With Democrats afraid to vote on anything controversial, like the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, before November, Obama considers skirting Congress on immigrations laws. An internal memo from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) outlines how the government may give “relief” to illegal immigrants. Is Obama preparing to issue a ‘blanket’ amnesty to the 12 million illegal immigrants?
The USCIS memo details options the Immigration Services can use for skirting Congress such as delaying deportations and granting green cards. These ideas and others is how Obama considers skirting Congress on immigration laws. Written in April, the memo says “This memorandum offers administrative relief options to promote family unity, foster economic growth achieve significant process improvements and reduce the threat of removal for certain individuals present in the United States without authorization.”
That Obama considers skirting Congress on immigration laws is nothing new. He’s already looking at ways to skirt Congress on other issues, like establishing his Cap-and-Trade energy tax program. Using Federal regulators at the EPA and CFTC to bring about the his agenda.
So will this open the door to a blanket amnesty? That undoubtedly is what Obama really wants. Why else would Obama consider skirting Congress on immigration laws? The USCIS memo outlines how Immigraion Services skirting Congress. His agenda is quite clear, as Obama knows he is losing support among Independent voters because of the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070. While he could care less about the outcome of this November’s elections, he is already looking at ways to gain votes in 2012 when he will have to run again.