Immigration reform and the State of the Union - Tucson News Now

Immigration reform and the State of the Union

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

President Obama stated last night during his State of the Union address last night that 2014 would be a year of action, with or without the help of Congress.

It was statements like this that have people talking this morning, especially here in Southern Arizona after the President mentioned immigration, a hot topic for the region. 

Immigration is one of the President's top issues during his second term, though he did not spend a long time discussing comprehensive reform, he did state the U.S. needed to fix its broken immigration system. 

The President also did not go into specifics about undocumented immigrants in the country during his speech, it is another issue Southern Arizonans have to deal with.  This issue though coincides with the Republican's response to the President's speech and their statement that the first step to immigration reform is a secure border.

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