Obama rips GOP at Latino meeting

Buoyed by polls, he hits Romney on immigration

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – President Obama aggressively attacked Republican opposition to immigration reform on Friday while trumpeting his steps to make it easier for the children of illegal immigrants to stay in the country legally.

At a conference of Latino officeholders that Mitt Romney addressed a day earlier, Obama criticized his Republican opponent several times, although never by name, for opposing legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for certain illegal immigrants.

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