Obama expresses hope for immigration reform

Deep Fissures Developing Among Liberals on Immigration ReformNewsday — Amid Republican opposition to most of his initiatives and gridlock in Congress, President Barack Obama Tuesday night held out hope for bipartisan progress on one priority: immigration legislation.

Obama gave House Republicans who blocked the Senate-passed comprehensive bill last year a nudge “to fix our broken immigration system,” but he made no attack on them.

“Republicans and Democrats in the Senate have acted. I know that members of both parties in the House want to do the same,” he said. “So let’s get immigration reform done this year… [Read More]