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Matthew Kolken on Deportation And Removal

Obama Engages in Revisionist History, Claims He Did Not Promise to Complete Immigration Reform in His First Term.

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Yesterday, the Deporter in Chief was interviewed by a Spanish news agency where he said that he didn't promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform during his first term in office, and merely stated that he would start the process, but that it would require more than one term to complete the job.


Here is his direct quote from the interview courtesy of Fox News Latino: "there are some things, like comprehensive immigration reform, that we have not got done yet. But in 2008 I didn't promise that I would have everything completed by the end of the first term. I said that we would begin work on all these things."


Ummm... yeah ya did:









"We can't wait 20 years from now to do it, we can't 10 years from now to do it, we need to do it by the end of my first term as president of the United States of America." Then Senator Barack Obama.


Mr. President, do you think we are stupid? Why do you insult our intelligence by lying to our faces about your failed immigration reform record as your agency CONTINUES to deport more people than any administration in history, while withholding complete deportation statistics in a blatantly obvious attempt to cover-up the true number of deportations that continue to climb on your watch.


Do you think your revisionist history will cover-up the fact that you are gaming the actual deportation numbers by denying immigrants their right to due process, and depriving them of the ability to seek administrative relief from deportation before an immigration judge?


Are you hoping that we won't notice that you are packing already over burdened immigration courts with more cases than can feasibly be handled, while imposing a hiring freeze on new immigration judges and trial attorneys?


Will you also walk-back last June's policy memorandum that has had virtually no impact on stemming the flow of deportations in practice?


Do you think that we overlooked the fact that you waited until the 11th hour of your first term to do exactly what you spent the first 3.5 years of your Presidency saying you do not have the legal authority to do.  And incidentally, why no executive order?  You know, something that ICE can't IGNORE in the exercise of discretion.


Mr. President, we AREN'T stupid.  We know when we are being lied to.  We would have more respect for your failures if you acknowledged them, rather than pulling a Mitt Romney by walking back proclamations that four years later appear to be solely motivated by political expediency to win election.


We respect honesty Mr. President.


Maybe in your second term you can give that a try. 

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  1. Ania's Avatar
    Because of this, he is deporting a lot of legal residents that have had any problems with the law (even fighting in a bar) because those people are easier to track having legal status and legal papers - on the other hand, it's plain cruelty to send someone "home" (as they describe it) where the person was raised and lived in the US for 4 decades and doesn't know anything about "home". Instead of tracking illegal immigrants, he sends the once that have legal status with felonies. He lost my vote, that's for sure - I'm not voting for anyone that breaks up families (a lot of those people have legal status, have kids and grandkids born in the USA and no family left in native country) You get charged for animal cruelty if you do that to a dog or other animal. Obama lost my respect - whoever doesn't value family and breaks up this union shouldn't be a president of the United States - his administration misrepresents our great nation - so sad
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