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In Obama’s Final Days, Immigration Abuses Pile up, Americans Count Down to Jan. 20

President-elect Donald Trump, Sen. Jeff Sessions and Gen. John Kelly, the Attorney General and Homeland Security Secretary nominees, respectively, cannot start their new jobs fast enough. While I watched Tuesday’s confirmation hearings, two items came across my desk that show yet again how woefully eroded immigration enforcement has become during the Obama administration.

Beware: Mexico Introduces New ID for Aliens: 'Pasaporte de Proteccion'

When Marco Antonio Aviles, a 15-year-old illegal alien, went to the Mexican Consulate in Austin, Texas, with his mother, his intention was to apply for a protective passport that could greatly increase his odds of qualifying for deferred action for childhood arrivals. The Mexican government grants so-called protective passports to its nationals living abroad who don’t qualify for a regular passport.
 
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