Julian Castro urges Congress to act on immigration: ‘America is watching’

Houston Chronicle
February 5, 2013

At the first immigration-reform hearing of this Congress, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro urged House Republicans to take quick action on family-based and high-skilled visas — and also advocated for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

“America is watching,” Castro said. “Let’s get this done.”

The hearing by the House Judiciary Committee was held a week after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled an immigration reform plan and President Barack Obama urged Congress to act.

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