Obama on immigration overhaul: 'Now is the time'
Published 01/29/2013, The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Declaring "now is the time" to fix broken immigration laws, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to put millions of illegal immigrants on a clear path to U.S. citizenship while cracking down on businesses that employ people illegally and tightening security at the borders. He heralded a rare show of bipartisanship between the White House and Senate leaders on basic plans to resolve the long, emotional national issue.Word count: 1028
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