Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Firm Stance on Illegal Immigrants Remains Policy

Published: August 3, 2009
New York Times

After early pledges by President
that he would moderate the Bush administration’s tough policy on immigration
enforcement, his administration is pursuing an aggressive strategy for an
illegal-immigration crackdown that relies significantly on programs started by
his predecessor.

A recent blitz of measures has antagonized immigrant groups and many of Mr.
Obama’s Hispanic supporters, who have opened a national campaign against them,
including small street protests in New York and Los Angeles last week.

“We are expanding enforcement, but I think in the right way,” Janet
, the homeland security secretary, said in an

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/04/us/politics/04immig.html

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