The Obama Policy That Is Behind The Border Tsunami

BREITBART — Depending on who you talk to, the massive wave of immigrants crossing our Southern border, was caused by A – The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, B – Obama’s 2012 executively ordered “Dream Act” amnesty, or C – Central American poverty and violence. All three of those answers partially explain the influx, but it wasn’t until one mostly ignored Obama policy initiative was issued in August of 2013, that the floodgates opened. Tara Servatius, the host of Charleston, SC’s Morning Radio News Show on 1250 WTMA, explains at the American Thinker: The flood of illegal immigrant children, piling up like human debris on the US border, won’t stop until conservatives learn about the obscure Obama administration policy that’s deliberately driving it and reverse it. Issued in August of 2013, the policy is called the “Family Interest Directive,” and it essentially forbids Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from deporting, arresting or even detaining any illegal immigrant who is the caretaker of a child. That includes parents, legal guardians and even unrelated adults who merely claim they care for the child in question. The theory behind the directive is that it would be morally wrong to separate children from their “caretakers.” [Read More]