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Obama 'Absolutely Convinced' Immigration Law Will Pass This Year
LATimes ^ | May 03, 2013 | Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons

Posted on 05/03/2013 11:29:55 AM PDT by Steelfish

Obama 'Absolutely Convinced' Immigration Law Will Pass This Year

By Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons May 3, 2013

MEXICO CITY -- President Obama said Friday that he is “absolutely convinced” Congress will pass new immigration laws this year, projecting more confidence in his ability to work with Republicans from the Mexican capital than he has shown lately at home.

In a speech to Mexican students, Obama said he has tried to “lift the shadow of deportation” from young people brought to the United States as children and said he wants to do more thorough comprehensive changes to U.S. immigration policy.

“I am optimistic that, after years of trying, we are going to get it done this year,” Obama said. “I’m absolutely convinced of it.”

The upbeat assessment came several days after Obama openly acknowledged the roadblocks he faces on Capitol Hill. When a reporter asked at a White House press conference Tuesday if he still had “the juice” to get his agenda passed, Obama joked that maybe he should “just pack up and go home.”

But on a two-day trip to Mexico visiting President Enrique Peña Nieto, Obama has projected optimism about his chances of passing a new immigration law that will offer a pathway to citizenship for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; gophelpsobama; obama

1 posted on 05/03/2013 11:29:55 AM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Why wouldn’t he? He has Tea Party Favorite Rubio leading the charge.


2 posted on 05/03/2013 11:33:37 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Steelfish

What a vile human he is. Goes to Mexico and says this. Why am I upset, I expect nothing less from him. Yet it does upset me.


3 posted on 05/03/2013 11:36:13 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Steelfish

Didn’t he say the same thing about avoiding the sequester? And gun control?

Carnac The Magnificent he is not.

SnakeDoc


4 posted on 05/03/2013 11:37:23 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens)
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To: Steelfish

FU BO


5 posted on 05/03/2013 11:38:34 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: Steelfish

Just like he was sure that gun control would be on his desk by now.

A sure thing....sure..


6 posted on 05/03/2013 11:39:52 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Steelfish

This asshat vowed there would be no sequester during a debate with Romney. He is no credibility on ANYTHING.


7 posted on 05/03/2013 11:47:40 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: Steelfish

What was that his predecessor said? “See you at the bill-signing”?


8 posted on 05/03/2013 11:54:21 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Steelfish
I'm "absolutely convinced" Obamas meds need to be adjusted.

CC

9 posted on 05/03/2013 12:00:31 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Steelfish

I’m absolutely convinced he’ll make it happen even if he has to have an E.O. to do so - “Whaaaa, you’ll do as I want or else!”


10 posted on 05/03/2013 12:00:39 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Steelfish; mickie; flaglady47; seenenuf; Chigirl 26
"Machismo goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall"

(Proverbs 16:18, FR Version)

Leni

11 posted on 05/03/2013 12:01:41 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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the big push is on and anyone who talks about Benghazi will be accused of trying to take the focus off of immigration reform


12 posted on 05/03/2013 12:02:54 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Steelfish

Another statement soon to be “non-operative”.


13 posted on 05/03/2013 12:09:16 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: Steelfish

He’s been so right on with his past predictions.


14 posted on 05/03/2013 12:10:50 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Steelfish

The liberals have to have it this year so they can start counting all the new voters.


15 posted on 05/03/2013 12:17:46 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Gadsden1st

Just this week......Throughout the Hidalgo County area that day, Border Patrol agents with the help of local police had found 230 additional immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally, bringing Monday’s total to 322. That figure doesn’t include the alleged smugglers.Everyone near and far is coming for amnesty.The word is outhttp://www.themonitor.com/news/local/article_bee44dbc-b39c-11e2-b228-001a4bcf6878.html


16 posted on 05/03/2013 12:17:59 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: Steelfish
"Guns and amnesty--I believe I'm on it!" Zerobama Val Kilmer photo: Val Kilmer in Tombstone..love it val.jpg "You're a (hic) flamin' hoemasekshuall daisy Queen, if ya do." Doc
17 posted on 05/03/2013 12:47:23 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Steelfish

Of course it will. Barry and the ‘RATS love sticking it to Americans as quickly as they can under the cover of darkness. You have to clobber Americans before they know what hit them.


18 posted on 05/03/2013 1:18:17 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: Steelfish

“Obama ‘Absolutely Convinced’ Immigration Law Will Pass This Year”

Ya Da Ya Da! Same old BS from the phoney in chief. Just as he said Gitmo will close, that his administration would be transparent, and all the other lies too much to mention.


19 posted on 05/03/2013 1:41:13 PM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: Steelfish

No... in fact it will not pass. I can feel it in my bones.

LLS


20 posted on 05/03/2013 1:44:21 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Steelfish

This means he is absolutely sure it will NOT pass. He always tells the opposite of the truth. If he believes it’s sure to pass, then it would clear to everyone. No need to brag. That fact he’s saying this shows he’s fearful that the Boston bombing has not destroyed his chance at destroying America for all time with this idiotic Third World Stampede bill.


21 posted on 05/03/2013 1:55:37 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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