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Congressman Optimistic Obama Will Grant Immigrants Legal Status
LATimes ^ | July 19, 2014 | HECTOR BECERRA

Posted on 07/19/2014 11:12:17 PM PDT by Steelfish

Congressman Optimistic Obama Will Grant Immigrants Legal Status

By HECTOR BECERRA U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez tells National Council of La Raza, 'I believe the president will act' on immigration

At La Raza convention, congressman chastises House Republicans for harsh rhetoric over surge of migrant youths

In a fiery speech at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said he was confident after meeting with President Obama last week that the president will move forward in the coming months with an executive order that would grant legal status to millions of immigrants in the country illegally, possibly including the parents of American-born children.

We sat down with the president... and we said to him, 'Mr. President, we want you to be as generous and broad and wise as the Republicans have been small and mean-spirited.'

Gutierrez, speaking on the first day of the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza, also took aim at Republicans for failing to pass immigration reform legislation and warned that there would be a political price to pay. He chastised the harsh rhetoric in conservative corners against a surge of tens of thousands of Central American youths who illegally crossed the Southwestern border in recent months fleeing violence in their home countries.

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1 posted on 07/19/2014 11:12:17 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

It’s already occurred. 70% have gotten amnesty. This issue is now dead. Congress plays no role and registers no protest.


2 posted on 07/19/2014 11:13:21 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

Gutierrez envisions the day when America will become another Mexico or Honduras or El Salvador. He needs this “immigration” fiasco in order to get the votes into this country to pull it off.


3 posted on 07/19/2014 11:16:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: Steelfish
As if this will surprise any.....Alibama will once again move his mighty pen as if it was a sword against the very heart of America people, and that without blinking.


4 posted on 07/19/2014 11:18:34 PM PDT by caww
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To: Steelfish

I think both the House and Senate should go to a 120-day schedule per year and just go home entirely after 1 July. No necessity for them to operate. Pay them for part-time status and just let the President run the country.


5 posted on 07/19/2014 11:26:02 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Steelfish

This could be a good thing. Once Americans see their jobs going to illegals, there could be an uprising . . . Or maybe not ...


6 posted on 07/19/2014 11:42:47 PM PDT by 11th_VA (Decriminalize Tax Evasion)
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To: 11th_VA
This could be a good thing. Once Americans see their jobs going to illegals, there could be an uprising . . . Or maybe not ...

Most likely, the maybe not choice applies. Most Americans are in the BOHICA mode. They will not wake up till there is a full on economic crash. After that, all bets are off. What would the founding fathers be doing by now?

7 posted on 07/20/2014 12:27:26 AM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero plays a fiddle, while Obama plays Minnesota Fats)
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To: Steelfish

People generally try to project their own unresolved issues onto other situations in their life. This whole mess is merely immigrant Obama still trying to resolve his own illegal immigrant status.


8 posted on 07/20/2014 12:32:18 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: tired&retired

There should be an uprising by WTP to kick all of these sorry butts out of DC. There should DEFINITELY BE AN UPRISING ...but it seems most of US have forgotten how it is done. That seems to have been outgrown during the 60’s Remember the day?

How many more “to do’s” remain for bow-boy to check? Will the list be completed by the end of his term?


9 posted on 07/20/2014 12:51:18 AM PDT by V K Lee
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To: pepsionice

That is the essence of what I recently told my congressman.

Modern congressional elections do little more than soothe the political soul. We dutifully vote every two years in the certainty that our reps and senators still craft laws for all. The reality is elections increasingly serve to condone high crimes.

After decades of never missing an election, I’m not sure I’ll participate much longer in the farcical American republic.


10 posted on 07/20/2014 1:35:14 AM PDT by Jacquerie (Article V. If not now, when?)
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To: Steelfish
HE CANNOT GIVE CITIZENSHIP LEGALLY WITHOUT CONGRESS, ONLY THEY HAVE THAT AUTHORITY.
And you sir need to be charged with TREASON!!
11 posted on 07/20/2014 1:38:51 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: 11th_VA
You need to go back to DU with that defeatist bs! Get lost!!
12 posted on 07/20/2014 1:40:58 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Steelfish

They have to either impeach this bastard or take all his money away.


13 posted on 07/20/2014 1:45:28 AM PDT by ZULU (Go REDSKINS!!! Impeach Obama!!!)
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To: Steelfish

Can we hold this “congressman” and his outfit, la raza, responsible for the upcoming untold numbers of deaths that are going to occur in this country due to rampant contagious diseases, acute medication shortages and most likely, an inability to meet seasonal demand for vaccinations. This years cold, flu and pneumonia seasons is shaping up to make last year look tame. Seems it’ll be a forgone conclusion that the invasion participants are going to get first dibs on flu and pneumonia shots.What always concerns me is the constant BS coming out of DC, especially when they tell you there’s nothing to worry about.


14 posted on 07/20/2014 3:18:25 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: Artie

EVERY illegal “child” that has swarmed into the US in the past six months needs to be sent to Gutierrez’ district. It’s about time his constituents reap their reward for inflicting this bozo on the rest of us.


15 posted on 07/20/2014 4:28:12 AM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: Steelfish

Congress is too busy counting their stuffed envelopes to care about things like what the American People think.


16 posted on 07/20/2014 4:56:32 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: ZULU

Revelation 13:4
And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?


17 posted on 07/20/2014 4:59:38 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Steelfish

“Luis Gutierrez tells National Council of La Raza,.....”

Well, that’s as far as I had to read to go to another thread.


18 posted on 07/20/2014 5:26:39 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Steelfish

Obama plays shell game with buses Council of La Raza gets giddy.


19 posted on 07/20/2014 5:30:35 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Steelfish

Why bother becoming “legal” if no one will kick you out? Becoming legal means paying taxes and sending your kids to school. They can vote without “becoming legal.” That gets them the free stuff. Isn’t it what this is all about?


20 posted on 07/20/2014 6:03:55 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Steelfish

...”It’s already occurred. 70% have gotten amnesty. This issue is now dead. Congress plays no role and registers no protest.”...

I heard yesterday that by 2025, Spanish will be language #1, English #2. Do you see why the progressives wanted to kill our laws for the sake of winning elections? I am hoping that some of the new immigrants will have a better morality than what we have seen in America in the past few years. We know they do not want a nation like the one they have fled.


21 posted on 07/20/2014 6:23:29 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Steelfish

... that would grant legal status to millions of immigrants in the country illegally ...

If a president has the power to “grant” that which is illegal as legal, we no longer live in a constitutional republic. We are Venezuela.


22 posted on 07/20/2014 7:34:14 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Steelfish

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Mex.)

Someone suggested that the border crossings would dry up pretty quick with the suggestion that the US is planning to make Mexico involuntary territories of the US, converting its government into territorial legislatures.

This is because the government of Mexico would about poop itself.


23 posted on 07/20/2014 8:54:08 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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