Immigration

Bush-Appointed Judge Temporarily Blocks Obama’s Immigration Executive Order

Bush-Appointed Judge Temporarily Blocks Obama’s Immigration Executive Order

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen, who was appointed by president George W. Bush, temporarily blocked President Obama’s immigration executive order late Monday. This means a court will now decide if the executive order was constitutional or if President Obama overstepped his bounds. The temporary halt by the judge gives the […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News, Immigration
PA Federal Judge Declares Aspects of Obama’s Immigration Action Unconstitutional

PA Federal Judge Declares Aspects of Obama’s Immigration Action Unconstitutional

Is there trouble ahead for President Obama’s immigration action? A federal court in Pennsylvania has declared aspects of his executive order unconstitutional. Washington Post:  According to the opinion by Judge Arthur Schwab, the president’s policy goes “beyond prosecutorial discretion” in that it provides a relatively rigid framework for considering applications […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration
Ted Cruz Compares Obama to Roman “Despot” Catiline Over Immigration Plan

Ted Cruz Compares Obama to Roman “Despot” Catiline Over Immigration Plan

Sen. Ted Cruz, who engineered the government shutdown, is spouting off over President Obama’s immigration plan by comparing him to Roman despot Catiline (Lucius Sergius Catilina). Really Mr. Green Eggs and Ham, Roman orations? “When, President Obama, do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that madness […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration
Obama’s New Immigration Plan Shields Nearly 5 Million Illegal Immigrants

Obama’s New Immigration Plan Shields Nearly 5 Million Illegal Immigrants

President Obama’s immigration plan will shield five million illegal immigrants and shift the focus to undocumented felons, gang members and suspected terrorists. The White House says the president’s plan doesn’t provide a path to presidency. President Obama quoted Leviticus 19:33-34 in his #immigration speech. Obama will reject claims he is offering a […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration, Latest News
President Obama to Address Nation on Immigration Reform

President Obama to Address Nation on Immigration Reform

The heads of Republicans are exploding over President Obama’s imminent executive order for immigration reform that is expected to shield five million illegal immigrants. Our immigration system has been broken for decades — and every minute we fail to act, millions of people who live in the shadows but want […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration
President Obama Plays Politics by Delaying Immigration Action Until After Elections

President Obama Plays Politics by Delaying Immigration Action Until After Elections

BAD STRATEGY:  President Obama enraged pro-immigration activists with his decision to delay immigration reform until after the November elections. Um, that’s called playing politics — a blatant political move. But will the immigration advocates run to the other side? I scarcely believe the Republican Party is right faction to align […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration
Thanks to ‘Speaker’ Ted Cruz, House GOP Border Crisis Plan Blows Up!

Thanks to ‘Speaker’ Ted Cruz, House GOP Border Crisis Plan Blows Up!

More lunacy from the do-nothing House GOP as their bill goes up in flames. House Republicans were forced to withdraw an emergency spending bill to address the unaccompanied minors streaming across the US-Mexico border as a rebellion erupted among the ranks. This is a major embarrassment for the party, but no-one […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration
Rick Perry Disses President Obama by Refusing Formal Meeting and Handshake

Rick Perry Disses President Obama by Refusing Formal Meeting and Handshake

The Republican disrespect of President Obama continues….Texas Gov. Rick Perry declines meet with President Obama and handshake in Austin on Wednesday. Yep, this is the grandfather of conspiracy theories about immigration and border protection. In a letter to President Obama, Mr. Oops wrote: I appreciate the offer to greet you at […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration
Drudge Report Low: ‘Illegal Found Dead in Tex’ Headline was Really an 11-Year-Old Child

Drudge Report Low: ‘Illegal Found Dead in Tex’ Headline was Really an 11-Year-Old Child

The Drudge Report, which delivers talking points to the right wing, is up to its usual tricks. The headline leading the page today is “Illegal Found Dead in Tex.” Um, one problem with that — it deliberately ignores the fact that the “illegal” was an 11-year-old child, Gilberto Francisco Ramos […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News, Immigration
Immigration Reform DOA, President Obama to Use Executive Order on Fixes

Immigration Reform DOA, President Obama to Use Executive Order on Fixes

The Republican Party wants the Hispanic vote, but they have no desire to fix the broken immigration system.  Roll Call reports, “The White House is throwing in the towel on a comprehensive immigration bill this year after Speaker John Boehner told Obama last week that he will not allow a vote in […]

by Janet Shan· · Immigration