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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: GSP.FAN
G*d what Bullsh*t.

How can anyone stand the sewage Times prints? TASS was a better read.

51 posted on 06/15/2012 8:23:30 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Gaffer

He may have just bumped up his own unemployment number by 800,000, and they will be counted in before the election. If this takes place immediately, they can probably process themselves into the unemployment benefit line before the election. Big Sis says it is immediate but the papers say there is a 60-day wait...probably to depress that new unemployment number.


52 posted on 06/15/2012 8:23:51 AM PDT by MHT
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To: LibsRJerks

Why pay their salaries?

No taxation without representation.


53 posted on 06/15/2012 8:24:00 AM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: GSP.FAN; All

What??
Message coordination with the queers in the media?
Say it ain’t so...

By the way, I’ve been calling this FOR MONTH’s, folks...


54 posted on 06/15/2012 8:24:50 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Pollster1
useful job skills can come here legally

your middle eastern immigrants you see in all the gas stations are known as Petroleum Engineers on their expired visas

55 posted on 06/15/2012 8:25:01 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

It is time for a committee of respected elders from both parties to visit the White House, a la Nixon, to demand - it is over.


56 posted on 06/15/2012 8:25:17 AM PDT by Minnesota fox
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To: tumblindice

You’re already on the list tumblin, so try to respond logically.

You KNOW that Romney would never do anything like this.

You know that Obama is capable of any and all evil and that all the talk about keeping him in line with the down ticket will not work.

So, don’t talk to me about DU. You Romney haters do more for Obama than anyone on DU could possibly do.

I hope you can live with it.


57 posted on 06/15/2012 8:25:55 AM PDT by altura
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To: skeeter; sanjuanbob

Anything to get the discussion off the economy.


58 posted on 06/15/2012 8:26:36 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Williams

Yeah i know..Thats this week Times cover and coincidentally Obama decides on amnesty.
Media will do anything the administration tells them..


59 posted on 06/15/2012 8:26:48 AM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: tcrlaf

Oblamea doesn’t care about ANY illegals except to encourage them to vote for him...which is unconstitutional.
Then again, USC is another thing Oblamea doesn’t give a rat sass about.


60 posted on 06/15/2012 8:27:41 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: Williams

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

One poster on Daily Kos called it:

OBAMA HAS FREED THE HISPANIC SLAVES!!!


61 posted on 06/15/2012 8:27:58 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf

I just called by of my Senators offices to ask for their official statement
relating to Obama’s bypassing of Congress and granting Amnesty to illegal alien invaders and the responses from their staff were:
Bennett (D-CO): This is breaking news to us as well and he
does not have a position. Is there a message you’d like to pass along?
Of course, it’s obvious as a Democrat and huge advocate for Obama that he is for Amnesty, but what is his position on Obama
, again, bypassing congress to violate established Federal Law in order to pander to Mexicans?

Udall (D-CO): Asked the same question. Response (from assy clerical man). He does not have a position.
I said he doesn’t have a position on Obama again bypassing Congress in another unconstitional move? No he does not. When might a highly paid Senator have a position or at least on opinion on this issue?
Response: If and when he does, you can find it on his website. I said IF our representative has a position on the constitution, I can find it on his website?
Yes ma’am


62 posted on 06/15/2012 8:28:22 AM PDT by ebersole
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To: dagogo redux

Yep.


63 posted on 06/15/2012 8:29:57 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: ebersole

The timing is exquisite. Helps take the spotlight off Eric Holder, the economy and a myriad of other Obama fails.


64 posted on 06/15/2012 8:29:57 AM PDT by varina davis (A real American patriot -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: tcrlaf

I am shocked i tell ya the media working with the administration who would have believed it..:>)


65 posted on 06/15/2012 8:30:05 AM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: tcrlaf

Blatant pandering.

It is a violation of the law and Obama’s oath of office.

Nothing gives him the right to decide which laws to enforce and which laws to ignore.
He took an oath to enforce both.

Obama is not a king or a Soviet Premier, although he thinks he is.


66 posted on 06/15/2012 8:30:14 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: driftdiver
Anything to get the discussion off the economy.

Its a perfect vehicle to get BACK to discussing the economy, if played right.

Maybe ROmney will surprise us and, rather than talking about compassion for the children, starts talking about what this will do to the already depressed job market.

67 posted on 06/15/2012 8:30:28 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: tcrlaf

Blatant pandering.

It is a violation of the law and Obama’s oath of office.

Nothing gives him the right to decide which laws to enforce and which laws to ignore.
He took an oath to enforce both.

Obama is not a king or a Soviet Premier, although he thinks he is.


68 posted on 06/15/2012 8:30:28 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: All

elections have consequences..


69 posted on 06/15/2012 8:30:49 AM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: The Great RJ

“Obama does not have the power to make laws or selectively enforce them to suit his whim.”

Oh really??
Have you told anyone at CBS/NBC/MSNBC/CNN/NPR/WashPost/NYTimes that?

It should be very clear by now that Democrat Presidents don’t need no stinkin’ Congress, or Constitution, for that matter. They can do anything they want, and are above all laws.

Only REPUBLICANS are subject to silly things like LAWS now.


70 posted on 06/15/2012 8:31:29 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: The Great RJ
I suspect the RINO GOP leadership will do or say nothing least it might upset people

Boehner and McConnell must take immediate leadership action to step up to this most serious unconstitutional attack by the executive branch against the legislative branch, or lose whatever small amount of respect, honor or integrity they may still have with Republicans and conservatives (and undoubtedly more than a few "moderates" who care about our Republic).

71 posted on 06/15/2012 8:31:55 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: Biggirl
Getting desperate!

The WH internal polling results must look horrific.

72 posted on 06/15/2012 8:32:45 AM PDT by ILS21R (John Locke: When the social contract is broken, the people must revolt.)
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To: GSP.FAN
and his DOJ is suing states that are attempting to purge their voter rolls of illegal aliens

Pure serendipity

This is an important development … in 2000 the Florida margin in Bush v. ALGORE was only 537 votes

Send Gov. Scott an email showing your support

“If the effect of the NVRA (Motor Voter) is to force a state to allow never-eligible non-citizens the opportunity to vote,” he wrote, “then the statute might violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution, which guarantees that the right to vote cannot be denied by a dilution of the weight of a citizen’s vote.”

As for the Voting Rights Act claim, Detzner wrote, Florida already received federal permission to remove noncitizens, which is clearly spelled out in Florida law.

What’s more, the Voting Rights Act applies to only five Florida counties — Monroe, Hillsborough, Collier, Hardee and Hendry — and not the other 62 in Florida, including Miami-Dade, where about 1,600 of the 2,700 potential noncitizens were initially identified by the state in a database created by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

About 500 people in Miami-Dade have been found to be lawful citizens and voters, and 13 noncitizens have been found. Two of them might have voted and could face prosecution. The county has been unable to verify the citizenship of more than 1,100 others.

Assuming the purge halts, those people could vote this year — even if some are noncitizens.

"Not a single eligible voter as far, as I know, has been removed from the voter rolls," Scott said Wednesday on WNDB radio in Daytona Beach, according to a News Service of Florida transcript. "Not one. And we’re working to keep it that way."

"Their vote should not be diluted by people who don’t have the right to vote," Scott said. "We need to be reviewing our voter rolls and making sure only those individuals who have the right to vote … are voting."

“This hardly seems like an approach earnestly designed to protect the integrity of elections and to ensure that eligible voters have their votes counted,” said the letter, written by Scott’s hand-picked secretary of state, Ken Detzner, a fellow Republican.

Detzner also submitted a list of four questions that he wants the DOJ to answer:

LETTER HERE

.

73 posted on 06/15/2012 8:33:34 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: tcrlaf
Yep that old black magic is gone...
74 posted on 06/15/2012 8:33:48 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: tcrlaf

Note to SCOTUS and Congress: You just got BITCH SLAPPED.


75 posted on 06/15/2012 8:35:10 AM PDT by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: tcrlaf
It also bypasses Congress and....

A long time ago....

76 posted on 06/15/2012 8:35:23 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: tcrlaf

Laws? We don’t need no stinking laws.


77 posted on 06/15/2012 8:35:52 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: LetsRok

I’m retired now, but I can assure you absolutely none of the 30+ people I hired included anyone remotely on a work permit, visa or otherwise. If they weren’t a citizen, they did not get hired, period.


78 posted on 06/15/2012 8:36:19 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: the_daug

stroke of the pen, law of the land- king barry has spoken.


79 posted on 06/15/2012 8:36:26 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: tcrlaf; Liz; AuntB; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...

Let’s see : suing AZ for defending their state, suing states for requiring voter IDs and now giving work permits to illegals, that last one should help unemployed workers.

Think Romney will even mention this now that he won the primary? I doubt it. The treason party vs the coward party assuming Romney even really objects to this which I doubt.

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


80 posted on 06/15/2012 8:36:54 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: Williams
They are NOT Americans.

Everyone on the globe who manages to sneak in is now effectively an American, with all the rights of a legal citizen.

No debate, no discussion, no accountability - Der Fuehrer has declared it so. Finis!

81 posted on 06/15/2012 8:37:18 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: tcrlaf
"He don't need no stinkin' CONGRESS, or Constitution!"

Congress won't do anything about it since they are as much gutless cowards as Barry is a traitor to the United States.

82 posted on 06/15/2012 8:38:25 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: All

this neutralizes Rubio.

it is his Dream Act AMNESTY program.


83 posted on 06/15/2012 8:38:25 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: tcrlaf

I do have a question about how the young people who joined the military. How did they join w/o a thorough background check?


84 posted on 06/15/2012 8:39:09 AM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: tcrlaf

Last year (2011) the IRS gave 42.2 BILLION dollars in refund checks to illegal immigrants.

http://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2011reports/201141061fr.pdf


85 posted on 06/15/2012 8:40:25 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: skeeter

Sad to say, George Bush and the republicans in congress set the stage for this.

If Dubya (and others) had firmly enforced immigration laws to the full extent of his responsibility as president, Obama would not have such an easy time breaking the law today.

Does anyone doubt that Dubya would have done the same thing if he could have gotten away with it?

Neither party is serious about enforcing immigration laws.

By not enforcing immigration laws, Republicans are stupidly allowing pandering democrats to slowly accumulate enough of a hispanic voter base to the point they will soon have a near unbeatable majority.


86 posted on 06/15/2012 8:40:51 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: halfright

The Great Chairman Obamakov don’ need no STINKIN’ CONSTITUTION! He don’ need no STINKIN’ CONGRESS!
He is Messiah, he is above that.

That’s just an old piece of paper for chumps.

The Obama Theocracy is greater than any piece of paper!!


87 posted on 06/15/2012 8:40:54 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf

just so frustrating. WHERE IS ALL THE OUTRAGE FROM OUR GOP?


88 posted on 06/15/2012 8:41:51 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: Elle Bee

Thank you will read later and send him a show of support...My kids need food and attention.:>)


89 posted on 06/15/2012 8:41:51 AM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: tcrlaf

High treason.


90 posted on 06/15/2012 8:43:30 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: tcrlaf

It’s a popular story this morning...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2895588/posts


91 posted on 06/15/2012 8:44:44 AM PDT by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: ColdOne

Just fired off a brief note to my congressman, Tom McClintock, urging a response by our congressional leaders (who are under direct assault by this), and to urge an emergency stay by the US Supreme Court until it can evaluate the constitutionality of the action of the executive branch.


92 posted on 06/15/2012 8:45:12 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: tcrlaf

Yeah, I just can’t wait for Sharia Law /S
Disgusting. We are the laughing stock of the world with this traitor king. Next will be Pot legalization. Watch.


93 posted on 06/15/2012 8:45:28 AM PDT by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: Iron Munro

Republicans, in the end, are TERRIFIED of the enemy media.

Standing up for LAW and the CONSTITUTION just doesn’t sell as well on Oprah, or The View, as unassailable victims, or FREE S**T FOR EVERYBODY!!


94 posted on 06/15/2012 8:46:05 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf

Two years ago, 60,000 babies were born in Texas to mothers who were here illegally. These babies are now citizens.

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/state/headlines/20100807-Across-Texas-60-000-babies-3859.ece

Between 2001 and 2009, births to illegal immigrant women totaled 542,152 in Texas alone.


95 posted on 06/15/2012 8:48:26 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: Iron Munro
I agree. Nothing lays bare the fact that most Americans lack representation in Washington DC better than this issue.

They simply don't care what most of us (shown in poll after poll) want.

96 posted on 06/15/2012 8:48:40 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: twister881
>>I-M-P-E-A-C-H-M-E-N-T<<

Don't hold your breath, you'll suffocate waiting for our cowardly republican congress crooks to take a stand.

97 posted on 06/15/2012 8:49:13 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: halfright
Next will be Pot legalization. Watch.

Great.. Stoners everywhere running machinery, yet I can't go to 7-11 and get a large Snickers Bar, or now a 32 oz Slurppe, it beginning to feel like the end of times when right is wrong, wrong is right..

98 posted on 06/15/2012 8:50:04 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: longtermmemmory

They mentioned Rubio on Fox News in connection with this.

I do think it hurts Rubio.

He’s very young and probably has a future years from now when all this is sorted out.

But, for now, I’d avoid him like the plague for veep if I were Romney.


99 posted on 06/15/2012 8:50:49 AM PDT by altura
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To: sickoflibs
'The treason party vs the coward party assuming Romney even really objects to this which I doubt.'

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.

100 posted on 06/15/2012 8:51:04 AM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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