BORDER BATTLE

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Date
11/17/2014
Summary
Obama on Enacting Immigration Reform Without Congress: ‘My Position Hasn’t Changed’
Source
Charlie Spiering

Name: Charlie Spiering

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Barack Obama

Name: Barack Obama

Employment: The White House

Position: President

, Jim Avila

Name: Jim Avila

Event location
Brisbane, Australia

Name: Brisbane, Australia

URL: http://www.brisbane-australia.com/

Uploaded
11/17/2014 04:18 pm
Owner
Tom (staff)
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0:02:22
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12
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Transcript
AVILA In 2010 when ░░░░░░░░ by immigration reform advocates ░░░░░░░░ stop deportations and act ░░░░░░░░ on providing legal status ░░░░░░░░ the undocumented you said ░░░░░░░░ m President I m ░░░░░░░░ king I can t ░░░░░░░░ these things just by ░░░░░░░░ In 2013 you said ░░░░░░░░ m not the emperor ░░░░░░░░ the United States My ░░░░░░░░ is to execute laws ░░░░░░░░ are passed Mr President ░░░░░░░░ has changed since then ░░░░░░░░ since you ve now ░░░░░░░░ a chance to talk ░░░░░░░░ July with your legal ░░░░░░░░ what do you now ░░░░░░░░ are your limits so ░░░░░░░░ you can continue to ░░░░░░░░ as President and not ░░░░░░░░ emperor or king OBAMA ░░░░░░░░ actually my position hasn ░░░░░░░░ changed When I was ░░░░░░░░ to the advocates their ░░░░░░░░ was in me through ░░░░░░░░ action duplicating the legislation ░░░░░░░░ was stalled in Congress ░░░░░░░░ getting a comprehensive deal ░░░░░░░░ the sort that is ░░░░░░░░ the Senate legislation for ░░░░░░░░ does extend beyond my ░░░░░░░░ authorities There are certain ░░░░░░░░ I cannot do There ░░░░░░░░ certain limits to what ░░░░░░░░ within the realm of ░░░░░░░░ discretion in terms of ░░░░░░░░ we apply existing immigration ░░░░░░░░ And what we ve ░░░░░░░░ to do is to ░░░░░░░░ to Office of Legal ░░░░░░░░ that s responsible for ░░░░░░░░ us what the rules ░░░░░░░░ what the scope of ░░░░░░░░ operations are and determining ░░░░░░░░ it is appropriate for ░░░░░░░░ to say We re ░░░░░░░░ going to deport 11 ░░░░░░░░ people On the other ░░░░░░░░ we ve got severe ░░░░░░░░ constraints right now at ░░░░░░░░ border not in apprehending ░░░░░░░░ but in processing and ░░░░░░░░ enough immigration judges and ░░░░░░░░ forth And so what ░░░░░░░░ within our authority to ░░░░░░░░ in reallocating resources and ░░░░░░░░ since we can t ░░░░░░░░ everything And it s ░░░░░░░░ that basis that I ░░░░░░░░ be making a decision ░░░░░░░░ any executive actions that ░░░░░░░░ might take I will ░░░░░░░░ what I have said ░░░░░░░░ There is a very ░░░░░░░░ solution to this perception ░░░░░░░░ somehow I m exercising ░░░░░░░░ much executive authority Pass ░░░░░░░░ bill I can sign ░░░░░░░░ this issue.”
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