posted at 16:51
Author Name: Colin Campbell and Hunter Walker
Obama Immigration Speech Interrupted By Hecklers
President Barack Obama's speech in Chicago, Illinois, Tuesday night was interrupted by hecklers who confronted him for failing to take sufficient action on behalf of undocumented immigrants. Obama was discussing the executive actions he signed Friday that will shield some undocumented immigrants from deportation when multiple protesters began shouting. He argued supporters of immigration reform should be satisfied with the executive actions he took last week. "I understand why you might have yelled at me a month ago," said Obama. In June, Obama promised to take executive action on immigration by the end of the summer if Congress was unable to pass an immigration reform bill. Since Obama's deadline passed, Democratic candidates have been repeatedly heckled by pro-immigration reform activists. After he managed to quiet the hecklers, Obama resumed discussing his executive orders. As he concluded Obama, who has a home in Chicago, joked about the interruption.

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