Obama’s Immigration Amnesty Will Cost U.S. Taxpayers $2 Trillion

The undocumented immigrants granted amnesty by President Barack Obama’s executive orders will likely cost taxpayers $2 trillion, according to Heritage Foundation poverty expert Robert Rector. “The net cost — which is total benefits minus total benefits paid in — of the amnesty recipients I estimate will be around $2 trillion over the course of their […]

Opposition calls Assad’s Amnesty offer: Too late

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a general amnesty on Tuesday, state television said, after ten weeks of protests against his 11-year rule and a military crackdown which has drawn international condemnation. The amnesty covers “all members of political movements, including the Muslim Brotherhood,” it said.