PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Las Vegas, I have come back to Del Sol [High School] to tell you I'm not giving up. I will never give up. I will never give up. I will not give up. So we're not giving up. We're going to keep on working with members of Congress to make permanent reform a reality but until that day comes there are actions that I have the legal authority to take that will help make our immigration system more fair and more just and this morning I began to take some of those actions.
I talked about what I could do based on talking to all the legal experts, talking to the Office of Legal Counsel and not everything that we want to do we can do, but they told me what we could do and I wasn't going to sit idly by and not do at least what I was authorized to do.