Romney wants “long-term” immigration fix, but withholds details (Video)
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sunday he would work as president to pass a law providing “long-term” relief for undocumented youth, criticizing President Obama’s new policyas a politically-motivated, stop-gap measure.
But Romney declined to expand on what his plan would entail and wouldn’t say whether he would undo Obama’s new initiative that temporarily halts deportations for certain undocumented youth who were brought to the U.S. at a young age, which appeared to energize the president’s Latino supporters ahead of the November election.
“My anticipation is I’d come into office and say we need to get this done, on a long-term basis, not this kind of stop-gap measure,” Romney said during an interview that aired on CBS’s Face the Nation program. “I would work with Congress to put in place a long-term solution for the children of those that have come here illegally.”
Romney sidestepped when asked repeatedly by CBS’s Bob Schieffer whether he would wipe out Obama’s new policy while searching for a legislative solution.
“We’ll look at that setting as we reach that,” he said.
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