"We are pursuing it right now. We were pursuing it last year," and "We should be welcoming [the undocumented students] and so I've consistently said that I am a strong supporter of the DREAM Act," so said the President.
Although the measure was sidelined by a Senate filibuster in September, Obama shared his view that it's necessary to put pressure for members of Congress to do the right thing on this issue.
Obama is trying his best to keep his promise to the National Conference of La Raza in July 2008, when he ran for president, that he would make the US immigration reform a priority during the first year of his presidency.
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