Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Obama, Brewer Meet, But Fail To Agree, On Arizona Immigration Bill

June 8, 2010 by  

Obama, Brewer meet, but fail to agree, on Arizona immigration billAmid a harsh domestic dispute over Arizona’s new immigration law, the state’s governor traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Obama to discuss the issue. However, it appears that the two sides did not come to any substantive agreements.

Although the White House said in a statement that the meeting "went well," Obama still stressed the importance of states working together on a comprehensive immigration reform, and complained that a patchwork of individual laws will complicate enforcement, according to The Washington Post.

Meanwhile, Brewer stressed the need to secure the border first, and stated that Obama declined to discuss whether the Department of Justice (DOJ) will file a lawsuit to block the law before it takes effect next month, the news provider further reported.

When the law was passed in April, Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters that the DOJ was "considering all possibilities, including the possibility of a court challenge."

He also spoke of the bill’s unconstitutionality, but later admitted that he had not read it, which organizations such as Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) called "absolutely outrageous."

"Our nation’s highest law-enforcement officer is issuing threats and intimidation over a law he has not bothered to read," said Marilyn DeYoung, chairwoman of CAPS.

"Obviously, political considerations are trumping his duty to enforce immigration and labor laws," she added. ADNFCR-1961-ID-19819753-ADNFCR

Special To Personal Liberty

You Sound Off! is written by our readers and appears the last Wednesday of each month. If you would like to submit an article or letter to the editor for consideration for You Sound Off!, send it to yousoundoff@personalliberty.com by the Friday before the last Wednesday of the month. To be considered, a submission should be 750 words or less and must include the writer's name, address and a telephone number. Only the writer's name will be published. Anonymous submissions will not be considered.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Obama, Brewer Meet, But Fail To Agree, On Arizona Immigration Bill”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.