Immigration reform

O’s Amnesty Will Add As Many Foreign Workers As New Jobs Since '09

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

Obama's plans will distribute five million work permits to illegal immigrants, and also create a new inflow of foreign college graduates for prestigious salaried jobs, according to press reports.

Palin on Exec Amnesty: Obama Giving Americans Middle Finger

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Sarah Palin blasted  Obama for endangering the country and screwing American workers--U.S.-born and legal immigrants--of all backgrounds with his executive amnesty for illegal immigrants. 

R's Weigh Legality of Obama's Immigration Move

Jess Bravin, Wall Street Journal

Republicans counter that Obama plans to go further than predecessors in molding immigration policy, effectively rewriting immigration laws without action from Congress and violating the Constitution.

White House: Boehner Forced Immigration Move

Justin Sink, The Hill

Obama decided to move ahead with exec. action on immigration partially because Speaker John Boehner wouldn’t commit to holding a vote on reform legislation in the new Congress, a spokesman said.

Chaos If R's Don't Withhold Funding for O's Exec. Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Conservatives say that GOP leaders, including Boehner and McConnell, will be “complicit” in Obama’s exec. amnesty if they don’t pull out all the stops to block him. They warn that chaos is certain if that’s how it goes down, though they’d much rather have GOP leaders fight with them. 

Schlafly: Obama Could Launch Another Civil War

Paul Bremmer, WND

Obama’s exec. amnesty represents a Fort Sumter-type moment, says Phyllis Schlafly. “With Pearl Harbor, we knew what was happening,” she said. But Fort Sumter, where the opening shots of the Civil War were fired, represented the beginning of a ruinous conflict.

O's Amnesty Is VERY Different From Reagan/Bush Actions

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

Ronald Reagan & George H.W. Bush only used their power to expand laws recently passed by Congress, not to impose new laws. What Obama's doing would go far beyond his predecessors’ actions. And they wouldn't be rooted in any recently passed law. 

OBAMA to ADDRESS IMMIGRATION PRIMETIME THURS.

Justin Sink, The Hill

Obama will announce his executive actions on immigration in a prime-time address to the nation on Thurs. night. "Tomorrow night, Obama will address the nation on new commonsense steps he's taking to fix as much of it as he can. Tune in at 8pm ET," the message said.

RED ALERT: Obama to Announce Exec. Amnesty THIS WEEK; #FightOrBeComplicit

Sources say Obama is set to unveil his executive actions on amnesty for illegals this week. UPDATE: Obama will announce his executive actions on immigration in a prime-time address to the nation on Thurs. night at 8pm ET. CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE and SENATORS at 1-866-220-0044 (Capitol Switchboard) NOW! TELL THEM TO STOP OBAMA'S UNCONSTITUTIONAL ACT! #FightOrBeComplicit

GOP Battle Plan to Fight O’s Amnesty Taking Shape

Noah Rothman, Hot Air

The GOP has both a right and an obligation to resist O’s imperious attempt to expand exec. power. Despite the fact that their path is fraught with political peril, the GOP seems to be settling on a course of action which would blunt Obama’s actions but not sap them of either legitimacy or support.

Conservs. Shoot Down Omnibus Plan That'd Allow Amnesty

Pete Kasperowicz, The Blaze

Conservative R's indicated they wouldn't support Hal Rogers' plan that would have Congress approve funding for the fed. gov't first, and then worry later about whether to pass a separate bill to stop Obama's executive amnesty. 

Is O’s Exec. Overreach More Dangerous Than Amnesty?

David Harsanyi, The Federalist

The GOP not only has a strong political reason to fight Obama on executive abuse, they have a constitutional responsibility, as well.

Obama Plans Public Benefits For Illegals

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Illegal aliens who get Obama’s likely forthcoming exec. amnesty will have immediate access to welfare and other public benefits, according to a new report from the Federation of American Immigration Reform (FAIR). 

Hal Rogers Is Attempting To Commit Legislative Suicide

Goldwater Conservative, Red State

Rand Paul also laid out a strategy for getting through until the next session begins, arguing for passing 12 individual appropriations bills and agreeing that the power of the purse is the best tool to stop dictatorial amnesty.

Gov't Shutdown? GOP Has a Better Strategy

Byron York, Washington Examiner

If the big shutdown didn't damage GOP prospects just 12 months later, would a tightly limited defunding battle be such a problem?

Shut. It. Down.

Erick Erickson, Red State

Block Obama. Let him show himself again to be the petulant man-child Americans have started recognizing. This time, when he shuts down the gov't, keep it shut till you have your way and then hold public hearings to show how Obama selectively shut things down to hurt the voters intentionally.

Perry: Exec Amnesty Unconstitutional; New Wave Coming

Kristin Tate, Breitbart

"Executive action on illegal immigration is unconstitutional, confrontational and contrary to the will of the American people, who expect the president to work with our elected representatives in Congress to find a solution to this issue."

Chris Christie Takes Himself Out Of The GOP Presidential Sweepstakes – Again

When Kevin McCarthy and Chris Christie talk about “compromise” what they are really talking about is growing government at a slightly slower pace than it would grow if Obama had a Democratic majority on Capitol Hill. That is not what handed Republicans back the majority.

Time for Congress to Declare War on Obama

Jeannie DeAngelis, American Thinker

Based on his subversive actions, by definition Barack Obama is indeed making war against America, and it’s high time Congress responded by declaring their own war.

Conserv. Champ: Impeach Or ShutDown Gov't to Stop Amnesty

Greg Corombos, WND

Legendary conservative activist Richard Viguerie demands GOP leaders do whatever's necessary, including impeachment or refusing to fund parts of the gov't, to stop O’s plan to legalize up to 6 mill. illegals via exec. action. "We can't allow Obama to become a dictator."