Since President Obama announced his intention to grant amnesty by executive action, the consensus has been that some 5 million illegal aliens stand to benefit from that program. In an op-ed published on, I discuss why that widely held perception is wrong. In fact, a series of memos issued by the Department of Homeland Security indicate that virtually every illegal alien in the United States will be exempted from immigration enforcement under the president’s actions.

You can read the full op-ed here.