President Obama's action does not fix all the problems. But it will temporarily make life for five million families safer, better and happier.
"Immigrants take jobs most Americans won't accept and under conditions most other Americans won't tolerate; big parts of our economy can't survive without them."
"By extending relief to an estimated four million people, the Obama Administration will help prevent unscrupulous employers from exploiting unprotected workers."
SEIU president Mary Kay Henry joined 15 other leaders in urging President Obama to let an estimated five to six million undocumented adults stay in the U.S.
President Obama's anticipated order that would shield millions of immigrants now living illegally in the U.S. from deportation is not without precedent.
The Midterm Elections have almost certainly put an end to any possibility of a legislated immigration reform until Jan. 2017.
Anger is still boiling after Obama announced he was delaying his announcement of more executive relief for immigrants until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
Despite his anger, U.S. Rep Luis Gutiérrez (D, Il.) said people should not allow their disgust regarding inaction on immigration reform to keep them from voting in November.
"Is this what we have come to? Divided up, as working people, based on where we came from? The president must halt the 1,000 daily deportations."
"What we are seeing in Artesia is nothing less than a sham process that values expediency over justice".