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Illegal immigrants chain themselves to White House fence

Posted By admin On September 18, 2013 @ 10:42 am In Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Stephen Dinan
The Washington Times [1]
September 18, 2013

Seven illegal immigrants chained themselves to the White House [2] fence Wednesday to demand President Obama halt all deportations, saying he has a moral obligation to keep families together.

“Stop deportations — not one more,” onlookers chanted as police moved in to remove the activists, who aired a live web videocast of their arrest.

A day earlier, Mr. Obama had rejected their calls, telling Telemundo, a Spanish-language network, that halting more deportations is “not an option.”

Immigrant-rights activists said 1,200 immigrants are deported every day. The seven who chained themselves to the White House [2] fence along Pennsylvania Avenue include three from Arizona, two from Atlanta, one from New Orleans and one from New York.

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[1] The Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/sep/18/illegal-immigrants-chain-themselves-wh-fence/

[2] White House: http://www.washingtontimes.com/topics/white-house/

[3] DHS Extends ‘Temporary’ Stay For Immigrants From Countries Hit By 1998 Hurricane: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dhs-extends-%e2%80%98temporary%e2%80%99-stay-for-immigrants-from-countries-hit-by-1998-hurricane.html

[4] Obama refuses to meet border agents, invites illegal immigrants to Oval Office: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-refuses-to-meet-border-agents-invites-illegal-immigrants-to-oval-office.html

[5] Illegal Immigrants Account for 8% of U.S. Newborns, Study Shows: http://www.prisonplanet.com/illegal-immigrants-account-for-8-of-u-s-newborns-study-shows.html

[6] Republican candidate opposes citizenship for US-born children of illegal immigrants: http://www.prisonplanet.com/republican-candidate-opposes-citizenship-for-us-born-children-of-illegal-immigrants.html

[7] Greece follows U.S. example by building giant border wall to keep out illegal immigrants: http://www.prisonplanet.com/greece-follows-u-s-example-by-building-giant-border-wall-to-keep-out-illegal-immigrants.html

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