DHS Secretary Faces Attacks From House GOP Over Immigration Review

Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted: 05/29/2014 12:47 pm EDT:

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration may have thought its delay of a deportation review earlier this week would win it some goodwill with House Republicans, perhaps making them more likely to proceed with immigration reform. As of Thursday, though, Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee seemed as opposed as ever to working with the president on immigration.

They immediately went on the attack during a hearing with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, with Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) saying the Obama administration has thwarted immigration law and relied on “smoke and mirrors” to claim record deportation numbers.

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