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Illegal immigrants set free
from detention centers
as sequester approaches

Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 2/26/2013 4:57:36 PM

The sequester is officially still three days away, but the Obama administration already is making the first cuts, with officials confirming that the Homeland Security Department already has released several hundred illegal immigrants from detention in order to save money. The move is proving controversial. Immigrant-rights groups say it shows the administration was detaining folks it never should have gone after in the first place, while Republicans questioned the decision-making. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency that runs the detention facilities, said that with both sequesters and the annual spending bills looming,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 2/26/2013 5:04:28 PM     (No. 9197680)

When will Air Force One be grounded?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/26/2013 5:10:02 PM     (No. 9197695)

Big Sis is always looking out for the nation´s worst interests.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dwa, 2/26/2013 5:12:50 PM     (No. 9197701)

Obama proves once again that his administration is nothing more than a tin horn dictatorship. Reminds me of Cuba releasing its inmates. Scum is too nice a word to describe him and his posse

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 2/26/2013 5:13:02 PM     (No. 9197702)

Abuse of power
Blackmailing citizens to get his way.
Beyond the pale

America is living in Tyranny

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 2/26/2013 5:17:08 PM     (No. 9197710)

Excuses! Excuses! When has DHS done their job? And why couldn´t they let states take over?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: grambo, 2/26/2013 5:28:52 PM     (No. 9197722)

The president decides where the spending cuts will occur. He owns this. The most partisan, petty, vindictive president in history. (And getting worse by the day.)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dipi, 2/26/2013 5:30:05 PM     (No. 9197725)

A propaganda move by the halfrican.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 2/26/2013 5:31:12 PM     (No. 9197727)


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patriot Forever, 2/26/2013 5:39:02 PM     (No. 9197743)

OK, exactly how many dollars did this save?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: reilly, 2/26/2013 5:40:39 PM     (No. 9197750)

Were they registered to vote on the way out?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dante, 2/26/2013 5:40:45 PM     (No. 9197751)

Zero belongs in prison, preferably a Mexican one.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nina584, 2/26/2013 6:32:13 PM     (No. 9197854)

They are set free anyways. Viva the sequester!!!!!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bob913, 2/26/2013 6:40:23 PM     (No. 9197862)

They are endangering people just like California gov Jerry Brown who released 377 murderers because he said there isn´t enough money to keep them in prison.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Kowgirl, 2/26/2013 6:45:36 PM     (No. 9197870)

1) The government didn´t protect us from their initial illegal entry.

2) The government would have released them anyway, sequester or no sequester.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: geoguy, 2/26/2013 6:58:00 PM     (No. 9197892)

Zippy was looking for an excuse and he found one. If threat of sequester hadn´t come along, he would have done it anyway.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/26/2013 7:08:47 PM     (No. 9197908)

We have illegal immigrants in detention? Who knew?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/26/2013 7:54:20 PM     (No. 9197984)

He appears to suffer from delusions of adequacy.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: beancounter, 2/26/2013 9:02:31 PM     (No. 9198064)

In related news, McCain and Graham think Obama is serious about border security, http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=725068.

The three of them should share a jail cell.

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