Transcript for Pres. Obama Talks to Univision About Immigration Reform
-- Mr. President last Saturday it plan B for. The integration -- unveiled at a moment where it seems that it's getting traction in congress. Many people from coming out party question why didn't do it... See More
-- Mr. President last Saturday it plan B for. The integration -- unveiled at a moment where it seems that it's getting traction in congress. Many people from coming out party question why didn't do it if it could -- -- you know the entire. Well first of all the it certainly didn't jeopardize the entire process -- negotiations are still moving forward. I've said repeatedly that I want congress to go ahead negotiating get a bill done. What -- also -- as were preparing a bill so that if congress doesn't do its job. We're gonna -- and put -- -- -- on the floor the United States senate and you know information. -- -- Washington all the time. I shouldn't prevent anybody from. Moving forward the proposals we put out there are ones that I've been talking about for 234 years I want to make sure we've got a strong. Border and we've got serious security I want to make sure that we have a pathway to citizenship. That is by folks who are undocumented here currently I want to make sure that we've got. Strong legal immigration systems of the people won't have to. Go underground. But instead can apply and and stand in line and and earn their citizenship like everybody else and we can also attract some great young talent. That will help strengthen our economy so everything and -- said both privately and publicly as consistent. And in fact I think that most of the proposals that are being talked about. By Democrats and Republicans in the senate in the house. Are roughly the same area that I am I hope they get enough of them I'm confident that there's going to be our best opportunity --
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