Published: August 3, 2009
New York Times
After early pledges by PresidentRead more: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/04/us/politics/04immig.html
Obama 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
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
Napolitano, the homeland security secretary, said in an