New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that President Obama’s executive action on immigration is “a gateway to something much greater, to comprehensive immigration reform” in a speech after a meeting with other mayors on illegal immigration on Monday.
“the president’s action is a strong beginning, and it will affect millions. It’s also a gateway to something much greater, to comprehensive immigration reform, the thing that’s been worked on for years and years in this country. The consensus in the room today is that that reform is actually closer because of the president’s executive action” he declared.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray also stated “whether folks arrived in Seattle because they were refugees, or whether they’re arriving to work in the tech industry that our city is famous for, we need the action the president has taken.”
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