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Obama amnesty doesn’t shield enough immigrants, activists say

Children of Immigrants

The Washington Times

By Stephen Dinan

President Obama’s executive amnesty would shield up to 5 million immigrants from deportation and grant most of them work permits — but immigrant-rights activists had hoped for much more, saying he left a number of hard-working immigrants still in danger of being separated from their families.

“While we are overjoyed for the families that this announcement will support and offer them some relief, our hearts also lay heavy with the many people we love in our community who may not qualify,” said Erika Almiron, executive director of Juntos. “When we declare ‘Not One More Deportation,’ we mean just that.”…

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