By Imperial decree, President Obama has issued a new immigration rule. From here on, foreign spouses, parents and children of American military members will be given legal status.
Military is defined as active-duty military, reservists and veterans.
The newly-legal family members will be put on the dole for health care, education and survivor benefits, and they will receive a Social Security number and a driver’s license. With a license, they will be able to register to vote and, though illegal, there will be few who will check.
The rule is called parole in place. It was not submitted to or approved by Congress, and the regulations were not published in the Federal Register, which allows for public comment prior to a rule taking effect.