President Obama calls new Arizona Immigration law “misguided”
Reaction to the Arizona Immigration law
During the White House Rose Garden ceremony (in which members of the United States military who are originally from other countries become American citizens) American President Barack Obama said that a reform of the country’s “broken immigration system” is necessary.
“…On a day like this, we are reminded of how we must remain both a nation of immigrants and a nation of laws,” said Obama during the ceremony, “This includes fixing America’s broken immigration system.”
In particular, Obama focused on a newly-signed Arizona law that would force police to determine on the spot if the people are legal or not based on only “reasonable suspicion”. If the people questioned are unable to prove that they are legal, they will be arrested. The law was signed into effect by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer just last week.
“If we continue to fail at a Federal level, we will continue to see misguided efforts opening up around the country,” said Obama, referring to the Arizona law.
It’s estimated that 10.8 million illegal immigrants currently live and work in the United States. The United States is planning on overhauling its immigration system at some point, but they also recently passed a very controversial health care bill that might make it difficult for them to attempt passing another controversial bill. However, the passing of the recent law in Arizona has brought up the possibility in Senate that US immigration issues will be dealt with sooner rather than later and before any other serious bills, such as a climate bill.
[gravityform id=1 name=Havea Question? ]
The content and comments of this blog are not legal advise and and may not be accurate or complete. If you require legal advice, contact a licensed legal practitioner directly. If you post on this blog, you assume full responsibility for disclosing your identity to the public and VisaPlace nor its affiliates are not responsible for protecting your privacy nor your identity concerning your participation in our blog and you assume any risks in participating.
Great law firm with great staff. My lawyer Rania did a great job for my Canadian work permit and my daughters study permit. You are great in your work. And my Para Legal officer Alicea, you are just amazing. They did not rest until my job was promptly and properly done. Always there to answer my calls, reply my emails promptly. She tried her best and the results were amazing. I recommend visa place if you need the best immigration job. Many thanks to Rania and Alicea.
Great firm on top of their game. Worked with us til the end to ensure my parents visa was approved and guided us along the way in a professional manor. Natalie is awesome. Majority of our communications were via email, but the responses were immediate. I would greatly recommend this firm. Thank you for all your hard work and help. My family and I do really appreciate it.
I am grateful for the legal services that I got from Sanaa and Alicea of Visa Place. I was impressed by their client centered approach. Their professionalism involved their hearts and heads to work on my case. I cannot compare the time they spent on it with the money I paid. All they wanted was a fine final document. I also liked their prompt communication. They are really passionate about what they do.