To say that there is disgust growing in the ranks is an understatement.

If adults who broke the law to come here illegally get citizenship, it will be a spit in the face of millions of legal immigrants who followed the rules, and many millions more who wait patiently on the other side of the oceans and borders.  It will send a message of lawlessness which will encourage more lawlessness.

Marco Rubio and others are imploding the party to achieve Chuck Schumer’s dream.

Mickey Kaus in The Daily Caller, Wake Up!:

If the conservative public were paying attention, the flaws and crude deceptions of the Schumer-Rubio bill  would be common knowledge. They are so obvious, especially in the border  enforcement area, that even Sen. Rubio pretends to be dissatisfied with his own  bill. Byron York reports that many conservatives are shocked when they  learn that Rubio’s bill doesn’t secure the border before legalization. It  doesn’t!  ”First comes the legalization,”  as Rubio boasted yesterday. That’s been obvious for months,  but now it’s news. (The border security requirements, themselves evanescent, would only prevent legalized illegals from  moving to upgrade from legal status to getting green cards and citizenship.)

It’s time to wake up! Conservatives–while you are (rightly) excited  about NSA snooping and partisan IRS corruption, the Congress is about  to change America in a more profound, permanent way right under your  noses. In the process it will hand President Obama the major  second term achievement that will help him overcome the very scandals  that are distracting you–or, rather, make his survival or re-ascendance  unimportant. He will have won. Democrats will have shaped the future  electorate to their own liking. They’ll have transformed what America is.

Judicial Watch, Documents Reveal DHS Abandoned Illegal Alien Background Checks to Meet Amnesty Requests Following Obama’s DACA:

Judicial Watch announced today that documents obtained recently through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) abandoned required background checks late last year, adopting, instead, costly “lean and lite” procedures in effort to keep up with the flood of amnesty applications spurred by President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) directive, which grants illegal aliens a two-year deferment from deportation.

Acting on a tip from a whistleblower at a federal law enforcement agency, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA request with DHS, for “all communications, memoranda, emails, policy guidance, directives, initiatives, and any other correspondence respecting the scope and extent of background checks to be performed (or not) on aliens applying to the Obama administration’s DACA program.”  The FOIA was filed on October 26, 2012.  The Immigration and National Security Act (INA) mandates a “coordinated, uniform, and efficient,” system of background checks.  Instead, the FOIA documents reveal a costly, haphazard process, with only cursory review for the backgrounds of illegal aliens seeking “deferred status.”

It’s all just a game.  And Democrats play it a lot better than we do.

Update:  Via Michael Patrick Leahy at Rubio Invokes Bible to Defend Immigration Bill.


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