Amid Immigration Crisis, Obama Focuses on Economy

President Obama touted economic progress made under his watch since the nation fell into financial crisis, and he urged Americans to have faith in their government in a speech Thursday at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin.

"We have come farther and recovered faster, thanks to you, than just about any other nation on Earth," Obama said.

The speech came during the president's three-day swing through Colorado and Texas.

On Wednesday, he stopped in Dallas, meeting with Gov. Rick Perry and others to talk about the ongoing immigration crisis before arriving in Austin and speaking at a fundraiser.

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