Obama doubles down on tech-immigrant abuse

By   /  November 20, 2014  /  California, Immigration, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

T-SHIRT FOR HIRE: President Obama displays a T-shirt he received from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

 
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
Expanding a controversial visa program as part of immigration reform, the Obama administration has already rewarded participating businesses that underpay and “handcuff” foreign-born workers.
Technology companies are taking advantage of the H1B visa program by flouting the definition of the legally required wage, says Norm Matloff, professor of computer science at the University [...]

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Critics say President Obama is setting himself up as king with amnesty fiat

By   /  November 20, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

AP photo

By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org

Using the kind of social network tools that helped him get elected, President Obama on Wednesday declared in a Facebook video that he would use his “lawful authority as president” to “start fixing our broken immigration system.”

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COMMENTARY: Obama’s immigration plan may be his only worthy act

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Commentary, Immigration  /  No Comments

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By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org
The New York Times and others are reporting that President Obama will sign an executive order Friday to allow some allow some illegal immigrants to stay and work in the U.S.
In an administration notorious for its incompetence and overreach, the president’s order will be among his few worthy actions.
To say that in [...]

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5 reasons to oppose Obama on amnesty

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  Arizona, Congress, Immigration, National, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

BORDER POLITICS: After six years of street protests for and against amnesty, President Obama is reportedly ready to act -- unilaterally.

After six years of promises, President Obama is poised to take executive action on immigration reform as early as this week.

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ICE meltdown: Agency lawyer sues over ‘purge,’ harassment

By   /  November 13, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Arizona, Federal Government, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

CATCH AND RELEASE?: An attorney at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is suing the government, alleging that politics are undermining the agency's mission and demoralizing its employees.

A career federal lawyer is suing the Department of Homeland Security for freeing criminal aliens under broad “prosecutorial discretion” rules. For pushing back against the policies, the attorney alleges she was subjected to vulgarity-laced harassment by her superiors.

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Police groups split over attorney general pick

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Arizona, California, Immigration, National, News, Texas  /  No Comments

SPLIT RANKS: President Obama, shown at a police memorial, will nominate a successor to Attorney General Eric Holder in the coming days or weeks.

A national police group is lobbying President Obama to name the No. 2 man at the Department of Homeland Security to be his new attorney general.

But the National Fraternal Order of Police isn’t getting backup from other law-enforcement associations or those who have actually dealt with Alejandro Mayorkas.

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