Advocates await Obama’s post-election executive action on immigration

By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

Nov. 4, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – As midterm election results come in, immigrant advocates are also keeping an eye on the White House where they say executive orders on immigration from President Barack Obama could be issued at any time.

Concerned about political fallout for fellow Democrats, President Obama has postponed his promise to fix America’s broken immigration system on his own for months. In September, he vowed to hold off until after the midterm elections.

Though it’s still not clear what specific programs will get created on Obama’s order, there is intense speculation that it would include amnesty for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in America.

Speaking from Washington on Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is working closely with the White House on any order that could be issued by Obama.

“We are in constant contact with the White House about the possibility of executive action when it comes to immigration changes,” Holder said. “The need for comprehensive immigration reform is something that I think is obvious, and we will see what the president will actually do, I think at an appropriate time. But all of the actions that haven’t been, that are contemplated, have been run through the justice department. We’re interacting with the White House as we speak.”

DO YOU THINK OBAMA WILL ISSUE EXECUTIVE ORDERS ON IMMIGRATION IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ELECTIONS?

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  • noz
    7 November 2014 at 10:44 pm - Reply

    only a natural born crook will engage on an unlawful executive order of amnesty. obozo’s job is to protect the USA’s sovereignty and safeguard the interests of americans/legal residents. the amnesty plan of obozo is to jeopardize the nation’s sovereignty, and expose its people to further harm economically and beyond. obozo, holder and all of obozo’s sidekicks are the insane running this country to the ground legalizing illegal aliens, historically proven, amnesty do not bring resolution, but more chaos through unlawful aliens permissiveness, who do not understand/will never comprehend the rule of laws.

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