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Latino's immigration issue brings mixed feelings towards Obama

5 November 2012 Last updated at 12:20 GMT

Thousands of young, undocumented Latinos have been taking advantage of one of the biggest changes in the US immigration policy in years.

An executive order, announced by President Barack Obama in June, allows those who entered the country illegally as children to stay and work without fear of deportation for at least two years.

Yet at the same time, the record levels of deportations during the Obama administration seem to have eroded the enthusiasm many immigrants felt towards Obama four years ago.

BBC Brasil's Pablo Uchoa reports.