8/18/14, "White House meets with big biz on immigration," Politico, Anna Palmer, Carrie Budoff Brown
"Senior White House officials are in talks with business leaders that
could expand the executive actions President Barack Obama takes on
Obama was initially expected to focus only on slowing
deportations of potentially millions of undocumented immigrants and
altering federal enforcement policies. Now top aides are talking with leaders in big companies like Cisco, Intel and Accenture, hoping to add
more changes that would get them on board....
The outreach is an effort to broaden the political support for Obama’s decision to go it alone on immigration....
Senior administration officials stepped up their engagement with
companies and business groups over the past month as they look to
produce a series of executive orders starting in September....Obama has pledged to act by the end of the summer....
Representatives from Oracle, Cisco, Fwd.US, Microsoft, Accenture,
Compete America and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce were among those
present at a wide-ranging Aug. 1 session that went through a list of asks for the tech sector that would involve rulemaking.* Executive orders
were not specifically discussed in that meeting, according to one
source familiar with the session....
The administration is also considering provisions for low-skilled
workers for industries, like construction, that would allow individuals
with temporary work authorization to gain work permits."...via Lucianne
*"Rulemaking" means lawmaking:
"The Federal Rulemaking Process
The process of creating and enacting federal regulations is generally referred to as the "rulemaking" process."
"The work of creating the vast and ever-growing volumes of federal
regulations...happens largely unnoticed in
the offices of the government agencies rather than the halls of
"Federal regulations are specific details directives or requirements with
the force of law enacted by the federal agencies necessary to enforce
the legislative acts passed by Congress." usgovinfo.about.com
More than 3000 "rules" are "made" every year.
P.S. If you dare question the unelected 4th branch of government and its "rulemaking" power, you're a racist.