Governor Quinn Statement on President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

CHICAGO –(ENEWSPF)–November 20, 2014.  Governor Pat Quinn today made the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration:

“President Obama today took a necessary first step in fixing our broken immigration system. His plan will give hope to families who live in constant fear of separation.

“Hardworking immigrants from around the world came together to build our country and our state. I commend President Obama for showing compassion and understanding to millions of individuals stuck in a heartbreaking situation.

“Congress must follow President Obama’s lead and pass comprehensive immigration reform.”

Source: illinois.gov