Republicans in Congress were quick to condemn President Obama’s executive action on immigration to grant temporary relief to an estimated five million undocumented immigrants. Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner said that with his actions, the President had “chosen to deliberately sabotage any chance of enacting bipartisan reforms.” While incoming Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said Congress would consider options to limit the President’s actions. But a survey on the eve of the President’s announcement by the polling firm Latino Decisions, has found that Latino registered voters were overwhelmingly in favor of the President’s actions. The poll confirms previous findings on the issue of immigration and the Latino vote. The poll was commissioned by Presente.org and other immigrant rights groups. In this segment, see how reactions from prominent Latino Republicans square with the findings on these polls on the Latino vote.
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