Obama Repeats Call For 'Immigration Reform'

Speaking just moments ago at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast and Conference in Washington, President Barack Obama said again that he is committed to "passing comprehensive immigration reform."

He added that he wants to "clarify the status of millions who are here illegally." Those who wish to become U.S. citizens, he said, should pay a penalty, pay taxes, learn English and "go to the back of the line behind those who played by the rules." Here's an audio clip:



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