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In 2008, Obama Promised Immigration Reform In First Year Of First Term

In 2008 then Senator Obama said he would make immigration reform a "top priority" of his first term as President, pledging to do it his first year as President. In an interview with Univison this year, Obama made a similar promise to try for immigration reform in the first year of his second term.

Posted on April 18, 2012, at 9:15 a.m. ET

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