President Obama says he wants to tackle immigration reform; and do it this year. In fact, he says he plans to begin as soon as next month.
According to CNN, the president says he will rely on a bipartisan and diverse group of experts to frame the legislation. But officials say that immigration won’t be “on the same track” as other key initiatives like health care and energy, and “nobody’s promising legislation or a vote this year.”
Nonetheless, it looks like the president will try to make good on yet another campaign promise by working to fix the nation’s broken immigration system during his first year in office. There are an estimated 12 million illegal aliens in this country.
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