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

Navy-baby Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:52 AM
My husband came from Barbados and had to return to his homeland, have a background check, health checkup, and was fingerprinted before coming back into the U.S. Once he arrived in Miami, he was immediately signed up for the draft (Vietnam Era). He had to stay married to me for at least 5 years before even APPLYING for Naturalization, and then had to pass the Citizenship Test before he was actually privileged to become a citizen. While on his Green Card, he was obliged to show up IN PERSON at Immigration, yearly, to verify his address & work info. I don't think any illegal should EVER be allowed citizenship; that is outright rewarding a lawbreaker, and it IS a slap in the face to those who followed all the laws to come here legally.

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,...