National Review senior editor, Bloomberg View columnist, AEI Visiting Fellow

Liberals not sure why they like Obama’s amnesty

miamiherald.com — President Obama is rewriting immigration law in the guise of exercising "prosecutorial discretion." In other words, he's going to ask federal agencies not to enforce the laws on the books and hand work permits to millions of illegal immigrants.

Obama’s immigration speech was incoherent

delawareonline.com — I count three ways President Barack Obama's speech on immigration last night contradicted itself. First, there was the absolutist language he used to justify his policy - coupled with restrictions that aren't compatible with such language.

Obama's Incoherent Immigration Speech

bloombergview.com — I count three ways President Barack Obama's speech on immigration last night contradicted itself. First, there was the absolutist language he used to justify his policy -- coupled with restrictions that aren't compatible with such language.

Ramesh Ponnuru: Liberals not sure why they like Obama’s amnesty

kansas.com — President Obama is rewriting immigration law in the guise of exercising "prosecutorial discretion." When conservatives and moderates criticize this unilateralism, we tend to get three responses from liberals. None of them makes Obama's plan sound any better.

The Critique from the Left

nationalreview.com — I imagine that most left-wingers will rally behind the president's immigration policy, especially since it appears to be a minority position. But some of them will be complaining that the president didn't go far enough. And we should take a moment to appreciate that they have a point.

Obama's immigration action breaks from constitutional tradition: Bloomberg opinion

oregonlive.com — President Barack Obama is planning to rewrite immigration law in the guise of exercising "prosecutorial discretion." In other words, he's going to ask federal agencies not to enforce the laws on the books and hand work permits to millions of illegal immigrants.

Ponnuru: Liberals not sure why they like Obama's amnesty

sltrib.com — What these critics are saying is that Republicans should keep Obama from acting on his own by giving him exactly what he wants. This is, of course, Obama's own argument as well.

Liberals can’t justify Obama’s amnesty

delawareonline.com — President Barack Obama is planning to rewrite immigration law in the guise of exercising "prosecutorial discretion." In other words, he's going to ask federal agencies not to enforce the laws on the books and hand work permits to millions of illegal immigrants.

Liberals Can't Justify Obama's Amnesty

bloombergview.com — President Barack Obama is planning to rewrite immigration law in the guise of exercising "prosecutorial discretion." In other words, he's going to ask federal agencies not to enforce the laws on the books and hand work permits to millions of illegal immigrants.

Want to Shut Down Obama on Immigration? Here's How

bloombergview.com — There's no evidence that any president, up to and including Barack Obama earlier in his tenure, ever thought that it would be proper to grant legal status to several million illegal immigrants unilaterally. Yet the president appears likely to do so very soon. If that weren't sufficiently outrageous as a constitutional matter, Obama's stated rationale is worse.
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