Posted on August 19, 2011

Obama to Deport Illegals by ‘Priority’

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times, August 18, 2011

Bowing to pressure from immigrant rights activists, the Obama administration said Thursday that it will halt deportation proceedings on a case-by-case basis against illegal immigrants who meet certain criteria, such as attending school, having family in the military or having primary responsible for other family members’ care.

The move marks a major step for President Obama, who for months has said he does not have broad categorical authority to halt deportations and said he must follow the laws as Congress has written them.

But in letters to Congress on Thursday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said she does have discretion to focus on “priorities” and that her department and the Justice Department will review all ongoing cases to see who meets the new criteria.

“This case-by-case approach will enhance public safety,” she said. “Immigration judges will be able to more swiftly adjudicate high-priority cases, such as those involving convicted felons.”


The new rules apply to those who have been apprehended and are in deportation proceedings, but have not been officially ordered out of the country by a judge.

Ms. Napolitano said a working group will try to come up with “guidance on how to provide for appropriate discretionary consideration” for “compelling cases” in instances where someone already has been ordered deported.


The top House Republican on the Judiciary Committee said the move is part of a White House plan “to grant backdoor amnesty to illegal immigrants.”

“The Obama administration should enforce immigration laws, not look for ways to ignore them,” said Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican. “The Obama administration should not pick and choose which laws to enforce. Administration officials should remember the oath of office they took to uphold the Constitution and the laws of the land.”


Lilian Kim, ABC 7, August 18, 2011

The Obama administration announced a major change in policy for thousands of illegal immigrants going through deportation proceedings. They now may be able to stay in the country.

There are currently 300,000 deportation cases making their way through the federal immigration courts, but under the new policy immigrants classified as low-priority cases could be granted a stay and a chance to apply for a work permit.


{snip} Under the new policy announced on Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security will suspend deportation proceedings on young, undocumented immigrants who pose no threat to public safety or national security. The indefinite stay will not give illegal immigrants a path to legal permanent residency, but will let them apply for a work permit.


“This is probably the most anti-American policy that the Obama administration has set to date,” said Rick Oltman from the Tea Party Immigration Coalition.

He predicts the new policy will bring in a flood of new illegal immigrants into the country.

“This sends a green light to everybody on this planet that if they can get to the United States and not be convicted of a crime, they get to stay,” said Oltman.


Despite the skepticism, this policy change should help President Obama’s standing with Latino voters as he heads into the 2012 election.


20 responses to “Obama to Deport Illegals by ‘Priority’”

  1. Justified Contempt says:

    How long will it take for the SPLC-ADL-NAACP-DOJ to add Rep. Smith to the Hate Watch list?

    His political career is over, until, that is, he “reforms” and comes out on the right side of history, atones by loudly proclaiming America’s future is dependent on the enriching contribution of diversity through immigration, and then he will be the darling of the media. Oprah will revive her show just to headline him. He’ll replace Sharpton on MSNBC. Even Fox will make room for him to show that they are working hard to “catch up” with progress and the national future.

    The fix is in folks!

    Transcend diversity, embrace Whiteness, beware and prepare, because you really do know what’s coming next, you see it in your worst nightmares, and you are extremely right…

    Are you a thief or a vandal? If you must steal or destroy, please choose your targets from those White privilege elite Whiteys who “embrace diversity” when they are talking, but then get as far away from it as possible when they are living.

    Some Whiteys don’t deserve their privileges, and they don’t deserve our care or protection, either. Let them suffer the toxic and virulent Diversity Curse as soon as possible. For the ones with potential, the Diversity Curse will be their Diversity Cure.

  2. Question Diversity says:

    “Deport?” When is anyone ever really deported? Margaret, an AR regular, detailed the long process between the “start of the bureaucratic process of deportation” (which is what Official America means by “deportation”), and actual deportation, a long time ago here in this space. There are so many loopholes and hurdles that almost nobody literally gets deported.

  3. rockman says:

    Look to Brussels and see what happens when immigrants get to a dominate percentage of the population. they set up their own cultures and view the locals as professional victims and free milk cows to be taken at will.

  4. HH says:

    So the White House is saying that Federal law can be selectively and arbitrarily enforced??? Then we, the citizens who elect and employ them, should obviously be fully within our rights to selectively and arbitrarily obey Federal laws too, no?

    When those who govern by the consent of the people hold themselves to one standard, and those same people to another, it is nothing if not tyranny! More sensible generations once recognized this…

  5. Anon says:

    It’s just another end around Congress by the fascist in the white house–he’s doing it in the EPA right now, with a bunch of no-nothings enacting strangling regulation against businesses. Obama is an absolute disaster. I can still hardly believe that 60 million people voted for this fool.

  6. Miss Whitey says:

    This president has just given millions of illegal aliens an amnesty by fiat. This is disgraceful and must be stopped. There has to be a way to reverse this.

    What is going to happen now is that millions of people will sneak across the border within the next couple of years. Why not? Obama has made it clear that as long as you make it across the border you will get to benefit from education, social welfare programs, jobs, health care, etc.

    I believe that Obama declared this amnesty for two reasons.

    1)He needs these illegals’ votes. He already knows that he lost the White vote. These illegals will somehow vote and he will possibly be reelected as a result.

    2)Obama is racist. He despises White people and would like nothing more than for us to be replaced. In his mind the best way to do this and appear to be a humanitarian is by allowing millions of brown skinned people to stay here after they’ve broken our laws and to allow millions more to sneak in here. By some peoples’ definition, this could be considered a genocide or ethnic cleansing.

    Again, we have to find a way to reverse this ‘fiat’ policy.

  7. AmericaFirst says:

    “This policy change should help President Obama’s standing with Latino voters as he heads into the 2012 election.”

    I think we all agree on this, and this is a shameful legacy for those Americans of Mexican, Central or South American or Caribbean heritage who welcome this criminal act. I now question the patriotism of those who call themselves “Latino” or “Hispanic.”

  8. Theron Kerr says:

    The answer is simple folks. When you are handed lemons, make lemonade. With all of the Muslim chaos in Europe, we should all be working towards having the descendants of our ancestors come over here illegally, and they will get handed the same treatment as the Mexican hordes. Then, with their help, we clean up this country, and build up to take Europe back.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Whitey won’t do anything about it. Just like everything else this White hating President has done to us. Wish millions of Whites could watch this video.

    But of course, the tea party constantly tell us they are not “racists” (they love Herman Cain and Allen West) and only want these mexicans to come “legally”..what saps most Whites are.

  10. reply to 6 says:

    Miss Whitey wrote at 12:16 PM on August 20:

    I agree. i think Obama has a deep-seated hatred and envy of whites possibly from being rejected by whites as a child but being accepted by blacks with whom he identifies although there is a conflict within him because even they don’t regard his as fully black. His whole mindset is dedicated to getting even with whites. I think he has some deep self-esteem issues and is a very dangerous person to be leading our country.

  11. Linked to Reality says:

    Have you ever noticed that hostile and dangerously anti White hate groups such as the SPLC-ADL-NAACP use the word “linked” to smear honest, patriotic Whites with anthing that the hatemongers call “hate”?

    It works for them, so it should work for us.

    Obama destroying your White future? Headline 1: “Obama linked to virulent anti-American militants, scholars, preachers, and media tycoons.” Headline 2. “Obama linked to pro illegal alien and toxic Hispanic groups.”

    Black “youths” running wild and beating up Whiteys on a regular basis? Headline: “Rampaging and violent youths linked to hateful African American rap lyrics and pro black militant NAACP.”

    Dear fellow AmReners, the time has come for our “linked” media strategy!

    Glenn Beck Linked to Anti-Semitic Group

    David Barton is known by many to be a frequent guest on Glenn Beck’s radio and one-time TV programs, and is notorious for making racist and hateful comments toward other groups. It should also be mentioned that this Barton nut is one of those people …

  12. Anonymous says:

    7 — AmericaFirst at 1:11 PM on August 20:

    I do not and never have believed that most Latino, Hispanic and Caribbean “Americans” are patriotic to the USA. They are all for their own native lands and peoples, period. My belief is that any country with mixed races will never survive and was never INTENDED to survive. It is evident they hate White people and they hate OUR country. They only like what they can GET from us, then stab us in the back. Just as Obama has done and is doing.

  13. Question Diversity says:

    11 Linked to Reality:

    Yeah, him again.

    Great timing on your part to mention him. I was using my gym yesterday afternoon, or rather, the television lounge with the occasional exercise accoutrement. In the “gym” the same time as I was an obviously Jewish man a few years older than myself; I see him there once every several times that I’m there. The TV closest to him had Fox News on, and they played a short clip of Glenn Beck. I wasn’t watching that TV when they did it, though I could plainly see it if I wanted. But what drew my attention in that direction was that I heard someone yell, “Get that m****rf*****g Nazi off my TV!” And not in a jocular sense, either. I looked over and saw him, and then saw who was on the TV at which he was reacting. Ironically, the short clip was from Beck’s rally in that particular Jewish ethnostate whose names starts with “I.”

    Obviously, we both know Beck is not a “Nazi.” (In fact, some people we know of criticize him for NOT being one.) The point is, Beck screwed his own pooch when he got too interested in the Jews, even in an amicable sense. Jews don’t like it when gentiles get too interested in them even philo-Semitically, (“I would rather have moderate anti-Semitism than rampant philo-Semitism” — JewAmongYou), and once you “go there,” not only can you really not “un-go there,” it gives Jews permission to put everything you have ever said and done under a microscope. Anything the JDL types can construe to turn you into Hitler II, they will latch on to it and never relent.

    Michael Savage (Jewish) and Rush Limbaugh (gentile, German surname, just like Beck) talk about George Soros and Frances Fox Piven and other leftist whack jobs who happen to be Jewish, but the JDL isn’t busting their chops like they’re busting Beck’s chops for the same thing, because Limbaugh has never been philo-Semtitic, and Savage is Jewish.

    I know, I can’t use the JDL obsessives as the gold standard for Jewish-American or Jewish in general thought and worldview, because even the ADL considers the JDL extreme. However, it’s not just the JDL thinking these things about Beck, even a lot of right-of-center Jews are thinking it.

    My point in bringing this up is that when I read other similar sources to AR, people seem to misunderstand why Jared Taylor wants no part of the I/J/Z issue base. I think he gets a lot of undeserved criticism from both the crowd which thinks he’s “secretly anti-Semitic” or “doesn’t have the moral courage to stand up to the Nazis,” and the crowd which thinks he’s a “sellout to the Jews,” etc. I think the truth of the matter is that he knows that the I/J/Z issue base is a third rail for gentiles, touch it in any way and for any reason, and you’re dead. I think he sincerely wants no part of that discussion, or as little as possible, either to take one side or the other, or to let those on opposing sides go after each other. Just look at Glenn Beck to see where that leads.

    As an aside, Beck is over in “I” doing one of his “restoring” (some nebulous one-word virtue) rallies, to show his appreciation to the natives’ courage in resisting to that hateful third-world P-word lumpenproletariat to the east knawing at their heels. Fine as far as it goes, but has Beck done a rally in Detroit to honor white courage against black crime? In South Africa to honor white courage against black crime and violent extremism? In Oslo to honor native Norwegians’ plight vis-a-vis African Muslims? In Phoenix to encourage native born white Americans to resist Chicano reconquista and irredentism? Anywhere in France to courage the French to keep France French and not a northern colony of Algeria? In eastern Russia to give morale and energy to the dwindling Russian population in the face of Chinese territorial aggrandizement? To me, all these things are the same, but Beck will never do any of these hypothetical things. As mad as that makes me, a lot Jews are just as incensed. It’s like $arah Palin wearing that Star of David necklace in New York City — That you can’t find a picture of her wearing a Serbian necklace in Pittsburgh, a Polish necklace in Chicago, a French necklace in New Orleans, a German necklace in Milwaukee, a Swedish necklace in Minneapolis, a Dutch necklace in Grand Rapids, Michigan, an Italian necklace in St. Louis, or an Irish necklace in Boston, her “too clever by half” move will only make the kind of people she was trying to impress hate her even more.

  14. Tom says:

    Has anyone thought that maybe he is just setting the stage so after he gets his eviction notice from the White House he won’t be sent back to Kenya for being an illegal? Just Asking?

  15. Anonymous says:

    Don’t Whites ever become enraged when people like these tell the TRUTH about what they want done to us? These aren’t fighting words any longer?

    You think Obama and most blacks don’t feel and think the same way?


    Augustin Cebada , Brown Berets; “Go back to Boston ! Go back to Plymouth Rock, Pilgrims! Get out! We are the future. You are old and tired. Go on. We have beaten you. Leave like beaten rats. You old white people. It is your duty to die. Through love of having children, we are going to take over.

    Richard Alatorre, Los Angeles City Council. “They’re afraid we’re going to take over the governmental institutions and other institutions. They’re right. We will take them over . . . We are here to stay.”

    Excelsior, the national newspaper of Mexico , “The American Southwest seems to be slowly returning to the jurisdiction of Mexico without firing a single shot.”

    Professor Jose Angel Gutierrez, University of Texas ; “We have an aging white America . They are not making babies. They are dying. The explosion is in our population . . . I love it. They are ****ting in their pants with fear. I love it.”

    Art Torres, Chairman of the California Democratic Party, “Remember 187–proposition to deny taxpayer funds for services to non-citizens–was the last gasp of white America in California .”

    Gloria Molina, Los Angeles County Supervisor, “We are politicizing every single one of these new citizens that are becoming citizens of this country . . … I gotta tell you that a lot of people are saying, “I’m going to go out there and vote because I want to pay them back.”

    Mario Obledo, California Coalition of Hispanic Organizations and California State Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Governor Jerry Brown, also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton, ” California is going to be a Hispanic state. Anyone who doesn’t like it should leave.”

    Jose Pescador Osuna, Mexican Consul General, “We are practicing ‘La Reconquista’ in California ..”

    Professor Fernando Guerra , Loyola Marymount University ; “We need to avoid a white backlash by using codes understood by Latinos . . . ”

  16. Allan says:

    I know of a man here in Chicago who was born in County Hospital to parents who were here illegally. As soon as his parents were entered into the system, they were deported. They chose to take him with them, although they could have left him with Catholic Charities. As soon as he was eighteen, he went to the American Embassy in Mexico City, got an American passport and returned to the US, where he has lived ever since (he is now about seventy).

    Now, in this whole process, no one’s rights were interfered with. Yes, he probably would have received a better education in Chicago Public Schools, but that was his parents’ choice. That’s the way things were done in those day, and we woould all be better off if they still were.

  17. margaret says:

    Allan, #15 wrote about his friend “Yes, he probably would have received a better education in Chicago Public Schools, but that was his parents’ choice.”

    Not at his age. He would have been ok until about age 1o. By then White flight had been going on since 1940. In the fifties, school after school, neighborhood after neighborhood fell to the conquering blacks in Chicago. High school would have been a horror.

    School would have been fine if his parents sent him to Catholic school. But when school let out the blacks hunted down and beat and robbed the White Catholic school kids. When the Catholic kids fought back every liberal in town and of course the ADL and communist party of the USA whose head quarters was on State st near the civic center screamed racism.

    The first Mayor Daley was born in 1902 and lived in a White neighborhood and attended a Catholic high school from 1916 to 1920. He had to run the gauntlet of a feral black neighborhood to get to and from school every day. 1916!!!! He and the other Whites just had to fight their way to and from school every day. At least in those days the Whites had the sense to resist feral pack attacks with pack resistance.

    Didn’t stop him from groveling to the blacks and banning Whites from city and county jobs 15 years before affirmative action came into law though. King Daley 1 was one of the worst big city mayors of his era for Whites. No wonder the White population fled during his mayoralty.

  18. Mr.White says:

    15 — Allan wrote at 12:06 PM on August 22:

    I know of a man here in Chicago who was born in County Hospital to parents who were here illegally. As soon as his parents were entered into the system, they were deported. They chose to take him with them, although they could have left him with Catholic Charities. As soon as he was eighteen, he went to the American Embassy in Mexico City, got an American passport and returned to the US, where he has lived ever since (he is now about seventy).

    Now, in this whole process, no one’s rights were interfered with. Yes, he probably would have received a better education in Chicago Public Schools, but that was his parents’ choice. That’s the way things were done in those day, and we woould all be better off if they still were.


    We’d be “better off” if the spawn of illegal invaders never received birthright citizenship to begin with. The 14th Amendment was never intended to bestow US citizenship to the spawn of those who not only violated our immigration laws, but sovereignty as well

  19. Anonymous says:

    post on the internet one insulting story about obama a day until the election