Obama stated repeatedly from 2011 to 2014 that amnesty would be a flagrant violation of the Constitution. He spoke against it in 2011 and 2012 to avoid a voter backlash during his presidential election. It worked. He spoke against it again during 2012-14 to avoid political backlash against his cronies in the U.S. Senate. It didn’t work.
Now he can do as he likes, and just did. I believe he cites bogus statistics and blames Republicans, who have had a series of immigration bills blocked by the Senate Majority Leader. I believe our southern borders remain porous; criminals enter freely and repeatedly, and murder our citizens.
Anyone who thinks this amnesty was proclaimed out of compassion please contact me. I have a special deal on the bridge over the Grand Canyon.