The Obama administration said Thursday it will allow many illegal immigrants facing deportation the chance to stay in this country and apply for a work permit, while focusing on removing from the U.S. convicted criminals and those who might be a national security or public safety threat.It's basically amnesty. Obama is giving a path to legalization with the work permit, and I guarantee you citizenship won't be far behind. He's going to need those voters in 2012.
That will mean a case-by-case review of approximately 300,000 illegal immigrants facing possible deportation in federal immigration courts, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said in announcing the policy change.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
So says Janet Napolitano: