Via Daily Caller:
President Barack Obama’s 2012 unilateral legalization of 500,000 young illegal immigrants helped him win the 2012 election — at the cost of splitting 500,000 innocent, law-abiding American families for months on end, according to a New York Times article.Obama favored those who broke our law over those who did not and it was for political reasons.
The ruthless political calculation was buried deep in the low-key article in print, which was published on page 20 of the local “New York edition” of the national newspaper.
Obama directed officials to award work-permits to the illegal immigrants, instead of preparing green cards for Americans’ foreign-born spouses and children.
One American, Jessica Veltstra, applied last March for to bring over her Dutch husband. “But he is still in the Netherlands, and she is rooming with relatives in New Jersey, unable to make plans,” the New York Times reported.
The scandal likely will be cited by advocates of immigration reform to show that Obama places his partisan calculations above his duty to implement the law, and above his inauguration oath, which says “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States.”
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