Thousands of applications are expected to pour in today from young people hoping to get work permits, despite the fact that they're undocumented immigrants. President Obama's executive action to defer deportation of some young immigrants who were brought to the United States before they were sixteen could grant deferrals to over 1.5 million undocumented residents under the age of 31.
The program is slated to last for two years. But what would happen if Romney were in the White House?
Jordan Fabian, politics editor for Univision, notes this isn't the first time Mitt Romney has been coy about his position on immigration reform. But with his selection of Paul Ryan as a running mate, the Republican ticket will have to make its position known soon.