22 Mayors Sign Letter Supporting Obama's Immigration Actions

On Tuesday, 22 U.S. mayors issued a statement supporting Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, in response to U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen’s temporary order blocking the actions: Despite this temporary delay, we are confident the President's executive actions will be upheld and enforced as the law of the land, benefiting millions of families and spurring much needed economic growth nationwide. We are undeterred and will continue this campaign to fully integrate all our citizens, and keep our cities centers of vitality, creativity, and the engine of small business growth. These reforms will be implemented, and we look forward to ensuring all eligible persons will be brought out of the shadows and granted their full rights under the President's lawful executive actions. Below are three objections to the most egregious statements in this brief yet error-ridden proclamation (there are certainly more.) 1)  The president has no power to...(Read Full Post)