Immigration Reform to Wait Until 2010

August 10, 2009 07:00 PM
President Barack Obama, speaking after the "three amigo” summit in Guadalajara, Mexico yesterday, says U.S. immigration reform will have to wait until 2010.
Obama hopes to have Congressional sponsors lined up and draft immigration reform legislation written yet this year. But the political reality, held up mainly by health care reform and the economic crisis, mean there's simply too much on the agenda to enact meaningful reform this year.  

The President made the statement after a two-day summit with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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