Obama's Immigration Plans Failed — It's Complicated
It's been eight years, and President Obama isn't afraid to admit it didn't get done.By Karen Rodriguez | October 17, 2016
"We need to do it by the end of my first term. ... They need us to enact comprehensive immigration reform once and for all," President Obama said.
In 2008, Barack Obama promised he would reform immigration in his first four years. But it's been two terms, and a comprehensive immigration bill hasn't passed. Here's what happened.
Let's start with Obama's first term.