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    ‘Undocumented Youth’ Tell Reporters Harry Reid ‘Is One of Our Biggest Supporters’

    By Penny Starr
    August 24, 2012
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    A group of activists who are illegally in the United States hosted a conference call on Friday responding to the lawsuit filed this week by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. The agents claim that President Barack Obama’s directive to allow certain illegal aliens to stay in the country forces them to violate federal law.

    Rafael Lopez, who said he was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child, praised Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) for his support of the Dream Act, legislation that has repeatedly failed to get congressional support that would grant amnesty to Lopez and approximately 1.7 million other illegal aliens.

    “Senator Reid, our Senate Majority Leader is one of our biggest supporters for dreamers,” Lopez said.

    “He won in 2010 because of the Latino vote,” Lopez said.

    On June 15, Obama announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would not deport certain DREAM Act–eligible undocumented youth. Under a directive from the Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, these youth will be given temporary permission to stay in the U.S., or would quality for “deferred action” on their immigration status.

    As CNSNews.com reported earlier, "The Directive commands ICE officers to violate federal law ... commands ICE officers to violate their oaths to uphold and support federal law, violates the Administrative Procedure Act, unconstitutionally usurps and encroaches upon the legislative powers of Congress, as defined in Article I of the United States Constitution, and violates the obligation of the executive branch to faithfully execute the law, as required by Article II, Section 3, of the United States Constitution,” the lawsuit says.

    Lopez and the other self-described “dreamers” who took part in the conference call said people who oppose the Dream Act “want to make life as difficult as possible for undocumented immigrants.”

    Illegal aliens who live in Nevada are “very fortunate,” Lopez said.

    “We’re very fortunate here in Nevada,” he said. “Our elected officials are really acceptable.

    “And we have worked very hard to keep our elected officials so pretty much any anti-immigrant law that even comes up in Congress, it’s quickly shot down,” Lopez said.

    When CNSNews.com asked how the activists can support elected officials when illegal aliens cannot legally vote, they responded that they work to register people to vote who support the Dream Act.

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    “He won in 2010 because of the Latino vote,” Lopez said.
    “We’re very fortunate here in Nevada,” he said. “Our elected officials are really acceptable.

    “And we have worked very hard to keep our elected officials so pretty much any anti-immigrant law that even comes up in Congress, it’s quickly shot down,” Lopez said.
    Sounds like Dirty Harry has been bought and paid for by the racists LaRaza.

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    Rafael Lopez, who said he was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child,
    “Senator Reid, our Senate Majority Leader is one of our biggest supporters for dreamers,” Lopez said.
    OUR Senate Majority Leader? What country is Mr. Reid the Senate Majority Leader in in addition to this one?

    Or, does he represent foreign interests to US citizens?
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    Of course Harry Reid is an illegal aliens best friend! They are the ones that felonious voted for him in Las Vegas to save him from Tea Party candidate Sharon Angle in 2010.

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    Another any way the wind, or money, blows politician? When is Harry Reid going to release his tax returns and explain how he made ALL that money on his government salary?

    From 2010.
    PICKET: Reid’s unrepentant immigration hypocrisy

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, has been arguing that no Hispanic in his right mind would vote for Republicans fed up with illegal immigration. Stirring the pot in the illegal-immigration debate isn’t working out so well for him. All week he’s been buried in the backlash of conservative Latinos.

    The senator thought he could gain support from Hispanics by attacking some Republicans’ call to review the current interpretation of the Constitution’s 14th Amendment, Mr. Reid attacked Republicans saying, “They’ve either taken leave of their senses or their principles.”

    The 14th Amendment grants citizenship to any person born in the United States. It also grants citizenship to babies born on American soil to illegal immigrants. The babies are commonly known as “anchor babies” because their citizenship status makes it easier for their undocumented relatives to achieve legal immigration status by family-reunification measures found in the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act. A new study published by thePew Hispanic Center reports that one in 13 babies born in the United States has illegal immigrant parents.

    Regardless of whether changing citizenship standards is good public policy, it is Mr. Reid who has taken leave of his senses. The position for which he attacks some Republicans happens to be the very position he held until recently.

    Indeed, Mr. Reid has done a complete turnaround on the issue. In 1993, he proposed an immigration bill known as the Immigration Stabilization Act of 1993 (S. 1351). The legislation never became law and only made it as far as the Senate Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on immigration and refugee affairs. However, the bill Mr. Reid wrote was tough, even by the standards of the most conservative border-state representatives.

    The bill’s summary reveals Mr. Reid’s intention:

    “A bill to curb criminal activity by aliens, to defend against acts of international terrorism, to protect American workers from unfair labor competition, and to relieve pressure on public services by strengthening border security and stabilizing immigration into the United States.”

    Mr. Reid also made sure that the basis of birthright citizenship, the foundation of the 14th Amendment, was “clarified” - ending citizenship for babies of immigrants who were in the United States illegally.

    The bill also featured a broad array of tough-on-illegals provisions that would make Mr. Reid’s liberal Senate allies blanch. These included reforming asylum laws so illegal aliens could not use fraudulent asylum claims as a ticket to legal status, harsher penalties for not leaving the United States when ordered, and the addition of alien smuggling as a crime listed under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.

    In support of his bill, Mr. Reid sounded like a common-sense Republican: “In response to increased terrorism and abuse of social programs by aliens, [I] today introduced the first and only comprehensive immigration reform bill in Congress. Currently, an alien living illegally in the United States often pays no taxes but receives unemployment, welfare, free medical care, and other federal benefits. Recent terrorist acts, including the World Trade Center bombing, have underscored the need to keep violent criminals out of the country.”

    Things changed by 2006, though. According to reports, the senator’s spokesman said Mr. Reid changed his mind on the immigration issue after “several meetings in the community with immigrants and a conversation with his wife.”

    Apparently, it took 47 years of marriage and two decades in federal office for the senator to speak with his wife and immigrants in his community.

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    ADDED TO ALIPAC HOMEPAGE News with amended title ..

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