Obama to Republican critics on immigration: 'Pass a bill'

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about immigration reform during a visit to Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, NevadaWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don’t like it, do something. Obama was asked in an interview broadcast on Sunday about House Speaker John Boehner’s assertion that he was acting like an emperor in using executive powers to tackle the issue of the 11 million immigrants living in America without documents. “Well, my response is pass a bill,” Obama said in the interview with ABC’s “This Week” taped on Friday. …

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