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Obama admits US immigration system is 'broken'

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President Obama says the US immigration system is broken and needs to be fixed.

Speaking at the White House after talks with the Mexican president, Mr Obama appealed for bi-partisan support for immigration reform.

In a show of agreement, the two leaders both took aim at Arizona's tough new anti-immigration law, calling it misdirected and discriminatory.

Kim Ghattas reports.

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