I want to tell you why I'm taking action on immigration.
disagreement in Washington that our system is badly broken. That's why a
bipartisan majority in the Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform. That
was more than 500 days ago, but we're still waiting for the House to hold a
Every day we delay, our country and our economy suffer. Millions of
families go on living in the shadows, without a chance to pay their taxes or do
what's necessary to get on the right side of the law.
So, just like every
president in the last 70 years -- Republican and Democrat -- I'm taking steps in
my power to help fix this broken immigration system.
If you agree that we can't wait any longer for
meaningful action on immigration, join Americans across the country, including
supporters of OFA, who are standing up to fight for
Some voices in this debate want to make this issue
about me, so I want to be clear about this:
The actions I'm taking today
are no substitute for comprehensive reform. Only Congress can finish the
But I'm not just going to wait for that day to come. The American
people expect solutions from the people they send to Washington. Today, I'm
doing what I can to take common-sense steps forward.
Add your name if
you're ready to fight for reform: