The BBC News
reports: President Barack Obama has declared a sudden conclusion to the deportation of illegal immigrants who came to America as children because he believes the move was "the right thing to do". Immigrants between ages 16 and 30 who have lived in America for five years will now be qualified for work permits. According to many political analysts, this move was designed to address a key Latino issue during the 2012 election year.
reports: Mitt Romney believes President Obama's decision to permit roughly 800,000 young illegal immigrants to apply for work permits and temporary legal status will make it more difficult for legal immigrants to gain permanent citizenship. Romney believes Obama's executive order is merely a temporary fix to a complex problem.
Obama’s decision was purely a strategic political maneuver designed to resurrect and invigorate his lifeless and sluggish campaign. He employed his prosecutorial option to bypass Congress' indecision on immigration reformation. This complex matter deals with young immigrants who were brought to America illegally by their parents. Many of these young immigrants were integrated into American society, went to American schools, and they have more in common with American culture than with the countries they departed from. Obama’s decision will challenge and eventually reform the process for legal immigration and citizenship in America.