Saturday, November 22, 2014

IMMIGRATION DEBATE

  1. undocumented Mexican immigrant Astrid Silva was mentioned in Mr Obama's speech
  2. she was brought to the US aged four, with just her doll, a cross and the dress she wore
  3. now she is working on her third college degree
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  5. "The action by the president yesterday will only encourage more people to come here illegally," Mr Boehner said. "[It] also punishes those who have obeyed the law and waited their turn."
  6. The Republican leader said Mr Obama's actions fail to to 
  7. \take into account the wishes of the American people, 
  8. adding it is not the first time the US leader has acted without the consent of Congress.
  • "All year long I have warned the president that by taking unilateral action on matters such as his healthcare law or by threatening action repeatedly on immigration, he was making it impossible to build the trust necessary to work together," Mr Boehner said.


    Martha Moran, with her six-year-old son Tonatiuh Moran, watch Obama speech