Obama at Naturalization Ceremony: I’ll Do ‘Everything I Can’ to Get Amnesty Bill
How insulting is it to tell people who earned their citizenship that he wants to give away citizenship to lawbreakers.
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At a naturalization ceremony on the Fourth of July, President Barack Obama vowed to do “everything I can” to pass amnesty legislation that would give a pathway to citizenship to all of the country’s illegal immigrants.
At a ceremony that naturalized 25 service members and their spouses at the White House, Obama vowed to “fix our immigration system, which is broken, and pass commonsense immigration reform,” according to pool reports. He said he would “keep doing everything I can do to keep making our immigration system smarter and more efficient.”
That would include executive actions.
After House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told Obama that there would not be a vote on an immigration bill in the House this year, Obama said he would enact as many executive actions as he could to change the country’s immigration laws and ease deportations unilaterally. His critics have said such vows have only lured more illegal immigrant children from Central America to make the trip to U.S. border states such as Texas.