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Immigration / Obama Plan / A Discussion #1024460

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A major change in immigration policy with the announcement from President Obama that illegal immigrants under 30 will not be deported introduced. [OBAMA - states this is not amnesty, not immunity, not a permanent fix.] The heckling of the president during his Rose Garden speech by Hal Munro, a reporter from a conservative Website, noted. [OBAMA - tells the man it is not the time for questions; states this is the right thing to do for the American people.] [Presidential candidate Mitt ROMNEY - says this is an important matter for these young people and needs a long-term solution.] Comments from Senator Marco Rubio, Representative Lamar Smith, Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Steve King about this short-term policy quoted. Obama's earlier position on immigration mentioned. [March 28, 2011, OBAMA - says he cannot suspend deportation.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Ana Navarro and former spokeswoman for Rick Santorum Alice Stewart about the president and immigration. [BEGALA - comments on immigration, reform policy and Obama's positions then and now; criticizes Romney's position on the Dream Act.] [NAVARRO - says this was a popular move, but bypassing Congress could hurt in the long term.] [STEWART - comments on what Romney said today about Obama's bypassing policy.]

(Studio: John King) The politics of the immigration move examined; electronic map of the 2012 vote with a focus on Latino voters shown.

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King, John

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