How Obama’s Re-Election Impacts Immigration Reform

Law360, New York (November 28, 2012, 11:16 AM EST) -- Immigration policy, largely ignored during President Barack Obama’s first four years in office, has re-emerged as a major issue. President Obama’s re-election victory, underscores the growing realization that the United States needs to take action on reforming the broken immigration system. The exit polls confirm a 65 percent preference among all voters for granting unauthorized immigrant workers a chance to obtain legal status.

It is clear that Mitt Romney’s comments regarding self-deportation coupled with his endorsement of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the architect of...
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