President Obama’s Record of Dismantling Immigration Enforcement

Article publisher: 
FAIR
Article date: 
24 July 2012
Article category: 
National News
Medium
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From the Introduction - President Obama’s Record of Dismantling Immigration Enforcement:

...This report details how the Obama Administration has carried out a policy of de facto amnesty for millions of illegal aliens through executive policy decisions. Since 2009, the Obama Administration has systematically gutted effective immigration enforcement policies, moved aggressively against state and local governments that attempt to enforce immigration laws, and stretched the concept of "prosecutorial discretion" to a point where it has rendered many immigration laws meaningless. Remarkably, the Administration has succeeded in doing all this with barely a peep of protest from Congress.

Thus, despite the fact that the U.S. Constitution grants Congress plenary authority over immigration policy, the Executive Branch is now making immigration policy unconstrained by constitutional checks and balances...

 

Read the complete report in PDF format: President Obama’s Record of Dismantling Immigration Enforcement.

 


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Study accuses Obama administration of 'dismantling' immigration enforcement

Fox News.com July 24, 2012

FoxNews.comA detailed timeline being released this week by a leading anti-illegal immigration group documents what the organization describes as a pattern by the Obama administration of looking the other way on immigration enforcement.

While the charges are not necessarily new, the detailed list of grievances regarding the administration's immigration policy could provide fodder for those trying to paint President Obama as weak on enforcement in advance of the November election.

The Federation for American Immigration Reform, which provided an advance copy of the election-year study to FoxNews.com, catalogued dozens of statements and policy decisions since 2009. The group claims the "unilateral actions" all bend toward the same goal -- "to render enforcement of U.S. immigration laws ineffective."...