President Obama is counting on Senators working on an immigration bill since the election unveil their final bill soon, according to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.
"He is urgently awaiting the product that emerges, hopefully sooner rather than later," Napolitano said in a panel discussion at the National League of Cities conference, according to MSNBC.
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For years, the Republican base has demanded a more patrolled, better reinforced, and more secure border as a prerequisite to even discussing immigration policy. Janet Napolitano had a message for them at Wednesday's Senate hearing: Congratulations, you won!
"Our borders have, in fact, never been stronger," Napolitano testified.