Obama Overrides Congress to Rewrite US Immigration Laws to Suit his Political Agenda

Susanne Posel
June 18, 2012

President Barack Obama has pushed the boundaries of his executive powers before; even to the point of dictatorship . This latest use of presidential power to further his political objectives is no acceptation.

Obama is using the Hispanic population in the US as pawns in a bid to gain support for his re-election campaign. This executive order is also perfectly timed ahead of Obama’s scheduled address to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Florida (NALEO).

Ignoring laws passed by the US Congress, Obama has written an executive order encompassing a grab for power that no president show ever have access to.

“This isn’t about immigration but about constitutional order,” says Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies , a conservative-leaning think tank. “One problem is that even Democrats in Congress now have no right to complain about future usurpations – they might as well all go home and have Napoleon run the country.”

Obama is taking the issue of immigration into his own hands, and accusing Congress of “[standing] by and do nothing while so many families are struggling.”

This announcement coincided with the 30th anniversary of the US Supreme Court decision that stated children of illegal-immigrant parents were entitled to public education in the United States.

Obama asserts that the law is on his side, while critics feel that this is another aggressive re-interpretation of the power of the executive branch.
Senator Charles Grassley of the Senate Judiciary Committee says that only the US Congress “has the authority to write immigration laws.”

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