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Transcript of President Obama's immigration speech
Transcript of President Obama's immigration speech

The following is a transcript of President Obama’s speech on immigration reform, which began at 8:01 p.m. and ended at 8:16 p.m. Thursday. The following text was provided by The White House. THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations.  It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial.  It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities — people not trapped by our past, but able to remake ourselves as we choose. But today, our immigration...