99.5% of Illegal Immigrants Get Approval for Legal Status; High Number Raises Concerns About Fraud

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times, April 22, 2013

The administration has approved 99.5 percent of applications of those who have applied for legal status under President Obama’s nondeportation policy for young adults, granting legal status to more than 250,000 formerly illegal immigrants.

Officials said they expect the approval rate to drop as more cases make their way through the system, as it takes longer to deny an application than to approve it. Indeed, the approval rate already has dropped from 99.8 percent just a month ago.

But the high rate leaves others wondering whether the administration is doing all it can to weed out fraud or potentially dangerous illegal immigrants in DACA, or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, as it’s formally known.

“You really have to wonder who they’re giving deferred action to, and what kind of risk they represent to us,” said Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies. “The screening process is much less for DACA than it would be for a green card, and so it’s all that much more susceptible to fraud.”

DACA is seen by many as a test-run should Congress pass a broad legalization for most of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S.

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The policy applies to illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. before age 16 and who were not yet 31 when the program was announced.

Illegal immigrants with serious criminal records aren’t supposed to qualify. To be eligible, applicants must have graduated from high school or earned an equivalency degree or served in the military.

Through the first 7 months of the program, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approved 268,316 illegal immigrants for tentative legal status, while denying just 1,377 applications.

A Homeland Security official said the denials will tick up as time passes. Those whom the department plans to reject are given time to submit more evidence or appeal their denial, while approvals go through immediately.

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  • Anon12

    They aren’t going to screen any illegal! Obama will legalize all of them whether they are felons or gang bangers. What right thinking White would ever believe these government lies? If Whites do not stop this insanity they just as well get on their knees and beg to die, because they are going to die at the hands of the multiracialists. We all know it. America is no longer OUR country and never will be again.

    My only hope is that the White Russians kick out all their “diversity” before it is too late for them. Putin is of no help to White Russians. We will need a White country to flee to since we don’t have the courage or smarts to take our own country back.

    • Man, Bin Laden would’ve been approved. The number of sissified white people in this country make me want to puke. Reminds me of the freaking Eloi. If you don’t know who they are, look it up.

      • Puggg

        Mohammed Atta’s application was approved in 2002.

        I’m not making this up.

      • Anon12

        Yes, I do know… You are so right.

    • White Caucasian

      Want a white country to flee to ? Try Chechnya or Dagestan. The people there are full blooded white caucasians ! True story !

      • Wayne

        Baloney! Asiatic Tatars and Turks.

      • Bossman

        There was a time in history when the people from that area were believed to have had very white skin, especially the females. White people are believed to have evolved in the highland regions of Central Asia.

    • Jaytee

      I wonder if I, as a white South African, will be accepted in America, even legally.

      • MBlanc46

        Mexicans, Pakis, and Indians only need apply.

      • nobody

        You would be accepted by people like me. The government/liberals/minorities, not so much.

      • Bossman

        There are only a limited number of ways to be accepted as an immigrant to the U.S. Marry an American or permanent resident. Invest half a million dollars in the country. Have exceptional talent or ability, Be a refugee fleeing war and persecution. Just being white and not liking to be ruled by Blacks is not enough.

        • Wayne

          If only that were true. Alas, all the hordes have to do in hatch their crotch within the bounds of USA Inc.

      • Anon12

        Nope

        Not long ago a South African woman came here on a visa and wanted to immigrate here was quickly deported. She lived with a relative of hers a couple doors down from me.She was working and a decent person and hated what happened to her people as the Africans took over.

  • Message to the Republican party:
    I am a guy who thinks Amren is too left wing, yet I will be voting straight ticket democrat unless the republican candidate is to the right of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
    You republicans did not get it done, and were too afraid of being called that “R” word.

    • RisingReich

      I think you’re wasting your vote, and most likely your breath.
      We already have one party – the anti-White America party.

      No ‘party’ is listening.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      Hey man – you will join 250,000 brand new Demoncrats!

    • Triarius

      All that will say is:

      Dear Democrats,
      Good job.

      At least vote third party.

  • Hello

    A note to the mods: I tried to click on the “Race and Reason” link and it gave me a 404 error.

  • Manaphy

    Why is there even a debate about such idiocy?

    • The__Bobster

      The problem is that there’s no debate, the reason being that the liberals would lose the debate.

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      The vast majority of real Americans want most or all illegals deported. Anytime a news article about immigration is posted on any website, the comments section is flooded with calls for deportation.

      Liberals know the public support for mass deportation is too strong to be debated head-on. So they just talk right over the American people and put their fingers in their ears whenever anyone says anything that doesn’t fit the liberal narrative.

      • Wayne

        And the Republicans play rearguard.

    • Wayne

      Because of our Glorious Union.

    • MBlanc46

      What’s to debate? Employers want cheap labor. Politicians are happy to oblige them.

  • DACA recipients are have legal presence to the US but they do not have legal status. They are allowed to be in the US for two years and have to renew their work permit and drivers license every two years. This does not lead to a path to citizenship. They are not eligible for a green card.

    • The__Bobster

      In a few years, the libtarded media will start whining and the squat monsters will be granted citizenship. Count on it.

    • Anon12

      Quit being so naive or uninformed or both.

      • Most of these illegal immigrants do not want citizenship. What they want is a green card so that they cross the border. Most of them are not fluent in English or have the money to apply for citizenship. It is a fact that Mexicans have the lowest rate of naturalization of any nation.

        • Triarius

          They want free handouts. You thinks that those amnestied will be paying fees and all are fluent in English? Come on.

          I just moved to Scottsdale AZ and know first hand both of those are false.

        • MBlanc46

          Whatever the Mexicans want, the people who designed these policies want a transnational labor force who can cross national borders at will.

        • Bossman

          Maybe it’s all about costs and benefits. Very few Canadians want to become U.S. citizens because they are afraid of losing all the good benefits of being a Canadian citizen.

          • Wayne

            And Mexico is yet again the failed nation it’s Mexican inhabitants created! We should never ask our white children carry them as a burden.

        • Anon12

          I was referring to your other post, not this last one….

          Of course they don’t want to become citizens,( EXCEPT when they want to bring in all their family members and relatives, then you can expect at least another 100 million Mexicans in our country) they get all the freeebies now as being illegal…as for “working” most of them do NOT work, they lie and cheat and suck off the system and have anchor babies.

    • Greg Thomas

      Nevertheless, themillions of anchor babies they pump out will be considered citizens. Don’t they call that the fruit from a poisoned tree.

      • True but that does not mean that the illegals themselves want citizenship. Like I said they want a green card so that they can cross the border and see their relatives and friends and they can stay in the US permanently.

        • Greg Thomas

          This is because with citizenship comes responsibility. Moreover, their loyally will always be to their beloved mexico, which is another reason why these parasites should be rounded up and reunited with their first love.

          .

    • Wayne

      Legal presence but not legal status??? What the hell is that?

    • Anon12

      All lies…..as usual…you know by now you only refer to what the government says, yet we all know they will do none of it, right? Get real.

  • Hello AmRen people. This is my first post on this web site. I have a question unrelated this news article. I was at the AmRen conference earlier this month and during the presentation in memory of Jensen and Rushton, Mr. Taylor mentioned an American scientist who abandoned his research under political pressure and said to some major magazine that some truths aren’t worth discovering, or something along these lines. Does anybody remember the name of the scientist, or have a citation of this quote? I’d appreciate it. Thanks.

    • a multiracial individual

      Welcome to Amren my friend. I think the (Asian) gentleman you are referring to is Dr. Bruce Lahn from the University of Chicago in 2006.

      http://www.amren.com/news/2006/06/scientists_stud/

      • Yes. I suppose this is it, although the quote is not as clear-cut as I was hoping. Thanks!

  • The__Bobster

    Illegal immigrants with serious criminal records aren’t supposed to qualify.

    ______

    What a pantload! Anything short of outright murder won’t be serious enough to disqualify a stubby invader.

    http://www.vdare.com/posts/daily-caller-reports-on-achieve-act-senate-republican-alternative-to-dream-act

    “Applicant must not have committed a felony, must not have committed more than one misdemeanor with a jail term of more than 30 days, must not have committed a crime of moral turpitude, and must not have a final order of removal pending”‘

    • RisingReich

      As far as I’m concerned, crossing the boarder illegally IS a crime of moral turpitude.
      But – I still breathe with my mouth closed.

      • Bossman

        Really? How so? Do you know what moral turpitude is? The term “moral turpitude” is reserved for the most serious crimes involving sexual perversions. People like you should learn to consult the dictionary before making a complete ass of yourself.

        • Wayne

          Go to Guatemala and try to cross into Mexico to learn what “serious” means, Skipper!

        • RisingReich

          This term appears in U.S. immigration law beginning in the 19th century.[2]

          The concept of “moral turpitude” might escape precise definition, but it has been described as an “act of baseness, vileness, or depravity in the private and social duties which a man owes to his fellowmen, or to society in general, contrary to the accepted and customary rule of right and duty between man and man.”

          Who is the ass now, big bad bossman?

      • Bossman

        The term “moral turpitude” is reserved for the most serious crimes involving sexual perversions. You should consult a dictionary before writing stuff like that..

        • Wayne

          Try crossing the border from Guatemala to Mexico to find out what a serious crime is. Oh, when is Mexico going to integrate Guatemala? They have much much more in common with Guatemala than America (that is the USA).

          • Bossman

            Some day all the Americas will be integrated. It is moving in that direction slowly but surely. You’re not bright enough to see that

    • Anon12

      Illegal immigrants with serious criminal records aren’t supposed to qualify.

      ————————

      Notice the “aren’t SUPPOSE to qualify”. That gives these LIARS a pass. They will come back and say, oops, my bad…. well they weren’t “suppose” to qualify but it’s too late now…..

      Didn’t they just release over 2,000 illegal CRIMINALS in jails waiting to be deported? And Americans are going to fall for this complete unabashed lie coming from our traitorous government? They did the same thing to us in 1986 and promised to secure the border and there would never be another amnesty….yet, Whites are still falling for this dump load.

  • Secret Tribunal

    Soon, the illegals will all be given automatic citizenship which “compassionately” extends to anyone back home in Mexico who claims family status.

    After they all swarm your neighborhood and compound the chaos, dysfunction, and dystopia that blacks give to us daily, you will automatically be charged with a Hate Crime if you don’t say you are enriched by America’s “hopeful and transformative evolution.”

    “This wouldn’t be happening if the White community would win a country of our own. First step: dismantle systemic and hateful anti racism, because sacred and institutional racism saves lives.” -RevJed DeVally

    • Greg Thomas

      “Under the circumstances, racism is the best option.”
      The good RevJed DeVally

  • Anon12

    I just pray there are tens of millions WHITE Germans, Dutch etc that are all here illegally in our country and then we can watch Obama, Schumer, McCain, Rubio, etc faces when they find that out after they are amnestied! What a hoot that would be.

    • There are a lot of Irish people in this country that are illegal immigrants.

      • Greg Thomas

        A lot? Not enough to turn the tide against the hordes of brown mexican invaders.

        • There are large Irish populations in San Francisco and Boston. I have met some of them and the ones I meant were working as health care professionals.

          • Wayne

            Reality check: they are a drop in the bucket and you know it.

          • Anon12

            Crystal is a stooge. She is Japanese and loves to say stuff that isn’t true whatsoever.

      • Triarius

        Considering the Irish are currently trying to “unwhiten” their country faster than Sweden, it would actually be counterproductive, if it were true.

      • MBlanc46

        And here in Chicago, there are a lot of Poles.

      • Bossman

        There are unauthorized immigrants from all over the world in the U.S. but for some reason when people think of illegal immigrants they think only of Mexicans. If immigration reform passes, a lot of Irish people will have to give thanks to Mexicans.

        • DudeWheresMyCountry?

          Nice try. Seven of ten illegals are Mexicans. Funny, when Mexicans talk about illegals or immigration they are talking about Mexicans proudly but if someone else is talking about illegals or immigration they are also talking about Mexicans… but Mexicans are somehow “offended”.

          The cockroaches are full of emotional contradictions.

        • Anon12

          Because 95% of them ARE from Mexico, Guatemala, and El Savador, that’s why!

      • saxonsun

        Yes, many–here in NYC it’s a given.

      • Anon12

        As long as they are WHITE then they are SUPPOSE to be here!

  • bigone4u

    It’s all a charade anyway. Sure, a few unlucky illegals will get kicked to the curb, but those cases are just to have something to point to should the sheeple start asking questions. I see the word “fraud” in the headline and I ask myself if there is anything about the current occupiers in Washington that isn’t fraudulent, including the birth certificate of the person in the White House, and the voting that put him there. A fraudulent president for a fraudulent United States, which are so far from united as to make a mockery of the country’s name. Bye, bye Miss American Pie. It was nice knowin’ ya.

  • Bill

    And ALL this, of course, is being done NOT according to any law passed, but by Obama’s unconstitutional fiat and executive rule over us. THAT ought to have Congress up in arms, but it doesn’t, does it? Goes to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that our government, our Congress, and our courts are no longer Constitutional, but treasonous. And there is only one remedy for that……..if Americans are not lame and perfectly willing to be slaves under a dictatorship.

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    I have sympathy for those who were brought here illegally as minors, but a path to citizenship in practice rewards their criminal parents. Of course, this hardly troubles the Demoncrats, who are happy to sell their nation for new minority voters to join their electoral plantation and vote Democrat when called upon. The Repulicrats are in bed with the Demopublicans for the cheap labour, and all the while our rule of law, standard of living, American (do I need to specify “white”?) identity, and all other halmarks of American civilization wane.

    • America has always needed cheap labor, from slavery all the way to today. This is how America became a multiracial country.

      • Sherman_McCoy

        Was it need or greed?

      • Homo_Occidentalis

        As a post-industrial (I still don’t like that word. America should be manufacturing most of what it consumes.) economy, America really doesn’t need cheap labour as much as it used to The only thing the illegal aliens are doing is bringing down average wages for the poorest Americans, whose incomes in real terms have not risen since the 1970’s. A good labour shortage is exactly what America needs to put labour on an even playing field with the corporations. We definitely don’t need to import a criminal underclass all speaking the same language just so that employers can avoid paying the pathetically low minimum wage. Abolishing the minimum wage altogether would be a better start.

        • MBlanc46

          Employers might or might not need as much labor as they used to, but all the labor that they want, they want to be cheap labor.

        • Bossman

          The United States is part of the global economy and has to be competitive; nothing is going to change that any time soon.

          • David Ashton

            What is meant by the “United States”? Just one of many economic zones on the planet where any assortment of people happen to live, or a nation that deserves to survive with a national identity distinct from the production and consumption of commodities?

          • MBlanc46

            That’s the result of a very determined policy of the corporate and political elites throughout the world. The elites are profiting immensely from globalization. It’s ordinary working people who have to do the competing: with some of the most desperate people in the world.

          • Wayne

            Exactly! That’s why the last thing our descendents need is millions of low-skill third world immigrants with no history of ever being able to form and continue a Western style civilization. They will nothing but mouths to feed and a source of racial and ethnic animosity. Why would we foist that upon our children??

      • Wayne

        Times have changed. More and more production is by machines. We do not need millions upon million of unskilled or low skilled, anti-white, chip-on-the-shoulder third world hordes here. They will be an anchor around the necks of our descendants.

        • MBlanc46

          You might not need them, but there are plenty of people who do,

      • Anon12

        You just keep repeating the leftist lies over and again….guess you never read up on the White slave trade, not about our settlers and pioneers, have you? Talk about HARD work!! They were the hardest workers of all time.Like to see you do what they had to do and endure.

    • MBlanc46

      Rule of law? The rule of law is for the little people.

  • cecilhenry

    AS Peter Hitchens recently admitted to no ones surprise:

    “We were all in favour of as much immigration as possible.

    It wasn’t because we liked immigrants, but because we didn’t like
    Britain. We saw immigrants – from anywhere – as allies against the
    staid, settled, conservative society that our country still was in the
    Sixties.”

    It was ALL about what he hated:

    It is all about letting anybody in no matter what.

    The result is genocide.

    • Bossman

      Wrong! The country was created on the principles of personal liberty and welcomed all those seeking personal and political freedom; a place of great refuge for the victims of tyranny of all kinds.

      • nobody

        Yeah and that is obviously working out very well. Oh wait… It isn’t, at all.

      • Wayne

        So, Mexico for Mexicans, Japan for Japanese, Africa for Africans, but Western countries are EVERYONE’S flop house?? Tell you what Bossman, open your house to the poor, the needy and the oppressed, give them head-of-the-line privileges in what should be their rightful inheritance. Meanwhile, everyone else on your block still keeps their house for their families only, your children need not apply. Do that, and then tell me if it’s a good national policy.

        • Wayne

          That should be, privileges ahead of YOUR kids.

      • Anon12

        LIAR.

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    There is no possible way that 99.5% of illegals under age 30 aren’t criminals. They’re not even trying to pretend that this isn’t just another mass amnesty for anyone and everyone. The government is destroying our nation before our eyes, and no one in power is doing a thing to stop it.

    This can only lead to balkanization and complete governmental collapse. It is not a question of if secession will happen any longer, it is only a question of when, how, and by whom. If whites don’t secede, Hispanics will. They are quite open about their plan to form Aztlan.

    • Jaytee

      Americans need to take their country back NOW.

      • Bossman

        From whom exactly? What is an American? Anyone can become an American. Americans are a collection of people with common ideals, not of common blood.

        • Wayne

          From the cultural Marxists and turd-world hordes they are using as weapons against us. I’ll say it again, Bossman, since you are slow on the uptake–America is NOT a “nation of immigrants” although many millions have come and contributed, but they only built upon the foundation laid by our Anglo-Saxon forebears, who were not immigrants but settlers, colonists, conquerors and builders. America was built by them for their descendants, not as some multicultural international flophouse. There is a huge statue of one of our women in NY harbor. Ignore the commie screed on the base, but Lady Libery faces Europe, where we came from and shines her beacon there, not to Mexico, China, Crapistan, or Africa. Do you now understand, or will you continue to cover the failed nations you lazy, incompetent forefathers built for you so you can have mine too????,

          • Bossman

            Lady Liberty is indeed facing the Atlantic, her golden torch beckons all those who are seeking freedom and opportunity. That was the original idea for her creation. Don’t forget Mexicans are North Americans.

          • Anon12

            Oh, shut up! Stop with your childish blabbering.

            You know nothing about WHY America was created and for WHOM it was created. It most certainly was NEVER created for any non white race!

          • Wayne

            She’s a European goddess, a white Roman woman, not an Aztec warrior, squaw, Aborigine or Asian. Again, Bossman, you are asking the rightful inheritors of the USA (to be specific) to open their house to the whole world. Is Mexico doing that? Why not? Why should our children share their pie with any third world country whose children have pies of their own (albeit cow pies).

          • Bossman

            She a mixture of things. She is a goddess but also a freed slave. There is a broken chain at her feet. She is also a hooker. In France where she was conceived, she appears bare-breasted. The inspiration for her comes from French prostitutes who carried torches and bared their breast while shouting: Death to the King, during the French revolution.

          • Wayne

            Whatever, Professor Wikipedia. She is firmly a symbol of the white people who built this country for their descendents. Our children have zero obligation to Mexico or any other third world country.

        • Anon12

          Only White Euro’s are American and always will be. People such as yourself do not and never will belong here.

  • Greg Thomas

    This gov does not want to turn away even one illegal invading mexican. Not one!

    • Bossman

      Mexicans are fellow North Americans. As the future rolls along, there will be more North American integration so if you can’t stand Mexicans maybe you should go to some other part of the world.

      • Greg Thomas

        I’m not going any where boss. It will be the illegal invading mestizos that will be leaving. Trust me.

        • Anon12

          Ditto for me!!!

      • MBlanc46

        That sort of integration is certainly the goal of the corporate and political elites.

      • Wayne

        And how is this increased integration going to be good for our white descendants??? Or you just don’t give a damn about our children? Mexicans have a nation, very large and fruitful. What makes you think we should require our children to give op their nation when you have your own?

        • Greg Thomas

          Boss is a mexican Wayne, probably an anchor baby.

          • Bossman

            So any realist who does not always agree with you guys is a Mexican? How dumb can you be?

          • Anon12

            You are correct! Maybe Marco Rubios son?

        • Bossman

          White people in the U.S. still have a big job in front of them, and that job is to integrate North America. Segregation and building big walls are not going to work. Trade between Mexico and the U.S.A. is currently valued at one billion dollars per day.

          • Wayne

            Why? How is “integration” going to benefit my white children? Would this integration be on the basis of white superior-Me Ivan inferior? We are the ones who lose, Mexico gains. You are saying for whites to sacrifice their children to Mexico. Go back to the failed nation your lazy, stupid, incompetent ancestors built for you! Fix that first, then let’s talk.

      • Wayne

        Idiotic leftist globalist scams can always be debunked when the same situation is analyzed on a personal basis. Bossman, would you be willing to “integrate” your family and home with the most indebted, welfare dependent slum dweller next door who has 12 kids and no husband. Think of all that cheap labor that will be at your disposal. It is your DUTY to do so since you are all about helping and integrating. We know your house is not for YOUR family. You worked so hard for EVERYBODY, right?

  • Serpent

    You fools deserve this for doing nothing about it and basically bringing this about. You asked for it, you get it. Any of you who still have any faith in this country are fools. The good thing is this will come back to bite them in the ass, along with Obama’s crowd. It already is.

    • White Mom in WDC

      I do not think Amren people deserve it as much as corporations and business.

      America is dead. We are Amexistan. This will bite the ass of our government and corporations because it is wrong and evil. Whites would do best to have more kids and begin starting their own nation. This will happen naturally anyhow. The spics and squat monsters will always be poor any how.

      • Bossman

        No! The United States of America is not dead. It is the place that the whole world wants to come to. It is still the shining star on a hill. Many of the so-called “spics” are the descendants of the first Americans and they know it. Asian and Muslim immigration should be severely limited for very good reasons.

        • White Mom in WDC

          Screw the ‘spics’. We do not need to limit immigration, we need to stop it. We have enough problems. White nation only!

  • Serpent

    Anyone recall the tale of Babylon? This place is already being punished as we speak. It’s sad, because where I work immigrants right off the boat that can’t even speak or read English get jobs and are held to a lower standard than the rest of us. They don’t even have to train because they can’t speak, read or write the language. All the rest of us Americas, be it white or black are held to a higher standard and cannot cut any corners. This isn’t just Obama’s fault either. He’s just the used car salesmen and bastard in office steamrolling this stuff into effect for none other than Wall Street and treasonous corporate executives, all while ignorant so called “communists” and “socialist” cheer him on like they fools they are. This place is such a joke.

  • Serpent

    They should at least have to learn how to speak our language for Christ sake. I don’t care if they’re European, Central American, Chinese… it doesn’t matter. They used to be held to that standard at least. With so many Americans out of work, why would they be doing this unless they are trying to destroy the place and the American people? This is just one of many reasons I’ve lost all faith in this country, along with the majority of humanity. You shouldn’t waste your time being concerned about it unless you are all prepared to take action. If not, just give it up and let the Dominoes fall. Don’t waste your energy anymore or start having a bunch of kids.

    • Ella

      I agree about having more children. You cannot take your money to the grave. Kids are a joy over materialism. Whites will never out-number them but at least ONE Western civilized country in the world can break even with the replacement rate of 2.1. No White Western country is close except for Norway, 1.9. Very sad times for our peoples………. Having children is what continues our culture and genes–not any govt ever that mostly oppressed our European ancestors and now us currently.

    • Anon12

      Well, I DO care what RACE they are! Something you obviously know nothing about.

  • Bobby

    Who is it exactly that is running immigration policy in this country. It’s obvious they want to destroy it. Or am I missing something here? “It raises CONCERNS about fraud”?!! It must be me. I must be reading too much into these things,

  • Jaytee

    What about the war and persecution we are facing in South Africa or can only blacks and other non whites become legal illegals?

  • Jaytee

    I’m glad you think all Americans have a common goal.