An excerpt from TheHill.com follows.
Obama vows to keep fighting for undocumented immigrants
President Obama vowed Saturday to keep fighting for undocumented immigrants despite actions by Republicans and some judges to derail his executive orders.
“I’m going to keep doing everything I can to make our immigration system more just and more fair,” Obama said in his weekly address Saturday, marking Immigrant Heritage Month.
Obama said he took action last November to provide more resources for border security and to modernize the legal immigration system to bring illegal immigrants “out of the shadows.”
“Some folks are still fighting against these actions,” he said. “I’m going to keep fighting for them. Because the law is on our side. It’s the right thing to do. And it will make America stronger.”
Obama ridiculed House Republican leaders for refusing to allow a vote on a Senate-passed immigration bill from 2013.
“For nearly two years, Republican leaders in the House have refused to even allow a vote on it,” he said.- Obama has NEVER done everything he can when it comes to immigration. IN FACT, he promised to pass immigration his FIRST YEAR in office, when the Democrats controlled the House and the Senate too....
Barack Obama's executive action on immigration is ILLEGAL, by his own admission.
After stringing along the 'Hispanic' voters through a couple of election cycles and after losing the House of Representatives to the GOP, the Democrat controlled Senate finally passes an immigration bill that was written behind closed doors and didn't allow full Senate input. The House of Representatives was under no obligation to work on this flawed legislation and work with a Democrat Senate that wouldn't allow GOP amendments to legislation for years.
What are the goals of the Democratic party when it comes to immigration, an open border policy and a welfare state? The answer is clearly spelled out by former Democrat Governor Richard Lamm.....