The President's action, while temporarily protecting these young people for a period of two years (subject to a reversal should the President lose his re-election bid) does nothing to grant actual status to these people. It only places them in a "deferred action" classification, meaning that they will not be placed into immediate deportation proceedings for the duration of their two year increment.
Considering that this discussion will take place in Orlando, this issue becomes particularly acute in the wake of the whole Trayvon Martin controversy that is gripping our nation today. It seems that despite that fact that we have elected our first President of color, we have not, as a nation, evolved beyond this difficult issue of racial tension in America.
Dear Governor, a couple of months ago, my good friend and Conservatives for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Colleague Dr. Richard Land penned an open letter to Newt Gingrich. I would humbly like to take this opportunity to pen an open letter to you, sir.