Question: If an illegal immigrant child has been here for 20-30+ years then why have they not yet applied for citizenship? 👊
“Attorney General Jeff Sessions will brief reporters 11 a.m. on Tuesday about the administration’s decision to end the quasi-amnesty for young illegals imposed by former President Barack Obama in 2012.This enraged Obama.
By allowing Sessions to announce the decision instead of President Donald Trump, the administration is portraying the decision as a legal matter, not a political issue.
The so-called “DACA” amnesty is being closed down because it is legally indefensible, and because Trump campaigned on the promise to close down the amnesty.
Since 2012, Obama’s amnesty has provided work permits and legal documents to 800,000 younger illegals aged 15 to 36, allowing them to compete for jobs against Americans. The 800,000 illegals are part of a larger population of roughly 11 million illegal immigrants, of whom about 8 million hold jobs.
The 800,000 illegals are part of a larger population of roughly 11 million illegal immigrants, of whom about 8 million hold jobs, effectively reducing average wages for American employees.”
“Former President Barack Obama plans to speak out if President Donald Trump declares his intention to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to a person close to Obama.It’s unheard of for a former President to criticize his successor in such a way.
Trump is expected to announce on Tuesday that in six months, he will terminate the Obama-era DACA initiative, which grants two-year work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and stayed out of trouble. POLITICO first reported the news.
Obama used executive actions to launch the program in June 2012, providing assurances before his re-election that he would protect the so-called “Dreamers.” Trump had suggested in the past that he didn’t want to deport Dreamers, saying in April that they should “rest easy,” but the immigration hawks in his administration have argued that DACA is an illegal program.
Obama’s current plan is to post a statement on Facebook and link to it on Twitter, where the former president has more than 94 million followers. In his final presidential press availability, he suggested that he would speak out if Trump went after the Dreamers — and that it was one of the few issues where he would feel morally compelled to do so. He said he would not remain silent in the face of “efforts to round up kids who have grown up here and for all practical purposes are American kids, and send them someplace else, when they love this country.”
“Senate investigators have had problems getting the FBI to reveal information about the Trump dossier. They’re not the only ones. Outside groups filing Freedom of Information Act requests are running up against a stone wall when it comes to the dossier.The FBI claims they can’t release the information in response to a Freedom of Information Act request because it would force them to confirm or deny the existence of an investigation.
On March 8, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA request for documents regarding the bureau’s contacts with Christopher Steele, the former British spy who dug for dirt in Russia on candidate Donald Trump in the months before the 2016 presidential election. Steele’s effort was commissioned by the oppo research firm Fusion GPS, which at the time was being paid by still-unidentified Democrats who supported Hillary Clinton. Just weeks before the election, the FBI reportedly agreed to support Steele’s oppo project — an extraordinary action in the midst of a campaign which Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said raised “questions about the FBI’s independence from politics…
… The idea was that the records would shed light on the basic questions regarding the dossier. Just what did the FBI do? Why? And — this is very important to Grassley — did the FBI ever use the “salacious and unverified” (the words of former FBI Director James Comey) information in the dossier as a basis for applying for warrants to put Americans under surveillance?”