Draggingtree Posted July 16, 2014 Share Posted July 16, 2014 The Federalist: On Immigration Crisis, Obama, Not Bush, Is To Blame A 2008 human trafficking law is not at fault for President Obama’s refusal to enforce immigration laws. JULY 16, 2014 By Ashton Ellis Facing blame for tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding across the border, the Obama administration is trying to deflect responsibility onto a familiar target: George W. Bush. Unable to convince Americans that President Obama’s policy of “deferred action”—the 2012 decision to halt deportation proceedings against illegal immigrants who arrived as children—is not incentivizing more illegal behavior, the White House says that a Bush era law is a big part of the problem. The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 gives children entering the United States alone access to legal assistance and medical care while authorities determine how best That is true. As Hans von Spakovsky wrote back in December, Central American families are hiring traffickers to bring their children into the United States illegally, Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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