Pres. Obama’s immigration plan faces backlash

Republicans vow to stop President Obama's immigration reform

(NBC News) At a rally in Las Vegas Friday President Obama made the moral argument for his executive orders that will allow millions of currently undocumented immigrants to stay in America.

“They’re forced to either live in the shadows or risk having their families torn apart,” Mr. Obama said. “We’ve known about this for years and we’ve known we can do better, and for years we haven’t done much about it.”

Republicans charge more immigrants now will try to come, risking their lives in the process, and Speaker John Boehner vowed to take action.

“We will not stand idle as the President undermines the rule of law in our country and places lives at risk,” Boehner said.

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