Tuesday, January 03, 2012

ANOTHER OBAMANATION: Rubber stamping immigration visas

Considering the Obama administrations track record on illegal immigration enforcement. It's hardly surprising that they are attempting to rush approvals through for visas even when some officals have fraud or security concerns about the applicants:

"Higher-ups within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are pressuring rank-and-file officers to rubber-stamp immigrants’ visa applications, sometimes against the officers’ will, according to a Homeland Security report and internal documents exclusively obtained by The Daily.

A 40-page report, drafted by the Office of Inspector General in September but not publicly released, details the immense pressure immigration service officers are under to approve visa applications quickly, sometimes while overlooking concerns about fraud, eligibility or security.
One-quarter of the 254 officers surveyed said they have been pressured to approve questionable cases, sometimes “against their will.”

But high-ranking USCIS officials said the pressure has heightened after the Obama administration appointed Alejandro Mayorkas as director in August 2009 during an effort to pass comprehensive immigration reform, bringing with him a mantra of “get to yes.”"
Wonder who will take the blame when one of these fast tracked visa applicants commits some henious crime after being rubber stamped by Obama's administrators. Stay tuned!

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