What are the Responsibilities of the Governments of the Sending Countries in the Border Crisis?

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What are the Responsibilities of the Governments of the Sending Countries in the Border Crisis? | ImmigrationReform.comWhile the focus of the current border crisis has been on what actions the receiving nation, the United States, should take to deal with the situation, columnist Deroy Murdock poses the obvious question: What responsibilities do the governments of sending countries in helping to ameliorate the circumstances that lead to massive outflows of their own citizens.

Exporting Woe to the U.S.

By Deroy Murdock

Do the governments of Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have any responsibility for the catastrophe on southern frontier? Reacting to this latest crisis in Obama’s reign of error, Americans are debating the pros and cons of securing the U.S–Mexican border, reforming immigration law, building new detention centers, and more.

But one solution seems off the table:

These Latin governments should improve their own political economies, so that their people need not ride atop freight trains, ford the Rio Grande, and then dodge Gila monsters en route to better lives. Read more

Deroy Murdock is a Manhattan-based Fox News contributor and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University. Read the rest of Deroy’s column at National Review Online

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    Even though a certain person has a law degree, he doesn’t understand the constitution.
    The president on his weekly radio address, concerning Republican obstructionism:

    “And as long as they insist on doing it, I’ll keep taking actions on my own..”

    This is NOT how it works. Just because HE believes it’s right doesn’t mean another person’s beliefs are incorrect.
    The president’s duty under the constitution is to enforce the laws. Laws that the constitution says must be passed by Congress. This is not a dictatorship. Or…is it. Because when he said pretty much the same thing in his State of the Union address it was to wild applause by the Democrats, who apparently think they serve as nothing but a rubber stamp to the decisions of one person.

    The powers in the constitution were clearly set up so the other two branches always balance the third. A law suit is unlikely to succeed on this issue because the courts will say Congress and the president should work things out. And Congress does have the ultimate weapon, and that is removal of the president. If he really thought he had the power to do these things, he would have done them long ago. But he insists he doesn’t have the power to act without Congress and then ultimately he does. Is our system some game now?

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      arnlof sweigeir on

      Same thing and even worse for your buddies the GOP……one does not justify the other……

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          arnlof sweigeir on

          I did but it appears not only u do not understand it but lack of knowledge of our legal system……..Clinton bush Reagan passed far more executive orders the Obama…..besides his executive order is not law since it has an expiration date…..r u sure u line in the States?

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      It is within his power to write executive orders… now congress can call for a vote…2/3….and the president can veto it….BUT how come if that happens….2/3 …..would never happen…… so he must be write then…..