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Obama’s Immigration Reform Plan

People make their way to a naturalization ceremony at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Irving, Texas. Key Democratic and Republican senators are pledging to get a wide-ranging immigration bill through the Senate by summer even as they point to numerous pitfalls ahead. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

People make their way to a naturalization ceremony at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Irving, Texas. Key Democratic and Republican senators are pledging to get a wide-ranging immigration bill through the Senate by summer even as they point to numerous pitfalls ahead. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

President Barack Obama lays out his big immigration reform plans in Las Vegas. We’ll check in with what it means for the state and the nation.

Guests

Eva Millona, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition.

Jessica Vaughn, director of Policy Studies at the Center For Immigration Studies.

 


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  • X-Ray

    Another example of the President leading from behind. After the Senators announce a plan, he proposes a “me too” plan with minor differences just so he can get a oar into the water. Before the Senate announcement, he was content to jawbone without positive proposals, except a dubious EA.  Now he want to share the credit. Sad.

    • J__o__h__n

      He campaigned on it and executed as much of the Dream Act as he could through executive action.  The Senate is following. 

      • X-Ray

        He didn’t offer a bill to Congress. There is no leadership, just run-arounds. We have a government with a set of rules and procedures. Obama hasn’t been operate effectively within them. I know, it is all the fault of the Republicans and the Tea Party.

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