U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi Slams Fellow Democrat Obama over His High Deportation Record

Fox News Latino, December 17, 2013

In a rare political move, U.S. House of Representative Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took aim at President Barack Obama for the record number of deportations that have occurred during his tenure.

Pelosi, a California Democrat, said the Obama administration’s nearly two million deportations seem in contradiction to the policy adopted during his tenure of applying discretion to the removal of undocumented immigrants.

That policy, from 2010, held that deportation efforts would prioritize immigrants who pose a public safety or national security threat.

But Pelosi, in an interview over the weekend with Spanish-language TV network Telemundo, said that people who do not meet the criterion of high-priority deportation targets were being deported in high numbers.

“If somebody is here without sufficient documentation, that is not reason for deportation,” Pelosi said, according to a transcript. “If somebody has broken the law, committed a felony or something, that’s a different story. And when those people are apprehended, they are deported.  So I don’t see any reason for these deportations.”

Pelosi also indicated that she has been raising concern for years.

“For years we have been after the administration not to have this disparity of discretion that is used. It’s wrong.”

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  • Puggg

    To borrow somebody else’s phrase:

    What deportations?

    • Oil Can Harry

      While she’s at it Pelosi should also criticize the black community for working too hard.

  • bigone4u

    Pelosi lies.

  • So CAL Snowman

    ““If somebody is here without sufficient documentation, that is not
    reason for deportation,” Pelosi said, according to a transcript. “If
    somebody has broken the law, committed a felony or something, that’s a
    different story. And when those people are apprehended, they are
    deported. So I don’t see any reason for these deportations.””

    So it’s ok if they are here WAITING to commit a crime. That’s not a problem. The problem occurs when they actually commit a felony. Ok gotcha, thanks for the clarity. By the way illegally entering the USA is a crime but hey no problem until they actually rape or carjack someone right? We really need to march on her house with torches and pitchforks, nothing less will suffice. These people are traitors and seriously mentally ill and they are leading us down the road to hell. Instead of death she should be made to live in the darkest corners of a Mexican prison for the rest of her life.

    • Alexandra1973

      Hey Nancy, they broke the law by BEING here!

      There’s a four-letter word I’d really like to say…one that feminists despise….

  • odious liberal

    Pelosi needs to choke on her own feces.

  • Martel

    The democrats are trying to make Obama look good on immigration.

  • IstvanIN

    They have broken the law by being here. How many Americans have to have their daughters raped, husbands and sons shot dead in the streets, how many Nuns have to be killed by drunks, how many Nancy, how many?

  • willbest

    See I think if somebody isn’t where they are supposed to be without permission that is cause to make them leave. Whereas if somebody is where they shouldn’t be during the commission of a crime, that is grounds for making them leave in a horizontal position.

  • me

    Non-goy Pelosi is just working the typical tribal, anti-White country propaganda shuck and jive, don’t you know…..

  • Spartacus

    I say deport all illegalls, and start with Obama .

  • Greg Thomas

    These traitors do not want a single illegal invader deported. You can get bet on that!

  • Strike_Team

    It’s just show for white people. To make it look like something is being done. People are coming IN at record levels.

  • LeGrandDerangement

    I’m more concerned with the plague of German home-schoolers.

  • Correct.

    Also, you have to remember that “deportation” in terms of the Feds trying to carry one out isn’t a criminal proceeding, it’s a civil lawsuit. And there are so many hurdles and hoops to jump through that it’s rare that the Feds starting a deportation civil lawsuit actually results in a real physical deportation. I think they were counting the start of deportation civil lawsuits as actual deportations, along with what you said.

  • WR_the_realist

    Actually, being here illegally is sufficient reason for deportation. If only the myth of Obama as Great Deporter were true. If it was, it wouldn’t be necessary of the ICE union to sue the Obama administration for not letting them enforce the law.