(WASHINGTON TIMES) President Obama on Tuesday said he’ll be the final arbiter of whether an immigration bill can succeed this year, saying it must boost border security and rewrite the legal system, but also must give illegal immigrants a definite path to citizenship.

“If it doesn’t meet those criteria then I will not support such a bill,” Mr. Obama said at a press conference at the White House.

He said the new Senate immigration bill, negotiated by four Democrats and four Republicans, meets all of his goals, though it doesn’t exactly match how he would have written a bill.

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