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Obama Praises Immigrant Contributions to US

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed 31 new citizens on Tuesday during a naturalization ceremony in which he urged Americans to speak out against “hatred and bigotry,” an apparent reference to controversial anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric by some prominent political figures. "Immigration is our origin story.  For more than two centuries, it has remained at the core of our national character," said Obama.  "It is our oldest tradition.  It makes us...

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