President Donald Trump’s revised, softened executive order that pauses refugee entry from six terrorist-sponsoring nations – Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Libya and Syria – and suspends the refugee resettlement admissions program for 120 days is sure to set off explosive racism and anti-Muslim charges leveled at the administration.
Speaking from the Oval Office in his first weekly radio address broadcast January 28, President Donald J. Trump said, “This administration has hit the ground running at a record pace…. We’re doing it with speed and we’re doing it with intelligence … on behalf of the American people.”
One thing President Obama’s executive action amnesty is not, despite the White House and the Department of Justice’s insistence, is an emergency measure. There’s no urgency to granting work permits, Social Security numbers, welfare benefits and earned income tax credits to 5 million illegal immigrants. Some have lived in the U.S.
New York Times reporter Amy Chozick is understandably miffed by presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s reluctance to answer questions – she’s only responded to seven since declaring on April 12. Hoping to get something out of Clinton, Chozick urged readers to submit their own questions via Facebook to The New York Times Politics andWashington page.
The United States is, at least on paper, a democratic republic. Considering the huge influence that immensely wealthy individuals, corporations and special interest groups now wield, it has been said that the nation has been transformed into an oligarchy.
At 8:00 PM EST, President Obama will finally deliver on his promise to grant an administrative amnesty to about 5 million illegal aliens. Even though Obama’s unconstitutional legalization has been anticipated for weeks, it’s disheartening to have official confirmation that the president doesn’t govern with Americans’ common good as his goal.
A disgruntled President Obama is running out of patience and “can’t wait in perpetuity” for Congress to pass immigration reform. Accordingly, as has been widely reported, he’ll soon issue his executive order that will suspend deportation for about five million legally deportable aliens.
Whether the final total number of newly authorized workers that President Obama’s executive order will create is the administration’s projected 800,000, the Pew Hispanic Center’s 1.4 million or the probable 2 million the Migration Policy Institute expects, one fact the other side can’t argue with: each new work permit issued makes an