Obama presses immigration overhaul, path to citizenship

  • by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 29, 2013 - 10:23 PM

LAS VEGAS -- Declaring "now is the time" to fix the nation's broken immigration system, President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined broad proposals for putting millions of illegal immigrants on a clear path to citizenship while cracking down on businesses that employ people illegally and tightening security at the borders. He hailed a bipartisan Senate group on a similar track but left unresolved key details that could derail the complex and emotional effort.

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