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Dems: Obama Doesn’t Need Congress For Immigration Reform, You Know

Steven668 Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 8:00 PM
I never understood why an illegal immigrant, facing deportation, would not want their family with them. On the other hand, if the home country is such a nightmare, why would they object to eligible family members remaining in the US where they can work for a better life? Either way, they are much too selfish to make good parents.

Democratic lawmakers seem confident immigration reform will happen in the near future because even if Congress doesn’t act, the president will move forward with executive orders, they say. Via The Hill:

"I don't think the president will be hands off on immigration for any moment in time," Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.), the head of the House Democratic Caucus, told reporters this week. "He's ready to move forward if we're not."

Rep. Joseph Crowley (N.Y.), vice chairman of the Democratic Caucus, echoed that message, saying Obama is "not just beating the drum," for immigration reform, "he's actually...