Reid J. Epstein
December 21, 2013
When President Barack Obama had hopes the House might pass an immigration reform package, he said he was supportive of a piecemeal series of bills.
That support may have been short-lived.
Obama on Friday urged the House to back the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill, describing it as a settled matter that the legislation would benefit the country and is politically popular — without mentioning the option of slicing the measure into a series of smaller provisions.