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Immigration Activists Respond To President Obama's Plan04:08

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KJZZ reporter Jude Joffe-Block watched the president's immigration speech last night with a group of immigration activists in Phoenix, and described the mood as bittersweet.

One 40-year-old woman believes the plan will allow her to get a work permit, but she's also worried that her sister who has been detained for entering the country illegally will eventually be deported, even though she has kids who are American citizens.

Joffe-Block discusses the reactions she heard with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.

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This segment aired on November 21, 2014.

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