Skip to comments.Obama Will Seek Citizenship Path in One Fast Push (for most illegal aliens)
Posted on 01/12/2013 6:40:30 PM PST by kristinn
WASHINGTON President Obama plans to push Congress to move quickly in the coming months on an ambitious overhaul of the immigration system that would include a path to citizenship for most of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the country, senior administration officials and lawmakers said last week.
Mr. Obama and Senate Democrats will propose the changes in one comprehensive bill, the officials said, resisting efforts by some Republicans to break the overhaul into smaller pieces separately addressing young illegal immigrants, migrant farmworkers or highly skilled foreigners which might be easier for reluctant members of their party to accept.
The president and Democrats will also oppose measures that do not allow immigrants who gain legal status to become American citizens one day, the officials said.
Even while Mr. Obama has been focused on fiscal negotiations and gun control, overhauling immigration remains a priority for him this year, White House officials said. Top officials there have been quietly working on a broad proposal. Mr. Obama and lawmakers from both parties believe that the early months of his second term offer the best prospects for passing substantial legislation on the issue.
Mr. Obama is expected to lay out his plan in the coming weeks, perhaps in his State of the Union address early next month, administration officials said. The White House will argue that its solution for illegal immigrants is not an amnesty, as many critics insist, because it would include fines, the payment of back taxes and other hurdles for illegal immigrants who would obtain legal status, the officials said.
A bipartisan group of senators has also been meeting to write a comprehensive bill, with the goal of introducing legislation as early as March and holding a vote in the Senate before August.
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2010 scared the pee out of Barry. He don’t want that to happen in 2014. The boy gonna get him a bunch of Mexican voters just to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
The bad economy helps the push back against amnesty. That should be brought up time and again. We are broke enough.
obama hates America more than he cares about illegals. This push is to cripple the U.S. economy.
I’m sure Rubio (Jeb Bush puppet) will work with Obama on such measures
The same thing will happen in 2012 ~ Democrats are burdened with several tens of millions of voters who think all you have to do is vote for President and your stuff goes to the top of the pile.
BTW, in 2006, about 26,000,000 Republican voters who'd showed up in 2004 didn't show up!
That's the year the big campaign issue was Mark Foley and the failure of the Republican leadership in the House to address that problem head on.
Now a guy can't even shave his chest, so that situation may be fixed. The Democrats also disposed of Rep. Masa in a New York second! Seems to be some agreement on the place of gay blades ~ they can get married, but stay outta' the Congress and the Page program.
Several million new voters by 2016 will guarantee we’ll never have another Republican president and the dems will own he gov’t.
You can count on it. Rand Paul also has hinted at it as well, my patience is over for people who support Amnesty over deportation.
Im sure Rubio (Jeb Bush puppet) will work with Obama on such measures
And you are correct....
Wonder if his vote against the Fiscal Cliff was just to distract the RINOs into thinking he was “conservative”?
Obama Will Seek Citizenship Path.....for himself?
Several million new voters by 2016 will guarantee we’ll never have another Republican president and the dems will own the gov’t.
Invade the country with illegals, ban guns, raise taxes, print cash to cause inflation, harass the citizens with jackbooted thugs, tank the economy, surrender in Afghanistan —— what could possibly go wrong?
What do you expect from a alien and a cultural alien?
And what muslim is a expert in American constitution or its roots? Those are Christian things meant to be destroyed!
I’m replying before I look at the other
replies to see how many thought the same
I thought the headline meant
he was talking about himself!
I’m expecting that he will simply write an Executive Order and create the law, rather than involve the House and the Senate.
vimeo.com..... “Agenda:Grinding America Down” best documentary I have ever seen. It is a excellent summary of one component... the most important. As it indicates in the conclusion all others are sideshows.
How long before the GOP caves?