53% of the American public – more than voted for the president in 2012 – and 30 state governors of both parties are rejecting Syrian immigration of military age men. There are no “widows and orphans” in this cohort, and you – and we – know it.
The power over immigration is a federal power.
But immigration is a power granted to the Legislative Branch – Congress, as an enumerated power under Article One, Section 8, and not to the Executive Branch – the president.
In the following list are the powers granted the president under Article 2 having to do with immigration:
Perhaps you decided to take your oath to support the Constitution prior to reading it to find out what was in it?
The Constitution – the Supreme Law of the Land – grants to the president exactly zero authority on immigration policy.
Your job is to listen to the States, and to the people, to represent our views as we are a representative republic. You exist ONLY to represent… us. And WE don’t want it.
So do your damned job and represent US.