For years the United States has been gathering millions of Verizon cell phone records, as well as foreigner’s emails and data from Google, Facebook and other Internet companies. It is all to make us safer, President Obama says. It’s to protect us from terrorist acts.
President Barack Obama’s announcement that illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children will not be deported is drawing cheers from immigration advocates. But the announcement poses a real dilemma for these young people.