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Mexican President thanks Obama for New Immigration Policy

by Sarah Courtney
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http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2012/06/18/mexican-president-thanks-obama-new-immigration-policy?test=latestnews
LOS CABOS, Mexico - The Mexican president and host of the G20 Summit praised President Obama for his administration's new immigration policy announced last week. "I would like to thank personally, and on behalf of the Mexican nation, President Barack Obama for his valuable decision by executive order to give an opportunity for young people who were not born in the United States," President Felipe Calderón said Monday morning.

On Friday the American leader announced a halt to the deportation of young illegal immigrants brought to the U. S. before the age of 16, if they meet a list of criteria including living in the country for at least five continuous years and having no criminal record. The Obama administration says this will cut down on low priority deportations and free up resources for the Department of Homeland Security to focus on higher security threats. Critics say the policy shift amounts to backdoor amnesty for illegals.

Speaking in Spanish at their first bilateral meeting of the summit, Calderon called the decision a "humanitarian action" and "a great piece of news for Mexicans." President Obama spoke of the strong bond between the United States and Mexico, welcoming Mexico into the Trans-Pacific Partnership saying the two were strong trade partners "but we both recognize that growth is going to take place in the Asia Pacific region."

The G20 Summit is expected to focus mainly on the crisis in the Euro Zone, however Greece's election Sunday eased concerns the nation would immediately exit from the Euro zone. President Obama called the elections "a positive prospect" which allows Greece to "continue on the paths of reforms and do so in a way that also harbors the prospects of the Greek people to succeed and prosper."

Calderon and Obama met with their respective delegations. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner were also in attendance.

Following his meeting with Calderon, president Obama has two additional bilateral meetings Monday, with German Chancelor Angela Merkel, and Russian president Valdamir Putin. This will be the first sit down between Obama and the Russian since Putin took office earlier this year. Tuesday Obama will also meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao.


Added: Jun-19-2012 Occurred On: Jun-19-2012
By: copperdog3
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  • So what is to stop people from smuggling their kids across and getting them a visa?

    That's what I wonder. It's a bigger incentive to sneak in illegally.

    The fact he did this crap without even bothering to go through congress is fucked. He knows immigrants vote overwhelmingly Democrat and he's trying to stack the deck.

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    • @jum_runky
      More to the point, the feds claim the ability to verify "how long" a "child" has been in country but then deny the ability to find their asses and chuck them over the non-existent fence.

      I have always marveled at the pissant politicians that could quote statistic after statistic about illegals but then claim no earthly idea about where they are.

      Bullshit.

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    • @copperdog3

      Exactly. They know exactly how long they've been here, so they know of the person's whereabouts and illegal status, but nothing has been done about it?

      If I, as a Canadian, went for a vacation to the states and tried to just start working and living there, you guys would deport my ass. If you're Mexican it's suddenly OK to break the law because you're a "dreamer?"

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    • @jum_runky
      If I emigrate to the northern territories, will you kick me out? If I speak spanish?

      Honestly, the climate would suit me much more than the southeastern humidity.

      As for deporting your ass, come by my place we'll throw back some beers and barbecue something. Screw the feds.

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    • @copperdog3

      If I'm ever in the area, for sure!

      NWT is pretty cold, but if you like fishing and that sort of thing, it's awesome.

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    • @jum_runky
      Cold is good. I love it. Keeps the beer safe.

      Cheers!

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  • impeach this pos

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  • Whoever didn't see this coming 2 years ago is a fucking dipshit, how else was he going to get elected again?

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  • You F**ing Ass Hat, why not let the American people decide what is right for us rather than you doing an end run around the laws that OUR county was built on? You are doing nothing more then pandering for the Hispanic vote!

    When injustice becomes the “Right Thing” then a revolution becomes Mandatory!!!

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  • He calls it a pathway to citizenship, but it looks more like a pathway to a second term. I have nothing against mexicans becoming citizens, but get in line like everyone else.

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  • We need to get tough on immigration and Obama is just making matters worse, Wake up America !!! Obama is an illegal himself and should be held accountable for his unconstitutional ways and should be deported as well, forget about being on the ballot, he shouldn't even be allowed to finish his first term. We have been trampled on big time with his BS changes.

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  • JUST IMAGINE WHAT HE'LL DO WITH THE REMAINING DAYS OF HIS TERM IF HE DOESN'T GET RE-ELCTED

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  • The illegal aliens will take jobs from low-income Americans, just like Obama planned.
    You low-income Americans who voted for Obama in 2008, don't you feel foolish now?

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  • "Cinco de cuatro!" - BHO

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  • Obombo... a vote baiting bastard who has done nothing but divide this country, partied, and sunk us deeper into debt. I predicted this latest slick willy move a while back.

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    • @Fukmup This country was already divided from the start, the party system has kept us divided ever since it has been implemented...

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    • @Fukmup
      Golf. You forgot all those rounds of golf. Somewhere around 100 up to now.

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    • @SubhumanContinent
      Our nation's founders established a divided government on purpose. If you recall your middle school civics class, they called it "checks and balances."

      As for political parties, they come and go. Where are the tories and the whigs now? Witness the ascendence of the tea party.

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    • @copperdog3 Shortly to be followed by the pause of the tea party, as they stop to recharge their scooter batteries.

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    • @copperdog3 where did I mention the Branches of government? I didnt. I said the part system, and I hope they go, and abolish the usage of them. The tea party is a joke.

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  • hahahahaha

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