Watch President Obama Describe His Proposal for Common Sense Immigration Reform

We need to create a fair and effective immigration system that lives up to our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.

And for the first time in many years, there is bipartisan support for comprehensive immigration reform. But action must follow.

"It’s time to fix a system that’s been broken for way too long."

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Immigration Reform

“We define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. That’s who we are — in our bones. The promise we see in those who come here from every corner of the globe, that’s always been one of our greatest strengths.”

-President Barack Obama

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Continuing the Conversation

On Thursday, January 31, Cecilia Muñoz, the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, joined the latest "Fireside Hangout" - a 21st century take on FDR’s famous radio addresses - to talk about immigration reform.

The conversation was moderated by Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and founder of Define American, and Ms. Muñoz. Together they discussed the President’s proposal for comprehensive immigration reform with participants, including America Ferrera, Co-chair of Voto Latino's I'm Ready for Immigration Reform campaign, Jim Wallis, President and CEO of Sojourners, Cristina Jimenez, Managing Director of United We Dream and Shervin Pishevar, Managing Director at Menlo Ventures and Co-Founder of Start Up Visa Movement.