Obama Speaks on Immigration Reform in El Paso

By: Tuesday May 10, 2011 1:31 pm

The President’s remarks on immigration reform, delivered last hour from El Paso, Texas, reflect a return to promises made during the 2008 campaign, with the experience of a Presidency that has focused on border and workplace enforcement and deportations more than building the coalition for reform.

Obama’s Immigration Speech Assigns Blame to GOP

By: Thursday July 1, 2010 2:15 pm

Republicans walked away from their own program, Obama said, and that led to a wild west show where states impose their own draconian laws and sanctions. The audience for that passage is the Hispanic community, and it’s a message designed for them to put pressure on Republicans to come back to the fold.

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