Obama Eyes Giving Millions of Illegals Work Status

NewsMAX | By Todd Beamon

As President Barack Obama prepares to announce his executive orders on immigration in the coming weeks, he is believed to be considering two major actions: granting temporary relief from deportation and giving work authorization to millions of illegal immigrants.

“There are two ways this could go,” Marshall Fitz, director of immigration policy at the Center for American Progress, told Time magazine. Obama could either be seen as “the deporter-in-chief, or the great emancipator. Those are the two potential legacies.”

What Obama plans to do continues to remain a secret, Time reports, but aides have declined to say how many of the estimated 11 million illegals could be helped by his actions.

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