Obama headed to Texas

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President Obama will soon be making his way to Texas to discuss immigration policies.

The White House says the President will travel to El Paso next Tuesday and plans to deliver a speech.

Obama wants to see millions of illegal immigrants in this country follow a path to legalization.

This is an issue that Republicans controlling the House oppose.

Hispanic lawmakers are pressing Obama to take executive action in order to stop or slow down deportations.

Obama is highlighting his focus on immigration in the 2012 elections.

The President will also travel to Austin before heading back to Washington.