amnesty for illegal aliens

Several R's Ready to Fight; Rogers GIves In on Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Hal Rogers, who says R's can’t block funding because the US Citizenship & Immigration Services involved operates on fees. Laura Ingraham said that's dishonest. “The clever people on Cap. Hill could figure this one out in a better way than just ‘Throw Up Your Hands, Hal.’ 

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. 

Rogers Claim: Impossible to Defund Exec. Amnesty

Rebecca Shabad, The Hill

It would be “impossible" to defund Obama’s exec. actions on immigration through a gov't spending bill, the House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers said. The comm. said the primary agency responsible for implementing Obama's actions is funded entirely by user fees. 

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.

Will Republican Leaders Fight or Join in Obama’s Lies About Amnesty?

This is a constitutional fight to the finish, and it can only go one of two ways. If the Republican leadership caves in then Congress and the Republican Party become irrelevent. The only way to retain the relevance of Congress as an institution of constitutional government, and the relevance of the Republican Party, is for Republican leaders to use every tool the Constitution bestows upon Congress to fight and win the battle against Obama’s executive amnesty.

R's Won't Block O; They Want Amnesty

Erick Erickson, Red State

The GOP just won a wave election but have chosen to surrender before the fight starts. McConnell’s insistence that the GOP won’t shut down the gov't was all Obama needed to go ahead with amnesty.

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. 

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. 

Bachmann: Exec. Action Allows in 'Illiterate' Voters

Lucy McCalmont, Politico
Rep. Michele Bachmann says exec. actions on immigration will lead to a flood of “illiterate” Dem. voters. “The social cost will be profound on the U.S. taxpayer: millions of unskilled, illiterate, foreign nationals coming into the U.S. who can’t speak the English language."

Poll: Many Latinos Disapprove of O's Exec Amnesty

Katie Pavlich, TownHall

A new NBC poll shows Latinos don't overwhelmingly support Obama's decision to thwart Congress on amnesty through exec. action. Nearly half of Americans disapprove of his action. Latinos are divided, with 43% supporting the action and 37% opposing it. 

Fournier On Exec. Amnesty: Hispanics 'See This As Pandering'

Alex Griswold, Daily Caller

National Journal reporter Ron Fournier said Hispanics can “see through” Obama’s executive amnesty and tell they are “being pandered to” and used politically.

Ted Cruz: Amnesty a Dispute Between President Obama and the American People

Senator Ted Cruz, in an op-ed in Politico, made the case that the dispute over executive amnesty is not between President Obama and Republicans in Congress; it is a dispute between President Obama and the American People, and in such disputes the power of We the People must be paramount. SIGN and SHARE OUR PETITION TO STOP OBAMA'S EXECUTIVE AMNESTY!

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.

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.