written and literal Constitution of the United States of America. Obama disgusts me.

As far as amnesty is concerned, my grandparents on one side and great-great-...grandparents on the other side were immigrants, and I approve of immigration. However, I want only immigrants who come here legally. There is not and should not be a statute of limitations on illegal immigration, given that it's a crime recommitted on a daily basis by remaining here. We need to fix our immigration policies so that immigrants with useful job skills can come here legally, and those who enter without authorization will be caught, fingerprinted, returned to their home country, and permanently barred from any path to citizenship or even to re-entry.

33 posted on 06/15/2012 8:17:54 AM PDT by Pollster1 (A boy becomes a man when a man is needed - John Steinbeck)
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To: txrefugee

Too bad it’s not the other end.


34 posted on 06/15/2012 8:18:02 AM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: tcrlaf

actually the number 800,000 is BS....you don’t expect them to leave their parents, brothers, sisters, cousins, uncles, aunts, grandparents, and illegitimate children alone in Mexico do you?
If you multiply that by 36-40...now your talking AMNESTY for all


35 posted on 06/15/2012 8:18:02 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: tcrlaf
FWIW, there is a poll on Yahoo's front page currently running 76-23% against the new policy.
36 posted on 06/15/2012 8:18:20 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: altura

“How do you like your brown-eyed boy now, everyone?”

If you’ve forgotten which site you’re on, this is FR, not DU.

“Romney’s looking better to me, how about you?”

Let’s see how he responds to this before calling to order the GOP
Mutual Admiration, Glad-handing and Backslapping Society.


37 posted on 06/15/2012 8:18:49 AM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: tcrlaf
What a coincidence...
38 posted on 06/15/2012 8:19:18 AM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: tcrlaf

I wonder if the blacks with no jobs will get incensed at this..somehow ..I doubt it.


39 posted on 06/15/2012 8:19:28 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Gaffer

Unemployment just jumped 800,000?


40 posted on 06/15/2012 8:19:55 AM PDT by satan (Plumbing new depths of worthlessness on a daily basis.)
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To: Polyxene

Obviously Obama views the granting of amnesty to illegal citizens of other countries as his “emancipation proclamation”.

It’s so sad that politically the destruction of our own country has been engineered by first allowing tens of millions of illegals to create anchor citizens, thus creating a constituency for the further destruction of the USA.


41 posted on 06/15/2012 8:19:55 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Williams

What this says is, “grab anyone under the age of 30, head for the US, meet up with your document forgers as necessary to make a convincing 5 year paper trail, and viola. Enjoy America!!”


42 posted on 06/15/2012 8:20:31 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Little Ray

Romney better get rid of every single Obama holdover in every bureacracy . Bush should have and didn’t.


43 posted on 06/15/2012 8:20:36 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: tcrlaf
What is happening is the result of a Senate and House that is not working. They are on vacation and by not stopping this communists pig they are agreeing with him. Kick all these incumbents the hell out at every chance we get.
44 posted on 06/15/2012 8:20:59 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: tcrlaf

laws are for suckers.

Obama


45 posted on 06/15/2012 8:21:04 AM PDT by sappy (criminaldems)
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To: GSP.FAN

They are NOT Americans.


46 posted on 06/15/2012 8:21:04 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Whenifhow

Just wrote Cantor in Virginia, because I know full well Moran would do absolutely nothing about it.

Why have laws? Why have Congress at all?

Why have a country?


47 posted on 06/15/2012 8:21:25 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: tcrlaf

While this proposal is not unreasonable only an act of Congress can implement it. Obama does not have the power to make laws or selectively enforce them to suit his whim. Two things are needed..an immediate challenge of this executive power grab in the courts to stop it from being implemented and articles of impeachment need to be drafted. This is a dictatorial act no different that Caesar Chavez’s edicts. I suspect the RINO GOP leadership will do or say nothing least it might upset people.


48 posted on 06/15/2012 8:21:55 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Biggirl

Do these people not get the phrase “when your in a hole, the first thing to do is quit digging”? They are unbelievable.


49 posted on 06/15/2012 8:22:48 AM PDT by WHBates
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To: tcrlaf

An administrative maneuver Like this. An immigration agent tells a judge the subject entered the US as a child therefore no crime on the subjects part just no status then Recommend a work permit.


50 posted on 06/15/2012 8:23:18 AM PDT by the_daug
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