5 Years of Lawlessness

Five years ago today, President Obama’s Department of Homeland Security began accepting and approving applications for the unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty program. In a brazen move to sure up his anti-borders base during his reelection campaign, President Obama bypassed Congress and ignored the will of the American people by unilaterally implementing DACA on August 15, 2012. In addition to violating the U.S. Constitution, DACA also conflicts with numerous federal laws by granting reprieve from deportation and work authorization to certain illegal aliens for renewable two years terms.

In addition to the many legal and constitutional issues DACA poses, the program has been extremely successful at sending the message to the world that the U.S. government does not intend to enforce its own immigration laws, especially amongst young people. DACA reinforces the notion that if illegal aliens avoid law enforcement long enough, eventually the U.S. government will allow them to stay. Most notably, DACA caused the recent years’ humanitarian crisis along the southern border with the unprecedented surge of Central American illegal alien minors and family units. This crisis has resulted in increased illegal immigration and human trafficking, in addition to an overall mockery of our immigration system and outrageous expenses for taxpayers to front.

Did you know that notwithstanding the Obama Administration’s marketing of DACA as a program to help “children,” the majority of DACA recipients are in their 20s and 30s, taking jobs away from younger Americans. In fact, DACA recipients could be as old as 35 today. To date, over 800,000 illegal aliens have benefited from this unconstitutional amnesty program.

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Content written by Federation for American Immigration Reform staff.


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    HANDS DOWN, Barack and the DUNG HEAP he surrounded his unqualified and incompetent self with, was the WORST TRAGEDY EVER ENDURED BY LAW ABIDING U.S. CITIZENS, WITHOUT QUESTION!

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      Nowadays he looks pretty outstanding, classy and of the highest quality…… and as smart as EInstein n Tesla as per the current people……

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    Should not be paid on American tax payer dime. The Defendants [Illegals] should pay their own attorney bill or return to their Motherlands. Its that simple.

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    A lot of the so called minors coming over the border are in their late teens and have already been gang members for several years. Many others are recruited into gangs on their arrival here. I saw a case a couple years ago where a 22 year old who had come here illegally at 16 was given permanent residence because he had established roots here. We’re not talking someone here since the age of 3 or 4 which is what the media likes to portray. But for the media to be unbiased is too much to expect. For instance, they are never going to accept that the left is capable of violence, even though most of it comes from that side of the spectrum.

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    All Illegal Alien Deportations Are

    Delayed because of stalled ‘HUGE COSTS” litigation in American courts at tax payer dime.

    DACA is just last in line for the immigration attorney TAX PAYER COST WOLVES. its HORRIFYING!

    Make Mexico pay for their own CRIMINAL LITIGATION.

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      Not really DACA is simply the stall……. of immigration Reform…these kids now can have children…so another 20 years or inaction……now full blooded Americans children from them…you will be around…..80 years old SWE?…hahaha!!!…I should say enjoy life, make the best because in that couch you will never contribute to any chance but you do deserve to have a beautiful life…..

      Most of all BE NICE,,,there is something call KARMA….be careful….your future son in Law might be a Mexican, Indian decent…..about 70% that will happen and you will have beautiful little suckers reminding you who we are as a Nation and came to be from your grandchildren…..you NEVER KNOW!!!!

      Though I wish you get what you want…..