Ben Quayle Now Wants to Block Obama Immigration Policy
It appears Congressman Ben Quayle does not find the Obama administration's new immigration policy "something that's intriguing," as he did with the plan of Senator Marco Rubio.
So much so, it seems, that Quayle just introduced the "Prohibiting Back-door Amnesty Act of 2012" to block its implementation.
The Obama administration's policy, announced late last week, provides a way for many people who were brought to the United States when they were younger to stay in the country.
Those who meet the criteria -- somewhat similar to that of the DREAM Act proposals -- won't be removed from the country, and can become eligible for work authorization for two years at a time (details here).
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While speaking recently on the subject of allowing people who were brought to the United States illegally when they were young, Quayle said it was "something that's intriguing, that we should be looking at."
After the Obama administration announced its plans to implement something similar, Quayle denounced it as a "backdoor-amnesty program" from the "Propagandist-in-Chief."
Quayle sees it as the administration's "decision to end the enforcement of many of our nation's immigration laws" and run around Congress to implement the policy.
Thus, the "Prohibiting Back-door Amnesty Act of 2012" is born.
"I hope Congress will join me in taking immediate action to uphold our nation's laws," Quayle says. "It's time for Congress to send a loud and clear message to the Obama Administration that its efforts to circumvent the legislative branch and ignore our nation's laws will not stand."
We're sure the president would sign that one in a jiffy.
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