Obama chief of staff pledges amnesty after election

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Washington (AP) — President Barack Obama will act on his own by year’s end to remake the nation’s fractured immigration system, and he will go as far as he can under the law, the White House chief of staff told frustrated Latino lawmakers Thursday. Chief of staff Denis McDonough made the commitments in a closed-door […]

Homeland Security Chief: Amnesty Delay to Avoid 1994 Midterm Repeat

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Breitbart — VIDEO: Wednesday at the Council on Foreign Relations, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson seemed to contradict his boss, President Barack Obama, by suggesting the decision to put of the executive order granting amnesty to upwards of 5 million illegal immigrants currently living in the United States until after the November midterm elections was […]

Ted Cruz Is Considering An Idea That Could Lead To A Shutdown Showdown

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Yahoo — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday suggested Republicans include a provision that would effectively deport some young undocumented immigrants i n a crucial spending measure. Cruz’s comments raise the possibility of another government shutdown. The continuing resolution Cruz would pair with controversial immigration legislation needs to be passed by Sept. 30 if Congress […]

Amnesty After Elections

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NY Times — President Obama will delay taking executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections, bowing to pressure from fellow Democrats who feared that acting now could doom his party’s chances this fall, White House officials said on Saturday. The decision is a reversal of Mr. Obama’s vow to issue broad directives to […]

Obama will not enact executive amnesty before the midterm elections

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Breitbart — On Saturday, after the White House announced that President Barack Obama will not enact executive amnesty before the midterm elections, pro-amnesty groups vowed to “escalate” their activism what they said was a “slap to the face.” Cristina Jimenez of the pro-amnesty United We Dream group, which has confronted lawmakers like Sen. Ted Cruz […]

Obama’s Advisers in Final Review of Immigration Options

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Bloomberg — President Barack Obama’s lawyers are finishing months of work on a legal rationale for unilateral action on immigration that will have to withstand Republican assaults in the courts and during the congressional election campaign. With a self-imposed deadline three weeks away, Obama has kept his deliberations closely held, even among White House advisers, […]

La Raza Pushes Obama to Act on Amnesty: 5 Million Just the Beginning

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Breitbart — The White House has indicated that President Obama will take some kind of executive action on immigration at the end of summer, but the administration has been tight-lipped about the specifics of such a move. Reports have indicated that the executive action could provide legalization for some five million undocumented immigrants already in […]

Report: Ruling Could Allow ‘Tens or Hundreds of Millions’ to Apply for Asylum

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Breitbart — Center for Immigration Studies Director of Research Steven Camarota said that a decision by a federal immigration board to grant asylum to a victim of domestic violence in Guatemala “potentially affects tens or hundreds of millions” of people by allowing them apply for asylum on Wednesday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the […]