Obama: Can't wait on immigration law

Posted: July 1, 2014 at 4:25 a.m.

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks about immigration Reform, Monday, June 30, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The president said he's done waiting for House Republicans to act on immigration. He says he now plans to act on his own. Obama announced his intention Monday to take executive action. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday said he will order a shift of immigration enforcement resources from the interior of the country toward the southern border as part of a broader effort to use executive actions in the face of Republican refusals to overhaul the nation's immigration laws.

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