09/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Sets The Record Straight On Immigration Reform

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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