Obama’s illegal deportation program likely to be blocked

Obama’s illegal run around Congress to enforce immigration laws how he sees fit may be blocked, according to US district judge, who doesn’t believe that DHS has the discretion to keep who they want and deport who they want:

BUSINESS WEEK – A court challenge by federal immigration agents seeking to block President Barack Obama’s deferred-deportation initiative will probably succeed, a judge said.

U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Dallas today put off his own decision on whether to grant the request for a preliminary injunction by 10 U.S. Immigration and Customs agents. He asked both sides to file additional arguments no later than May 6.

Announced by Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano last year, the directive gives agents the ability to defer action on people unlawfully in the U.S. if they came to the country under the age of 16, are in school or have obtained a high school diploma, haven’t been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor or multiple misdemeanors, and aren’t a threat to public safety or national security.

“The court finds that DHS does not have discretion to refuse to initiate removal proceedings” when the requirements for deportation under a federal statute are met, O’Connor said today in a 38-page decision, referring to the Department of Homeland Security.

Still, the judge said he can’t decide the case based on the arguments he’s heard so far.

“Accordingly, the court hereby defers ruling on the plaintiffs’ application for preliminary injunction until the parties have submitted additional briefing,” O’Connor said.


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58 thoughts on “Obama’s illegal deportation program likely to be blocked

  1. Yee haw..for Chris Crane..he’s sooooooooo right!   Thousand of criminals were/are turned loose in Az everyday, it has NOTHING to do with the “children”. 
    I really don’t give a rat’s arse that illegals kids were brought here as “children” at no fault of their own..to dang bad!  If we close down the borders, use e-verify, fine those employers who don’t, cut ALL benefits to illegals, illegals WILL self-deport.
    Ole Janet is a liar and progressive radical demo…it’s so unsafe here on the borders..we’re afraid to go out to fix the fences the illegals cut and let our cattle and horses out, they destroy the water tanks, leaving trash and human waste. Break into our homes and barns..I want ALL illegals out of this country.

  2. doesn’t matter what the Legislature or the Judiciary says or does! To a dictator-wannabe, it’s all just noise. he’ll do whatever the hell he wants to until he is stopped by someone with a set of cajones and a backbone.
    (That eliminates almost everyone in government!)
    Lock and load.We the People must FIGHT, on our own, to restore the Republic.

  3. I read on The Shark Tank that this amnesty bill might put our military under the power of Homeland Security!

    1. Keyes Man…find the text on that…can you image the Rand Paul backlash. With that you could gather many more immigration fighters to defeat this ridiculous America-killing bill. In TX Greater Houston Partnership (cheap labor lovers) want IA’s to have driving “permits” that look very different than a TX Dr. License. The logic is that if illegals could drive legally then there would be less illegal & uninsured drivers on the road….

  4. And I hope Levin slams Rubio with this. Rubio’s amnesty plan falls right into this and allows DHS to determine if the border is secure.

  5. This evil President got over on the “American” people… those that love this country…Patriots all…Curse Obama’s name…be very afraid…

    1. enoughofthenonsense Even some of his supporters. You should have seen my neighbor when he got his first check of the year. I live about 200 yards away and I heard him yelling. When I went to see what his problem was all he could say was, ” He said he wasn’t going to raise taxes.”
      I told him you get what you pay for! lol

      1. TracyMitchell enoughofthenonsense Wait until he does his first tax return and sees the value of his company-paid health insurance on his W-2.  With the stroke of a pen, Obama can change that to income and tax it.  And before anyone says that’s illegal, let me remind you of the many laws Obama has already violated.

        1. Orangeone TracyMitchell enoughofthenonsense 
          Well, Obama is an illegal office holder so what’s the “stroke of the pen”? 😉

    2. No they’re not. Not yet.
      Anyway, he could do absolutely anything and a ton of people would still be enamored with him. We call them “journalists”.

  6. Yet another stumbling block for the Idiot-In-Chief, this hasn’t been a very good month for Obama. He pouts when he doesn’t get his way like my 9 year old. I had to laugh at the look on his face when he couldn’t get his gun agenda passed, and I would certainly love to be a fly on the wall when he heard about this.
    Finally something for me to laugh about.

  7. So, essentially, they’re hoping to give even MORE power to DHS and stop all discussion in Congress about immigration? Wow. The level of dictatorial power-grabbing from this administration really should have all Americans up in arms.
    Too bad they are IN THE DARK.

  8. Somebody needs to put Obama in his place.
    Interestingly, Obama has backed out of being the headline speaker at the national Planned Parenthood fundraiser.    Wonder if the Gosnell horror had anything to do with that…making the polls unfavorable?

      1. Orangeone Granada1492 And then the judge reversed himself and reinstated some of the charges.

  9. Does this judge have black panthers, the American Communist Party, John Boehner,Lindsey Panties, Guano “The Manchurian War Hero” McLame,  and the Congressional Ku Klux Caucus working for him?   Obama and Blubber “Lap Dog” Napiltano will walk all over this guy hand in hand with their fellow felonious aliens.
    One US Marine and Scharlene….

    1. WordsFailMe I will pop extra popcorn for the Scoop family as we sit back and watch the ICE Union President take Nappy off at her fat knees.  He dealt a strong punch in front of Congress more than once. Sen Sessions and Sen Grassley are asking very tough questions.  I haven’t seen Ted Cruz’s questioning yet.

  10. This criminal in our White House is going way into treason land more and more.  He has, and is, overreaching his authority to the point that, not only is it blatant, it is IN YOUR FACE,  ‘I can do anything I want’, the heck with laws and the Constitution.  Closer and closer to the boiling point.
    Someone or some branch of our government has to face up to this and restore the laws of the land,  has to restore America,  has to face up to the realization that we are being let Helter Skelter down the road of national suicide.

      1. YoJoe NYGino Bonehead has a lot of company in both the House and the Senate.  Most of the CongressCritters are attorneys, they know what Barky Boy is doing is illegal yet no articles of impeachment, no lawsuits against him, etc.

      1. Well it WAS only 47% but under O’s watch it’s increased to 52%.  Go figure 🙁

    1. stage9
      In the stupid 52% – I’m sure http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/cocaine/drug-refund-911-call-765902

      1. RocklinConservative  You are right on the money, Rock! For example, why are the good people of Fort Campbell KY not marching this minute to the on-post school with torches and ropes? Where is the outrage,. the guts, the sense of justice? What has happened to Americans who once took law into their own hands when the system would do nothing except lie,whine, point fingers, suck their thumbs, terrify their weak, subservient employees, cover up and pander to vermin who infest the lowest levels of civilization? 
        I suspect many of them are reading on this site now.. I suspect that a wake up is long over due.

        1. WordsFailMe RocklinConservative When they can get their “Obama Phone” and their “Obama money” they will approve. When all the handouts stop and there is anarchy in the streets, what will they be asking for then? Their “Obama Bullet Proof Vests”?

      2. RocklinConservative Did you see the story about the 13 female prison guards all pregnant by prisoner and under federal indictment for racketeering? Daily Caller story today.
        So much for the naturally occuring, moral high ground for women–hehehe

        1. WordsFailMe RocklinConservative Imagine the Child Support that guy will have to pay. Oh, wait, he’s in prison, so I guess we’ll be paying his child support. When they all lose their jobs, they’ll go straight on welfare.

        2. I guess it’s a clear sign as to how much society has changed for the worst.  Women used to look for “Sugar Daddies” now they are content with milk “duds” for their baby daddies.  🙂

        3. TracyMitchell WordsFailMe RocklinConservative  The issue of all such unions are deemed on-the-job-injuries and are 100% compensable under Maryland state law. Joe Biden was such an issue;  his legal father is the Maryland Dept of Corrections…no…it’s true…I saw it on the internet….

        4. RocklinConservative Your slipping ever so slowly into the dark side of conservatism, Rock. Come on in, the water’s fine…

  11. Words…
    Let’s see action.
    The Rats are already mumbling about Obama’s loss on gun control and may be questioning the emperor even more if this is also defeated.
    We can only hope.

    1. The Sentinel  I suspect this case is this is the reason why Shumie wanted to pass the immigration reform bill quickly. The American people have pulled an Obama on Obama. They have flooded the courts and it is finally catching up to him.

  12. I find this entire line of thinking by liberals incredible:
    “…the directive gives agents the ability to defer action on people unlawfully in the U.S. if they came to the country under the age of 16, are in school or have obtained a high school diploma, haven’t been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor or multiple misdemeanors, and aren’t a threat to public safety or national security.”
    Under Title 8 Section 1325 of the U.S. Code, “Improper Entry by Alien,” any citizen of any country other than the United States who:
    – Enters or attempts to enter the United States at any time or place other than as designated by immigration officers; or
    – Eludes examination or inspection by immigration officers; or
    – Attempts to enter or obtains entry to the United States by a willfully false or misleading representation or the willful concealment of a material fact;
    has committed a federal crime.
    So, although these “illegals” are by definition committing a federal crime, under Obama’s plan, they are exempted so long as they haven’t committed a crime….which they’ve already committed….which Obama says they’re not liable for…

    1. >>> “The executive cannot remove 11 million people,” Kirchner said of the branch of the U.S. government led by Obama.  <<< 
      WHY NOT??

        1. Orangeone GWShrub 
          Exactly. Start deporting and put them into a database where they are never allowed back…not even legally….take all the money they made while here….and presto…watch ’em stampede for the border…heading SOUTH!

        2. Keyes Orangeone GWShrub Give them 30 days notice to get out. When we find them, fingerprint & DNA into a PUBLIC registry along with their PHOTO. Run against all unsolved crimes nationally.  If caught back in the US, death penalty.  I like your idea of taking their money.  I say also sell all of their assets, proceeds go directly to the state deficits (20%) and the remainder to the federal (80%) which generally matches the split for federal programs.

    2. stage9And let’s not forget Tax Evasion
      In the United States, tax evasion constitutes a crime that may give rise to substantial monetary penalties, imprisonment, or both.  Section 7201 of the Internal Revenue Code reads, “Any person who willfully attempts in any manner to evade or defeat any tax imposed by this title or the payment thereof shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $100,000 ($500,000 in the case of a corporation), or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both, together with the costs of prosecution.”

  13. It does’t matter how the judge rules. Obama will ignore it and continue on. 

    Right now there’s a bunch of NLRB board members deemed illegally appointed still functioning, months after the decision.

  14. This is why the Dems are pushing for reform with our other RINOS…like Rubio and Graham.  Obama and minions knew his EO was illegal…and to think the GOP is handing them 12 million voters.  I hope the Tea Party in Florida and S.C. are watching.

  15. Well, well! Hopefully this will be a victory for the rule of law in an otherwise dreary landscape of arbitrary exercise of administrative discretion. It is time the Courts (as some have done) and the spineless Congress put an end to the lawless actions of this lawless President and his minions.

    1. deTocqueville1 Congress won’t but the ICE union and Border Patrol union are very powerful!  Both lost an agent under Obama and Holder’s Fast and Furious gun walking too.

    1. jeff28w Absolutely correct. Rules are for the little people.
      George Washington is climbing out of his grave as we speak to beat his….

    2. jeff28w He’s run into a strong group with the ICE union.  If they have a court order that says the laws have to be enforced, they will enforce them and go back to court for an emergency contempt hearing if ordered otherwise.

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