Our immigration system is broken. It has been for some time.
Right now, there are 11 million people living in a shadow economy. There are Americans waiting in long lines to reunite with their families. There are employers who are exploiting the system by hiring undocumented workers, and that threatens the wages and working conditions of American workers. None of this is good for the economy, and it isn’t fair for the middle class.
So President Obama is determined to fix this broken system so that everyone plays by the same rules, and we wanted to make sure you get the details. Here’s what he wants to do: