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Obama tackles illegal immigration (only if you're Irish)

This is humor, yes?  Surely there can’t be a grain of truth?  My elderly, impoverished Aunt is in danger of deportation.  She lives in Southie in public housing.  From Pat Dollard:

Obama Launches Campaign Against White Illegal Immigrants

April 2nd, 2009 Posted By Pat Dollard.

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Belfast Telegraph:

The majority of “undocumented Irish” young people living illegally in America come from Fermanagh and Tyrone, the Assembly had been told.

New President Barack Obama intends to tackle the problem, according to Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Reporting on his recent week-long trip to the US, Mr McGuinness said the issue came up constantly.

There is an estimated 2,500 to 3,000 illegal Irish in the US, with the majority coming from Fermanagh and Tyrone.

Mr McGuinness said: “The issue of the undocumented Irish came up consistently and persistently at many of the engagements in which we were involved.

“There is no doubt that it is a matter with which the new Administration will grapple.

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