Obama Meets With Fasting Immigration Reform Activists

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Friday met with immigration reform activists who were on a hunger strike to promote progress. The activist group, “Fast for Families” has abstained from all food except water since Nov. 2 to urge Congress to take initiative on immigration reform, NBC News reported. The President ensured the group of his commitment to immigration reform, which is currently stalled in Congress as the result of Republican opposition. Obama said he is appreciative of the fasters dedication to immigration reform and sees a change in the future. "The president told them that it is not a question of whether immigration reform will pass, but how soon.” He said pressure from advocates such as the fasters, will help pressure the House to act.

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