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Obama's Immigration Plan: Expedite 11 Million Illegal Immigrants to Citizenship

Michael1364 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 6:37 PM
Affirmative action only benefits those who do not possess competitive skills. When I was a hiring mgr. at the local city water dept, we were forced to accept candidates that did not pass qualification exams because of their AA status. Workers who could not even read and write at 6th grade level were put at the same level as trained, educated, experienced workers. That can only be described as blatant racism.

President Obama has wrapped up his $1.6 million campaign event immigration reform speech in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Now is the time for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform," Obama said.

Piggybacking off of a bipartisan immigration reform plan presented by eight Senators yesterday, Obama called on Congress to quickly come up with legislation.

"We can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in endless debate," Obama said. "For the first time in years, Republicans and Democrats seem ready to attack this problem together."

Although Obama focused on further enforcement as a top priority for reform,...