The US Senate is contemplating a bipartisan bill that could bring the major changes in the US immigration system. Obama is banking upon this bill after the defeat of his drive on finances and gun control.
Campo, a 21-year-old University of Maryland pre-medical student, is certain that his future in United States may be secured by this bill. He was nine years old when along with his father, a hospital director in El Salvador, escaped in November 2001.He said that his family was endangered and frequently attacked by the gangs of El Salvador.
Obama said at a news conference that he could write a different bill with some changes. At the same time he asserted that it meets the basic conditions that he had set out from at the start. The bill will reinforce the security of borders and permit new skilled and unskilled job seekers to find jobs in the United States. President Obama expressed similar confidence and reservations about the clauses that have been drafted collectively by the Republicans and the Democrats.
Obama mugs an impasse in thrusting for the bill as he is not in a mood to offend the Republicans. Even if he remains impartial and the major reshuffle of Immigration Laws is not passed, he will still be criticized for not contesting for votes. There is every apprehension that this bill may have to face tough debate in the House of Representatives.
However, Republicans have already failed to woo the growing electorate of Hispanics in the elections of 2012.
The bill has been drafted by Marco Rubio, Florida Senator and Sen John McCain. An executive order issued by Obama in 2012 exempts Campo, a university student, from present immigration laws for two years, with the likelihood of renewal. The order was promulgated after the failure of DREAM Act legislation in Congress and will give relief to more than 800,000 illegal immigrants.
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