The Bush administration had imposed the unusual directive days before the election of Barack Obama, whose aunt was living in the United States illegally.Who else, other than the Messiah, could affect the laws of this country in such fashion! It's truly a miracle, a wonder of wonders!
The unusual directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement made clear that U.S. officials worried about possible election implications of arresting Zeituni Onyango, the half-sister of Obama's late father, who at the time was living in public housing in Boston. ..
The directive was lifted at the end of November, after Obama's win, ICE spokeswoman Kelly Nantel said Monday.
Monday, January 26, 2009
Rule Limiting Arrest Of Illegal Immigrants Was Lifted After Obama Won the Election
Just days before the Presidential election, the White House issued a directive requiring high level approval before federal agents could arrest fugitive immigrants. But now that Barack Obama is safely ensconced in the White House, the directive is no longer necessary, and the rule has been lifted.
Posted by Darrin at 1/26/2009