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Obama says no to immigration without citizenship path
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Posted on 07/16/2013 5:19:02 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

July 16th, 2013 07:51 PM ET 5 minutes ago Obama says no to immigration without citizenship path Posted by CNN White House Producer Gabriella Schwarz

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday an immigration reform bill without a path to citizenship for those in the United States illegally "does not make sense."

"It does not make sense to me, if we're gonna make this once-in-a-generation effort to finally fix the system, to leave the status of 11 million people or so unresolved," Obama said in an interview with a Telemundo-owned TV station in Denver.

Such a plan, he said, would run counter to American values.

"It's not who we are as Americans," Obama said, according to a transcript of the interview. "That's never been our tradition."

The president conducted interviews with four Spanish-language television stations Tuesday as part of the White House's push for immigration. While a comprehensive plan passed in the Senate in June, it has yet to be considered in the House, where leaders have advocated a piecemeal approach to reform of late. But the president warned against tackling the effort in stages, where there could be a "tendency I think to put off the hard stuff until the end."

"If you've eaten your dessert before you've eaten your meal, at least with my children, sometimes they don't end up eating their vegetables," Obama told a Telemundo-owned station in Dallas, according to the transcript. "We need to, I think, do this as a complete package."

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; benghazi; fastandfurious; immigration; impeachnow; impostorspeaks; irs; notruth; typicalprojection; whereisthebc
Finally fix the system?

Tried that in 86............

You can't even enforce the laws currently on the books........

1 posted on 07/16/2013 5:19:02 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

“No immigration” sounds good to me.


2 posted on 07/16/2013 5:20:15 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: Sub-Driver
Republicans should say “Oh well, we tried and Obama rejected the effort so we are moving on the border security.
3 posted on 07/16/2013 5:21:59 PM PDT by NickFlooding (Canceling out liberal votes since 1972.)
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To: Sub-Driver

But they already have a path to their citizenship. Typically that path is in a southerly direction.


4 posted on 07/16/2013 5:22:58 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Little Ray
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5 posted on 07/16/2013 5:23:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Little Ray
Amnesty = 50 million new democrats in 10 years.

No amnesty = issue to beat GOP with in 2014.

As long as the GOP continues to lie on its back & expose its genitals like a cocker spaniel, a win-win for the president.

6 posted on 07/16/2013 5:23:59 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Sub-Driver

There’s already a path. Go home. Apply for citizenship.


7 posted on 07/16/2013 5:28:43 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m cool with just enforcing the laws we already have.


8 posted on 07/16/2013 5:35:15 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Sub-Driver

While we may allow these people to stay here legally, we do not owe them citizenship. Indeed, we would be making a GRAVE MISTAKE to allow them the right to vote.


9 posted on 07/16/2013 5:36:07 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: Sub-Driver

I like it when the big jerk paints himself into a corner.


10 posted on 07/16/2013 5:36:09 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: Sub-Driver

FUBO!
FUJM!


11 posted on 07/16/2013 5:43:03 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Sub-Driver

They just keep pushing.


12 posted on 07/16/2013 5:48:20 PM PDT by SENTINEL (Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
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To: Little Ray

Yes to Dear Leader Obamuslim’s veto of immigration bill.


13 posted on 07/16/2013 5:58:17 PM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: Sub-Driver

Good then you will not get any immigration bill... kenyan butt pirate!


14 posted on 07/16/2013 5:58:41 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Sub-Driver

No new laws until they enforce the laws on the books.


15 posted on 07/16/2013 6:06:13 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: Sub-Driver
I got yer path to citizenship right here...


16 posted on 07/16/2013 6:07:19 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (Here's a big "Howdy!" to all the guys at NSA!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
leave the status of 11 million people or so unresolved

Their status is resolved; they would be allowed to stay by the grace of the American people but will not be granted the privilege of citizenship.

17 posted on 07/16/2013 6:22:29 PM PDT by Petrosius
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To: Sub-Driver
The government did an amnesty in 1986 and promised to fix the border security. They failed to follow up on that commitment. Only a fool would allow the wankers another bite at the apple. Just shred the damn immigration bill(s). There is no intent to ever follow up on security.
18 posted on 07/16/2013 6:58:33 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Sub-Driver
What would he know about U.S. citizenship?
19 posted on 07/16/2013 7:02:49 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Sub-Driver

And the answer to everything obama pushes should be the same:

Where does a scandal ridden president who can’t even tell us where he was during benghazi, who sends the IRS after his political enemies, who spies on the press, who has the worst deficit, economic, and umemployment record in history get off demanding ANYTHING of ANYBODY?


20 posted on 07/16/2013 7:25:25 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (EVERYTHING IS RACISM!!! except hating whitey)
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To: Sub-Driver; Little Ray; NickFlooding; TLI; cripplecreek; skeeter; theBuckwheat
See related thread which makes the argument that the House bill, if any, should not legalize anybody, not even a legailization-without-citizenship. If the House does not pass any immigration bill at all that is even better IMO. However, the GOP seems determined to pass something.

The Non-Citizenship Trap

21 posted on 07/16/2013 9:25:58 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: andyk
House: "BLUE SLIP" THE SONOFABITCH and send it back packing to the Senate where it unconstitutionally came from. Done. Gone. Finished. Time for supper.

22 posted on 07/16/2013 9:51:03 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: skeeter

And the GOP/RNC is complacent. They would be emphasizing :
- The promises in the ‘86 bill
- That the border fence is still MIA ($$ went where?)
- Dumbo’s non-enforcement of current Law

But, when you yourself have a hand in the cookie-jar when the lights come on, it’s tough to push the blame.


23 posted on 07/17/2013 5:35:52 AM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: Sub-Driver
It is all about 30 million undocumented RAT voters - everything else is just a distraction. ENFORCE THE LAWS ON THE BOOKS AND THEN WE CAN TALK ABOUT WHAT TO DO WITH THE LAW BREAKERS.

NO NEW LAWS NEEDED. BUT you can rest assured the stupid party will commit suicide over this because the Won has called upon his propaganda machine to whip up support for handing out citizenship to law breakers.
24 posted on 07/17/2013 8:15:03 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Sub-Driver

We have a citizenship path now:

The illegal alien returns to their home country where they are citizens.


25 posted on 07/17/2013 11:14:45 AM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: Sub-Driver

What tradition does he speak of? He is no more American than the people he is trying to slip in under the rug.


26 posted on 07/17/2013 1:12:37 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Sub-Driver.
"It does not make sense to me, if we're gonna make this once-in-a-generation effort to finally fix the system, to leave the status of 11 million people or so unresolved," Obama said in an interview with a Telemundo-owned TV station in Denver.

27 posted on 07/17/2013 5:29:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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