Obama Will Extend Amnesty for Young Illegals, Says Top White House Aide

Neil Munro, Daily Caller, December 11, 2013

President Obama will extend his mini-amnesty for young illegals, said Cecilia Muñoz, White House director of domestic policy.

“As long as this president is president . . . you’re going to be able to renew your deferred action,” Muñoz told one illegal immigrant 23 minutes into an online question-and-answer session on immigration conducted via Skype.

So far, Obama’s deputies have granted the two-year “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” amnesty to at least 567,563 illegals aged between 15 and 31, giving them the right to get jobs in every state, get drivers’ licenses in some states, to enroll in school and to receive government aid. Only 21,162 illegals have been rejected. Roughly 11 million illegals are living in the United States.

Obama’s two-year amnesty will start timing out in 2014, shortly before the midterm elections.

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Obama granted the mini-amnesty even though Congress voted down similar proposals. Roughly 20 million Americans are underemployed or unemployed. Wages have been stalled for several years, and many Americans are forced to take low-skill, low-wage jobs.

For example, there’s been a sharp jump in the number of college grads stuck in minimum-wage jobs. Their number is 71 percent higher than in 2002, says the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest figures. In 2012, 284,000 college graduates were working at minimum-wage jobs, up from 127,000 in 2006, according to U.S. News.

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Up to 1.9 million illegal immigrants could be given work permits under Obama’s policy, according to an August 2013 report by the Migration Policy Institute. That’s triple the original estimate of 800,000 announced by the government in June 2012.

Roughly 900,000 of the potential beneficiaries are aged 14 or below, making them too young to be eligible. Just over 1 million people are immediately eligible for the temporary amnesty, said the MPI report.

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The video exchange was arranged by the Bing online service, which is run by Microsoft. The company is lobbying to increase the inflow of foreign workers.

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  • borogirl54

    One thing that I have read is that many of these “Dreamers” have not really benefited from DACA because some employers consider these young people as “temporary workers” and also many of them lack experience because unlike their peers, they were unable to take part in internship programs.

    • Greg Thomas

      That’s great news. Maybe they will return to their rightful country of citizenship.

  • Spartacus

    You know how I say “The worst things are, the better ” ? Well, this is certainly a step in the right direction .

  • Puggg

    What a lot of people seem to forget about this Obama waving his wand for the Dream Act wasn’t just the fact that he’s just refusing to enforce immigration law. He also out of thin air granted these Dreamer Nightmarers work permits that Congress didn’t authorize, and charged them a $465 a person fee to apply for DACA, a fee collection that Congress also didn’t authorize.

    Which is why I think Obama is “extending” this thin air magic wand amnesty, because he wants them to pony up $465 (or whatever amount it will be) again. All about the money.

    Obama is granting work permits out of thin air in a time when our pathetic job growth isn’t even keeping pace with the increased demand from legal citizens and legal immigrants not to mention these newly work permitted Dreamer Nightmarers. Which makes wages and salaries lower. Then tomorrow, Obama will go out there and mouth off about income inequality.

  • D.B. Cooper

    And what are YOU guys going to do? You are going to vote for the liberal amnesty supporter who won his office by running as a Republican because he knows you are clueless enough to vote for any “R”, because “at least he’s not as bad as Obama, Kerry, Clinton, etc.”

    Before you can truly go on offense against the democratic liberals, you have to get rid of the liberals in the Republican Party first. These are the same people who threw the game and allowed Obama to win… TWICE! These are the same people who keep saying that they need to reach out for more minority voters.

    Don’t worry too much if a democrat wins. It’ll just be business as usual, and a failing economy might be just the thing to make white people disgusted with diversity.

    • Pro_Whitey

      I agree with the need for purging some people out of the GOP, but I caution on the use of labels. I have observed over the years that people who are not knowledgeable about politics tend to view themselves as moderate, no matter where they might end up on any objective scale of the political spectrum. Leftists use that by appropriating the words “moderate” and “independent” in their self-characterizations. To accept the label conservative or extreme is to play into their hands. Be willing to accept the moderate label,, but explaining why you are moderate, that is, because you believe in immigration control and enforcement and are against affirmative action. Those are actually moderate positions in this country, in that majorities of Americans support them. In short, don’t let people be put off from your message by adopting labels that make them think you are not like them.

    • Bossman

      So what party do you have in mind?

  • Ragehol .

    “Deferred action” is like a “temporary” government program. These people are never getting kicked out so you might as well just make them Authentic Americans ™:
    Hand them a green card, a porno mag, a bottle of cheap and crappy tasting beer, a pot brownie, a corn dog with cheese in the center and a ticket to an NFL game.

  • Talltrees

    “As long as this president is president . . . you’re going to be able to renew your deferred action”

    As long as this president by passes Congress, violates immigration laws, and the Constitution….anything goes.

  • Strike_Team

    They get “government aid”. I have seen some young whites who truly deserved government aid, but they could not get it. Not a chance. Because they were white males.

    Obama is simply a tool, rubber stamping everything his masters tell him to. As big a tool as LBJ was back in the day, signing off on the Immigration Act of 1965, reversing our policies in the Middle East on a dime, expanding snivel rights… They took the axe to us in earnest 50 years ago, and the ol’ redwood is finally ready to topple.

  • Wages have been stalled for several years, and many Americans are forced to take low-skill, low-wage jobs.

    News, its been more than several years.

  • So CAL Snowman

    Obama is a dictator pure and simple. He selectively enforces the laws and dictates that lawbreakers can live without facing justice in the United States. He CHANGED the ACA five times. A president CANNOT change a law! He can veto it or sign it into law but he cannot change it.

  • Marc Zuckurburg

    Comprehensive immigration reform, gitt’n ‘er done.

    Comprehensive immigration reform will raise wages and salaries, strengthen national security, prevent terrorism, enhance our domestic crime-fighting ability, ensure that we continue to encourage the best and brightest to partake of the American dream, enhance our competitiveness and our ability to innovate, and make America more prosperous.

    Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!

    • Oh you big thilly, you. Please thstop.

  • I would like Deferred Action on payment of my income taxes. How are my chances?

  • me

    Obama wants to keep them around for the ‘progressive’/socialist vote. Also, he sympathizes with them because he, himself, is an illegal alien. After the 2016 election, if the elites don’t rig it and Cankles Clinton isn’t hoisted on us, they won’t give a damn about the Squat Monsters. Just more useful ‘tools’ for the elite class of globalist communists.

    • Pro_Whitey

      Hillary the human pear!

  • mobilebay

    I will never understand how our own government can turn its back on its citzens by accepting and welcoming people who’ve invaded our country. To me, this is an act of war. To Washington, it seems to be a “Good neighbor” policy. We need to bring our military home from that Godforsaken Middle East and let them defend our nation.