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Boehner prepares to sue Obama for executive overreach

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 3:30pm
Boehner prepares to sue Obama over executive overreach House sues immgration amenesty Obama

This morning, Speaker Boehner announced he’s working with House members to finalize a plan authorizing legal action against the President for his immigration executive overreach.

This latest effort is in addition to the work the House has already done to rein in immigration.

The House tried to limit the president’s executive overreach...

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Big city mayors support Obama’s immigration executive action

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 26, 2015 at 2:02pm
Obama Immigration Executive Action Speech

Earlier this month, twelve states joined forces to file an amicus curiae in support of President Obama’s immigration executive overreach.

Now, a group of mayors are organizing their own campaign to support the president’s executive overreach.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles’s Eric Garcetti are leading a group of...

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Does the House border security bill remove border fencing?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 8:00am
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Congress now under Republican control is working on immigration reforms one bill at a time. Their latest endeavor is the Secure Our Borders First Act.

The bill was released from...

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Does the Secure Our Borders First Act live up to its name?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00pm
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The House Homeland Security Committee passed the Secure Our Borders First Act of 2015 yesterday. The Act will be introduced in the House today.

“This is probably the strongest border security bill ever presented to the Congress,” Homeland Security Committee Chairman, Rep. Michael McCaul, told Fox News yesterday.

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Santa Barbara newspaper vandalized over using term “Illegals”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 8:30am
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Just when you may have given up entirely on the Golden State, news comes about a newspaper in one of the deepest blue enclaves fighting political correctness.

A California newspaper will continue to use the term “illegals” to describe people who enter the U.S. without permission, despite an attack on its building...

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Chicago Black Activists to Obama: “We pray that congress do away with your amnesty” (Video)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 5:30pm
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After the 2014 State of the Union address, a group of black activists in Chicago were interviewed by Jeremy Segal of Rebel Pundit in a video telling Obama to “just quit.”

Some of those activists, and others, also were interviewed just before the midterms in a video that has over 1 million...

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TIME publishes instructions for ‘how to talk to your kids about immigration’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 8:00am
TIME publishes instructions for 'how to talk to your kids about immigration'

Have you been struggling to talk to your kids about immigration? Worried they might not understand our immigration policy? Have you been pacing back and forth at night wondering how to explain that America is a nation of immigrants; and oh god, what about this whole “melting pot” thing or is...

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Mexico starts issuing birth certificates to its citizens illegally in U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 10:30am
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The ink hasn’t even dried on the House bill on immigration reform, and already there is a significant new challenge to address, one which seems designed to help implement Obama’s new immigration status plan.

The development hasn’t come from the White House, but from Mexico, which has just started issuing birth certificates to...

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22 Times Obama Said He Couldn’t Ignore or Create His Own Immigration Law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 1:30pm
22 Times Obama Said He Couldn’t Ignore or Create His Own Immigration Law

As Congress struggles to fight Obama’s executive immigration overreach, Speaker Boehner compiled a list of 22 times Obama said he couldn’t create his own immigration law.

March 31, 2008: “I take the Constitution very seriously. The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with [the president] trying to …...

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The States’ War on Executive Amnesty

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 9:00am
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Last year 17 states took a stand against President Obama and his plans to use an executive order to remove nearly 5 million illegal immigrants from the bounds of existing immigration law.

The coalition, now made up of 25 states and led by Texas’ new Governor Greg Abbott, will present...

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House funding bill blocks Obama’s amnesty — Shutdown or Capitulation to follow?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:00pm
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John Boehner gave a speech today that I could have written for him about Obama’s lawless immigration actions.

The speech hit all the right notes in connection with passage of a House funding bill for...

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12 states rush to defend “Obama’s amnesty” against lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:00am
Obama Executive Order Immigration

In December, 4 governors and 14 states filed suit, requesting a preliminary injunction from President Obama’s executive overreach. Lead by then Texas AG (now Governor) Abbott, the complaint stated, “This lawsuit is not about immigration. It is about the rule of law, presidential power, and the structural limits of the...

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Congress plots course on immigration

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 12:45pm
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Here’s what’s planned on immigration by Republicans in the new Congress:

The House plans to vote next week on legislation that would defund President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

Republicans also plan to include language rolling back a 2012 order from...

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Amendments to House funding bill target Obama’s amnesty

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 2:00pm
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Yesterday, the House Appropriation’s Committee released their plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security, making it the last federal agency to receive funding for this fiscal year.

The appropriation bill provides additional funding and reallocates resources to strengthen border security and significantly enhance immigration enforcement.

The House will debate the appropriation bill...

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House’s DHS funding bill makes enforcement a priority

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2015 at 6:26pm
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In last year’s budget battle, Rep. Tom Price, incoming House Budget Committee Chairman, proposed funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of February. (DHS oversees immigration by way of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).)

The idea was that if funding for DHS and subsequent entities were held...

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“We have so lost the messaging”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 5, 2015 at 1:36pm
William Jacobson on Steve Malzberg Show NewsMax TV Constitution

As a follow up to my USA Today column, Constitution’s horrible, no good, very bad year, I was interviewed on the Steve Malzberg Show on NewsMax TV, with Betsy McCaughey guest hosting.

I need to figure out the Skype thing a little better. What do you think?

Maybe I’ll buy a fake backdrop...

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HAPPENING NOW: CA giving driver’s licenses to illegals

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 2, 2015 at 1:00pm
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In a move to “make lives easier,” California has initiated a driver’s license program for immigrants who are in the country illegally. The program went into effect today, and has doubled the number of applications for licenses submitted to the state.
From the AP:

California has begun accepting driver’s license applications from immigrants...

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