Reaction ranged from Democratic exuberance to Republican outrage over President Obama’s decision to stop deportations for some younger illegal immigrants. Mitt Romney has yet to come out decisively for or against the order, but said that he’d look toward a “long-term solution” dealing with the issue. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) breaks down the reaction of the Latino community and what it means for their support in November.
In response to the President’s executive order, Romney has stated that he, too, would seek an immigration reform law if elected. But as MSNBC.com’s Michael O’Brien writes, the Republican nominee hasn’t laid out many concrete plans with regard to his own immigration policy.
MSNBC’s own Alex Wagner discusses how the Governor’s five-state bus tour was overshadowed by President Obama’s executive order.