The U.S. has grappled with a broken immigration system for years. But last night, President Obama announced that the federal government will stop deporting particular groups of undocumented immigrants and allow some of them to apply for work permits as well. This new policy approach is expected to apply to up to 3.7 million undocumented immigrants, has managed to upset both supporters and opponents of immigration liberalization. "For all the back and forth in Washington, we have to remember that this debate is about something bigger: It’s about who we are a country and who we want to be for future generations," President Obama said last night. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich, and Monica Campbell, Global Nation Editor for PRI's The World, unpack the details surrounding the president's announcement. The politicians have had their say—how do you feel about the president's action? Leave a comment here, tell us on Twitter or Facebook, or call us at 1-877-869-8253.
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