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Obama on immigration: 'Let's get this done'

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President Barack Obama is renewing his call for a comprehensive overhaul of the immigration system, telling Congress during his State of the Union address: "Now let's get this done."
    
He asked for a bill in the next few months and pledged to sign it "right away."
    
Obama wants legislation that would create a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S., among other steps.
    
Eight Republican and Democratic senators are working to complete a bill by next month.
    
An aide says the four Democrats in the group - Chuck Schumer of New York, Dick Durbin of Illinois, Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Michael Bennet of Colorado - plan to update Obama on their progress during a meeting at the White House on Wednesday.

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