'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.
"Given that the issue of what to do with young illegals divides Republicans, the response he gave was the only one he could have given," GOP strategist Trevor Francis said. "It was effective, given the constrictions involved, because it allows him to expand his position on immigration as the campaign unfolds."