BREAKING: 17 States File Lawsuit Against Obama’s Immigration Reform

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17 States most effected by Obama’s “Immigration Reform are taking action to stop what is seen as yet another step in a long line of Executive Branch Overreach.

According to Foxnews.com, Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that Texas and 16 other states are suing the Obama administration over the president’s executive actions on immigration.

Abbott, in a news conference in Austin, said immigration policies should be fixed by Congress, not by presidential “fiat.”

“There are three branches of the Federal Government for a reason.”

He said “President Obama’s recently announced executive actions — a move designed to spare as many as 5 million people living illegally in the United States from deportation — ‘directly violate the fundamental promise to the American people’ by running afoul of the Constitution.”

“The ability of the president to dispense with laws was specifically considered and unanimously rejected at the Constitutional Convention”

Abbott specifically…

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