When the President does not get his way with Congress, he uses executive orders to implement his policies.
To some this will seem a viable alternative to legislation. To others, including myself, it can be deemed a misuse of presidential powers.
Several months ago the Dream Act failed to pass Congress. This legislation was intended to offer amnesty to illegal aliens who snuck into this country, defied our laws, worked illegally or went on welfare. Many of them also abused hospital emergency rooms because they did not have medical insurance.