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    Obama: New Policy ‘Falls Short’

    US President Barack Obama pauses while speaking to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials during their annual conference at the Walt Disney World Resort June 22, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Obama spoke about immigration reform, the economy and the upcoming 2012 US Presidential Election.  AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

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    President Obama declared Friday that his new immigration policy, which blocks the deportation of the children of illegal immigrants, “falls short of where we need to be.” While addressing the National Association of Latino Elected Officials, the President also promised to fight for a “comprehensive” immigration bill. Pointing out that Mitt Romney has promised, if elected, to veto the “DREAM Act,” Obama insisted, “we should have passed the DREAM Act a long time ago.” The President currently has a huge lead over Romney among Latino voters. 

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