Obama meets with faith leaders to discuss comprehensive immigration reform

ObamaPresident Barack Obama emphasized the need to get immigration reform accomplished this year in a meeting with a diverse group of faith leaders at the White House on Friday. Religious leaders that attended the meeting said the president spent more than an hour with them, and after making a few remarks at the top of the meeting he let each group discuss their priorities and problems with comprehensive immigration reform. During the discussion, these faith leaders said, Obama made it clear that he wanted to see a bill on immigration reform in the next 60 days.

CNN: Obama pushes expedited timetable on immigration reform in meeting with faith leaders

ABC/Univision: Faith Leaders to Obama: “Time Is Now” for Immigration Reform

Salt Lake Tribune: Mormon leader: Obama’s immigration plan matches LDS values

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