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Jan Brewer Calls Immigration Cases' Review 'Backdoor Amnesty'

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, R, speaks Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at the Governor's Volunteer Awards luncheon in Phoenix. Brewer, who six months ago won a full four-year term as governor, says she might be able to run for another, despite state constitutional limits widely held to prevent her from doing so. (AP Photo/Matt York) | AP

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer called the Obama administration’s new policy that will allow many illegal immigrants who don’t have criminal records the chance to stay in the United States “backdoor amnesty.”

In a statement, the Republican governor slammed the planned case-by-case reviews of the approximately 300,000 illegal immigrants who are currently facing possible expulsion.

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