Pres. Barack Obama announced Friday a change in U.S. immigration policy. The U.S. will no longer deport some young illegal immigrants.
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The change in immigration policy has received some criticism. Iowa Congressman Steve King said he was outrage that the President would 'violate the Constitutional separation of powers.'
"Americans should be outraged that President Obama is planning to usurp the Constitutional authority of the U.S. Congress and grant amnesty by edict to 1 million illegal aliens. The American people have rejected amnesty because it will erode the Rule of Law," said Congressman Steve King, (R-IA)
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Obama administration to stop deporting some young illegal immigrants
In an election-year policy change, the Obama administration said Friday it will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who entered the United States as children if they meet certain requirements.
The shift on the politically volatile issue of immigration policy prompted immediate praise from Latino leaders who have criticized Congress and the White House for inaction, while Republicans reacted with outrage that the move amounts to amnesty - a negative buzz word among conservatives.