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WASHINGTON -- Confronting soaring frustration over illegal immigration, President Barack Obama on Wednesday condemned Arizona's crackdown and pushed instead for a federal fix the nation could embrace. He said that will never happen without Republican support, pleading: "I need some help."
In asking anew for an immigration overhaul, Obama showed solidarity with his guest of honor, Mexican President Felipe Calderon, who called Arizona's law discriminatory and warned Mexico would reject any effort to "criminalize migration." The United States and Mexico share a significant economic and p
Originally posted by airspoon
Here, we have the President of the United States basically saying that he agrees that citizens of another country should be allowed to break our laws unimpeded and then sides with a foreign leader on this same sentiment.
Obama sought to show that he, too, is fed up with his own government's failure to fix a system widely seen as broken. He said that would require solving border security, employment and citizenship issues all at once
Has this reality sunk in to most Democrats yet?
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
reply to post by airspoon
I can't believe people are making such a big deal about this! If you are illegal, just get your green card.
I agree with those who say that the AZ law is unconstitutional. It violates the Fourth Amendment. I know a lot of people don't care whether it violates the Constitution or not, but I do.