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Obama Says He Won’t ‘Walk Away’ From U.S. Immigration Overhaul

President Barack Obama said he won’t “walk away” from an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws in remarks tonight before an annual gathering of Hispanic members of Congress.

“I know that many of you campaigned hard for me, and understandably you’re frustrated we haven’t been able to move this over the finish line,” the president said at the Hispanic Caucus Institute’s annual awards dinner in Washington. “But let me be clear: I will not walk away from this fight.”