|The Law is what Pres. Obama says it is.|
Pay no attention to anything else.
Despite President Obama's credentials as a Constitutional Law Professor** he continually works to undermine constituted law and naturally, the mainstream media either lauds his flaunting of the law or simply ignores it.
**Shocker! No records exist that he ever taught Constitutional Law as a professor and he shows little understanding, regard or appreciation for the US Constitution based on his actions.
Illegal immigrants are overwhelmingly high propensity democratic party voters, therefore, the more who come into the country, the better off Obama (and friends) is. To Obama, only politics matters. Those illegal immigrants aren't lawbreakers to him so long as they continue to vote for him. At present count there are 20 million illegal aliens in the US.
President Obama often uses regulatory fiat as a substitute for enacting laws with Congress. But things aren't working as planned, now that 10 ICE agents are suing to uphold immigration laws. Yes, the law matters.
Until those 10 Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents filed a lawsuit in federal court, suing for the "right" to enforce federal immigration laws they are sworn to uphold, the president seemed to expect them to act like corrupt big-city cops, twiddling their thumbs, thinking about their fat union pensions and early retirements, taking zero risks, and telling the irate public all the reasons why they can't seem to do anything about crime.
Obama tried to turn Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials into just such do-nothing civil servants. He told them not to enforce immigration laws against people under 30 in a Homeland Security order this month.
The law mimics the provisions of the Dream Act, a failed bill in Congress favored by Obama as a back-door amnesty gambit. That's why it didn't pass.
In doing this, Obama's using the lazy philosophy he's repeatedly used in his governance: doing an end-run around Congress and avoiding the hard work of negotiating the laws he wants and issuing rulings instead.
Agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department have been happy to go along, issuing draconian regulations dear to the heart of radical environmental leftists that wouldn't stand a chance in the open air of a freely elected and publicly accountable legislature.
But on immigration, it's a different picture. Arizona was the first to step forward, passing legislation to enforce laws the Obama administration refused to enforce. Now the U.S. lawmen have followed. (LINK - Source IBD)