Barack Obama’s DREAMer Executive Order was ruled unconstitutional by a court and yesterday that decision was upheld by Judge Andrew Hanen’s Appeals Court. According to Judge Andrew Napolitano, Obama’s only option now is to take it to the Supreme Court. No comfort there. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has said publicly (at Santa Clara University) that the Liberal Supremes are “creating rights,” and claiming that the Constitution “protects those rights.” There’s no scenario today that offers hope that SCOTUS will adhere to the Constitution. We are an obscenely lawless country.
The 2-1 decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals a setback to Obama’s plan by making permanent a Texas judge’s injunction against the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).
DACA protects young illegal immigrants from deportation if their parents brought them to the U.S. as children.
Judge Andrew Napolitano explained on “The Kelly File” that three judges – the trial judge and two appeals judges – now have used their authority under the Constitution to stop the president from “writing his own law.”
He said those judges agreed with the plaintiffs – in this case 25 states, led by Texas – that if Obama’s executive order were to be carried out, the financial damage to the states would be a “catastrophic injury.” ~ Judge Andrew Napolitano
Note that DACA does far more than protect “young illegal immigrants from deportation.”
In November, the president announced a series of Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, immigration directives, including an expansion of the DACA program that will cover older DREAMers who did not meet the 2012 age restriction and cut-off date. The expansion is currently on hold pending a federal court decision, but once implemented, it will give up to300,000 more young people a chance to succeed in higher education and to use their skills and training in the workforce. In turn, these DACA recipients will play a big role in the nation’s economic future. Source: April 2015
Taking an Obama illegal Executive Order to the Supreme Court is reason for your heart to pound, and your brow to bead with sweat. Remember that ObamaCare was passed without taxing legislation written by Congress, yet SCOTUS declared it a tax. From the beginning, the administration’s argument was that the obligatory fees associated with ObamaCare WERE NOT A TAX. When it got to court, federal attorney’s DID NOT argue on behalf of the administration that the health care plan was a tax, YET, Chief Justice John Roberts decided IT WAS A TAX. With no legislation to levy a tax, We The People CANNOT be taxed. It really does make a sane person think blackmail might have been involved.
If this reminder doesn’t strike horror in your gut, you’re not paying attention. So one more time. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court broke the law with his ruling. SCOTUS was a runaway train that left the rails at the moment that ruling came down.
SCOTUS Feel-Good Ruling ~ Associate Justice Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd at Santa Clara University that the “liberal” Supreme Court was causing the “destruction of our democratic system,” the SF Gate reported
on October 29. According to the outspoken associate justice, his colleagues on the high court are creating rights ex nihilo and claiming the Constitution protects those new rights.
Scalia identified the adoption of the concept of the “living Constitution” as the first step down a “slippery slope.” At the end of that slope, Scalia said, was “the right to same-sex marriage.” He even questioned whether the Constitution ever would have been ratified had the Founders known that the document they drafted would have become “whatever a majority of the Supreme Court says it is.”
Rather than conforming the case to the Constitution, a majority of the justices conform the Constitution to the case, voting, Scalia says, “on the basis of what they feel.”
One of the things the justices “feel” is that they have the authority to repeal the will of the people and their elected representatives. For decades, one Congress after the other and Republican and Democratic presidents alike have acceded to the assumption by the Supreme Court of the absolute and unquestionable authority to define every word written in the Constitution and to insert words and rights therein where such was never intended.Read more at Diogenes’ Middle Finger
We are told that the Obama administration has halted their expanded programs to grant amnesty after Federal District Judge Andrew S. Hanen declared the actions violated federal law. However, on Tuesday, March 2, 2015, Department of Justice attorneys told a Texas judge that “about 100,000 applications” for DREAMERS had already been processed and would not be revoked. According to this source, some of the thousands were actually approved for full amnesty, not just a three-year permit.
WASHINGTON — About two-dozen of the more than 2,000 illegal immigrants arrested in a nationwide sweep earlier this month had at some point qualified for President Barack Obama’s program shielding them from deportation, a federal official confirmed Thursday.
Written responses to the Senate Judiciary Immigration and the National Interest Subcommittee show that the United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) has granted amnesty to six illegal aliens through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program even though they were flagged as “possible national security concerns.” In the statements, USCIS says that only seven of the 16 DACA applicants flagged with security concerns have been denied amnesty so far and three remain pending.
“Each case was individually vetted and deconflicted with the appropriate law enforcement agency, and each request was considered on its individual merits,” USCIS responded in its written response.
The responses and data from USCIS also reveal the lack of thorough investigating USCIS does during the application review process. According to the responses, only 283 out of nearly a million DACA applicants have been interviewed in person as of April 30. Congress must grow pairs.
Congress must grow pairs.
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