Since he delivered the State of the Union address in January, President Obama has often spoken about “fairness” and how “everyone should play by the same rules.”
But on Friday, President Obama unilaterally changed the rules for at least 800,000 illegal immigrants – though some estimates put the number in the millions – and he discarded any pretense of acting fairly.
President Obama says his administration will not deport illegal immigrants younger than the age of 30 if they meet certain criteria. Those illegal immigrants will be allowed to apply for two-year work permits that can be renewed indefinitely.
That is de facto amnesty.
The president not only ignored the will of Congress, which has wisely and repeatedly refused to grant such amnesty, and the separation of powers enumerated in the United States Constitution, he changed the rules and unfairly punished American citizens and those who are legally in this country.
President Obama’s amnesty announcement directly hurts: