Obama and Lawmakers to Meet on Immigration Matters

President Barack Obama will gather congressional leaders at the White House next month to launch a policy discussion on immigration, according to an administration official, but legislative action isn’t likely until next year at the earliest. he June 8 meeting is meant to show the White House is moving on the issue — which is key for Hispanic advocacy groups that helped Mr. Obama get elected in November.

Mr. Obama has embraced the general concept of creating a program to provide a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already in the U.S., while continuing to tighten the border with Mexico.

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