For what its’ worth, I agree with President Obama on this; if Congress won’t act, then the President must act accordingly and do what is right, regardless of what the peanut gallery says.
President Barack Obama said Monday that he is moving ahead with executive actions to address immigration after a sweeping comprehensive reform bill languished in the House for more than a year.
“I take executive action only when we have a serious problem, a serious issue and Congress chooses to do nothing,” he said. “And in this situation, the failure of House Republicans to pass a darn bill is bad for our security, it’s bad for our economy, and it’s bad for our future.”
Obama said that he is sending additional resources to the border to stem a growing tide of undocumented immigrants into the county and that he has directed his team to recommend further executive actions to slow deportations by the end of the summer.
The move was prompted after House Speaker John Boehner formally told the president last week that the House will not move…
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