President Barack Obama is again insisting on keeping the pressure on Congress to pass immigration reform… on Spanish-language media.
Obama, in a conference call with Hispanic broadcasters Friday, said he hopes a comprehensive immigration reform bill will take shape by the end of this year or in early 2010.
As has happened in the past, the president has chosen media aimed at the Hispanic population to maintain his presence on this issue, while in mainstream appearances he is busy with other topics, like health care reform or the economy.
According to Spanish-language wire service Agencia EFE, Obama said immigration reform is “something we want to move forward on. (more…)