Obama: Immigration bill with amnesty provisions would make U.S. safer

Article publisher: 
The Washington Times
Article date: 
15 May 2014
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

Just a day after the release of a report showing his administration has set free hundreds of illegal immigrants [illegal aliens] convicted of murder and other serious crimes, President Obama told law enforcement groups Tuesday that an immigration bill with amnesty provisions would make America safer.

During a meeting at the White House, Mr. Obama said fixing the nation’s immigration system and allowing illegal immigrants to become citizens is “the right thing to do for safety and security in communities all across America.”

“It would allow law enforcement to focus on its primary mission, which is keeping our communities safe,” Mr. Obama said.

But a report on Monday showed that the Obama administration in 2013 released tens of thousands of criminals awaiting possible deportation, including some accused of murder, sexual assault, arson and kidnapping. A total of 36,007 illegal immigrants who committed nearly 88,000 crimes combined were freed last year while being processed for deportation, according to the report from the Center of Immigration Studies...


It appears that one need look no further than the Oval Office for the essence of media spin. The sad part is that some people still believe the prevarications. 


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1848 [T]he promise of the United States to police its boundaries (Article XI)