Forum in the News
June 21, 2012 - New York Times
Mitt Romney struck a more conciliatory tone toward illegal immigrants on Thursday than he took during the Republican primary season, but he backed only limited steps to address the concerns of many Hispanic voters as he confronted one of the trickiest issues in his efforts to build a broad general election coalition.
June 21, 2012 - ABC News
In a high-profile address to Latinos Thursday, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama had "failed to address immigration reform" after promising to do so during the 2008 campaign and vowed that, if elected, he would enact comprehensive measures that would enable families to remain together and improve economically.
June 18, 2012 - Commentary Magazine
No surprise here, as killing Sen. Marco Rubio’s proposed DREAM Act was exactly the point of Obama’s announcement on Friday. But it certainly is interesting that the same guy who took to the pages of Time today to urge Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform is the same guy who has been fra
June 18, 2012 - Fox News Latino
With less than six months until Election Day, courageous leadership is driving courageous action. The result is Friday’s immigration policy change, which will help keep bright young people with their families and contributing to our country.
June 18, 2012 - NationalJournal.com
The president said last year that he was constrained by Congress and the Constitution, but he changed his mind.
June 16, 2012 - Cronkite News
The policy, announced by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and quickly backed by President Barack Obama, would give such immigrants the opportunity to apply for a two-year deportation deferment and a get two-year work visa.
June 16, 2012 - CNN
Today, President Obama took an important step forward to prioritize Department of Homeland Security law enforcement resources to make sure the best and brightest among us can remain with their families.
June 16, 2012 - The Boston Globe
For so many people — people like Conrado Santos — the news that they may soon be able to legally stay in the United States stirred up a host of emotions that boiled down to one: relief.
June 15, 2012 - Daily Beast
A huge coalition of leaders embraced an overhaul just as the White House is signaling the issue might be the president’s second-term project. Could a bipartisan deal be near?
June 14, 2012 - Time Magazine Blogs
Tough immigration laws in Arizona and Alabama are costing the states billions of dollars. Business and agricultural leaders have had enough.