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Topic - Henry Cisneros
Former President Bill Clinton came to Texas to help honor Henry Cisneros, a former San Antonio mayor who served as housing secretary in the Clinton administration.
A bipartisan group of immigration reform advocates urged President Obama on Thursday not to use executive action to expand his Dream Act nondeportation policy to all illegal immigrants, saying it would not only be potentially illegal but could ruin the chances for a big bill to pass Congress.
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"It would generate such anger that it probably jeopardizes the ability to go forward in good faith on immigration reform in Congress," said Henry Cisneros, a former Cabinet secretary in the Clinton administration and now one of the Bipartisan Policy Center's immigration task force members. "The waters will be so poisoned politically there will be doubt introduced about the motives of the administration."
Henry Cisneros, a former Housing and Urban Development secretary, says expanding the nondeportation policy to all illegal immigrants would generate such anger that it probably jeopardizes the ability to go forward in good faith on immigration reform in Congress."