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Federal Judge Rules DACA Unlawful Amid Biden’s Border Crisis


On July 16, U.S. Southern District of Texas Judge Andrew Hanen ruled that former President Obama broke federal law by enacting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program via executive action back in 2012. The program provided amnesty to approximately 700,000 illegal immigrants that came to the U.S. as children, as well as made DACA recipients eligible for work permits. To quote Judge Hanen, “DHS violated the Administrative Procedure Act with the creation of DACA and its continued operation…the DACA Memorandum and the DACA program that it created are hereby vacated.”

Although the program was halted by former President Trump, Joe Biden renewed it with a memorandum as one of his first actions as president on January 20, 2021. As a result of the ruling, the Biden administration has been ordered to stop the acceptance of any new DACA applicants. To quote the ruling, “DHS is hereby enjoined from approving any new DACA applications and granting the attendant status.”

Between 2014 and 2017, over 2,000 DACA recipients were convicted of committing crimes against Americans. Over 10 percent of DACA recipients also have prior criminal arrest records.

The ruling is a major blow against Biden’s open-border agenda. However, instead of respecting the ruling and admitting defeat, Democrats are now pushing harder than ever to give citizenship to not just illegal “Dreamers” but also millions of other non-citizens currently scattered across America. After the July ruling against DACA, Biden’s Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas called for the fortification of the illegitimate DACA program. To quote Mayorkas, “The Biden-Harris Administration—and this country—remain as committed as ever to ensuring that Dreamers are protected from the threat of deportation and are allowed to continue to contribute to this country that is their home. DHS remains focused on safeguarding DACA, and we will engage the public in a rulemaking process to preserve and fortify DACA.”

In addition to simply issuing statements, Biden and Democrats in Congress are actively working to provide citizenship to as many non-citizens as they possibly can. To quote Nancy Pelosi, “Democrats will continue to press for any and all paths to ensure that the Dream and Promise Act, now passed twice by the House, becomes the law of the land.” The American Dream and Promise Act is an immigration bill that would grant permanent legal status and a pathway to citizenship within five years to over 4 million illegal immigrants currently in the U.S. The bill passed the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives back in March by a margin of 228-197.

The American Dream and Promise Act is far from the only version of mass amnesty that mainstream Democrats have proposed. During his first week as president, Biden introduced legislation that would give citizenship to all of the approximately 11 million illegal immigrants currently in America. Democrats in Congress are also presently trying to slip citizenship for non-citizens into the fiscal year 2022 budget reconciliation bill. Notably, this would allow for Democrats to unilaterally provide mass amnesty to millions of illegals without a single vote from any Republicans in Congress since budget reconciliation only requires a simple majority to pass in the Senate.

Biden has failed with regard to immigration, and the American people know it. According to a recent poll, a whopping 61 percent of Americans disapprove of the way that Joe Biden is handling the issue of immigration and the situation at America’s southern border with Mexico. Considering the fact that illegal border crossings are at a record high after Biden reversed Trump’s successful immigration policies and told asylum seekers to “surge to the border” in the event of his election back in 2019, America’s disapproval of Biden makes plenty of sense.

While the Biden-Harris administration continually fails to solve the crisis that they have created at the U.S-Mexico border, conservative states are fighting back to protect their communities and the rule of law. Back in June, Republican governors Greg Abbott of Texas and Doug Ducey of Arizona sent a letter to all other governors requesting assistance to secure the southern border in each state. Governors from Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wisconsin responded to the call to action and have sent state police officers or National Guard soldiers to Arizona and/or Texas. A total of over 1,000 National Guard soldiers and state police officers are now situated along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and Texas to control the disaster that the Biden administration clearly has no interest in fixing.

Lastly, to defend Texas, Republican Governor Greg Abbott recently went as far as signing an executive order that outlaws the ground transportation of illegal immigrants that have been detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPD). Executive Order GA-37 also allows the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to stop any vehicle “upon reasonable suspicion” that they are illegally transporting migrants. Finally, Executive Order GA-37 authorizes the Texas DPS to impound any vehicle that is found to be smuggling migrants.

With Biden mimicking Obama’s catastrophic immigration policies and expanding upon them, it is only a matter of time before Biden’s devastating immigration policies that are responsible for the current crisis at America’s southern border are ruled unlawful as well.

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1 year ago

For any reasonable person it is

1 year ago

I didn’t see the governor of Pennsylvania on that list. Oh, I forgot, he is amongst the traitors

1 year ago

This program should have been ended long ago.

Mark L
1 year ago

Let Biden,Pelosi and all of their followers should be made to pay for the Program being as how they spend tax payer money so stupidly!
If we hold back the income of these morons maybe they will get the picture!

Màrge Paulo
1 year ago
Reply to  Mark L

There is a lot of suggestions being made for 2022 elections but I fear that might be too late since they are trying to sneak things through now. We need to help get the word out on educating people on the Democrats agenda and how it will hurt the citizens of our great nation. We also need to write to our representatives to stop this disaster. The oath they took when they took office was to protect the citizens not protect the illegals! We have a process for them to enter our country
! Enforce the laws!!!!

1 year ago

Sadly Democrats have created a mess that they fear; Biden removed from office and Harris/Pelosi in the WH. We must elect Republican supermajorities in the House and Senate in 2022 or this nation is lost to civil war.

1 year ago

Evidently current president wants to destroy our country. Hasn’t he

1 year ago

There is a “Sex offender registry;” there should also be an illegal aliens registry- to warn communities of the invasion of “Biden’s Heroes.”

Mark L
1 year ago
Reply to  Bill


1 year ago

That’s nice that 10 years later, after trillions of dollars and all the damage and human suffering is done, they decide that Barry broke the law. Now what? Are they going to arrest him?

1 year ago
Reply to  Juan

That’s a joke

William Scanlon
1 year ago

How long does it take to get the Supreme Court involved?

1 year ago

If this was ruled on, shouldn’t those who break the ruling be charged with an offense?

1 year ago
Reply to  Margaret

In a sane world, and country, the answer should be “yes”.

Larry W
1 year ago

Obama started this trend of lawlessness when he told his attorney general Eric Holder to just ignore the laws they did not agree with. Those 2 should be prosecuted for not upholding their oaths of office.

1 year ago

This administration doesn’t care what any judge says. They think the rules don’t apply to them!

Larry W
1 year ago
Reply to  Barb

You are right Barb, three fourths of everything the Dems do is illegal. And they know it.

1 year ago

The problem is, that by then the damage is already done! He and his ilk should be jailed, but they won’t be.

1 year ago

Patriots, When are the true Americans going to wake up and start protesting ?? Listen people this is the eleventh hour for Democracy.
Do nothing and live with the boot of Socialism on your neck and your children’s necks. They will curse you and rightfully so !

1 year ago

I remember when Rush talked about this. Democrats allowing all these illegal immigrants in so then the Dems could make them victims, getting them citizenship so they can vote! Obama’s plan all along, move all these people to red districts to turn them all blue! Since HR 1 was not passed, stepping up this immigration process is the next best thing Dems have of making sure they are always in power! Most of these immigrants have no clue what real freedom is and Dems will make sure they buy into the victimology they keep peddling so all these illegals will think the Dems playing Santa with tax payer money is what freedom is all about!! Tyranny here we come!

Eli 7777
1 year ago
Reply to  Carol

Well said. This is a very clear, informative article, too.

J. Farley
1 year ago

I can’t believe this this is happening in America, in light of the fact 3000 of our fellow Americans were murdered on 9-11 because Clinton had a lacks policy on Immigration and with Covid 19 you would think that anyone with half a brain ( Joe Biden ) would not want an open border, but, stupid is as stupid does.

1 year ago
Reply to  J. Farley

Time for Biden/Harris impeachment to start.

J. Farley
1 year ago
Reply to  Maryanne

As the cable guy would say, lets get’er done

Doug Hawkinson
1 year ago

I’m am so glad to see that there are still members of the judiciary that think in accordance with Constitutional law and common sense.

Nina Rae
1 year ago
Reply to  Doug Hawkinson

We can thank President Trump fir that!

1 year ago
Reply to  Nina Rae

Hahahahaha, BS!

1 year ago

traitors must die along with all their affiliations or The USA is DONE. It’s them theirs or you and yours. What’s it gonna be Americans? Swift and severe punishment for the crooked in power and elsewhere, for the sell outs, and for those who protect them by “following unconstitutional orders”.
The cleaning and disinfecting of evil should have started at least 100 years ago. Tolerance of evil is suicidal to a person or a nation.

1 year ago
Reply to  Christian

Chris. Totally agree. Where the hell is the Patriot outrage ? Where the hell are the rallies and mass protests ? The complacent masses have lost America. The Republican politicians are gutless.
The masses are nothing but sheep to the slaughter.

Kyle Buy you some guns,and learn how to shoot
1 year ago

Isn’t Justice great. Why are not some of these bigwigs not in Jail. ??

1 year ago

Ruling biden’s (obama’s) criminality after the fact “criminal” doesn’t help America right now. Does it???
Who is paying for all this thievery??
The poor, trodden-under-the-boot tax payers.
And NO!!!!
No more amnesty. The Demon Party played this trick deal already. We are STILL waiting for that fence from that last ‘deal’. The DemonRats are just damned, filthy LIARS.
Do you hear RINOs?

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