In a bold and welcome action, Obama announced he would temporarily end the threat of deportation for an estimated five million undocumented immigrants.
A new poll by Hart Research Associates shows broad support for the executive actions on immigration announced last week by the president.
"Immigrants take jobs most Americans won't accept and under conditions most other Americans won't tolerate; big parts of our economy can't survive without them."
"By extending relief to an estimated four million people, the Obama Administration will help prevent unscrupulous employers from exploiting unprotected workers."
SEIU president Mary Kay Henry joined 15 other leaders in urging President Obama to let an estimated five to six million undocumented adults stay in the U.S.
Republicans thought they could use this to boost their vote among "supporters of Israel." But Jewish voters continued to vote heavily for Democrats.
Without mentioning Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Scott Walker by name, President Obama blasted Walker for opposing an increase in Wisconsin's $7.25 minimum wage.
Anger is still boiling after Obama announced he was delaying his announcement of more executive relief for immigrants until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
Each year, the government initiates immigration court proceedings against thousands of children, some of whom have lived in the U.S. for years.
President Obama says more federal spending will help avert a looming crisis that could stifle economic growth and torment commuters.