Obama Urges Fast Action On Immigration Reform

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 7:19 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged lawmakers to pass legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration system swiftly, praising bipartisan efforts to craft a bill while saying he would insist on a vote on his own proposal if Congress did not act quickly enough.

Stating that a bipartisan proposal on the principles for rewriting the country's immigration laws released by eight senators Monday was in line with his own principles, Obama said in a speech delivered at Del Sol High School in Nevada that it is encouraging that...
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