Lawmakers Block Deportations In Ohio, Calif.
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
In disgraceful acts to help those who violate U.S. law, federal legislators in different parts of the country have blocked the deportation of illegal immigrants in the last few days.
The three federal lawmakers from
This week a U.S. Senator (Sherrod Brown) and congressman (Steve Driehaus) from
In a letter to a pair of high-ranking officials at the Department of Homeland Security, Congressman Driehaus wrote that deporting the Guatemalan teen “would not serve in the interests of the citizens of the United States, whose tax dollars would be better spent pursuing removals that fit more clearly into the priorities outlined by (ICE).”
Last week California Senator Dianne Feinstein used her political power to halt the deportation of an illegal immigrant from Peru who benefits from taxpayer-financed discounted tuition at
Li’s attorney was shocked by Feinstein’s measure, saying that “it’s extremely rare for a private bill to be introduced” on behalf of one individual. Feinstein said she intervened because Li moved to
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