Transcript: Mitt Romney’s reaction to Obama’s immigration executive order
Transcript of remarks by Mitt Romney on Obama’s immigration executive order on June 15, 2012:
“I believe the status on young people who come here through no fault of their own is an important matter to be considered and should be solved on a long-term basis so they know what their future would be in this country.
“I think the action that the President took today makes it more difficult to reach that long-term solution because an executive order is, of course, just a short-term matter and can be reversed by subsequent Presidents.
“I’d like to see legislation that deals with this issue. And I happen to agree with Marco Rubio as he looked this issue. He said that this is an important matter, that we have to look at a long-term solution but that the President’s action makes reaching a long-term solution more difficult.
“If I’m President, we’ll do our very best to have that kind of long-term solution that provides certainty and clarity for the people who come into this country through no fault of their own by virtue of the actions of their parents.
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