As I argued in Faithless Execution, the principal constitutional duty of the chief executive is to execute the laws faithfully.
President Obama, by contrast, sees his principal task as imposing his post-American “progressive” preferences, regardless of what the laws mandate.
When I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which a person who’s fleeing from a war-torn country is admitted … that’s shameful…. That’s not American. That’s not who we are. We don’t have religious tests to our compassion.
an alien applying for admission must establish that … religion [among other things] … was or will be at least one central reason for persecuting the applicant.