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‘Legacy’: 10 Ways Barack Obama Broke the American System

What broke it? Both parties acquiesced in bank liberalization, in open-borders immigration, and in Wall Street bailouts. But the most acute challenge was Barack Obama’s direct attack on the constitutional framework itself. Obama sought to transform America, and believed that the ends would justify the means.

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Obama Agrees to Halt Amnesty Lawsuit Until Trump DOJ in Place

A joint motion was filed Friday morning by the plaintiff states and the defendants, including the United States, in the executive amnesty litigation. The movants write, “the parties have met and conferred and have reached agreement on how to proceed in this case.” They want a stay until exactly one month after President-Elect Donald Trump is sworn in.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 39th Annual Gala Dinner held at the Washington Convention Center, in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Clinton returned to the campaign trail after a bout of pneumonia that sidelined her for three days and revived questions about both Donald Trump's and her openness regarding their health..(

Hillary Clinton Vows To ‘Stop The Raids And Roundups’ of Illegal Immigrants

Hillary Clinton vowed to defend Obama’s two executive amnesty programs DAPA and DACA, and promised to expand it if elected president. DACA gives amnesty for illegal immigrants brought to the country as children and DACA gives amnesty for their parents. But Clinton touted additional cases where she would unilaterally give illegal immigrants legalization.

People stand together as they hold a vigil to support President Barack Obama's immigration executive action on April 18, 2016 in Miami, Florida.

DACA Beneficiary Sues to Exempt N.Y.ers from Injunction Blocking Exec. Amnesty

In a lawsuit filed Thursday with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, DACA beneficiary Martín Batalla Vidal — represented by the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), the Make the Road New York (MRNY), and Yale Law School’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) — seeks to exempt New York residents from the Texas v. United States injunction.

Community activists rally during an event on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, DAPA in downtown Los Angeles, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration and gave a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit aiming to permanently stop the orders.

DACA Gimmick: Nearly 3,000 Illegal Immigrants on Track for Permanent Amnesty

While normally parole is an immigration benefit selectively offered to largely inadmissible aliens for only “urgent humanitarian reasons” or in cases of “significant public benefit,” the Obama Administration has been allowing DACA recipients to seek advance parole — allowing re-entry to the U.S. after traveling abroad — for “educational purposes, employment purposes, or humanitarian purposes.”

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DOJ Moves to Shield Immigration Records of Illegals Improperly Granted Exec. Amnesty

In a court filing Tuesday, the Justice Department argued that District Court Judge Andrew Hanen “far exceed the bounds of appropriate remedies for what this Court concluded were intentional misrepresentations” when he ordered government lawyers to undergo ethics training and turn over the immigration records of the illegal immigrants who benefited from the government’s implementation snafu.

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Center for Immigration Studies Unveils 79 Pro-Enforcement Executive Actions for Next President

Democrats, immigration activists, and business leaders cheered President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. However, as quickly as Obama moved to block millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, a future president could not only revoke Obama’s orders but also implement dozens of pro-immigration enforcement actions that would make former executive amnesty cheerleaders grimace.