WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says it may be his
"biggest disappointment" - the failure to get Congress to pass
the DREAM Act. It would offer a path to legal status for young
Obama says these children grow up like other kids in America,
only to find themselves under a "shadow of fear" through no fault
of their own. He says anyone who knows any of these young
immigrants would want to help them.
He told reporters Wednesday that Republicans may be reluctant to
do so because of "tough" politics on the issue.
Obama says he remains determined to see immigration reforms, and
that his administration has already done more than any other in
recent years to secure the country's borders.