- Post 15 June 2012
- By Ed Farnan | Irish Central | From the Right
If America is going to change it's immigration laws, it must be done with the cooperation of all branches of our government.
Yes Mr. President, you and others in Congress wanted to pass an amnesty law known as the Dream Act. But it never made it through that pesky Congress the American people voted in to represent them. But just because Congress didn't pass a law that you wanted enacted, doesn't give you the power to flaunt the will of the people and snub them by signing an "executive order."
President Obama stated in a speech several months ago that the existing law and constitution prevents him from making changes to our immigration law. Our country is a constitutional republic with 3 separate but equal branches of government, law needs to be approved by all 3. Evidently President Obama woke up this morning, looked at his falling poll numbers and decided to be King.
Being king is much more convenient and less messy than being a President.
Yes America has an illegal immigration problem because our borders are porous and our existing laws are being ignored. The motives behind this are many, but one glaring reason is that it is being done for political purposes. ... continues here...