'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The muted public reaction to President Obama's immigration decision of last week — and Mitt Romney's carefully modulated response to the surprise order — could signal an unexpected shift in what has been one of the country's thorniest political issues.
"It probably is the right thing to do; however, like a lot of things, it is a short-term fix," Mr. Braden said, alluding to Mr. Obama's announcement Friday that the Department of Justice would stop deporting some young adults who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. "If he was really serious about illegal immigration and reform, he should have been doing that the first two years in office"