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Statement on Caribbean-American Heritage month by Senator Barack Obama

CHICAGO — “June is a time for the country to come together and honor the contributions that Caribbean-Americans have made to our story as a nation of immigrants.”

“As we pay special thanks to the strong friendship between the United States and our Caribbean-American neighbors, let’s pledge to work together to advance our common priorities.”

“Let’s fight for job creation and economic opportunity throughout the Caribbean. And let’s work to achieve comprehensive immigration reform here at home, and unite our Caribbean-American citizens with their family members abroad.”

“This month, as we celebrate the culture and contributions of Caribbean-Americans, let’s work together towards a brighter future for all.”

Senator Barack Obama

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