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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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To: not2worry

Hope you are right not2. My wife is from Peru and called this move months ago; that Obama would get desperate and try to legalize all the illegals.
This household is furious and I have already called and e-mailed Bill Nelson and asked him to speak out against Obama. He is a worthless zombie though.
And yes, the wife is a full-fledged US citizen the correct, legal way. We were patient for years and paid the fees as expected. And she is an awesome, conservative woman that hates RINO’s.
This move by Obama should cost him Florida as their calculations will backfire.


101 posted on 06/15/2012 8:51:49 AM PDT by Machu Picchu
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To: tcrlaf; Liz

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.
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Oh by all means give AMNESTY to all the illegal aliens who have served in the US military...

and explain to me how they were accepted into an institution which requires proof of US citizenship or legal residence ...(a Green Card)...

BTW the day they turned 18 they cease to be so called law abiding...

They were now breaking the law all on their own...

so just the law abiding adult illegal aliens who have served in the military should apply...

Good luck with that...


102 posted on 06/15/2012 8:51:59 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: BlatherNaut

No obeying this order!


103 posted on 06/15/2012 8:53:13 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Machu Picchu

Backlash is coming against Obama come November.


104 posted on 06/15/2012 8:54:37 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: tcrlaf

They sense a RUBIO VP and more loss of Latino votes due to this pick by Mitt... this is real desperation!


105 posted on 06/15/2012 8:55:27 AM PDT by Republic Rocker
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To: ColdOne

Why would they have the high ground? Where have they set the example to follow? Where not both Reagan and Bush for and pushed for amnesty? If this stands, the GOP thru demographics and spite are finished.


106 posted on 06/15/2012 8:55:56 AM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: altura

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

Well when Willie Mitty extends that AMNESTY to the parents and other family members and drops the or serve in the military part..

how about you then ???


107 posted on 06/15/2012 8:56:37 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: tcrlaf

In some countries citizens wake up to learn that one individual has, by decree, changed major national policy. Evidently the United States of America has become one of those countries.


108 posted on 06/15/2012 8:57:15 AM PDT by CaroleL
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To: taildragger

My 79 year old Mother, Betty Geissler, died Feb 4th. She is the one who started me in FR. She registered after I showed her how but never made a post. Read FR hourly for many years. She was a prayer warrior before there were prayer warriors. As much as I miss her I am glad she didn’t have to witness this idiot taking our country down the toilet. It would have driven her mad. I know she is rolling over in her grave as we speak. I am waiting in EAGER anticipation to a response from Congress and eventually SCOTUS. If things continue you can find me in the Caribbean under the closest palm tree with my laptop and FR.


109 posted on 06/15/2012 8:57:49 AM PDT by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: Polyxene

That surprise is pending the Zimmerman case...see sig.


110 posted on 06/15/2012 8:58:20 AM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: yorkie
The report issued yesterday by TIGTA found that individuals not authorized to work in the United States were using Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN) to file tax returns and claim the Additional Child Tax Credit, a refundable credit intended for working families.

http://www.taxtv.com/undocumented-worker-received-4-2-billion-in-refundable-tax-credits/

111 posted on 06/15/2012 9:04:09 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Theoria; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy; stephenjohnbanker; NFHale; ...
RE “’The treason party vs the coward party assuming Romney even really objects to this which I doubt.’
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Huh? Have not, year after year, both parties have done nothing about securing the border and enforcing the law. Now, we get this. As to be expected of traitors, all of them.

I really dislike Romney.

Between Obama/Pannetta forcing DOD to celibrate Gay Pride Month and this executive order version of the failed Dream Act legislation, and Romney being a coward (more likely traitor) on both, I find the whole thing discouraging.

Typical Romney defense :”He wouldnt have gone as far as Obama did”

112 posted on 06/15/2012 9:06:00 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: Biggirl

Zero must have gotten it mixed up.

He was supposed to import jobs and EXPORT illegal immigrants.


113 posted on 06/15/2012 9:07:17 AM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: Iron Munro

for later


114 posted on 06/15/2012 9:07:56 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: varina davis

the MSM is already with the meme, this is Marco Rubio’s idea.

He takes Rubio out of the race with this amnesty stunt.


115 posted on 06/15/2012 9:10:14 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: TurboZamboni

It is already a law and King Amabo used his administrative privilege under certain parameters. Not everything King does is evil just the motive.


116 posted on 06/15/2012 9:11:57 AM PDT by the_daug
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To: longtermmemmory
the MSM is already with the meme, this is Marco Rubio’s idea. He takes Rubio out of the race with this amnesty stunt.

Good riddance! He's now revealed as another of Obama's Useful Idiots.

117 posted on 06/15/2012 9:12:55 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: tcrlaf

This evil admin is doing everything they can to destroy this country. They must be stopped. These cowardly RINO’s in Washington better stop this insanity before the futures of our children are destroyed.


118 posted on 06/15/2012 9:13:41 AM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: tcrlaf

Again the administration adopts a plan with no details. Those eligible have to graduate high school, which in some, if not may cases is a free education paid for at the hands of local taxpayers. Will they be eligible for government and state grants, loans and scholarships for college? Will they have to pay in state or foreign tuition? How do they join the military without U.S. documentation? What will the military requirements be? If they join the military (2 year enlistment with Honorable Discharge) will they be eligible for the same GI Bill that our government funds for American soldiers. Again, policy presented without the details and this policy should be detailed precisely to the administrations intent so there is no question or legal debate.


119 posted on 06/15/2012 9:15:14 AM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: tcrlaf

Then herd them all right over to the nearest New Acorn office to register them all as Democrats.


120 posted on 06/15/2012 9:18:59 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: BlatherNaut

rubio’s proposal was a “starting point” (his words) it was never intended as the final version (his words)

I now see GED mills popping up where ANYONE WITH A PULSE will have a diploma. Also how many illegas ill be going to private schools.

CONGRATS TAXPAYERS, you will pay MORE for useless union public school teachers.


121 posted on 06/15/2012 9:20:53 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: tcrlaf

Baraq Sheik Obomba has just created 800,000 votes for himself.

BUCK OFAMA


122 posted on 06/15/2012 9:21:11 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: tcrlaf

“So let it be written. So let it be done.” said Pharaoh (Yul Brynner) in the 1956 movie The Ten Commandments

With an all-powerful Executive Branch, why do we even bother with Representatives of We the People any longer?!? Once again, when Obama doesn’t get what HE (!!!) wants from our elected Representatives, he just proclaims that IT WILL BE by Executive Order or through rules enacted by his proxies in the Executive Departments.


123 posted on 06/15/2012 9:23:18 AM PDT by LTC.Ret (You'd think I would know better than to volunteer!!! www.sendmetocongress.us)
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To: yorkie

Your link says 4.2 Billion in refund credits.


124 posted on 06/15/2012 9:24:54 AM PDT by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: tcrlaf
The exact details of how the program will work, including how much immigrants will have to pay to apply and what proof they will need, still are being worked out. Yeah, good luck with that considering they are undocumented. Typical leftist do goodism.
125 posted on 06/15/2012 9:26:17 AM PDT by ELS (Vivat Benedictus XVI!)
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To: tcrlaf

Sooooo can these people vote? Or we’re just not deporting them?


126 posted on 06/15/2012 9:31:12 AM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: tcrlaf

Fags in the military, gay marriage, enough debt to destroy a nation, illegal amnesty, increased taxes, fast-and-furious to kill the second amendment. Get ready boys, civil war may be upon us soon by the Great Divider Obama-hole in Chief!


127 posted on 06/15/2012 9:33:39 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: apillar
Because we are granting all the illegals, legal status.”

What the executive branch can grant, the executive branch can take away. Say, on January 21, 2013.

128 posted on 06/15/2012 9:37:16 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: apillar
Because we are granting all the illegals, legal status.”

What the executive branch can grant, the executive branch can take away. Say, on January 21, 2013.

129 posted on 06/15/2012 9:37:32 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: tcrlaf
Romney can do something about this right now if he has the balls. Romney should immediately announce that, once he is President, he will use the Amnesty List as a Deportation List. Signing up for the Amnesty will be the equivalent of signing your own deportation papers.

This will also serve as a "No Confidence" vote for Obama, undermining his authority immediately as few Illegals sign up for the program.

130 posted on 06/15/2012 9:37:54 AM PDT by 10mm
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To: longtermmemmory

I called Rubio’s office (he’s one of my Senators), and they had “no official position at this time.”


131 posted on 06/15/2012 9:39:48 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: satan

Unemployment just jumped 800,000?

What makes you think these children don’t already have jobs?


132 posted on 06/15/2012 9:47:32 AM PDT by WilliamRobert (Ted Cruz Texas' true conservative)
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To: Whenifhow
People on twitter calling congress members Told them step up, or pack up. Why bother still being there?

If anyone thinks that Boehner or McConnell will do anything but speak a few words, they will be sadly mistaken.

Obama clearly understands that the GOP-e will have NO disagreement with his actions.

If our leadership in Congress truly believe this act to be unconstitutional they would act. My bet is NOTHING will be done.

133 posted on 06/15/2012 9:52:34 AM PDT by sand88
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To: tcrlaf

Maybe we need to start an “Obamaville” on the front lawn of every US Senator and Representative?


134 posted on 06/15/2012 9:56:09 AM PDT by The Duke
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To: 10mm
"No Confidence" mittens will do this. Like the idea though.
135 posted on 06/15/2012 10:02:01 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Little Ray
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.


Lots of classified information given to our enemies.
136 posted on 06/15/2012 10:08:40 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: RummyChick
I wonder if the blacks with no jobs will get incensed at this..somehow ..I doubt it.

Only if their monthly hush money checks stop coming in. As if they really want to work in the first place.
137 posted on 06/15/2012 10:12:58 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: tcrlaf
Nice dog and pony show he's running.

Desperate times call for desperate measures...I guess.

He's getting funnier by the day.
138 posted on 06/15/2012 10:22:20 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: tcrlaf; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

139 posted on 06/15/2012 10:30:26 AM PDT by HiJinx (He who controls the water, controls life.)
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To: sickoflibs

“As I recall this is the Dream Act which Obama couldnt get the votes for.”

That’s exactly why he did this. Stroke of the pen, law of the land...kinda cool, eh?


140 posted on 06/15/2012 10:30:36 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: tcrlaf

Amnesty has never worked. It did not work in the 1980s and it will not work now. All this will do is speed up our transition to being a third world hispanic hole a la Mexico. Take one look at demographic trends and you’ll see where we are headed. The hispanization of America will destroy the Republican party and make us even more of a big government corrupt welfare state. One need only look at hispanic voting trends and their love of welfare to know that.


141 posted on 06/15/2012 10:50:47 AM PDT by Woodsman27
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To: Gaffer

This is the exact meme of the regime. Tough on illegals the week before and then its Christmas the week after. Just more triangulation. Being on all sides of all issues all the time,Axel learned it from Bubba.


142 posted on 06/15/2012 10:57:12 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: sanjuanbob
This is bait for Romney. He better think carefully before being hooked.

I agree -- it's bait for Romney and entire GOP. Obama is counting on his audacity causing a big push-back from Romney/GOP, which he can then use to demonize them as racist and against the poor, innocent children who did nothing wrong, etc. Very sly and perhaps very effective... time will tell. Hope our side can find a way to turn it against Obama instead of being trapped by it.
143 posted on 06/15/2012 10:57:39 AM PDT by TheCornerOffice
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To: skeeter

Yep, it’s not constitutional, since this is Congress’ domain

“The Supreme Court has ruled that the Congressional power to regulate naturalization, from Article 1, Section 8, includes the power to regulate immigration (see, for example, Hampton v. Mow Sun Wong, 426 U.S. 88 [1976]).”

http://www.usconstitution.net/constnot.html#immigration


144 posted on 06/15/2012 11:04:51 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: AuntB; stephenjohnbanker; Liz; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas
RE :”“As I recall this is the Dream Act which Obama couldnt get the votes for.”.......
That’s exactly why he did this. Stroke of the pen, law of the land...kinda cool, eh?

Like most of what he does this rallies his liberal/progressive base behind him. What they really want is for him to demand a massive stimulus package bigger than the 2009 one.

But notice he sees little political drawback in doing this. Romney is unlikely to say anything and in response to the few congressmen who object Obama will claim it is ‘same old, same old’ political attacks.

America is sleeping while obama burns down the country.

145 posted on 06/15/2012 11:34:06 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: tcrlaf
Millions of American citizens and legal immigrants are unemployed. Youth unemployment is over 50%. Obama's solution is to increase the population of unemployed.

Giving American jobs to criminal aliens.

146 posted on 06/15/2012 11:47:04 AM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: TheCornerOffice

It will be pretty easy to turn this against the Dear Leader. All we have to do is interview a couple of union guys and see just how much they like giving over their “formerly” high paying jobs to younger inexperienced and non-union illegals.


147 posted on 06/15/2012 12:03:21 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: sickoflibs

” America is sleeping while obama burns down the country. “

That certainly covers it.


148 posted on 06/15/2012 12:03:52 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: HiJinx

This is insanity. The damage this will do to our country will be irreversible.


149 posted on 06/15/2012 1:54:21 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: Tennessee Nana; AuntB; Clintonfatigued; Grampa Dave; Condor51

The scam continues——they whine they only violate our borders “to get a better life.”

They then establish multiple identities w/ forged/faked documents (which the impoverished illegals purchase for several thousand dollars each), they ride the gravy train with every identity to bilk the US of billions.

Surprise......now we “find” (/snix) they have a dedicated political agenda, multiple legal groups, many hyphenated pressure groups, lobbyists, and are highly organized.

They’re not even US citizens but the self-serving, self-entitled scum are ordering around our govt to get what they want.


150 posted on 06/15/2012 2:40:19 PM PDT by Liz
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