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Obama Sets The Record Straight On Immigration Reform

First Posted: 09/20/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:55 PM ET

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POLITICO:

President Barack Obama on Thursday managed to undo some of the damage he did recently with immigrants' rights advocates - who were angered when Obama said in Mexico that immigration reform would have to wait until after health care and energy bills passed Congress.

Obama dropped in on a White House meeting with more than 100 immigration reform backers - and the message, according to some who were there, was that Obama would push for immigration reform even as the health-care debate continues to unfold.

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