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Sunday, August 01, 2010

Memo Outlines Backdoor 'Amnesty' Plan

Preview for Sunday 080110

Hey folks,

Welcome to the VERY late Big Sunday Edition of the OPNTalk Blog. Sorry I'm late. But yesterday was a long and busy day. You know who this is. You know where you clicked. We do have a bit to cover today, so lets get started.

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Did you catch this? Turns out all is not dead with Amnesty. Told you they NEED the Votes. Especially since they are working on Cap and Tax now. They want to just grant it. Screw the rules. Screw the Law. Just grant it.

With Congress gridlocked on an immigration bill, the Obama administration is considering using a back door to stop deporting many illegal immigrants - what a draft government memo said could be "a non-legislative version of amnesty."

The memo, addressed to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas and written by four agency staffers, lists tools it says the administration has to "reduce the threat of removal" for many illegal immigrants who have run afoul of immigration authorities.

"In the absence of comprehensive immigration reform, USCIS can extend benefits and/or protections to many individuals and groups by issuing new guidance and regulations, exercising discretion with regard to parole-in-place, deferred action and the issuance of Notices to Appear," the staffers wrote in the memo, which was obtained by Sen. Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican.

The memo suggests that in-depth discussions have occurred on how to keep many illegal immigrants in the country, which would be at least a temporary alternative to the proposals Democrats in Congress have made to legalize illegal immigrants.

Chris Bentley, a USCIS spokesman, said drafting the memo doesn't mean the agency has embraced the policy and "nobody should mistake deliberation and exchange of ideas for final decisions."
It's coming folks. So is November. Be right back so we can get right to it.
Peter

Sources:
The Washington Times - Memo Outlines Backdoor Amnesty Plan

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