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President Obama says immigration reform should include a real path to citizenship, and not vague promises. Obama discussed ...
immigration reform and gun control in an interview with Univision. (Jan. 31)
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SOURCE - UNIVISION / RESTRICTIONS: SEE BELOW STORYLINE1. SOUNDBITE: US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMAWhen 20 of our children are shot by somebody who's disturbed and when it's that easy to get these high-clip magazines that can fire off hundreds of shots in a few minutes, then it's time for us to do a better job on background checks, to get control of these magazine clips, to really crack down on gun trafficking, I'm actually optimistic that we can get something done on both done.2. SOUNDBITE: US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMAIt's not as if we haven't been attentive to border security, and we will continue to be attentive to border security. What we don't want to do is to create some vague prospect in the future, that's somehow comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship will happen, you know, manana. We want to make sure that we're very clear that this legislation provides a real pathway.3. SOUNDBITE: US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMAThey're gonna have to earn their way to it. And they're gonna have to go to the back of the line. We're gonna have to clear out the existing line, the backlog that we have, in terms of legal immigrants, because they did it the right way. We shouldn't punish them for not breaking the law. So all those things are going to have to be put in place. But we have to put that into place at the outset and make sure make sure that we are clear that this pathway is real and not just a fantasy for the future.STORYLINE:President Obama discussed gun control and immigration reform an interview with Univision, Obama said the immigration bill should make clear that a pathway to citizenship "is real and not just a fantasy for the future." Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is among lawmakers pushing for improvements on border security before citizenship would be granted, which has emerged as one likely sticking point between the Senate group and the White House. Obama said his administration has and will continue to take steps to tighten the border. "What we don't want is to create some vague prospect in the future that somehow comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship will happen, you know, manana," he said, using the Spanish word for "tomorrow." "We want to make sure that we're very clear that this legislation provides a real pathway." On gun control, the President said the nation has to do a better job protecting young people, and that limiting the size of magazine clips and cracking down on gun trafficking should help reach that goal.RESTRICTIONS:UNIVISION NEWS ACCESS GUIDELINESVIDEO FOOTAGE IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 7 p.m. ET. and 7 p.m. PT January 30th, 2013, on the west coast.The Univision Network Limited Partnership and/or its affiliates ("UNIVISION") own all broadcast rights throughout the world to the Meet the Maria Elena Salinas interview with President Barack Obama, referred to below as the "Event."We ask that you respect UNIVISION's exclusive rights by not broadcasting or otherwise disseminating any portion of the Event, even if coverage is supplied to you by other sources, with ONLY one exception - NEWS ACCESS excerpts of the Event which are used only for news purposes and comply with the following conditions:1. Excerpts may be used only in "regularly-scheduled bona-fide, hard news programs of which the actual news elements constitute the main feature"2. Each excerpt must be accompanied by appropriate video courtesy credit (i.e., "Courtesy of Univision News"). Such video courtesy credit shall remain on-screen for at least five (10) seconds. UNIVISION's transparent on-screen logo, may not be removed or obscured in any way.3. Excerpts cannot exceed three (3) minutes of footage in total in any one newscast; no more than thirty (:30) seconds per clip4. Under no circumstances may excerpts of the Event be used or retained beyond forty-eight (48) hours after the conclusion of UNIVISION's original broadcast of the Event, and all footage containing such excerpts in any and all media must be erased or destroyed thereafter (i.e., copies for library or any other purpose are strictly prohibited). In order to secure permission to use clips beyond the forty-eight (48) hour period, written permission must be obtained from UNIVISION.5. These same news access guidelines apply to use on the Internet or other online service or interactive multimedia distribution transmission. Please advise your affiliates and subscribers of our exclusive rights and these restrictions. Thank you for your anticipated compliance with these news access rules.(****END****)