Obama opposes Silicon Valley firms on immigration reform | Politics and Law - CNET News
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Stashed in: Obama!
details details details.....
The White House's announcement said the administration doesn't necessarily oppose the concepts behind the bill, but the STEM Jobs Act is a "narrowly tailored proposal" that does not "meet the president's long-term objectives with respect to comprehensive immigration reform." One reason it's controversial among Democrats is that the bill would eliminate the 55,000 diversity visas available to citizens of countries with low immigration rates to the United States.
Jared, you're right, this is all about the details.
Obama doesn't oppose immigration reform -- he wants MORE of it.