July 13, 2014

Blame Obama for Central America Influx

Charles Krauthammer, National Post

The Associated Press

Why do they come? The administration pretends it’s because of violence and poverty. Nonsense. When has there not been violence and poverty in Central America? Yet this wave of children has doubled in size in the past two years and is projected to double again by October. The new variable is Obama’s unilateral (and lawless) June 2012 order essentially legalizing hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. Message received in Central America. True, this executive order doesn’t apply to those who came after June 15, 2007. But the fact remains that children coming across now are overwhelmingly likely to stay.

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TAGGED: Immigration, Central America, Mexico, United States, Barack Obama

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