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Dan Stein
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Republican Leadership Is Already Dropping the Ball On Immigration

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) denounces the executive order on immigration made by U.S. President Barack Obama during a statement on Capitol Hill in Washington November 21, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The president is all-in with his amnesty memos. He claims resources don’t permit him to enforce immigration law, so he’s bypassing Congress and the constitutional limits of his office by giving over 4 million illegal aliens work documents with the intention of making it politically impossible to ever return them home. No doubt this is not the end – there is more to come over the next two years.

The president’s imperial amnesty decree

7:00 PM 06/20/2012

President Obama’s unilateral declaration last week that he will stop enforcing immigration laws for an entire class of individuals --- at least through the November election --- took many by surprise. Most are under the impression that Congress, not the White House, makes the immigration laws of the United States.