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April 09, 2009

Good Thursday; Obama to Push Immigration Bill as One Priority

By JULIA PRESTON, Published: April 8, 2009, NY Times

"While acknowledging that the recession makes the political battle more difficult, President Obama plans to begin addressing the country’s immigration system this year, including looking for a path for illegal immigrants to become legal, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. Mr. Obama will frame the new effort — likely to rouse passions on all sides of the highly divisive issue — as “policy reform that controls immigration and makes it an orderly system,” said the official, Cecilia Muñoz, deputy assistant to the president and director of intergovernmental affairs in the White House...".

At; http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/09/us/politics/09immig.html?_r=1&th&emc=th

Posted by VisaLawyer at April 9, 2009 01:52 PM

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