DECEMBER 20, 2010
A rare private bill recently approved by the United States Congress will allow an illegal immigrant living in southern
The secret law on behalf of one individual appears to be a growing trend among some pro-amnesty Democrats who are quietly blocking the deportations of illegal aliens and sponsoring clandestine legislation to keep the violators in the country indefinitely. Just a few weeks ago three federal lawmakers from
A few days ago Congress passed a law to let a San Diego-area man (Shigeru Yamada) who emigrated from Japan at the age of 10 to stay in the U.S. Congressional approval of bills that benefit just one person is highly unusual and hasn’t occurred in years. Usually reserved for extreme situations with strong public backing, the special measures must be sponsored by a member of the U.S. House or a U.S. Senator and community support usually plays a role in the process.
Yamada’s law was co-sponsored by Senator Dianne Feinstein, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and San Diego Congressman Bob Filner, who is also sponsoring eight other individual laws related to immigration. Feinstein, who lost a powerful committee chairmanship amid a corruption scandal, leads the Senate in using private bills to keep illegal immigrants in her northern
Recently, Feinstein used her political power to halt the removal of an illegal alien from Peru who attended
Feinstein promoted her pro-amnesty, open-border agenda on the Senate floor over the weekend while pushing legislation (DREAM Act) to give illegal aliens who graduate from an American high school and enter college or the military a pathway to citizenship. The measure, which passed the House, failed 55-41 in the Senate. In an attempt to get her colleagues’ support, Feinstein said that the illegal immigrants who would benefit from the DRAM Act are “just like every other American…”
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