Obama Pushes Congress On Immigration

Jan. 29, 2013 – According to Reuters, “President Barack Obama pushed Congress on Tuesday (Jan. 29) to overhaul the U.S. immigration system but disagreement with Republicans over securing the border with Mexico has already begun to sour bipartisan efforts.

Under the Obama proposal, undocumented workers would be required to register, undergo national security and criminal background checks, pay fees and penalties, learn English and go to the back of the immigration line behind those who are applying to enter the country legally.

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