Another Back door Amnesty Skirting Co...

Another Back door Amnesty Skirting Congress from Obama!!!

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Denver, CO

#1 Mar 10, 2014
Immigration reform may be stalled in Congress, but a new Obama administration policy is extending legal status and military benefits to thousands of illegal immigrants who are the spouses, parents and children of American military members.

But critics say the policy is tantamount to backdoor amnesty.

"A whole class of aliens with no right to be in the United States are suddenly going to be allowed to live and work here on the basis of their relationship with military and veterans," said Dan Cadman, with the Center for Immigration Studies.

The exemption, called parole in place, came in the form of a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services "policy memorandum." It was not submitted to or approved by Congress, and the regulations were not published in the Federal Register, which allows for public comment prior to a rule taking effect.

"I don't want to overstate it, but it sounds very similar to imperial decree if you ask me," Cadman said. "The public had no chance to comment on this new policy. I believe the way this was done was illegal."

Obama administration officials say the new rules do not require congressional action because they're based on existing statutes.

San Francisco, CA

#2 Mar 11, 2014
VIVA Presidente Obama!!! ;)

Weatherly, PA

#3 Mar 11, 2014
Democrats are famous for giving away things they don't have or can't afford. The Republicans are afraid to do anything because they are petrified of looking even slightly anti military. The Dems. are playing the neocon leadership like fiddles.

San Francisco, CA

#4 Mar 11, 2014
spud wrote:
Democrats are famous for giving away things they don't have or can't afford. The Republicans are afraid to do anything because they are petrified of looking even slightly anti military. The Dems. are playing the neocon leadership like fiddles.
Yes amigo, and playing in a Mariachi band!! LOL!!!

Denver, CO

#5 Mar 5, 2015
wild child

East Hartford, CT

#6 Mar 5, 2015
And obama will hopefully be arrested soon, and the judge is not lifting the order, lol.f.....ccccck him and his illegals.
Memo From Turner

Bellmore, NY

#7 Mar 5, 2015
"Parole in place" has been in existence since the 1960's. Many people believe that it is possible for somebody to marry a citizen and get a green card. That may be possible for somebody who is here illegally because of a visa overstay, but somebody who entered without inspection can not interview for a green card in the US. Even if they are married to a citizen they still have to return to their home country to interview at a US consulate.

That does not sound bad, but there is another law that came into effect in 1996 that says when an undocumented person leaves the country for any reason they are barred from even applying for re-entry for ten years.

This is a clear example of the"broken immigration system". If they follow one law they are now in direct violation of another law.

Parole in place is granted in rare circumstances and they let the person interview in the US. There are a number of other requirements that must be met before even applying for parole in place. Now they are allowing being the spouse of an active duty to meet one of those requirements. Big deal. Does anybody seriously think the paralyzed veteran in the story should be punished further? Or any veteran for that matter?

There are thousands of stories about people who returned home to interview and as a result have been separated from their spouses for years. There are also ten's of thousands or perhaps hundred's of thousands of stories about people who decide to remain here illegally because of the minefield they have to enter to adjust their status.

If your goal is to reduce the number of people who are in the country illegally then parole in place is a good thing. What is a bad thing is the ten year bar. It is ridiculous that we have laws on the books that penalize people for trying to LEAVE the country. How come nobody complains about that?

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