White House eases path to residency for some illegal immigrants

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  1. Stephanie
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    not enough unemployed already I guess, but it's good to be King:eusa_clap:

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    President Obama's administration took another step toward easing restrictions on the path for illegal immigrants related to citizens to gain residency Wednesday. (Chris Kleponis / AFP/Getty Images / January 1, 2013)
    By Brian Bennett
    January 2, 2013, 9:28 a.m.



    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration eased the way Wednesday for illegal immigrants who are immediate relatives of American citizens to apply for permanent residency, a change that could affect as many as 1 million of the estimated 11 million immigrants unlawfully in the U.S.

    A new rule issued by the Department of Homeland Security aims to reduce the time illegal immigrants are separated from their American families while seeking legal status, immigration officials said.

    Beginning March 4, when the changes go into effect, illegal immigrants who can demonstrate that time apart from an American spouse, child or parent would create “extreme hardship,” can start the application process for a legal visa without leaving the U.S.

    Once approved, applicants would be required to leave the U.S. briefly in order to return to their native country and pick up their visa.



    all of it here
    White House eases path to residency for some illegal immigrants - latimes.com
     
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    Like there is not enough? Jesus Christ, this is ridiculous. Any Prez that does this, to me, is a traitor
     
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    Great...1 million more Third Worlders legally able to take American jobs.
     
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