Obama delays deportation review, putting immigration onus on GOP
West Hawaii Today | Posted May 29, 2014:
WASHINGTON — The White House’s surprise decision Wednesday to delay a review of deportations once again revived the immigration debate, shifting focus away from President Barack Obama — who has increasingly come under fire from immigrant advocates as the “deporter in chief” — and throwing the issue back into the laps of reluctant House Republicans.
Some viewed it as a shrewd political move by Obama that just might produce an immigration law overhaul this summer, but others cautioned against raising hopes, especially given the disunity in the Republican Party over how to grapple with the thorny issue in an election year.
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