CNN News:奥巴马全力出击修改移民政策

时间:2014-11-27 11:53:04  作者:CNN News  来源:CNN News  查看:25  评论:0
内容摘要:Fridays are awesome! I`m Carl Azuz for CNN STUDENT NEWS. Ten minutes of current events, zero minutes of commercials. A lot to cover today st...

Fridays are awesome! I`m Carl Azuz for CNN STUDENT NEWS. Ten minutes of current events, zero minutes of commercials. A lot to cover today starting with last night`s announcement of a controversial executive action. This is a policy set by the president without the consent of Congress. It can be challenged in court, it can be changed by another president. The one that President Obama announced last night has to do with immigration. There are more than 11 million people who live in the U.S. illegally. The president`s action would allow 5 million of them, mostly the parents of children who were born in the U.S. to stay in the U.S. without the threat of being deported. The action allows them to stay for three years as long as they pass background checks and pay any taxes they owe.

星期五真是太棒了。我是Carl Azuz,在CNN学生新闻中心为您播报不含商业广告的十分钟新闻。今天需要跟大家谈论一些关于昨天晚上发布的具有争议的行政措施公共。这是由总统直接决 定的政策,没有经过国会的同意。但是法院可以提出质疑,另一个总统也可以对此决定做出改变。昨天晚上奥巴马做出的决定关乎移民问题。目前在美国有超过 1100万非法人口居住,总统的决定将允许其中500万人,大多数都是出生在美国本土的儿童不受驱逐出境的威胁。这一举措将允许其在美国居留三年,前提是 必须通过背景调查和任何税款的支付。

The action is limited, it cannot allow undocumented immigrants to stay permanently. It cannot provide a way for them to become U.S. citizens. It cannot give them access to government benefits or healthcare programs. That would all require Congress.


BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Mass deportation would be both impossible and contrary to our character. What I`m describing is accountability, a common sense middle ground approach. If you meet the criteria, you can come out of the shadows and get right with the law. If you a criminal, you`ll be deported. If you plan to enter the U.S. illegally, your chances of getting caught and sent back just went up.


AZUZ: Republicans and Democrats agree that U.S. immigration policy needs to be changed. They don`t agree on how to do that. Republican and some Democratic lawmakers have urged the president to go through Congress to make changes to immigration law. The White House says it`s because the House of Representatives hadn`t acted on immigration that the president did.


Before the speech, House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama was going too far.


REP. JOHN BOEHNER, (R) HOUSE SPEAKER: Instead of working together to fix our broken immigration system, the president says he`s acting on his own.


That`s just not how a democracy works. The president have said before that he`s not king and he`s not an emperor. But he`s sure acting like one. And he`s doing another time when the American people want nothing more than for us to walk together.


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