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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 9 years ago

Conservatives/Liberals, does this show how far America has fallen?

It’s not unusual for politicians on Capitol Hill to recognize citizens during hearings on legislation that would have a positive or negative impact on their lives.

But that tactic took a different turn this week when hundreds of illegal immigrants filled the largest hearing room in the Senate to openly participate in the proceedings.

And they did so without threat of arrest from the nation’s chief immigration law enforcement official who was sitting in the front row: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

Many of the illegal immigrants were recognized by name by Sen. Dick Durbin (D. –Ill.) who led the panel, and commended by Obama administration officials who want to give them legal status under sweeping legislation called the DREAM Act.

The DREAM Act would give permanent legal status to illegal immigrants, up to age 35, who arrived in the United States before age 16, provided they complete two years of college or serve two years in the military.

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=44558

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  • Bug
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    Many people with immunity from prosecution have appeared before Congress; mobsters, steroid-using baseball players, etc.

    This is a non-issue.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Someone is needed to counteract the retirement of the baby boomers and pay your guys social security and medicare!

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  • 9 years ago

    It's a testament to how we have gone from rule of law to rule of politically selective law.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Just another nail in the taxpayers coffin.

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