Well, there he goes again, legislating from the Oval Office.
As everyone knows, the power of the president to write legislation is clearly enunciated in Article VIII of the U.S. Constitution.
Okay, who caught on?
There is no Article VIII of the U.S. Constitution. Thank you for playing.
According to The Heritage Foundation’s blog, The Foundry, the Obama administration is continuing to grant amnesty unilaterally, this time exempting the parents of young children from deportation. The directive was quietly issued the middle of last month.
From the piece:
The Obama Administration issued the latest in a line of policy directives granting amnesty by default. This latest directive instructs Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials not to enforce immigration laws in cases where an illegal alien is the primary provider for any minor child—regardless of the child’s immigration status—or the parent or guardian of a child who is a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
This adds a new population of exemptees from the law to those already not being deported because they were brought here illegally by their parents as a child.
It’s just terrible that The Founders made it so inconvenient for smart, compassionate people like Obama and his advisors to do what they know is right.
Having smart people in charge who do whatever they like is also known as tyranny, and it’s led to some pretty bad consequences over the years. But lets try not to think about that. The Obama people know what’s best for us, right?