Securing the border along with resolving the legal status of Dreamers who have been living in the shadows of America for many years would build public confidence in the government's ability to manage our immigration system. Public confidence is the necessary pre-requisite to a comprehensive 21st century immigration reform plan.
The fact is -- professional politicians value their personal position more than their public responsibility. That's a perversion of the purpose of representative government.
The President's unwillingness to work with Congress to fix laws he believes need fixing violates his constitutional oath to "faithfully execute" the laws of the land. Unchallenged, the President would set a precedent that reduces Congress to an investigative body.