Obama in 2011: I Cannot Suspend Deportations by Executive Order
"In respect to the notion that I can suspend deportations due to Executive Order, that's just not the case...to ignore those Congressional mandates would not conform with my appropriate role as President."
President Obama said this last year at a forum in front of college students:
So, according to the 2011 version of Obama, what President Obama just did IS NOT LEGAL.
Obama halts deportations of young illegals
- From: AFP
- June 16, 2012
US PRESIDENT Barack Obama has suspended the threat of deportation against hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants, delighting crucial Hispanic voters ahead of November's election.
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