U.S. presidential hopeful Clinton calls for easier naturalization

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the 2015 National Immigrant Integration Conference in the Brooklyn borough of New York CityClinton’s remarks, in which she also repeated calls for a pathway to citizenship, ending family detention and closing private detention centers, underscore efforts within the Democratic Party and the presidential race to court Latino voters as that population grows briskly. “I don’t want anyone who could be a citizen to miss out on that opportunity,” Clinton said in New York at a conference on integrating immigrants into the United States. Clinton said she would work to expand fee waivers for people looking to naturalize and become U.S. citizens, as well as increasing access to language programs to improve English language proficiency.

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