From The Vault

May
19
2006

President Bush pushes for immigration reform

Posted: Wednesday 9th July, 2014

Comprehensive immigration reform was a key issue for President George W. Bush during his second term.  On May 15, 2006 President Bush laid out his vision for the country's immigration law during a primetime address to the nation.  Gwen Ifill explored the debate over comprehensive immigration reform, the ethnic tensions surrounding the issue and the pushback the president faced from some fellow Republicans with Gebe Martinez of the Houston Chronicle and John Harwood of The Wall Street Journal.