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Obama touts immigration plan in his third visit to Las Vegas high school
Obama touts immigration plan in his third visit to Las Vegas high school

The week started as usual at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas: classes, schedules, homework. But by midweek news had come that turned the campus topsy-turvy: President Obama was going to visit for the third time Friday to tout his executive directive to offer as many as 5 million immigrants protection from deportation. Candidate Obama first visited the predominantly Latino school during his 2008 campaign, rallying supporters with the same slogan that mobilized Latinos in massive immigration national marches two years earlier: "Si, se puede" — "Yes, we can." In early 2013 he took the podium in the school's gymnasium to announce an effort to reform the...

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