By Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Friday that President Obamaâ€™s half-uncle, an illegal immigrant who was picked up but has reportedly been released from jail, appears to have benefited from the new â€œbackdoor amnestyâ€ the administration announced last month.
â€œIt appears there is a double standard â€” one for President Obamaâ€™s family and one for everyone else,â€ Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, said. â€œLast year, President Obamaâ€™s illegal immigrant aunt was granted asylum and now his illegal immigrant uncle has been released from [the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency] custody, even though he was arrested by authorities for drunk driving.â€
Mr. Smith said the case will be the first â€œtest caseâ€ for a new Homeland Security policy announced last month that gives immigration authorities more discretion to let illegal immigrants go, rather than pursue efforts to deport them.
The Boston Globereported Friday that Onyango Obama, the half-brother of the presidentâ€™s father, was released from jail Thursday after being held for more than two weeks on an immigration detainer after he was arrested on a drunk-driving charge.
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