Monday on Fox News’ “Your World With Neil Cavuto,” Pinal County, Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu (R) said as many as 20 million illegal immigrants will qualify for President Obama’s deferred action, according to a memo from Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson.
Babeu said, “The fact is it’s not just the 5 million that President Obama promised, we learned that Jeh Johnson the Secretary of Homeland Security, put out a six page memo, and he said that anybody who’s been here since January of this year, anybody prior to that date, they are allowed to stay here. There will be deferred action,” adding “This number that President Obama promised would be 5 million is now 20 million illegals.”
When host Neil Cavuto asked for clarification, the sheriff explained, “Because Jeh Johnson put out this memo, President Obama said on TV, ‘if you’re been here five years or more, there will be deferred action, they will be given a work permit, a driver’s license, all access to our social programs,’ but Jeh Johnson, the very same day, put out a memo directed to all 23 agencies under the Department of Homeland Security saying that any illegal that’s been here this year as of January of 2014, they are entitled to this deferred action.”
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