amnesty for illegal aliens

GOP Reps Tom Price and Ted Yoho Are "Grubering" Voters on Amnesty

The latest head fakes on amnesty from the House Republican leadership show they share the same contempt for American workers and voters that Obama White House advisor Jonathan Gruber so memorably termed the stupidity of the American voter.

Right Voices Opposition to Funding Plan

Cristina Marcos, The Hill

Leading conservatives are voicing opposition to a plan that would avoid a gov't shutdown by funding most of the gov't through next Sept. The lawmakers described the plan as a concession and called on House R's to only agree to a short-term funding bill for the gov't.

Homeland Chief Whines About Funding

Seung Min Kim, Politico

Homeland Security Sect. Jeh Johnson pushed back against the GOP move to limit the budget for his agency after Obama’s executive immigration actions.

Boehner: Americans Don't Trust O On Immigration

Speaker Boehner's Press Office

Boehner took Obama to task for his recent unilateral action on immigration, saying the president’s overreach has made “it harder for the American people and their elected representatives to trust his word on any issue.” 

Repubs. Huddle to Counter O on Amnesty

Mike Lillis, The Hill

GOP voices say Repubs. should take the reins of the immigration debate with new legislation, both to bolster their party ahead of the 2016 elections and to push back against Obama.

Romney: Rs Should Pass Permanent Amnesty

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Romney's wants Congress to pass a “permanent clarification of our immigration laws so that people know where they stand," because O's amnesty is temporary. Romney said that the order will so inflame many R's that they'll be less likely to move on the type of permanent reform "that’s so badly needed.

Clock Ticking Amid Fiscal Showdown

Cristina Marcos, The Hill

The GOP's response to Obama's immigration action will top the week. Many conservatives want to defund the executive action through the new spending bill to keep the government open past Dec. 11.

Cotton: Immigration Must Help Americans First

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

“Obama just lost an election in no small measure because wages for working families are declining & unemployment is still too high. The first big action he took was to make it easier for illegal immigrants to get jobs, not for working families to get jobs,” Sen. Tom Cotton said.

Illegals Eligible for Social Security, Medicare Under Amnesty Plan

Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax

Obama's exec. amnesty will make millions of them eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits and likely allow them to eventually collect more than they have legally contributed, reports say.

Obama's Amnesty Action Reinvigorates Tea Party

Jeremy W. Peters, New York Times

Jeff Sessions made the case that Obama and the titans of business who supported his immigration policy, like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, were ignoring the will of ordinary Americans who want good-paying jobs that are not taken by immigrants. 

The ICE Guide To Avoiding Deportation In 5 Easy Steps

Jonathan Strong, Breitbart

Obama's exec. amnesty for an estimated five million illegal aliens is, from the perspective of Repubs., an unconstitutional power grab that threatens the republic. In Obama's telling, over soft piano music in a campaign-style YouTube video, it “just comes down to people.”

GOP Plan: Fund Entire Gov't Except for Immigration

Allahpundit, Hot Air

The House GOP plan is being called the “CROmnibus.” The money for immigration enforcement will run out in the spring, forcing Obama to either make a deal on his exec. amnesty then or find a way to pay for its implementation that doesn’t involve dipping into Congress’s purse.

The GOP's Backwards Reaction to O's Amnesty

Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review

If R's were serious about fighting O's unconstitutional exec. amnesty, they would have reconvene a special session. We need to use the numerous GOP-controlled state legislatures to push through enduring safeguards against the type of irrevocable tyranny.

LGraham Scolds R's For Not Passing Amnesty

Rebecca Shabad, The Hill

Lindsey Graham said R's are partially responsible for not passing comprehensive immigration reform. “Shame on us as R's for having a body that cannot generate a solution to an issue that’s nat'l security, that’s cultural, that’s economic. I’m disappointed in my party," h

America is a Nation of Pioneers, Not Immigrants

The establishment media, encouraged none too subtly by President Obama’s announcement that he was unconstitutionally granting amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal aliens, has now decreed that “Thanksgiving is about immigration” and that the Pilgrims were “illegal immigrants.”

Indianapolis Star Bows To Race Hustlers Pulls Anti-Amnesty Cartoon

Going down the path of subjecting every opinion – and fact – to an arbitrary and capricious racial sensitivity test is the end of truth-seeking and honest public debate.

Federal Employees Are Under No Obligation To Carry Out An Illegal Order

Federal officers and employees have both the obligation to disobey an illegal and unconstitutional order and a legal right to protection from retribution if they do. We should support and encourage them keep their oath to protect and defend the Constitution, and honor and support those who do.

GOP Leaders' Hearts and Heads Not in Amnesty Fight

If Senator McConnell won’t use the votes he has in the Senate, and Speaker Boehner won’t use the majority he has in the House to stop Obama’s illegal and unconstitutional executive amnesty, then they should get out of the way and let conservatives organize the opposition and unite Republicans to use all the tools the Constitution gives them to rein-in a lawless President.

Boehner: House Will Act to Stop Obama

Scott Wong, The Hill

John Boehner vowed that the House will act to stop Obama's exec. actions on immigration. "We're working with our members & looking at the options that are available to us, but I will say to you, the House will, in fact, act."