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Obama on Immigration: 'No Force on Earth Can Stop Us'

Oct. 3, 2014

Obama told an audience at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala he would make his executive move on immigration in the two-month span between Election Day and the end of the year. “Because in the end, DREAMer is more than just a title,” Obama said, “it’s a pretty good description of what it means to be an American. … All of us have a chance to reach out and pull this country that we call home a little closer to it’s founding ideals.” Alluding to a quote by Cesar Chavez, he finished, “And with that spirit, no force on earth can stop us.” This is the second time Obama promised the Hispanic Caucus he would make a move with a swoop of his pen. Meanwhile, a man who obtained a visa in Liberia brought Ebola to Dallas – and there are 13,000 people with visas in countries struggling with the Ebola outbreak. Obama guns the engine on immigration while he should, at the very least, tap the brakes and consider the huge implications for national security. More…

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