After Shutdown, Immigration Reform Push Picks Up

With the federal government fully operational and the debt ceiling debate on hold until next year, proponents of immigration reform resumed their campaign blitz and called on leaders to address the issue before the year ends.

The push came after President Obama on Thursday reasserted his belief that Congress can tackle immigration reform after taking on the budget.

“There's already a broad coalition across America that’s behind this effort of comprehensive immigration reform — from business leaders to faith leaders to law enforcement,” Obama said, according to an emailed transcript of the president’s remarks. 

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