- Under the age 30
- Came to the United States before the age of 16
- Have continuously resided in the United States for at least five years as of June 15, 2012
The problem with this is that, it sends the wrong message to a country that is a finical mess, a deep recession, backed by run-away spending , a staggering debt, and continued massive government growth. This added with an election year where Obama faces a very tough reelection campaign, many can see this as a political move to purely pander to the Hispanic vote.
With nearly 75 percent of Americans supporting tough, Arizona style immigration enforcement, Obama Administration move goes further to alienate his political base and cripple his reelection chances.