Obama acts to spare many youths from deportation
Published 06/15/2012, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama suddenly eased enforcement of the nation's immigration laws Friday, an extraordinary step offering a chance for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to stay in the country and work. Embraced by Hispanics, his action touched off an election-year confrontation with many Republicans.Word count: 1259
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.