Skip to comments.2 Million, 2 Many: Yes, President Obama Can Stop Deportations
Posted on 04/05/2014 12:09:44 PM PDT by mdittmar
More than 1,000 people are deported every day. It is predicted that in April, the Obama administration will have deported 2 million people during its tenure. Amid congressional inaction, President Barack Obama and his administration need to hear from working families that we can't wait any longer for action. The president can take concrete, bold and necessary actions today to stop senseless deportations that tear families apart from each other.
Today, groups are holding events across the country to say: 2Million2Many! Not One More Deportation!
Find a #2Million2Many April 5 event near you.
If you take pictures and share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, don't forget to use the hashtag: #2Million2Many.
How about we start ‘Two Million, Too Few!!’
2,000,000 down, 18,000,000 to go.
The AFL-CIO - chief purveyor of immigration laws from 1924 on - is now on the side of capitalist exploitation of workers by unfair competition with imported stoop labor?
Beyond hilarious. In what way does this organization claim to be on the side of the mythical “American Worker”?
Two million is a start. Time to kick it up a notch, or three.
And as usual it is not with the rank and file or America! It stands before, make that in the way of, the American worker demanding tribute.
Obama - on the wrong side of an argument with AFL-CIO?
Don’t look up - pigs are flying, and you don’t want to get that stuff in your eyes. Bad enough wiping it out of your hair and brushing it off your coat.
Imagine the damage that one decision has done to our republic.
“The AFL-CIO - chief purveyor of immigration laws from 1924 on - is now on the side of capitalist exploitation of workers by unfair competition with imported stoop labor?
Beyond hilarious. In what way does this organization claim to be on the side of the mythical American Worker?”
They are simply looking for stupid immigrants from SOTB to pay union dues. They don’t give a rat’s behind about the “American Worker.” Like the politicians, they are just worried where the money will come from to continue to support their thugocracy!
More than 1,000 people are deported every day
Indeed. 1,000 criminals that broke the law and enter this Country illegally. That the Unions want to stop this is not about goodness but cheap labor and more union members.
It is a slap in the face to the hundreds of thousands of people that legally come her and follow the law and work to become citizens as the law designed.
The media thought they were great.
They see it as the more Democrat voters, the better for the American worker, I’m sure.
Apparently, they won that battle. Corporations are now allied with the lawless leftist government in its larger war against pro-life, pro-family, pro-liberty, pro-free enterprise, pro-limited government, pro-America Christian conservatives.
That’s what ‘s hilarious.
“To save the American worker we had to get rid of him”
Yessiree, that makes sense.
what part of they are breaking the law don’t they understand. I am so sick of these people coming to this country and expecting us to pay for everything.
Perhaps they should stop coming here illegally?
Because you can be an illegal alien and still be a dues paying member of the AFL-CIO.
when LEGAL immigration is considered, the number of illegal migrants and deportations does NOT seem too few, by a large measure
what is too low is for-sure high-skilled immigration numbers and for sure too-high is “family relations” (top, move to the head of the line and trump other quotas) immigration numbers
and MOST illegals?? - they come from family, ethnic and national demographic groups that also represent the same over represented top-priority “family relations” demographic groups
I don’t believe this 2 million number for a second
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson acknowledged Tuesday that his department's deportation numbers are now mostly made up of illegal immigrants caught at the border, not just those from the interior, which means they can't be compared one-to-one with deportations under President Bush or other prior administrations.
The administration has argued it is tougher on illegal immigration than previous presidents, and immigrant-rights groups have excoriated President Obama, calling him the "deporter-in-chief" for having kicked out nearly 2 million immigrants during his five-year tenure.
But Republican critics have argued those deportation numbers are artificially inflated because more than half of those being deported were new arrivals, caught at the border by the U.S. Border Patrol. Previous administrations primarily counted only those caught in the interior of the U.S. by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
"Under the Obama administration, more than half of those removals that were attributed to ICE are actually a result of Border Patrol arrests that wouldn't have been counted in prior administrations," said Rep. John Culberson, Texas Republican.
"Correct," Mr. Johnson confirmed.
That would mean that in a one-to-one comparison with the final years of the Bush administration, deportations of those same people under Mr. Obama had actually fallen, according to immigration analysts who have studied the data.
In 2013, ICE was responsible for about 133,000 of the 368,000 immigrants removed. The Washington Times calculated that meant a less than 1 percent risk of an illegal immigrant living in the interior of the U.S. being deported.
Mr. Johnson said they are prioritizing those they think deserve deportation. In the past, illegal immigrants from Mexico who had just illegally crossed the border would often times be returned, only to try again almost immediately. Now, many of them are put into full deportation proceedings. [The Washington Times, 3/12/14]
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