Saturday, September 18, 2010

Obama’s Backdoor Amnesty

The Obama administration has begun implementing a backdoor amnesty through selective enforcement of U.S. immigration law.

A leaked internal memorandum from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) -- part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) -- entitled “Administrative Alternatives to Comprehensive Immigration Reform” revealed a series of “deferred action” plans to sidestep legislative requirements.

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), ranking Republican on House Homeland Security Committee’s oversight subcommittee, spoke with HUMAN EVENTS about these recent actions -- or orders for inaction.

“It’s a separation of powers issue,” Bilirakis told HUMAN EVENTS in an exclusive interview. “I think they feel that they don’t have the votes in both chambers to pass amnesty. This should go through the legislative process.”...

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