Yesterday, the United States president, Barack Obama, promised that he will send an Immigration reform bill to the Congress. The announcement was made on january 21, shortly after Obama took his oath for a second presidential period of four years.
After his reelection on November 6, Obama informed about the importance of the immigrant votes, which represented 66% of his votes. The president pointed out that his collaborators are already discussing with congressmen of both parties and chambers to prepare the details.
“We need to seize the moment. My expectations are to present a bill and start the process with the congress, shortly after taking my oath,” said Obama.
The leader added that the Immigration reform bill will include effective border security and fines for the companies that hire illegal immigrants, he also talked about “a path to legalize those immigrants living in the country who have not committed any crime. It is important for them to pay overdue taxes, learn English and pay a fine to give them a way for legalization,” said the president.