Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 6:18 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Obama adviser optimistic on immigration reform

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 20, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.

— A top White House adviser said the stars seemed aligned for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform this year.

Speaking Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” David Plouffe said support for reform is strong among lawmakers, the business community and the American people.

He said there’s, quote, “no reason” immigration reform shouldn’t move through Congress this year.

Plouffe also is optimistic about passing stricter gun laws but expects a long fight.

He said last month’s massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut, quote, “changed the debate.”

He said, quote, “It’s going to be a hard battle, but we’re confident.”

Comment on: Obama adviser optimistic on immigration reform

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2 total comments

Jackabbott says... January 20, 2013 at 11:57 a.m.

Well let's hope that it is better than the Immigration Act of 1986 that Reagn signed and Ted Kennedy helped push through Congress. It not only gave Amnesty to millions but led to about 12 million more illegals flocking to this country. It is cheap worker for Corporate America and their GOP partners and more votes for the Democrats, more members for the churchs and more taxes and less jobs for the rest us.

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Coding team lead

    Arkansas Health Group APRN or PA Baptist Health On-Site - 8a...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Education project

    OrganizerAR Public Policy Panel seeks Organizer who will w...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Director of engineering

    The City of Springdale's is currently accepting applications...
    SPRINGDALE, AR

  • Cdl truck driver

    cdl truck driver - Heavy Equipment Haulers, Little RockWoods...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Direct care positi

    timber ridgeons Benton, ARProvide support to individuals, in...
    BENTON, AR

Search 940 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online