Sunday, November 11, 2012

Anti-Immigrant Steve King Wins Re-Election and will Fight DACA

Iowa Congressman Steve King handily won re-election on Tuesday. A Tea Party favorite, he has long championed anti-immigrant legislation.

From Radio Iowa:

This summer President Obama earned praise from Hispanics for an executive order that gives those who entered the country illegally when they were under the age of 16 protection from deportation if they’re enrolled in school or enter the military. Congressman King has threatened for months to file a lawsuit challenging the president’s executive order.

“It’s something that I had to suspend for the last three weeks or so, because we couldn’t get it together before the election,” King says. “so I need to get back to Washington and get those pieces back together and see where we are.”

King says it’s his intention to file the lawsuit by the end of November. King made his comments on the Iowa Public Television program “Iowa Press” which will be rebroadcast Sunday at noon. Read more...

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