As President Obama ponders his options for executive action on immigration reform, a rationale has emerged for the defense of such action.

With the out-of-control illegal immigration crisis putting political pressure on the Obama administration to halt the flood of illegal aliens pouring across our borders, the administration seeks to use executive actions as its prime strategy. These actions include plans to defer the deportations of millions of people living in the United States illegally, as well as increasing the limits on legal immigration by making green cards available to hundreds of thousands of high-tech workers and relatives of U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

President Obama has made clear that he will use executive orders to supersede U.S. immigration law. Will Obama get away with rewriting law in defiance of the Constitution?

The news is full of the “humanitarian crisis” taking place on the U.S. southern border. But many Americans are unaware of the coming crime wave in U.S. cities resulting from the unsecured southern border.

The flood of immigrant students at the new "welcome center" in Georgia would not have surprised the fellows at the Heritage Foundation.

Sheriff Larry Spence of Willacy County, Texas, said farmers in his county have seen armed gangs of suspected illegal immigrants marching through their fields.

Border Patrol agent Chris Cabrera, the vice president of the National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 in the Rio Grande Valley, told Fox News on August 6 that the federal government is allowing murderers from Central America to be released into the United States.

With more than 50,000 Unaccompanied Children (UACs) having been apprehended at the U.S. border since October, school distracts across America are bracing for an unmanageable wave of these children flooding into their schools in upcoming weeks. 

When Texas Governor Rick Perry announced on July 21 that he would send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to deal with the massive wave of illegal immigration by children, he received national attention. But the National Guard is only one of several resources Texas is using to counter the border crisis. 

In an August 5 editorial, the Post insisted that the president's "understandable" frustration at being "stymied by congressional paralysis" does not give him license to exceed his constitutional authority by invading the domain of the legislative body.

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