GEORGIA SHERIFF SLAMS OBAMA’S ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION POLICY
Cobb County Georgia Sheriff Neil Warren is criticizing Obama’s recent announcement halting all deportations of illegal immigrants shifting national priority to deporting only convicted violent criminals. Warren, like the majority of Americans, believes it’s nothing but a ploy to garner votes after Obama’s failed jobs and stimulus policies.
Despite Obama’s newest political maneuver, Sheriff Warren is determined to continue enforcing U.S. Immigration Law equally as part of the larger effort to combat illegal immigration in Georgia and protect American jobs.
Warren is considered one of “America’s Top 10 Toughest Immigration Sheriffs” according to various news reports.
SPECIAL VISAS FAST-TRACK ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS TO RESIDENCY
For three years, the federal government has been fast-tracking illegal immigrants to residency under a special “U visa” program reserved for victims of violence who cooperate with law enforcement. Cooperation ranges from simply providing information to police to testifying at a trial.
A U visa includes a four-year work permit and after three years, the “victim” can apply for a green card allowing permanent work-authorization and residency for the victim and his or her immediate family. In the past three years that the U visa has been available, about 25,000 victims and 19,000 immediate family members have received them.