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Obama Says He's Ready To Tackle Comprehensive Immigration Reform

By November 19, 2012

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In his first news conference after the election, President Obama said he wants to advance a comprehensive immigration reform bill early next year.
"I'm very confident we can get immigration reform done," Obama said.

The president said he is already "seeing signs" that Republicans in Congress, chastened by the election results, are more willing to compromise on immigration reform issues.

"We need to seize the moment," Obama said.

The administration is willing to give Republicans increases in border security and workplace regulations in return for a path to citizenship or legal residency for the 11 million illegal immigrants living in the country. They would have to learn English, clear background checks and pay fees and taxes.

The president got 71% of the Hispanic voted in winning reelection, and much of the reason can be attributed to his administration's immigration policy. Earlier this year, Obama started a deferred action program that allows childhood illegal immigrants to stay in the country without fear of deportation.
What he wants a permanent fix is passage of the DREAM Act.

"Young people who came here through no fault of their own, they should not be under the cloud of deportation," Obama said.

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November 19, 2012 at 8:58 am
(1) wigglwagon says:

“The administration is willing to give Republicans increases in border security and workplace regulations in return for a path to citizenship or legal residency for the 11 million illegal immigrants living in the country.”

The penalty for employers of illegal aliens should be mandatory sentences of a $15,000 fine per illegal worker and 2 years in jail without parole per illegal worker. That would put an immediate end to the problem.

November 19, 2012 at 9:33 am
(2) MrLewis says:

EVERY White country on the planet is forced to become multicultural and multiracial.

EVERY white country is told to end its own race and culture.

No one asks that of ANY non-White country. Immigration and forced-assimilation is for ALL & ONLY White countries.

Anti-Whites call themselves “anti-racist”, but their words & actions lead to the genocide of only one group: White people.

The true goal of anti-racism is to genocide my people.

Anti-racist is a codeword for anti-White.

November 19, 2012 at 10:20 am
(3) m5ender says:

When is the time table for this. How many months till they pass this.

November 19, 2012 at 10:47 am
(4) JM Fay says:

Are we reducing other immigration? That is the 2 million + we allow in per year legally with most of them working. What about the babies born of illegals which ads another 300000 to 700000 per year? NO so this plan just adds more “legal” people to the 23 million already looking for work and tells the world that if you come here illegally or legally and overstay your visa; you are eventually going to get amnesty. Its a slap in the face to those who came here the right way and those looking for work.

We were promised in 1986 that we would have work place enforcement. We are still waiting for it and there are bills stalled in Congress on mandating e- verify for all work and to get the 7 to 8 million illegals out of the workforce.

How is it the fault of the American people that illegals came here; brought their families and due to a failure of the feds to enforce the law, a misinterpretation of the 14th so that many illegals give birth to children who allow them to stay, etc? It seems you have no problem throwing us under the bus now that you got re-elected. You need to be impeached for DACA kids, fast and furious and probably other things that we know nothing about yet.

IMPEACH OBAMA CONGRESS

November 19, 2012 at 3:08 pm
(5) Dave Francis says:

OH! Incidentally—America is already bankrupt? How can you have a 16 Trillion deficit, with just about every state on the edge of insolvency and stating we are not already bankrupt? The feds can print as many dollar bills as they like, but China is our landlord now and our creditor. Whatever the fiscal cliff is, we have already passed that demarcation point. Of course come December the two political groups will come to some compromise, but it will be all a massive big lie. A fabrication of the fact that the U.S. government can juggle numbers, move the zero’s around to make it look good to the American population. They have lots of committees, pat each other on their back, congratulating each other on cutting back on taxes and spending, but in truth it will be one big carnival. AS usual, they will pass the astronomical dollar figure onto the next generations. First and foremost I personally think we need a restructuring of our ancient tax code, which applies a fair and equitable measure for all. So that everybody pays something and that only the lowest of incomes pays zero. No more subsidies deductions or any of the pleasures unions get, or any special interest groups—everybody pays?

November 19, 2012 at 7:42 pm
(6) Jonathan says:

@MrLewis, I think you used the word genocide a bit too lightly. There were no murders involved, so don’t go there.

But since we are on the topic of genocide, I must remind you that Whites, the very first Americans have massacred native americans (native indian americans) almost to extinction.

Yes. The very people who owned the land, were once the natives of the land were murdered in mass, were cheated for years to finally lost their land.

And here we are, MrLewis, decedent of those murderers are complaining about a competition, in which they remains dominant.

November 20, 2012 at 2:35 pm
(7) Nbpsyched says:

It’s about time.

November 20, 2012 at 9:55 pm
(8) En Iyi says:

Response to MrLewis

I don’t know where you got the idea that the US is a ‘White’ country.

The US was a country with a non-White population before it was ‘Whitened’ by the likes of Columbus, Pasquinelle (sp?) and your forefathers.

Get your facts straight.

November 28, 2012 at 1:27 am
(9) Myra says:

america is found by a group of slave owners who wanted to be free (George. Carlin)

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