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People want me to bypass congress and change the laws on my own and that's that's.
How our democracy functions that's not how our constitution is written.
What's changed from last year although the fact that the president now needs Hispanic voters to get re elected nothing's changed president can change along zone.
This is not a permanent fix.
This was prosecutorial prosecutorial.
Prosecutorial discretion -- by the Department of Homeland Security not a change in the law.
So this is gonna allow our law enforcement agencies to focus on deporting criminals.
That's up 80% by the way we think we need to focus on the real threat here people are endangering our communities not people are studying in school working part so you have.
People who are here brought here many cases very young ages by their parents who are starting our schools working our businesses who want to serve our military.
This allows them will apply just for two year period for work authorization so there's one way to fix this permanently only one way.
And that's for congress to pass the DREAM Act.
Which is something that unfortunately governor Romney has said he would -- -- if he becomes president so this is very very important that this is a two year period.
So that people can apply.
It allows our enforcement officials to focus on criminals those that really pose a threat that ought to be the focus here.
But the only permanent way to fix our immigration system and certainly to provide permanently for DREAM Act.
Eligible populations is for congress -- you you.
Mentioned governor Romney I don't wanna get into a whole thing about the differences we'll get and the economy in a minute but specifically for Hispanic voters.
-- that there's a clear choice between a -- -- on the I think there's a clear choice for every -- well I don't I'm I'm asking about his -- well first of all on this issue of immigration -- well first of all Hispanic voters highly.
Support the health care bill.
What we're trying to do an education -- immigration yes this is the president who's tried to get immigration reform done and comprehensive way.
We came close to getting the DREAM Act done.
So this is someone who believes that we are nation of laws but also nation of immigrants.
And that people who want to staff our laps and start our businesses and serve their country ought to be able to do that governor Romney has said he would veto the DREAM Act.
Governor Romney essentially said the eleven million people here ought to just go home they ought to self deport.
So this is someone -- not gonna build the trust and is one of the important choices the president talked about earlier this week in Ohio.
Romney if he -- elected.
Is not going to fix our immigration system he's been very clear about that you watch Republican debate after Republican debate many of them on your network.
Where governor Romney was very clear he would veto the DREAM Act he thinks he's eleven million people ought to just be sent home so I think that's a clear -- just -- for the Latino community but for the American electorate at large.
Right let's turn -- the economy the president gave a major economic speech this week in Ohio.
In which he called for targeted investments for things like energy and education and state workers.
First responders and and as teachers and tax hikes for the wealthy but there was forgive me nothing yet.
Is -- the president's agenda for the next four years pass the jobs plan that I've been pushing for over.
The last twelve months and that will fix the economy.
What the president laid out as the clear choice facing the American people.
And the contrast could not be clear this is -- president -- need to grow the economy and put in the middle class first.
-- middle class jobs are reducing the deficit in a fair and balanced way and making sure then we're able to invest in things like innovation and infrastructure and science research.
The congressional Republican approach governor Romney's approach by the way it's -- here's what John Boehner today.
Because governor -- is gonna rubber stamp the congressional Republican agenda.
Which is basically -- huge tax cuts for the wealthy they believe the economy works best from the top down that's failed.
By the way governor Romney would reduce deaths that every independent economists -- looked -- his plan says he would add to the deficit.
He would -- investments in education.
He would allow our infrastructure -- to it to jury even more.
This is not a recipe for growing the economy reducing the deficit for -- -- -- noted -- is -- that is the stark -- that has -- the president's agenda because I did not hear anything -- in -- -- the president's agenda for the next four years.
More of the so well what what what is is what this country needs to do which is reduce the deficit in the right way fair and balanced way.
I like the -- he keeps unfair about -- it's the right way which is we -- we need to cut more spending this president already signed into law by the way over to almost two trillion dollars in spending cuts.
We have to focus on what is going to grow this economy.
For the middle class and that's going to be continuing to focus on our manufacturing -- it -- -- do -- -- you what -- great there's no new agenda beyond what he's been pushing.
For the last -- this is the direction he thinks the country needs to go now let's look at the other direction Chris it failed miserably.
When governor Romney led Massachusetts number one and get the country think about that added debt.
For always talk about government for every private sector job -- -- Massachusetts by governor Romney six public sector jobs.
This is someone who would -- stay with forty seven's operation and he wants to return to the same policies that led to the Great Recession.
You know -- such a huge harm to our businesses our economy people in this country so the choice is clear here -- choices.
Clear -- a couple of minutes left and wanna get just a couple of campaign questions you -- Obama campaign manager in 2008.
I asked about whether there's anything new because you're taking hits right now -- the campaign.
From some notable Democrats like James Carville and Bill Clinton.
Who were saying that you need to stop talking about the progress we made and start talking about a new agenda.
How things in the next four years going to be different than they were in the last four are they wrong.
First of all President Clinton he's appeared with President Obama he said very clearly that.
That we are beginning to grow again we're beginning to make progress we can't return to the same policy President Clinton someone who knows who know something.
About reducing the deficit about creating jobs and he's been very clear.
He thinks Mitt Romney would be a disaster for this country so listen those other Democrats are paying -- -- the president sect which is every day.
Not just -- what he says but what he does he understands our economy is not as strong -- it needs to be.
That this is gonna do this didn't happen overnight it's gonna take us a long time to recover there's a lot of people out there hurting so.
We we are making progress we need to make a lot more so that's very glad that you said just a few months ago the trajectory of the economy is is going well.
We've we've had fewer and fewer jobs each of the last four months GDP growth -- 14.
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