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Topic - Kenneth Palinkas
The officers who would be charged with approving millions of applications from illegal immigrants for legal status warned Congress this week that they can't handle the workload, and said the change would guarantee criminals and others would be approved to remain in the country.
The union that represents the people who would have to decide who gets legalized under any new immigration law said in a letter Tuesday that the Obama administration is not ready to handle the influx of applications.
The Senate's immigration bill will raise national security risks and the Obama administration will do little more than "rubber-stamp" illegal immigrants into the program, endangering Americans, says the labor union representing the 12,000 employees who will have to approve the applications.
Mr. Palinkas said the reason so many deferred action applicants are being approved is because the Obama administration has determined that they don't need in-person interviews, which "virtually guarantees widespread fraud and places public safety at risk."
Kenneth Palinkas, the union chief, said they are already pushed to rubber-stamp applications, and said if that happens with the Senate's legalization it will mean fraud and potentially dangerous immigrants gaining legal footing.