Biden Defends Immigration In Irish Op-ed | Election 2014 – Home

Quick Clicks Tom Hanks to host DC Christmas… Saying his ancestors traveled to the United States in the 1840s and 1850s, Biden wrote: “The history of the journey of this country has always been the promise that anything is possible.” At the ire of Congressional Republicans, Obama took steps last week that would allow up to five million immigrants who came to the United States illegally to stay in the country temporarily. Biden said the failure of Congress to pass comprehensive reform “left President Obama with a choice”: take action or “sit by as families are torn apart and our economic horizons are diminished.” The vice president, who hasn’t ruled out a 2016 presidential bid, said the executive actions are a “strong step forward” and “consistent with the values that built this nation.” Copyright 2014 by CNN NewSource . All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Obama touts immigration action in speech frequently interrupted by hecklers | Fox News

2, the way the change in the law works is that we’re reprioritizing how we enforce our immigration laws generally.” “The point is that though I understand why you might have yelled at me a month ago, although I disagree with some of your characterizations, it doesn’t make much sense to yell at me right now when we’re making changes,” he said as the audience of approximately 1,800 people applauded. “But the point is, let’s make sure that you get the facts and that you know exactly what we’re doing,” Obama said. He directed them to appeal to the immigration advocacy groups the administration has worked with on the issue if they still disagree with his policies. “What won’t work is folks just shouting at each other,” he said. “I’ve been respectful.

Obama Does Not Own The Title Of The Imperial President

About 20 minutes into the speech, three women — one standing four rows behind Obama, holding a sign reading “Stop Deportations Now,” and the other two in the crowd — shouted a series of complaints. RELATED: Obama: ‘No sympathy for violence in Ferguson One called Obama’s claim that his immigration policies are focused on deporting felons, not families, “a lie.” Another said it’s “not just Republicans” who have called undocumented immigrants felons. Obama told the protesters it “doesn’t make sense to yell at me right now,” given his immigration action last week. “What you’re not paying attention to is, I just took an action to change the law,” he said as the crowd applauded. The interruptions continued, with Obama saying at one point that he’s “not going to be able to have a conversation with each of you separately” and later that they should “just sit down.” “Nobody’s removing you.

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Obama rebuffs immigration hecklers –

As Obama noted in his speech on immigration reform, if Congress wants to have a voice in the policy, they should do their jobs and “pass a bill.” Obama also knows that even though he does not have the votes in Congress for his policy and the recent decision to halt deportations of undocumented parents of children born in the U.S., he does have the support of the American people. A CNN poll shows that only 26% of Americans think Obamas plan goes too far. 50% said it is about right and 22% said it should actually be bolder. So 72% of the people have no problems with his action. So Obama is doing what he pledged to do – serving the American people.


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