"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"
Cicero Marcus Tullius
Immigration | LII / Legal Information Instituteimmigration law: an overview
Federal immigration law determines whether a person is an alien, the rights, duties, and obligations associated with being an alien in the United States, and how aliens gain residence or citizenship within the United States. It also provides the means by which certain aliens can become legally naturalized citizens with full rights of citizenship. Immigration law serves as a gatekeeper for the nation's border, determining who may enter, how long they may stay, and when they must leave.
Congress has complete authority over immigration. Presidential power does not extend beyond refugee policy. Except for questions regarding aliens' constitutional rights, the courts have generally found the immigration issue as nonjusticiable.
If the administration stance is Arizona law is illegal because it steps over federal authority. Then wouldn’t local / state laws covering any federal law be illegal? For example bank robbery is covered under federal regulation (TITLE 18 > PART I > CHAPTER 103 > § 2113). If local LE goes after the bank robber would that not be stepping on federal authority? It seems this Administration wants to pick and choose what laws they will enforce.
"I can explain it to you but, I can't understand it for you"
When they want to change the law, the legal scholars just make up a new word. We are ****ed.
Last edited by LiberalAvenger; 07-06-10 at 05:47 PM.