On Friday, President Barack Obama announced that under certain conditions the country would stop deporting children who were brought to the United States illegally before the age of 16. The move essentially grants immunity, without granting a path to citizenship, for a reported 800,000 people.
But there are many in Congress who have spoken out against it, saying the move itself was illegal under the U.S. system and cannot stand. In a press release, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) issued the following statement.
“America is a beacon of freedom in the world and it is no wonder that hundreds of thousands of people each year apply to complete the legal and proper steps to become citizens or permanent residents of this amazing land. After all, who wouldn’t want to raise their family in the land of opportunity and under the rule of law? Unfortunately, President Article source: http://oconee.patch.com/articles/is-new-immigration-policy-legal
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