Immigration reform

Right Fumes as Business Backs Obama's Immigration Exec. Action

Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner

Some of the nation's largest business groups say they are likely to back Obama's plans to take executive action on a new comprehensive immigration policy, a further sign of the widening fracture between the Republican Party and one of its biggest groups of supporters.

Rubio's New Tune on Immigration

Peter Sullivan, The Hill

Rubio was a leading champion of the comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate last year. But in a letter to Obama and a series of media interviews this week, he clarified that he now favors additional measures to secure the border before there is even talk of a pathway to legal status for illegals.    

Obama Hopes Illegal Immigration Is Out of Sight Out of Mind

We've got some polling data from top pollster Kellyanne Conway at The Polling Company that the establishment media, Big Business and President Obama don't want you to see because it shows they've been lying about illegal immigration from the git go.

Obama's Focus On Border Crisis Angers African-Americans

Todd Beamon, NewsMax

Obama's attention to the illegal immigration crisis, which could lead him to issue orders to delay deportations and grant work permits to as many as 6 million migrants, has outraged African-Americans. Many blacks are angry that he has neglected the problems facing inner cities while working on the border crisis.

1k TX Guards Head to Border, Mission Unclear

Richard Berkow, BizPac Review

Rick Perry announced that he's deploying 1,000 TX Nat'l Guard troops to the border as a “force multiplier,” but the scope of their mission and level of authority remain a secret. The Guardsmen are destined to support the TX Dep't of Public Safety, as they cope with the influx of illegal immigrants.

What Are Illegal Aliens Costing Schools In Your Neighborhood?

More than 37,000 children unaccompanied by parents are estimated to have crossed our southern border this year adding at least $4.74 billion to the burden on America's taxpayers.

Feds Won't Tell TX Schools How Many Illegal Kids to Expect

Kristin Tate, Breitbart

TX taxpayers will likely be on the hook for approximately $45Mill. to educate the wave of Central Am. children who entered the U.S. illegally. Thousands of unaccompanied minors are expected. But the TX Educ. Agency is unable to plan for them--the fed. gov't hasn't revealed the number of foreigners to expect.

Boehner's Hollow Rebuke Of Obama: Do Your Job

Speaker John Boehner, Politico

"President Obama faces a choice: He can work with Congress to deal with the tough issues, or he can go it alone and cement a legacy of increased polarization, partisanship and lawlessness."

Why Doesn’t Boehner’s Lawsuit Mention Immigration?

Our friend Andrew C. McCarthy, author of Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment asks the fundamental question about Boehner's lawsuit against Obama: Why doesn't it include any mention of Obama's failure to enforce our immigration and border security laws?

What I Saw During Our Vote To Secure The Border

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Red State

"The House took the correct action to pass an immigration bill to address the crisis on the southern border. We took the correct action to freeze a program that was put in place by executive memo of Obama. This President caused the border crisis." 

Alexander Claims He Voted to 'End Amnesty,' Against Obama Immigration Bill

Michael Warren, Weekly Standard

TN Sen. Lamar Alexander is making his final pitch to primary voters with a radio ad in which he claims he has voted to "end amnesty" for illegal immigrants. Alexander has been hit hard on the issue of immigration by his chief GOP challenger, Joe Carr, ahead of Thursday's primary.

Timeline: Border Surge Began Right After O's 1st Exec Action on Immigration

John Sexton, Breitbart

Obama's exec. actions on immigration did not begin with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in mid-2012. It began in 2011 with his announcement of "prosecutorial discretion" on deportations. A few months later the border patrol noted the first uptick in unaccompanied children at the border.

Rape, Death, Police Chases Continue As Illegals Flood TX

Bob Price, Breitbart

The death toll continues to climb in the Falfurrias death march region in Brooks County. 44 have died so far. A woman reported being raped by her fellow travelers and another woman was seriously injured as she either bailed out of or was pushed from a vehicle.

Krauthammer: ‘I Would’ Legalize 11 Million Illegals

Breitbart TV

Supposedly-conservative Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer said that he would legalize 11 million illegal immigrants currently in the United States in exchange for enhanced border security.

Obama Eyes Exec. Action On Immigration By Sept.

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

Obama could announce executive action on immigration, including a possible amnesty-like distribution of work permits to several million illegal immigrants, by early Sept., White House spokesman Josh Earnest suggested Mon.

Republican Blasts Dem 'War on Whites'

Rebecca Shabad, The Hill

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) on Monday accused Democrats of engaging in a “war on whites” in the current immigration debate. On conservative Laura Ingraham’s show, Brooks dismissed the idea that the more conservative GOP bloc's position on immigration is hurting his own party. 

Military Bases to Stop Holding Border-Crossing Kids

Josh Siegel, Daily Signal

The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services announced Mon. that it will suspend operations at three temporary shelters for young illegal immigrants on military bases, beginning with Fort Sill in OK as early as Friday.

The Real Win For Conservatives In The GOP Border Bill

After the conservative grassroots melted the phone lines in opposition to the House GOP border bill something utterly unprecedented happened – the leadership actually started listening to conservatives and having a good faith discussion about what the border bill should look like.

HOW THE RIGHT WON THE SUMMER IMMIGRATION BATTLE

Caroline May & Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Nobody, even those among their ranks, thought it could happen, but House conservatives cracked GOP leadership to get almost everything they wanted out of a supplemental appropriations immigration bill before the Congress broke officially for recess.

Blackburn: Freezing DACA Would Halt O's Amnesty Moves

Todd Beamon, NewsMax

Rep. Marsha Blackburn said that she wrote the legislation that could freeze Obama's executive order deferring the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants to prevent him from taking any further action while Congress was in recess.