Reports: Obama to announce immigration action

  • Numerous reports in American media say that President Obama will announce executive action on immigration reform tomorrow. 
  • Order will reportedly extend protection to millions of undocumented immigrants. 
  • Washington Post says White House lawyers believe executive action is legal and within President's authority; WSJ/NBC poll says 48 per cent of Americans oppose executive action on immigration. 
  • Spokesman for Republican House Speaker Boehner, Michael Steel, said action by 'Emperor Obama' would hamper chance of congressional action on immigration issue. 

Washington Post article

NBC News article on poll results