Luis Cobos-Cenobio, the illegal immigrant who shot at an Arkansas sheriff’s deputy last week in a viral video, was an Obama-era DACA beneficiary who was not deported under Barack Obama’s tenure despite two previous arrests.
“ICE did not lodge a detainer against Mr. Cobos-Cenobio in 2015 as he is a DACA recipient and did not meet the threshold for enforcement under the DHS enforcement priorities in place at that time,” ICE told the Washington Times.
Cobos-Cenobio, 29, was arrested and charged with terrorism and attempted capital murder after he was caught on a dashboard camera shooting at police when he was pulled over for a routine traffic stop.
Fortunately, Sheriff’s Corporal Brett Thompson was not injured during the shootout. After the gunfight, the illegal alien tried to speed off in his car, but stopped to release a female passenger from the vehicle.
Arkansas State Police caught up with Cobos-Cenobio about 30 minutes, and he again shot at them before being arrested.
Cobos-Cenobio had two previous arrests, but the Obama administration concluded that he wasn’t a danger, and refused to place a detainer on him so he could be deported.
Barack Obama has left a chaotic mess after enacting DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Many clueless liberals falsely think DACA is law.
In reality, DACA is merely an executive order signed by Obama in 2012 to give children who were illegally smuggled into the US a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit. Obama rushed the executive order through after he got re-elected for his second term.
More than 800,000 illegal aliens have received DACA protections since 2012, as BizPac Review reported. Obama’s goal was ultimately to grant citizenship to these illegals so they can support the Democratic Party.
While liberals push sob stories claiming DACA beneficiaries are all children, in fact the average age of a DACA recipient is 24.
Democrats also falsely claim that DACA recipients are all honor students who also work full-time and serve in the military. In reality, about 800 DACA beneficiaries are in the military. For the record, that’s 0.1%.
Meanwhile, liberals like Nancy Pelosi champion illegal immigrants in a shameless bid to increase the Democrat Party’s voting bloc after alienating the middle class.
Pelosi succumbed to leftist guilt trips by saying that all Americans owe a debt of gratitude to the illegal aliens who smuggled their children into the United States in defiance of federal immigration laws.
“Our Dreamers, they make America dream again,” Pelosi cooed at a CNN town hall in 2017.
“They’re so lovely. We, frankly, owe a debt to your parents for bringing you here to be such a brilliant part of our future … That’s what America is all about.”
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