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Counterpoint: Obama’s executive action hurts American workers

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Chicago Sun Times – Jan C. Ting

In 2002, in the case of Hoffman Plastic Compounds v. NLRB, the Supreme Court found “combatting the employment of illegal aliens in the United States central to the policy of immigration law.”

In overturning the decision of an executive branch agency to provide benefits to illegal aliens, the high court said that allowing such benefits would “unduly trench upon explicit statutory prohibitions critical to federal immigration policy” and “would encourage the successful evasion of apprehension by immigration authorities, condone prior violations of the immigration laws, and encourage future violations.”

But that is what President Obama is doing by ordering executive branch agencies to issue work authorization to 5 million illegal aliens.

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