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Judge Shoots Down Obama’s Executive Amnesty Order – Unconstitutional!

A federal court in Pennsylvania has declared aspects of President Obama’s use of executive orders to change immigration laws in America an unconstitutional violation of the concept of separation of powers.

The case pertained to one particular illegal immigrant deportation, but could provide a framework for two-dozen other states who have filed suit against Obama’s immigration reform policies.

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Via the Washington Times:

Judge Arthur J. Schwab, sitting in the Western District of Pennsylvania, said Mr. Obama has some discretion in how to enforce laws, but by setting out a comprehensive system to grant tentative legal status to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants, the president has strayed into trying to write the laws, which is a power reserved for Congress.

“President Obama’s unilateral legislative action violates the separation of powers provided for in the United States Constitution as well as the Take Care Clause, and therefore is unconstitutional,” Judge Schwab wrote.

Schwab also repeatedly used Obama’s own words against him, listing the numerous times the President himself claimed his actions would violate the laws placed on the books by Congress.

Is Judge Schwab right? Is Obama’s attempts to re-write laws he disagrees with a violation of the Constitution?

Read more at The Political Insider

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance journalist focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been writing conservatively charged articles for several years in the upstate New York area, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, American Thinker, FoxNews.com, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record. He is also Editor of one of the top conservative blogs of 2012, the Mental Recession.

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